BJP's 'holy cow' ad: EC bans advertisements after Bihar rivals cry foul
BJP's 'holy cow' ad: EC bans advertisements after Bihar rivals cry foul

It is for the first time that the EC has issued such a directive for the print media. 

Lalu Yadav hits out at PM Modi over quota issue, calls him 'liar'

Despite election commission's warning to abstain from speaking ill against each other, Lalu Prasad Yadav yet again speaks out against PM Modi calling him liar on Quota issue.

Objectionable ads: EC tightens noose around parties

The Election Commission of India on Saturday asked the Bihar Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) to direct all national, state and registered political parties contesting the Bihar elections to send a copy of the material furnished for publication in the print media to the CEO and the District Election Officer (DEO).

UN investigator urges Myanmar to allow Muslims to vote

A United Nations investigator accused Myanmar of discrimination and urged the government to take immediate action to allow minorities and migrants to vote in November elections.

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No red-flag from EC, PM to do 'Mann ki Baat' this Sunday

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the country this Sunday with a fresh episode of 'Mann ki Baat' as the Election Commission is said to have not red-flagged its broadcast in the wake of model code of conduct imposed in Bihar.

Promptly notify disqualification of convicted lawmakers: EC to Par, state legislatures

 The Election Commission has asked Parliament and state legislatures to promptly notify disqualification of convicted lawmakers "without any discrimination", observing that delays in some cases allowed a member to illegally continue as MP or MLA.

Elected person must face election petition genuinely: SC

  An elected representative, facing challenge to his election, should make genuine effort to overcome and free himself from an election petition to maintain the purity of democracy, Supreme Court said on Thursday.

Lalu may come under EC scanner for casteist remark

 RJD supremo Lalu Prasad's alleged castiest remark during campaigning for his son Tejaswi Yadav yesterday may come under the Election Commission lens, with the Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi today saying that any casteist remark was a breach of EC guidelines.

EC issues notification for second phase of Bihar elections

The Election Commission on Monday issued notification for second phase of elections to the Bihar Assembly.

Mann ki Baat: As it happened on September 20, 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation once again through his monthly radio programme Mann ki Baat.

Grant citizenship to Chakma, Hajong tribals in three months: SC

The Supreme Court has directed the Centre and Arunachal Pradesh government to grant citizenship within three months to Chakma and Hajong tribals who had migrated from Bangladesh in 1964-69, saying they cannot be discriminated in any manner,

PM Modi can continue sharing 'Mann ki baat', EC rejects plea seeking ban
PM Modi can continue sharing 'Mann ki baat', EC rejects plea seeking ban

The Election Commission on Friday rejected a plea by the Congress and JD(U) seeking a ban on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann ki baat'' radio programme ahead of assembly polls in Bihar.

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Inform voters before deleting their names from list: CIC to EC

 The Central Information Commission has directed the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Delhi to prepare a set of guidelines that needs to be followed before deleting names from the voters' list and inform the electors of the prosposed deletion giving opportunity to present their case.

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.