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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.

Narendra Modi ready for probe into charges on poll expenses

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 19:17

Under attack over the media blitz, Narendra Modi has said he is ready to face any probe by any government agency into Congress allegations that a whopping Rs 10,000 crore was being spent on poll publicity and offered to write to the Election Commission himself in this regard.

Delhi HC gives 2 more weeks to Kejriwal, Bharti to respond on poll expenses

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 00:08

Delhi HC gave two more weeks to Arvind Kejriwal and Somnath Bharti to respond to a plea seeking cancellation of their election as legislators for allegedly crossing the EC-set expenditure limit.

Goa MLAs adhered to EC guidelines for 2012 poll expenses

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 12:22

All elected members of Goa Legislative Assembly spent much less than the Election Commission of India`s (ECI) guidelines for expenses during the state polls held in March last year.

ECI sets Rs 16-lakh limit to candidates for expenses in polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 16:09

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has prescribed Rs 16 lakh as the limit of expenses per candidate during the forthcoming Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections.

Govt paves way for setting up `electoral trust` companies

Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 13:12

To bring in greater transparency in corporate funding of political parties`, govt has paved way for setting up of `Electoral Trust` companies.

BJP keeps clear of Munde`s poll expenses row

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 23:33

Keeping clear of the controversy around BJP leader Gopinath Munde who admitted he had spent Rs 8 crore for his poll campaign in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, Rajnath Singh said it was a matter between him and the poll panel.

Munde`s Rs.8 cr claim can land him in trouble with EC

Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 12:41

The Election Commission is likely to seek an explanation from BJP leader Gopinath Munde over his claim that he had spent Rs.8 crore as poll expenses in 2009.

Poll expenses have doubled in five years in Tripura

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 12:36

The budget for the February 14 Assembly Elections in Tripura has more than doubled compared to the last polls in 2008, an official said on Saturday.

TN leaders spent less than limit set during polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 10:37

AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa, DMK president M Karunanidhi and others spent far less than the limit set by the EC for expenses during Assembly Elections.

Poll expenses hiked for parliamentary, assembly seats

Last Updated: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 21:10

In the backdrop of demands by political parties, govt on Thursday enhanced the election expenditure of candidates to Rs 40 lakh for parliamentary constituencies and Rs 16 lakh for assembly seats.

EC notice to Koda on poll expenses

Last Updated: Thursday, January 27, 2011, 22:29

EC has issued a show cause notice to former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda for failing to lodge "true accounts" of his poll campaign and spending more than 10 times of the statutory limit during the 2009 general elections.