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SC to hear PIL seeking greater autonomy for ECI after four weeks

SC to hear PIL seeking greater autonomy for ECI after four weeks

BJP leader and lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay has filed the PIL seeking to ensure more autonomy for the chief election commissioner's (CEC) offi...Read More

EC files FIRs against Karnataka CM Yediyurappa over 'casteist' speeches

EC files FIRs against Karnataka CM Yediyurappa over 'casteist' speeches

Bengaluru: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday said two first information reports (FIR) have been registered against Karna...Read More

SC issues notice to election commission over Madhu Koda's disqualification

SC issues notice to election commission over Madhu Koda's disqualification

On Friday, Supreme Court issues notice to Election Commission of India on petition by former Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Madhu Koda chal...Read More

Indore: Voters’ verification starts, to continue till Nov 21

Indore: Voters’ verification starts, to continue till Nov 21

According to official information, State Election Commission has released the schedule of voter list revision.

TATA trust contributed to 75% of BJP and 56% of Congress's poll trust funds

TATA trust contributed to 75% of BJP and 56% of Congress's poll trust funds

According to the latest annual contribution report submitted by political parties to the Election Commission (EC), the corporates in Indi...Read More

Disqualified Karnataka MLAs move SC for deferring by-polls; SC to hear plea on Nov 13

Disqualified Karnataka MLAs move SC for deferring by-polls; SC to hear plea on Nov 13

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear on November 13 a fresh plea moved by the disqualified Karnataka MLAs seeking a dire...Read More

Election Commission to announce Jharkhand Election 2019 dates at 4:30 PM

Election Commission to announce Jharkhand Election 2019 dates at 4:30 PM

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) will announce the schedule for Jharkhand assembly elections on Friday. The tenure for 8...Read More

Will the steadfast players in Maharashtra, please stand up?

Will the steadfast players in Maharashtra, please stand up?

As I write this column there is a standstill in the formation of a new government to run Maharashtra. Assembly elections are over and the...Read More

Local workers failed to woo voters: Opposition leaders blame BJP of buying voters

Local workers failed to woo voters: Opposition leaders blame BJP of buying voters

Mumbai: The city of Mumbai witnessed low voter turnout for the assembly polls on Monday. According to the provisional report released by ...Read More

Maharashtra Election 2019: Man held from Kurar on suspicion of money distribution

Maharashtra Election 2019: Man held from Kurar on suspicion of money distribution

Mumbai: Kurar Police intercepted a 30-year-old man, near Dindoshi on Sunday night acting on a tip-off and seized Rs 24,000 cash from him....Read More

EC flying squad checks NCP MP Supriya Sule’s helicopter, finds nothing

EC flying squad checks NCP MP Supriya Sule’s helicopter, finds nothing

Mumbai: A flying squad of the Election Commission on Friday conducted a check on the helicopter of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Su...Read More

Bhopal: Jhabua bypolls; ECI advises LoP to observe restrain during electioneering

Bhopal: Jhabua bypolls; ECI advises LoP to observe restrain during electioneering

Bhargava had compared Jhabua bypolls as contest between India-Pak.

Election Commission announces exit poll ban from 7 am to 6.30 pm on October 21

Election Commission announces exit poll ban from 7 am to 6.30 pm on October 21

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday said that there would be a ban on the exit polls from 7 am to 6:30 pm on Oct...Read More

Nice Canadians? NRI model Sheena Lakhani arrested for assaulting EC officer in Mumbai

Nice Canadians? NRI model Sheena Lakhani arrested for assaulting EC officer in Mumbai

An NRI (Non-Resident Indian) model named Sheena Lakhani was arrested by Amboli police after receiving the formal complaint by EC

‘Rs 15 for vada pav, Rs 150 for non-veg rice plate’: EC fixes rates for promotion rallies during Maha Election 2019

‘Rs 15 for vada pav, Rs 150 for non-veg rice plate’: EC fixes rates for promotion rallies during Maha Election 2019

This will prevent poll nominees from under-reporting their spends.

Mumbai: Ahead of poll, Rs 4 cr unaccounted cash seized in city so far

Mumbai: Ahead of poll, Rs 4 cr unaccounted cash seized in city so far

Mumbai: The income tax (IT) department has so far seized Rs 4 crore of unaccounted cash in Mumbai ahead of the state legislative assembly...Read More

Maharashtra Assembly elections: Rs 20 lakh seized from car in Thane

Maharashtra Assembly elections: Rs 20 lakh seized from car in Thane

Thane: An Election Commission flying squad late Monday evening seized Rs 20 lakh from a car in Bhiwandi town in Maharashtra's Thane dist...Read More

Election Commission acting like PM Modi government's puppet: Siddaramaiah

Election Commission acting like PM Modi government's puppet: Siddaramaiah

The comments came after the poll body deferred the bypolls for the 15 assembly constituency, which fell vacant after the MLAs were disqua...Read More

People left from Assam NRC list can still vote: Media reports

People left from Assam NRC list can still vote: Media reports

over 19 lakh people have been left out of the final list of NRC. Some 19,06,677 people have been excluded from the final list, which name...Read More

EC defers Karnataka by-polls to let SC decide on MLAs' disqualification

EC defers Karnataka by-polls to let SC decide on MLAs' disqualification

NEW DELHI: In a sort of victory for the disqualified Karnataka MLAs, the Election Commission on Thursday deferred the by-elections for 15...Read More

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