Peeved at various ministries and departments directly seeking clarification on applicability of Model Code of Conduct, the Election Commission has shot off a letter to the Cabinet Secretariat asking it to ensure that all such requests are routed through it.
The Election Commission has held the state-run Doordarshan guilty of violating the Model Code of Conduct by telecasting news about reduced prices of vegetables on the day of Delhi assembly polls and asked its Director General to fix responsibility of officers involved.
A case has been registered
against the brother of an Independent candidate in Uttar
Pradesh Assembly polls for alleged violation of model code of
conduct in Khatoli area of the district, police said on Wednesday.
Ruling Left Front Chairman Biman
Bose accused the Election Commission of being more
active against the CPI(M) when it came to detecting alleged
violations of model code of conduct than in case of oppn
The Election Commission issued a show cause notice to Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers MK Alagiri for allegedly violating model code of conduct ahead of the April 13 assesmbly polls in Tamil Nadu.
High drama was witnessed at the residence of TRS MP Vijayasanthi here on Friday as police tried to arrest her for allegedly making inflammatory remarks for which she was also served a notice by the Election Commission.