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AAP urges EC to disqualify BJP's parliamentary secretaries
New Delhi, June 30 : A delegation of AAP leaders on Thursday met Election Commission officials and sought disqualification of BJP legislators who have "illegally" been appointed as parliamentary secretaries in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.
PAT files petition seeking PM Sharif's disqualification
Islamabad, June 30 : The Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) today filed a petition with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) seeking Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's disqualification for concealment of assets.
Nepal poll commission ready to hold local body elections
Kathmandu, June 29 : The Election Commission of Nepal has said that it is ready to hold local body elections after Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli visited the former and inquired about plans, preparations and challenges for holding it.
Office of profit case: EC to hear 21 AAP MLAs plea on July 14
New Delhi, June 27 : The Election commission on Monday decided to hear the plea of 21 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators, who were appointed as Parliamentary Secretaries by the Delhi Government last year.
Nepal EC to PM Oli: ready to hold polls if laws ready
Kathmandu, June 27 : Nepal's Election Commission today told Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli that the constitutional body would be ready to hold elections at the local, provincial and federal levels if the government prepares necessary laws on time.
Bhutto's PPP files petition seeking disqualification of PM Sharif
Islamabad, June 27 : The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has filed a petition with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his four relatives from the National Assembly for not fulfilling requirements under Articles 62 and 63 of the ...
Office of profit: Poll panel to hear 21 Delhi MLAs on July 14
New Delhi, June 27 : The Election Commission has summoned the 21 Delhi legislators who were appointed parliamentary secretaries by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to clarify their position on July 14, an official said on Monday.
Law Student moves EC seeking disentitlement of 27 AAP MLAs
New Delhi, June 24 : Coming down heavily on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Vibhor Anand, a final year law student on Friday demanded the disentitlement of the 27 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs over the office of profit issue after filing a fresh application with the Election Commission.
Haryana RS poll: After botch up, EC puts up fresh result sheet
New Delhi, June 17 : The Election Commission on Friday put up on its website a new copy of the Rajya Sabha election results in Haryana after an earlier one showed the column against the name of media mogul Subhash Chandra as blank.
26 of the 67 AAP MLAs never went to college
New Delhi, June 16 : Though Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has claimed his party MLAs are "educated and very well qualified", the affidavits filed with the Election Commission show that 23 AAP MLAs have only cleared the school exam at different levels while another three, including Deputy ...
Congress complains to EC, says RS polls in Haryana rigged
New Delhi, June 13 : Alleging that the Rajya Sabha polls in Haryana on June 11 were rigged under a "deep-rooted conspiracy", the Congress on Monday asked the Election Commission to "countermand" the elections and order re-polling.
Haryana RS polls row: Congress delegation to meet EC
New Delhi, June 13 : A Congress delegation will meet Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi this afternoon during which the grand old party is expected to highlight an alleged conspiracy behind their loss in the Rajya Sabha elections in Haryana and demand a re-poll.
Congress to meet EC on Haryana Rajya Sabha poll voting
New Delhi, June 12 : Stunned by the outcome in the elections to the Rajya Sabha from Haryana where votes of 14 Congress legislators were declared "invalid", the party has decided to approach the Election Commission to demand a probe.
Congress wins four council seats in Karnataka
Bengaluru, June 10 : The ruling Congress won four seats, while the opposition BJP secured two and JD-S one seat in the biennial elections to the 75-member Karnataka legislative council here on Friday, the state election commission said.
Congress wins four council seats in Karnataka
Bengaluru, June 10 : The ruling Congress won four seats, while the opposition BJP secured two and JD-S one in biennial elections to the 75-member Karnataka legislative council here on Friday, the state election commission said.
EC: Karnataka RS polls not cancelled but returning officer to file ...
New Delhi/Bengaluru, Jun 10 : With the Rajya Sabha (RS) polls scheduled for Saturday, the Election Commission (EC) has refused to stall the polls for Karnataka based on allegations of bribery but has asked the government to hand over the probe to the CBI, according to media reports.
RS polls for four seats from Karnataka on Saturday: EC
New Delhi, June 10 : The Election Commission has declared that polling for four Raja Sabha seats from Karnataka will be held as scheduled on June 11 at the state's secretariat.
Trinamool Congress set to take on poll panel
New Delhi, June 8 : Still rankling against the poll panel over its restrictions during the West Bengal elections, the Trinamool Congress at a parliamentary panel meeting here questioned how the Election Commission ordered transfer of 68 police and civil officials during the state polls.
Kolkata: Bidhannagar CP Jawed Shamim removed
Kolkata, Jun 6 : Following the recent row, West Bengal Government on Monday replaced Bidhannagar Police Commissioner Jawed Shamim, whose works during recently concluded Bengal Polls were praised by the Election Commission of India (ECI) by IGP (Western Zone) Gyanwant Singh.
Congress urges EC not to postpone Karnataka RS polls
New Delhi, June 6 : The Congress on Monday urged the Election Commission not to postpone the June 11 biennial elections for four Rajya Sabha seats in Karnataka.
Congress downplays sting operation, urges EC not to postpone RS polls
New Delhi, June 6 : The Congress Party has urged the Election Commission of India not to postpone elections to four seats of the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka scheduled on June 11.
Jharkhand HC seeks EC's reply on legislators who defected
Ranchi, June 4 : The Jharkhand High Court on Saturday sought a written reply from the Election Commission of India regarding the status of six legislators who defected from the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) to the BJP.
RS polls sting operation: EC seeks report from Karnataka CEO
New Delhi, June 3 : After the it received queries from various mediapersons regarding alleged sting operations by some channels on the Rajya Sabha elections in Karnataka, the Election Commission on Friday sought a report from the State Chief Electoral Officer.
Election panel seeks report on Rajya Sabha seat 'deal' sting
New Delhi, June 3 : A day after a sting operation allegedly showed crores of rupees being "offered" to Independent legislators in Karnataka to vote for Congress or JD-S nominees in the Rajya Sabha elections, the Election Commission on Friday sought a report on the issue.
RS horse-trading tape: JD(S) calls for revoking polls, assures action ...
New Delhi, June 3 : Taking a strong exception to a sting that purportedly shows MLAs ready to sell their votes for the June 11 Rajya Sabha polls from Karnataka, the Janata Dal (Secular) on Friday demanded the Election Commission to cancel the polls for the Upper House.
Anantnag by-poll voting postponed by two days
Srinagar, June 3 : After communications from the state government, the Election Commission of India has postponed voting for Anantnag assembly seat by-election to June 22.
Order CBI and ED probe into the seizure of Rs.570 crore: DMK
Chennai, May 31 : The DMK has demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) into the seizure of Rs 570 crore by an Election Commission team near Coimbatore.
EC rescinds poll notification for two seats in TN Assembly, a first ...
Chennai, May 28 : The Election Commission cancelled polling for the two remaining Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu and said fresh notification will be issued in due course, according to media reports.
EC to conduct fresh polls in two Tamil Nadu constituencies
New Delhi, May 28 : Based on reports of large scale distribution of money and gifts during the recently concluded assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, the Election Commission of India on Saturday has decided to conduct fresh elections in two constituencies of the state.
EC rescinds polls for two remaining TN assembly seats
Chennai, May 28 : The Election Commission said on Saturday that it has decided to rescind elections to Aravakurichi and Thanjavur assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu and a recommendation to this effect has been made to Governor K.Rosaiah, the poll body said.