Pakistan politician praises India`s election commission

In a rare compliment for an Indian institution from across the border, the chief of the conservative Jamaat-e-Islami party here today praised India`s election commission for its conduct of the Lok Sabha polls.

Bank accounts of Ramdev trusts under EC scanner

The bank accounts of three trusts of Yoga teacher Ramdev have come under the scrutiny of Election Commission following allegations that huge funds was being spent for political parties in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls across the country.

EC seeks report from dist admin on Khurshid`s poll code violation

The EC has sought a report from the Farukkhabad district administration on the alleged violation of Model Code of Conduct by Union Minister Salman Khurshid.

EC should cognizance of Munde`s poll expenses

The govt Friday demanded that the poll panel should take cognizance of BJP leader Gopinath Munde`s comments that he had spent around Rs 8 crore in the last Lok Sabha elections against the prescribed limit of Rs 25 lakh.

EC rejects Swamy’s plea to derecognise Congress

The EC on Tueday rejected Janta Party chief Subramanian Swamy`s plea seeking to derecognise Congress for violating laws by providing a Rs 90 crore loan to a company that published the now-defunct National Herald newspaper.

EC asks CBDT; I-T to monitor funding in polls

The EC has sought deployment of the investigation machinery of the Income Tax department for checking movement of illegal funds during the forthcoming assembly elections.

Reduce cap on poll expenditure: Hindu Mahasabha

All India Hindu Mahasabha Wednesday
urged the Election Commission to reduce the ceiling on electoral expenditure as part of stricter measures to check the use of money power.

Notification for last phase of UP polls issued

Notification for the seventh and
last phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly election was issued Monday
with which nominations process also started.

Khurshid`s defends minority quota remarks before EC

Law Minister Salman Khurshid told the Election Commission that he had only
made a declaration of intent and not a policy announcement.

Khurshid to clarify on quota promise to EC today

Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid will on Thursday file a reply to the Election Commission`s show cause notice over his promise to give 9% reservation to Muslims if Congress is voted to power in UP.

Khurshid`s talk of ‘control’ upsets EC

At a time when the Centre is embroiled in a bitter war with Anna Hazare over the Lokpal Bill, one of its top ministers has now landed in a soup following his adverse remarks on the Election Commission.