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Allahabad HC passes an important order for Uttar Pradesh primary teachers - Know details

Allahabad HC passes an important order for Uttar Pradesh primary teachers - Know details

The Allahabad High Court has ordered that teachers should not be deployed for poll duty during examinations. The court yesterday issued directions to the Election Commission in this regard.

Aug 10, 2016, 11:02 AM IST

Haryana polls: EC to take spl steps to check bogus voting

Special arrangements will be put in place for the Assembly elections on October 15 in Haryana to prevent bogus voting, officials have said.

Oct 12, 2014, 23:32 PM IST

UP bypolls: HC notice to Centre, state govt on Yogi Adityanath

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday issued notices to the Central and Uttar Pradesh governments, as well as the Election Commission while hearing a petition on poll campaigning by BJP MP Yogi Adityanath and Union minister Kalraj Mishra.

Sep 04, 2014, 12:24 PM IST

About 60 lakh voters chose NOTA in Lok Sabha polls

Close to 60 lakh voters opted for the None of The Above (NOTA) option across the country while exercising their franchise in the 16th Lok Sabha polls with the maximum percentage of the electorate going for this choice in Puducherry.

May 17, 2014, 14:50 PM IST

Nearly 1,200 complaints received in Bhopal

As many as 1,199 complaints have been received by the Election Commission here from political parties and others against government officials during the course of Lok Sabha polls in Madhya Pradesh.

Apr 24, 2014, 21:02 PM IST

Guj activist says Ramdev flouted poll code; CEO seeks report

Gujarat Chief Electoral Officer Wednesday asked the district collector to submit a report on whether yoga guru Ramdev violated the Model Code of Conduct by making political comments during a religious function here as alleged by an RTI activist.

Mar 12, 2014, 23:04 PM IST

EC issues warning to Narendra Modi over `khooni panja` remark

EC has expressed strong disapproval over BJP`s prime ministerial candidate for 2014 General Elections Narendra Modi`s `khooni panja` remark.

Nov 21, 2013, 20:53 PM IST

20 held for showing ballot slip in Maldives

More than 20 people were arrested Saturday in the Maldives for showing their ballot slips after casting their vote in the presidential run-off, a media report said.

Nov 16, 2013, 14:42 PM IST

Maldives election results Sunday

Maldives Elections Commissioner Fuad Thoufeek has said the final results of the presidential run-off will be announced Sunday, a media report said.

Nov 16, 2013, 13:35 PM IST

Maldives political parties agree to EC`s new poll dates

Main parties in Maldives on Tuesday pledged to cooperate with authorities to hold the controversy-ridden presidential re-vote on November 9, as political uncertainty loomed large with the constitutional deadline to elect a new President fast-approaching.

Oct 22, 2013, 23:49 PM IST

Maldives poll panel moves to finalise presidential election date

The Elections Commission (EC) of Maldives plans to hold talks with the government and political parties Sunday to finalise the date of the presidential election that should have been held Saturday as planned earlier.

Oct 20, 2013, 14:08 PM IST

Uncertainty prevails in Maldives on poll eve

The Maldives was in the grip of political uncertainty Friday, a day ahead of the rerun of the first round of its presidential election, with authorities facing eleventh hour hiccups.

Oct 18, 2013, 20:53 PM IST

EC announces fresh Jharkhand RS poll on May 3

The biennial election to the two
Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand, will now be held afresh on May 3, the EC
announced on Tuesday.

Apr 10, 2012, 17:45 PM IST

Cong downplays EC censure of Salman Khurshid

Cong downplayed the EC`s censure of Salman Khurshid for violation of model code of conduct by his remarks on sub-quota for minorities.

Feb 09, 2012, 23:21 PM IST