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Bypolls: BJP to petition EC on SP leader's bogus voting
Lucknow, Sep 19 : The BJP Friday accused a senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader of Uttar Pradesh of bogus voting in the assembly bypolls and said it will petition the Election Commission (EC) over it.
Pakistani leaders to submit spouses' bank details: ECP
Islamabad, Sep 18 : The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has directed members of parliament and provincial assemblies to submit annual statement of their spouses and dependents' assets and liabilities by Sep 30, Geo News reported Thursday.
Afghan election commission acknowledges 'massive' vote fraud
Kabul, Sep 16 : Afghanistan's June 14 presidential runoff was marred by large-scale fraud, the Independent Electoral Commission has said, announcing that it was invalidating 16 percent of the ballots cast.
Over 1,000 Pakistani parliamentarians face suspension
Islamabad, Sep 16 : More than 1,000 parliamentarians in Pakistan are facing their membership's suspension if they continued to not submit their assets' details to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
Election Commission sleeping on paid news cases?
By Anando Bhakto, New Delhi, Sep 14 : Four months after the Election Commission said 694 confirmed cases of paid news were detected in the general election, it is yet to send a formal intimation to the Press Council of India (PCI).
Election Commission sleeping on paid news cases?
By Anando Bhakto, New Delhi, Sep 14 : Four months after the Election Commission announced that 694 confirmed cases of paid news have been detected in the general elections it is yet to send any formal intimation to the Press Council of India, the body mandated to take action against erring media ...
BJP, Trinamool workers' scuffle
Kolkata, Sep 13 : The Election Commission Saturday took suo moto cognisance of an "altercation and scuffle" between BJP and Trinamool workers outside an election booth in Chowringhee assembly constituency during the bypoll in West Bengal.
BJP, Congress lock horns as EC announces dates for Maharashtra polls
Nagpur, Sept. 12 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress on Friday took potshots at each other as the Election Commission announced dates for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, with both parties expressing confidence of forming the next government in the state.
Congress will form Govt. in Haryana for third time: Hooda
New Delhi, Sept. 12 : Hours after the Election Commission announced the dates for Haryana Assembly polls; Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday expressed confidence and said that the Congress will form the government in the state for the third time.
Will watch situation before holding Kashmir election: EC
New Delhi, Sep 12 : The Election Commission Friday said it would take a decision on holding assembly election in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir only after normalcy is restored in the state.
No mention of states going to polls in 100 day briefings: EC
New Delhi, Sep 12 : The National Democratic Alliance government at the centre was free to publicise the achievements of the first 100 days of its rule, but should refrain from mentioning anything related to Haryana and Maharashtra which go to polls on Oct 15, the Election Commission said Friday.
Haryana parties gear up as assembly poll date announced
Chandigarh, Sep 12 : Leading political parties in Haryana Friday said that they were all set for next month's assembly elections with the Election Commission (EC) announcing that polling will be held in the state Oct 15.
Paid news: HC quashes poll panel's notice to Chavan
New Delhi, Sep 12 : The Delhi High Court Friday accepting the plea of former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan quashed the Election Commission's show cause notice asking him to explain why he should not be disqualified in a "paid news" case.
EC asks UP CEO to file FIR against Yogi Adityanath
New Delhi, Sep. 11 : The Election Commission of India on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Umesh Sinha to ensure filing of an FIR against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament from Gorakhpur, Yogi Adityanath for "provoking feelings of enmity."
Poll panel reprimands Yogi Adityanath, orders case be filed
New Delhi, Sep 11 : The Election Commission Thursday "reprimanded" BJP MP Yogi Adityanath for violating the Model Code of Conduct and asked the Uttar Pradesh chief electoral officer (CEO) to ensure that an FIR is lodged against him.
Poll panel reprimands Yogi Adityanath
New Delhi, Sep 11 : The Election Commission Thursday "reprimanded" BJP MP Yogi Adityanath for violating the Model Code of Conduct while campaigning for Uttar Pradesh assembly bypolls and asked him to be "careful" in the future.
Defiant BJP says Yogi Adityanath has not violated EC instructions
Lucknow, Sept. 11 : The president of the Uttar Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Laxmikant Bajpai, on Thursday said his party had not violated the Election Commission's instructions with regard to the rally held by BJP MP Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow yesterday.
Announce Afghan poll results: presidential candidate Ghani
Kabul, Sep 10 : Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Wednesday urged the country's Election Commission to announce the results after his rival Abdullah Abdullah called off talks with him over formation of national unity government.
SP backs EC show cause notice to Yogi Adityanath
New Delhi, Sept.10 : Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Agarwal on Wednesday welcomed the show cause notice issued to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Yogi Adityanath by the Election Commission of India for violation of the poll code.
Poll panel issues notice to Yogi Adityanath
New Delhi, Sep 9 : The Election Commission Tuesday issued a notice to BJP MP Yogi Adityanath for violating the model code of conduct by allegedly making statements appealing to voters on religious grounds.
BJP approaches poll panel over Bengal law, order
Kolkata, Sep 8 : Alleging that West Bengal's law and order machinery has been hijacked by criminals under the patronage of ruling Trinamool Congress, the BJP Monday approached the Election Commission to seek adequate security measures for the Sep 13 bypoll to two assembly seats.
EC to take call on J&K assembly poll: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, Sep 8 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday said the Election Commission will take a final call on holding assembly elections in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir.
BJP approaches EC over Bengal law, order
Kolkata, Sep 8 : Alleging that West Bengal's law and order machinery had been hijacked by criminals under the patronage of the ruling Trinamool Congress, the BJP Monday approached the Election Commission seeking adequate security measures for the Sep 13 bypoll in two assembly seats.
Assembly elections in 4 states likely in two phases - October and ...
By Alok Singh, New Delhi, Sep 7 : The Election Commission is set to announce the schedule for the upcoming assembly elections this week, with polling in Haryana and Maharashtra to be clubbed together in October while elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand would be held in December, sources in ...
Myanmar cancels by-election
Yangon, Sep 7 : Myanmar's Union Election Commission Sunday cancelled the upcoming second by-election which was scheduled for the end of this year.
Manish Tewari takes on Amit Shah, says Election Commission should ...
New Delhi, Sept. 7 : Congress leader Manish Tewari on Sunday lashed out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah for claiming to form the government in Uttar Pradesh if communal disturbances persist there, saying the Election Commission should disqualify the former's party on grounds of ...
Election Commission measures to maximize voter registration in ...
New Delhi, Sept. 4 : In preparation for the forthcoming election to the Maharashtra assembly and after taking note of news reports that some names were missing from voter lists in Mumbai and Pune during the recent Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission of India has taken measures to enroll ...
EC more vigilant for bypolls in western Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Sep 3 : Wary of the possibility of attempts to communally polarise voters ahead of the state assembly by-polls in western Uttar Pradesh, the Election Commission has directed district and police officials to ensure that there are no such incidents in the runup to the polls.
EC must ban Kalraj, Adityanath from campaigning: Samajwadi Party
Lucknow, Sep 2 : The Samajwadi Party Tuesday petitioned the Election Commission to ban BJP parliamentarian Yogi Adityanath and union minister Kalraj Mishra from campaigning in the Sep 13 bye-elections in Uttar Pradesh.
Paid news case: HC reserves order on Chavan's plea
New Delhi, Aug 26 : The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its order on the plea of former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan challenging the Election Commission's show cause notice asking him to explain why he should not be disqualified in a "paid news" case.