To increase voter turnout in the Lok Sabha polls, the Delhi Election Commission is leaving no stone unturned, as it is utilising almost all platforms from bus shelters, newspapers, Metro stations to radio where its new slogan `Ab Baithe Nahi Rahenge, Vote Karenge` is promoted.
Delhi Election Commission is likely to approach the Union Law Ministry for setting up of special courts to dispose of a huge backlog of FIRs and other complaints of model code violation against political parties during past elections.
The Delhi Election Commission (DEC) Thursday brought city airports under scanner to curb flow of black money in the run to Lok Sabha polls, while directing the civil aviation agencies to keep a vigil on movement of baggages carried by politicians.
The Delhi Election Commission has made elaborate security arrangements for counting of votes to take place on Sunday with 2000 Central Paramilitary Force and Delhi police personnel keeping a tight vigil at 14 counting centres.
Delhi Election Commission on Friday directed all mobile service providers to stop "political" bulk SMS services 48 hours before the Assembly election to ensure that parties do not influence voters during this period.
To ensure free and fair polls, Delhi Election Commission has put in place a surveillance mechanism to weed out "bogus" voters in the city, including in constituencies represented by senior leaders of the various political parties.
The Delhi Election Commission has joined hands with around 40 capital-based NGOs for spreading awareness about voters` rights and to boost participation in the upcoming assembly elections, official sources said Monday.
The Delhi Election Commission has launched criminal proceedings against some of its officials, including four senior officers, for their alleged involvement in harassment, criminal conspiracy and forgery.