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West Bengal polls: Mamata Banerjee gets second EC notice, now for remark on central forces

West Bengal polls: Mamata Banerjee gets second EC notice, now for remark on central forces

The Election Commission (EC) has issued a notice to West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee for her alle...Read More

Delhi HC seeks Centre, EC’s response on use of face masks during poll campaign amid COVID-19 surge

Delhi HC seeks Centre, EC’s response on use of face masks during poll campaign amid COVID-19 surge

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought response of the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea seeking to ensure that ma...Read More

West Bengal Assembly polls 2021: EC suspends sector officer after EVMs found at TMC leader's residence in Uluberia

West Bengal Assembly polls 2021: EC suspends sector officer after EVMs found at TMC leader's residence in Uluberia

Amid ongoing third phase of the West Bengal Assembly polls, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday suspended a sector officer ...Read More

History will not pardon EC: Cong on cutting campaign ban on Sarma

History will not pardon EC: Cong on cutting campaign ban on Sarma

New DelhiThe Congress on Saturday hit out at the EC for reducing the campaigning ban on Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and said it is...Read More

Himanta Biswa Sarma barred from 
campaigning for 48 hours

Himanta Biswa Sarma barred from campaigning for 48 hours

Congress had approached EC demanding action against Sarma for his remark that Mohilary would be sent to jail through central probe agency...Read More

Madhya Pradesh: Election Commission angry about black money case, seeks status report again

Madhya Pradesh: Election Commission angry about black money case, seeks status report again

Chief secretary Iqbal Singh Bains and additional chief secretary (Home) Rajesh Rajora have presented a report on a probe into the black m...Read More

'Working on instructions of Amit Shah': After TMC-BJP clash in Nandigram, Mamata Banerjee slams EC for 'inaction' against saffron party

'Working on instructions of Amit Shah': After TMC-BJP clash in Nandigram, Mamata Banerjee slams EC for 'inaction' against saffron party

Nandigram: After coming out from the polling booth at Boyal in Nandigram, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that Union H...Read More

West Bengal polls: 56 bombs recovered in Narendrapur, says EC

West Bengal polls: 56 bombs recovered in Narendrapur, says EC

Hours after the peaceful first round of Assembly polls in West Bengal, Police recovered 56 bombs in Narendrapur on the intervening night ...Read More

Bhopal: Election Commission calls chief secretary, senior official again over black money case

Bhopal: Election Commission calls chief secretary, senior official again over black money case

When the commission called the two officers on January 5, it told both of them to take strict action against four officers. Both the offi...Read More

Multiple entries in electoral rolls: Kerala High Court seeks EC view

Multiple entries in electoral rolls: Kerala High Court seeks EC view

Congress leader and the Leader of Opposition in the Kerala Assembly, Ramesh Chennithala on Thursday moved the Kerala High Court alleging ...Read More

TMC's Firhad Hakim resigns as Kolkata mayor after EC directive on political appointees to civic bodies

TMC's Firhad Hakim resigns as Kolkata mayor after EC directive on political appointees to civic bodies

Earlier on March 20, the poll body had directed to "temporarily restrain" political appointees, who are holding the office of Administrat...Read More

Do not belittle institution with repeated innuendos: EC’s stern message to Mamata Banerjee

Do not belittle institution with repeated innuendos: EC’s stern message to Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi: In a stern message to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Election Commission on Tuesday said it is not proper to ...Read More

SC notice to Centre, EC on plea to nullify election result if maximum votes for NOTA

SC notice to Centre, EC on plea to nullify election result if maximum votes for NOTA

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought responses from the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea seeking to direct the poll ...Read More

Nandigram 'attack': Election Commission removes officer in-charge of Mamata Banerjee's security, East Midnapore DM, SP

Nandigram 'attack': Election Commission removes officer in-charge of Mamata Banerjee's security, East Midnapore DM, SP

Kolkata: Following complaints from the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Election Commission on Sunda...Read More

Nandigram 'attack': Election Commission suspends police officer in charge of Mamata Banerjee's security

Nandigram 'attack': Election Commission suspends police officer in charge of Mamata Banerjee's security

The commission also suspended Purba Medinipur SP Pravin Prakash for not making proper security arrangements

'Lapse on part of her security in charge': Election Commission rules out attack on Mamata Banerjee

'Lapse on part of her security in charge': Election Commission rules out attack on Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi: The Election Commission has ruled out that there was any attack on West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Ma...Read More

Mamata Banerjee injured: EC reacts to TMC's memorandum, says letter 'full of insinuations, averments'

Mamata Banerjee injured: EC reacts to TMC's memorandum, says letter 'full of insinuations, averments'

ACCUSES EC of removing the police chief a day before the ‘deep-seated conspiracy;’ probe panel will submit its report today

Madhya Pradesh: Reduce the duration of campaigning for local elections, says Ratlam ex-mayor to EC

Madhya Pradesh: Reduce the duration of campaigning for local elections, says Ratlam ex-mayor to EC

Ratlam: Ex-mayor of Ratlam Municipal Corporation and BJP leader Sheilendra Daga has demanded from the Election Commission that seven to t...Read More

Election Commission to announce poll dates for Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry today

Election Commission to announce poll dates for Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry today

The Election Commission will announce the schedule for assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala, West Bengal and Puducherry on Friday ...Read More

EC to extend polling hours by an hour in TN, other states

EC to extend polling hours by an hour in TN, other states

In another significant announcement, the CEC said that it has been decided to appoint the coordinator of Central Armed Police Forces to t...Read More

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