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SC seeks govt, EC view on plea for panel to select CEC, ECs

The Supreme Court on Monday sought responses of the Centre and Election Commission of India on a plea seeking foramtion of a "neutral and independent selection committee" to recommend names for post of Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners.

SC may hear PIL on appointment of CEC, ECs to poll panel today
SC may hear PIL on appointment of CEC, ECs to poll panel today

The Supreme Court is likely to hear the PIL seeking a direction to the Centre to constitute a “neutral and independent committee” to recommend names for the post of Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners on Monday.

Bihar Legislative Council polls to be held on Tuesday: EC

The Election Commission (EC) on Monday said polls to the 24 seats of Bihar Legislative Council will be held on Tuesday as scheduled in the light of the Supreme Court refusing to stay the polls and accepting EC's suggestion that tenure of the elected members be decided by draw of lots.

EC seeks documents related to 'cash-for-vote' scam

The Election Commission (EC) has sought certain documents pertaining to the 'cash-for-vote' scam involving arrested TDP MLA A Revanth Reddy, a case which has triggered a war of words between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Governments.

EC special teams in Bihar on Monday to check electoral rolls

With assembly elections in Bihar likely to be held later this year, the Election Commission is dispatching four special teams of 'auditors' to the state tomorrow for weeding out duplicate entries from electoral rolls.

Kejriwal misled voters with poll promises: Cong complains to EC

Congress has approached Election Commission with a complaint against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal that he had misled voters in the wake of recent comments by him that fulfilling even "40-50 per cent" of his party's poll promises "would not be bad".

BJP wants right to deploy central forces to be given to EC

The state BJP on Monday said the deployment of paramilitary forces in West Bengal during civic polls would be pointless unless the right to mobilise them is given to the Election Commission.

Political parties support trust under EC to disburse corporate funding

Cutting across political affiliations, parties on Sunday batted for a national trust under the Election Commission to disburse money donated by corporates for political activities while disfavouring direct corporate funding to them.

EC for stringent law to deal with political funding

Batting for a "strong law" regarding political funding, Election Commission on Monday said use of black money during elections has to be checked as it creates imbalance in a democratic system.

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Election Commission issues notice to AAP, 5 other parties for de-recognition

The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday issued showcause notices threatening de-recognition of six political parties, including the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), for failing to file their expenditure statements for the last Lok Sabha polls.

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Congress gets 2nd spot in four seats; AAP third in one

Congress finished second in four of the 70 constituencies while AAP was on third position in one seat only in the Delhi Assembly polls, which saw the resurgent party earning itself a historic mandate.

BJP complains to EC against TMC's Bongaon Lok Sabha candidate

BJP on Sunday filed a complaint with the Election Commission here against TMC's candidate for Bongaon Lok Sabha seat Mamata Bala Thakur alleging that she provided wrong information in her affidavit and demanded cancellation of her nomination.

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Delhi polls: AAP complains to EC against Kiran Bedi for violating model code of conduct

AAP filed a complaint with Election Commission against Kiran Bedi for allegedly violating Model Code of Conduct.

Delhi Assembly Election 2015: All that you need to know

If you are a first time voter, here is all that you need to know about the voting process of Delhi Assembly Election.

AAP hits back at BJP over front-page ads, questions source of funding

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), questioning the latter's move to publish full-page advertisements on leading newspapers in Delhi a day ahead of polling.

Bogus voters: ECI, CEO assure HC of fair poll in Delhi

Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it has adopted special mechanism to ensure that bogus voters are kept away from voting in the upcoming assembly polls here.

Delhi elections: EC directive on exit, opinion polls

The Election Commission has banned the publication and dissemination of exit polls of any kind from 7 AM to 6.30 PM on February 7 when Delhi votes for the assembly polls.