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As India welcomes Anup Chandra Pandey as election commissioner, Twitterati focus on approaching UP polls

As India welcomes Anup Chandra Pandey as election commissioner, Twitterati focus on approaching UP polls

On Tuesday evening, Anup Chandra Pandey was appointed as the Election Commissioner by President Ram Nath Kovind. The former Uttar Pradesh...Read More

Azad to be back in Rajya Sabha

Azad to be back in Rajya Sabha

New DelhiFormer Rajya Sabha Opposition leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, 72, will be back in the Rajya Sabha whenever the elections are held by th...Read More

Election Commission, higher courts, govt failed to see risks from holding polls: Allahabad HC

Election Commission, higher courts, govt failed to see risks from holding polls: Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court observed on Tuesday that the Election Commission, the Higher Courts and the Government failed to fathom the disa...Read More

West Bengal: Oath-taking on Monday; BJP to skip Assembly sessions

West Bengal: Oath-taking on Monday; BJP to skip Assembly sessions

KolkataAt a time when the ministers of the Mamata Banerjee government will take oath on Monday at Raj Bhavan, West Bengal BJP chief Dilip...Read More

'It will be a retrograde act': SC dismisses EC's plea to restrain media from reporting oral observations

'It will be a retrograde act': SC dismisses EC's plea to restrain media from reporting oral observations

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed Election Commission's plea to restrain media from reporting observations of judicial proceedings,...Read More

No heart burning, EC tells media

No heart burning, EC tells media

New DelhiThe Election Commission on Wednesday sought to send out a message of “no heart burning” to the media after a solid Supreme Court...Read More

Won't restrain media from reporting oral observations during proceedings in public interest: SC bats for free flow of dialogue

Won't restrain media from reporting oral observations during proceedings in public interest: SC bats for free flow of dialogue

Batting for "free flow of dialogue" in courts, the Supreme Court on Monday said it would neither restrain the media from reporting oral o...Read More

Justice Chandrachud favours media's reportage of oral hearings in Court; Twitterati are impressed

Justice Chandrachud favours media's reportage of oral hearings in Court; Twitterati are impressed

The Supreme Court on Monday said that media cannot be stopped from reporting oral observations made by judges during the course of hearin...Read More

Elections Results 2021: EC orders FIR over celebratory congregations in anticipation of poll victory

Elections Results 2021: EC orders FIR over celebratory congregations in anticipation of poll victory

New Delhi: With the counting of votes underway, the Election Commission Sunday said it has taken a stern view of reports of congregation ...Read More

EC trends, results from 8 am

EC trends, results from 8 am

New DelhiThe Election Commission on Saturday announced that the counting trends and the results of the Assembly elections in Assam, Benga...Read More

Election Commission moves SC against Madras HC’s 'murder charges' remark

Election Commission moves SC against Madras HC’s 'murder charges' remark

The poll panel's appeal against the high court's refusal to entertain its petition opposing the critical remarks will be heard by a bench...Read More

COVID-19 surge: Madras HC rejects EC’s request to restrain media from reporting judges’ oral observations

COVID-19 surge: Madras HC rejects EC’s request to restrain media from reporting judges’ oral observations

The Election Commission on Friday moved the Madras High Court, seeking to restrain the media from reporting oral observations of judges m...Read More

West Bengal: BJP seeks clarity on ECI’s Covid norms on count day

West Bengal: BJP seeks clarity on ECI’s Covid norms on count day

The notice didn’t have a clear mention of the COVID protocols that the agents of the candidates’ will adhere to: BJP

Policy Watch: India will not understand governance till Uttar Pradesh is tamed

Policy Watch: India will not understand governance till Uttar Pradesh is tamed

“Pity the nation whose people are sheepAnd whose shepherds mislead them...My country, tears of theeSweet land of liberty”Excerpted from P...Read More

West Bengal polls: Bomb hurled in north Kolkata, EC seeks report

West Bengal polls: Bomb hurled in north Kolkata, EC seeks report

Kolkata (West Bengal): With polling for the eighth phase in the West Bengal Assembly underway on Thursday, a bomb was hurled near Mahajat...Read More

Negative COVID-19 report or 2 vaccine shots mandatory to enter counting centre: Election Commission to candidates

Negative COVID-19 report or 2 vaccine shots mandatory to enter counting centre: Election Commission to candidates

Earlier, the election body had banned any victory celebrations over the results of recent elections held in Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, A...Read More

'Long live high courts of India!': Twitter after Madras HC blames Election Commission for second COVID-19 wave

'Long live high courts of India!': Twitter after Madras HC blames Election Commission for second COVID-19 wave

The Madras High Court on Monday lashed out against the Election Commission and said: "It is the most irresponsible institution in the cou...Read More

'EC the most irresponsible institution': Madras HC on poll rallies amid COVID-19

'EC the most irresponsible institution': Madras HC on poll rallies amid COVID-19

After the Calcutta High Court, the Madras High Court on Monday came down hard on the Election Commission and called it the most irrespons...Read More

West Bengal: Election Commission rubbishes Mamata Banerjee’s claim of being partial

West Bengal: Election Commission rubbishes Mamata Banerjee’s claim of being partial

TMC MP Saugata Roy also termed the statement by ECI as ‘baseless’.

West Bengal polls: Last three phases will not be clubbed, says Election Commission

West Bengal polls: Last three phases will not be clubbed, says Election Commission

A speculation was being made that due to an increase in the COVID-19 cases in West Bengal the last three phases polls due on April 22, 26...Read More

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