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Nawanshahr BSP candidate gets notice for flouting poll norms

February 09, 2022 6:53 pm

Taking note of a videography report of the rally, Returning Officer Dhillon mentioned that the guidelines of ECI regarding Covid-19 have been clearly violated

Karnataka bypolls: RR Nagar Congress candidate Kusuma and Siddaramaiah’s escort staff booked for violating poll code

October 16, 2020 8:26 am

An ASI deployed at the RR Nagar returning officer's office said that the escort staff had overpowered the BBMP office staff after the guards tried to prevent Kusuma, Congress leaders and party workers from breaching the barricades of a prohibited area at the east gate of the office.

Delhi polls: Of 12,000 complaints, EC solved 11,000 within 100 minutes or less

February 08, 2020 12:34 pm

Data accessed by The Indian Express shows that in almost all districts of Delhi, barring North West and South West, the percentage of cases solved within 100 minutes is over 90%. In Central district, the figure is 99% while South West recorded 87%, the lowest.

Pune: EC app gets fewer complaints of model code violations in Assembly poll campaign

October 16, 2019 11:11 am

With barely a few campaign days left — the last day of campaign is October 19 — the final number of complaints is likely to be far lower than the 1,129 complaints received during Lok Sabha polls.

Wardha Collector says can’t expel citing poll code, varsity sticks to stand

October 13, 2019 7:20 am

Bhimanwar said the university was free to act against the students under its own rules, but could not cite the MCC.

Model Code of Conduct comes into play in Haryana: Carrying Rs 50,000 or more in cash? Keep documents handy

September 22, 2019 12:05 pm

Haryana will go to polls on October 21. With the announcement of election dates by the EC, the MCC has come into effect and all necessary arrangements have been made for free, fair and transparent conduct of the polls, the chief electoral officer said.

Explained: Punjab — A case of sacrilege and an IGP's transfer mired in 'ambiguity'

June 06, 2019 9:07 pm

The protestors were sitting on a dharna to express anguish over the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib and two of them were killed in police firing at Behbal Kalan.

CEC Sunil Arora says dissent not new as Ashok Lavasa recuses from EC meetings on poll violations

May 18, 2019 9:33 pm

His statement was released in the wake of reports that Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has, since May 4, recused himself from EC meetings on violations of the Model Code of Conduct as his dissenting opinion in the three-member panel was not recorded.

'Rightly or wrongly, decision is made, challenge it in court': SC junks Cong MP's plea against EC clean chit to PM

May 08, 2019 5:35 pm

“Rightly or wrongly, decision has been made. Challenge it in court”, the Supreme Court told Congress MP Sushmita Dev and disposed of her plea

Explained: Dissent in the Election Commission – what the rules say

May 07, 2019 6:52 am

Section 10 (Disposal of business by Election Commission) of The Election Commission (Conditions of Service of Election Commissioners and Transaction of Business) Act, 1991, lays down that “all business of the Election Commission shall, as far as possible, be transacted unanimously”.