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EC`s curbs on candidates in vote counting centres

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 20:37

A candidate with more than one securityman in toe cannot enter the vote counting centre on May 16, the day Lok Sabha elections will be declared.

West Bengal Congress slams EC special observer

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 20:12

West Bengal Congress today accused Election Commission`s Special Observer for the state Sudhir Kumar Rakesh of helping the ruling Trinamool Congress.

Six candidates in Mumbai North get notices

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 17:51

Six candidates, mostly indenpendents, from Mumbai North parliamentary constituency have been served notices for their failure to submit election expenditure.

Lok Sabha polls: High turnout in 9th phase; 80% voting in West Bengal

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 21:00

The curtain on Monday came down on marathon Lok Sabha elections with an all-time record high turnout of 66.38 per cent as the final phase of polling covering 41 seats in three states.

AAP attacks EC for not taking action against media houses

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 17:31

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today attacked the Election Commission for not taking action against "erring" media houses for showing Narendra Modi`s video speech on the polling day, which is a violation of the Model Code of Conduct and termed it as an "ostrich approach".

SC notice to EC on vote count procedure

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 15:28

The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Election Commission on a plea seeking combined counting of votes from a constituency as a whole and not ward-wise.

FIR filed against Congress` Ajay Rai for sporting party symbol while voting

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 10:53

An FIR was filed against Congress candidate Ajay Rai on the directions of Election Commission (EC) after he was seen wearing party symbol while casting vote for the Lok Sabha polls in Ramnagar.

Azad`s opponent writes to EC over AIIMS recruitments

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 14:49

Political rival of Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party`s Bhim Singh, has sought the Election Commission`s intervention to put on hold the recruitment of 148 assistant professors in AIIMS till the new government is formed.

EC is helping BJP in Lok Sabha polls: Azam Khan

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 10:21

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Sunday reportedly accused the Election Commission of helping Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha elections.

BJP attack on EC sign of loser pre-emptively attacking umpire: Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 21:45

With less than a week to go for poll results, Congress today said it is on the path of "scintillating" victory and slammed BJP for its "desperate" attack on Election Commission saying it was sign of a "big loser" preemptively attacking the umpire.

Nothing wrong in Amit Shah`s speech about Azamgarh: EC

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 21:10

Election Commission (EC) on Friday said there was "nothing particularly wrong" in the speech of BJP leader Amit Shah in which he reportedly described Azamgarh as "a base of terrorists".

Narendra Modi brings Varanasi to standstill, holds massive roadshow

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 23:43

BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today held an unprecedented drive-through in this temple town known for its narrow bylanes, after a stand-off with local administration and election authorities.