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AAP under EC scanner over Dalit manifesto

AAP under EC scanner over Dalit manifesto

Sources told ANI that this move was taken after the Election Commission of India raised objections to the AAP manifesto.

Gujarat gram panchayat elections on December 27

Gujarat State Election Commission (SEC) today announced that elections to 10,318 gram panchayats in the state will be held on December 27, and the results will be announced on December 29.

Election Commission should drop cases against us, demand 21 AAP MLAs

Election Commission should drop cases against us, demand 21 AAP MLAs

The 21 AAP MLAs, facing prospects of disqualification for allegedly holding office of profit, today stuck to their stand that the Election Commission should drop the cases against them as their appointment as parliamentary secretaries has already been set aside by the Delhi High Court.

Simultaneous polls need legal framework, logistics: Ministry of Law and Justice

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, called for a public debate earlier this month on the issue as frequent elections cost a lot and the election-time code of conduct disrupts governance.

Madras HC directs EC to file affidavit on expenses for polls to 2 constituencies

The Madras High Court today directed Election Commission to file an affidavit of expenses incurred for conduct of assembly elections to Aravakurichi and Thanjavur constituencies, which were cancelled in May following evidence by the poll panel of money used to bribe voters.

EC changes picture format ahead of Uttar Pradesh polls

EC changes picture format ahead of Uttar Pradesh polls

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has made pasting of photographs on nomination papers of candidates mandatory, an official said on Saturday.

AAP claims 9 of its MLAs were wrongly sent notices by Election Commission

The AAP today claimed nine of its MLAs, who never held posts of chairpersons in 'Rogi Kalyan Samitis', were wrongly sent notices by the Election Commission for allegedly holding office of profit and attacked the poll body for allowing it be used by "anti- democratic" forces.

Election Commission supports immediate disqualification of convicted MPs, MLAs

Election Commission supports immediate disqualification of convicted MPs, MLAs

The Election Commission today came out in support of a demand for immediate disqualification of lawmakers once they are convicted in criminal cases but told the Supreme Court that the provisions in the poll law were a roadblock in taking such a measure.

PM Narendra Modi's visit to Pune on Nov 13 comes under Election Commission's scanner

PM Narendra Modi's visit to Pune on Nov 13 comes under Election Commission's scanner

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Pune on November 13 has come under the scanner of the Election Commission of India as the model code of conduct is in force due to the Legislative Council elections.

Punjab polls: Drugs, liquor EC's top concerns

Punjab polls: Drugs, liquor EC's top concerns

The influence of drugs, liquor, money and muscle-power by some political parties and leaders top the concerns expressed before the Election Commission (EC) by various quarters in the run-up to the Punjab Assembly elections.

Robust strategy to prevent use of money, drugs, liquor in Punjab Assembly polls: CEC

With the drug menace becoming a huge issue in Punjab elections, the Election Commission today said a robust strategy will be prepared to prevent the use of money, drugs, and liquor in the assembly polls.

Simultaneous polls likely in Uttar Pradesh, 4 other states in February-March

Simultaneous polls likely in Uttar Pradesh, 4 other states in February-March

While the term of the Uttar Pradesh assembly ends on May 27, 2017, those of Goa, Manipur and Punjab end on March 18.

EC announces bypolls to four Lok Sabha, eight Assembly seats

The Election Commission on Monday announced schedule of bypolls to four Lok Sabha and eight Assembly seats to be held on November 19.

Office of profit issue: More trouble for AAP, President Pranab Mukherjee forwards new petition to EC

Fresh troubles mounted for the ruling Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi with President Pranab Mukherjee forwarding to the Election Commission a new petition seeking disqualification of 27 of its MLAs on grounds of office of profit.

Political parties can't use public funds, govt machinery to promote poll symbol, orders EC

Political parties can't use public funds, govt machinery to promote poll symbol, orders EC

The Election Commission (EC) has said that no political party will be allowed to use public funds and government machinery to carry out activities that amount to advertisement for it.

Smriti Irani's fake degree row: Court summons docs from Election Commission

A city court on Thursday asked the Delhi State Election Commission to file certain records relating to Union Minister Smriti Irani's educational qualification.

Pak speaker sends plea seeking Pak PM's disqualification to EC

Speaker Ayaz Sadiq today said that the reference seeking Sharif's disqualification has been sent to EC to "strengthen" the parliamnet.

EC will keep a eye on role of police in UP elections: CEC

The Election Commission today said it will keep an eye on the role of police in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections slated next year, besides focusing on the use of money and muscle power.

Election Commission directs DMs, SPs to gear up for Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls

Election Commission directs DMs, SPs to gear up for Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls

In Uttar Pradesh, the Election Commission has directed the district magistrates and the superintendents of police to gear up for the state assembly election which is expected to be held early next year.