DMK has submitted a memorandum to Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer alleging that the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) was being violated in Yercaud, where the assembly bypoll would be held on December 4.
The Election Commission on Friday asked the five poll-bound states to come up with an action plan with specific datelines for conduct of assembly elections slated later this year as it reviewed their preparations.
The Election Commission (EC) should not transgress on the powers of Parliament, senior Rajya Sabha Member Shantaram Naik said on Friday.
After Supreme Court order rescheduled dates of the panchayat elections in West Bengal and directed that it be held in 5 phases, State Election on Saturday called an all-party meeting on July 4.
The Congress` bid to woo Muslims
in poll-bound UP suffered yet another setback with the EC rejecting its advertisement on sub-quota for minorities.
BSP claimed that EC decision of covering statues of Mayawati and party symbol elephant is one-sided.
Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal welcomed the Election Commission`s announcement of poll schedule.
As poll schedules for UP was announced, BJP asked the Election Commission to remove top bureaucrats and police officials close to Mayawati.
For the first time, a 24-hour
call centre has been introduced by the Election Commission
for the benefit of voters in the five states, including Assam,
going to the polls next month.
Polls to the 36 seats of the
Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council will be held on Januray 7,
according to an order of Election Commission.
Day in Pics: 28th November
Showbiz World - November 28, 2014