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Paid news case: Delhi HC stays EC show cause notice to Ashok Chavan

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:47

In a temporary reprieve to Congress leader and former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan, the Delhi High Court on Monday put a stay on the Election Commission showcause notice sent to him after he was found guilty of fudging poll expenses.

SC notice to EC on displaying candidates photo on EVM

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:40

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Election Commission(EC) on a PIL which sought directions for mandatory display of photographs of people contesting elections on EVMs to curb the menace of dummy namesakes.

Do`s & don`ts for security forces during assembly polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 03:51

Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath today asked security forces to follow standard operative procedures (SOP) during the forthcoming assembly elections in Jharkhand.

Repoll ordered at booth in U`khand CM`s constituency

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:58

A day after bypolls were held for three Assembly seats in Uttarakhand, repoll was ordered Tuesday at a booth of Dharchula constituency from where Chief Minister Harish Rawat is contesting.

CEC meets political parties in Jharkhand ahead of polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:27

BJP on Monday raised its apprehensions of a large number of Bangladeshi infiltrators getting into voter`s list and urged the Election Commission to take cognisance of the matter before the upcoming assembly elections in Jharkhand.

EC orders revision of electoral rolls in J&K

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 21:07

The Election Commission has ordered a special summary revision of electoral rolls in Jammu and Kashmir, setting in motion the process of holding assembly polls in the state later this year.

Voters may enroll until last date of filing nominations: EC

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 22:57

As many as 19.31 lakh applications have been registered so far as part of the ongoing summary revision of electoral rolls in Maharashtra.

Paid news issue figures in LS after EC notice to Ashok Chavan

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 15:25

The paid news issue was raised in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday by a BJP member who sought immediate disqualification of any member convicted of such malpractices, days after the Election Commission slapped a notice on former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan.

Tripura votes for gram panchayats

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 13:42

Hundreds of thousands of people voted to elect three-tier gram panchayats in Left-ruled Tripura.

Ashok Chavan found guilty of fudging poll expenses, faces disqualification

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 09:38

Former Maharashtra chief minister and Congress leader Ashok Chavan may be disqualified as Nanded MP after the Election Commission found him guilty of fudging his poll expenses during state elections in 2009.

EC team to visit Maharashtra today ahead of Assembly polls

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 02:52

Ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls in the state, Election Commission (EC) officials will visit the state on Monday for two-day visit.

Issue of paid news is ruled out: Ashok Chavan on EC notice

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 19:41

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan today said the show cause notice issued to him by the Election Commission has vindicated his and Congress` stand and "there is no question of paid news."