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Aam Aadmi Party approaches EC on oil field issue

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 20:37

The AAP today approached the EC to prevent the government from taking a decision to give an oil field to the Essar Group on the pretext that such a move would be a major policy decision and violation of the Model Code of Conduct.

Amit Shah to abide by EC censure decision

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 15:59

BJP leader Amit Shah, who is in charge of the party`s campaign in Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday accepted the Election Commission`s censure in relation to a series of speeches that were deemed to have stoked communal tensions, especially with Muslims.

EC launches online media channel for voter awareness

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 15:43

Aimed to motivate voters to exercise their franchise and provide information on the polling process, the Election Commission has launched its own internet-based media arm called `Voter Education Channel`.

Amit Shah did not violate the model code: BJP

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 14:39

BJP today came out in defence of Amit Shah, saying Narendra Modi`s close aide, who was censured by the Election Commission for controversial poll speeches, did not violate the Model Code of Conduct.

Notification issued for last phase of Lok Sabha polls

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:38

Notification was issued for the last phase of Lok Sabha polls to be held on May 12 in 41 constituencies spread over three states, including in Varanasi from where BJP`s PM nominee Narendra Modi is contesting.

Even the best bowlers bowl a non-ball: Amit Shah on Election Commission ruling

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 09:14

Narendra Modi`s close aide and BJP leader Amit Shah agreed to abide by the Election Commission`s decision of censuring him for violation of the Model Code of Conduct and compared himself with the "best bowler" who also bowls a no-ball.

EC expresses displeasure over Beni Prasad Verma`s remarks against Modi

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 00:22

Election Commission conveyed its "displeasure" to Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma for his "biggest goon" remarks against Narendra Modi and warned him against making such statements in future.

Jaswant expresses fears of bogus voting, booth capturing

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 23:14

With hours left for voting, ousted BJP leader Jaswant Singh today approached the Election Commission with complaint accusing the state police of harassing his supporters early today morning.

Congress moves EC against RSS, Ramdev`s `campaigning` for BJP

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 22:33

Alleging violation of poll code, Congress today moved the Election Commission against RSS and Ramdev who according to the party were campaigning for BJP.

Women outnumber men in voter turnout in five states

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 21:32

Women have outnumbered men in casting votes in five of the 13 states and Union Territories which went to polls in first four phases of Lok Sabha elections.

No opinion polls for seats which have already voted: EC

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 21:15

The Election Commission Wednesday asked news organisations to desist from publishing opinion polls that include constituencies where voting has already taken place.

EC appoints special observer for West Bengal

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 20:38

In a repeat of the 2004 general elections, the Election Commission has appointed a special observer for West Bengal to keep a watch on the poll process in all 42 constituencies in the state.