Poll panel slaps notice on Trinamool MP

The Election Commission Monday slapped a show-cause notice on Trinamool Congress MP and Bengali film actress Satabdi Roy for her remarks at a party rally in West Bengal`s Birbhum district.

Make `Bhootnath Returns` tax free, poll panel urged

Amitabh Bachchan-starrer “Bhootnath Returns” -- a movie that emphasises the importance of voting -- should be made tax free so that its message reaches a wider audience, the Election Commission has been urged.

Maha poll panel to test `voting day result` plan

The State Election Commission will tomorrow launch a pilot project to declare result on the same day of voting.

Voter ID to be valid as address proof: Poll panel

The Elector`s Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) will be treated as residential proof of a citizen in India, an Election Commission official said on Tuesday.

Poll panel, UNDP ink MoU for cooperation in poll management

The Election Commission of India and the United Nations Development Programme inked an MoU for cooperation in election management.

Will oppose any move to weaken poll panel: BJP

Charging the Cong with being a party of serial offenders of the EC`s model code of conduct, the BJP said it will oppose any move to weaken the poll panel.

‘Poll panel has last word on code violation’

Former solicitor general Harish Salve said that EC has the last word on the violation of model code of conduct and those who disagree can move court.

Poll panel for voters` right to reject candidates

The Election Commission said it had already proposed to the govt to introduce `none of the above` buttons on EVMs.

Poll panel receives complaints against Pranab`s son, Mamata

BJP lodged a complaint with West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer accusing union FM Pranab Mukherjee`s son of taking undue advantage from the SAIL by taking voluntary retirement instead of resigning his post to join the Cong.

Poll panel to keep hawk eye on all cash transactions

Withdrawing more than Rs 1 lakh from any bank after the notification of assembly poll dates by the EC will be looked at suspiciously and all kinds of expenditure from that amount will be monitored.

BJP poll panel fails to agree on Bihar candidates

Owing to in-house differences,
BJP Central Election Committee today failed to arrive at a consensus on party candidates for coming Bihar assembly
elections and decided to meet again tomorrow.

Poll panel warns TRS chief over `provocative` statements

Election Commission today
expressed strong displeasure over the "provocative" statements
made by TRS President K Chandrasekhara Rao during the campaign
for the July 27 by-elections to 12 Assembly seats in
Telangana.

Poll panel to discuss statute change to discuss EC removal

The three-member Election
Commission will meet shortly to discuss amendment of the
Constitution to see that the CEC does not have the power of
removing an Election Commissioner.