National Conference on Sunday filed a complaint with the Election Commission (EC) against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making "wild, unsubstantiated and defamatory accusations" against the party leadership during his recent speeches in election rallies in the state.
The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Election Commission and Uttar Pradesh Police on a plea seeking a probe into non-filing of charge sheet in a case relating to alleged circulation of a controversial CD in Lucknow in 2007.
Rejecting the stand of political parties on its guidelines to ensure transparency in electoral funds, the Election Commission today made it clear that they were "binding" and threatened them that violations could lead to withdrawal of their recognition.
The Election Commission on Friday asked the Home Ministry to explain its decision to give a fresh compensation of Rs five lakh to the 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims considering that the Model Code of Conduct is in force in Delhi because of the upcoming by-polls.
In the wake of increasing incidents of violence and surfacing of terror modules in West Bengal, state BJP unit on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to EC requesting it to declare TMC a 'terrorist party'.
Even as the ruling National Conference felt the time was not "appropriate" for holding polls in Jammu and Kashmir because of last month's devastating floods, its coalition partner Congress and opposition parties in the state today welcomed the Election Commission's announcement of conducting assembly elections on time.
The Election Commission (EC) Saturday issued notices to veteran Bollywood star Sharmila Tagore and her son Saif Ali Khan for organising a marriage party in Gurgaon without prior permission, an official said.
The Delhi Election Commission has announced that it will conduct a special summary revision of electoral rolls of all the constituencies in the city, enabling inclusion of voters who attained 18 years of age with reference to January 1, 2015 as the qualifying date.
Congress and other political parties have criticised the BJP for using Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Madison Square Garden speech in New York in the party's advertisement on TV to woo voters for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls, as per reports on Monday.