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Poll Candidates

In a landmark ruling, SC says poll candidates must disclose source of income

The apex court bench passed the order while responding to a petition filed by an NGO, Lok Prahari. 

Feb 16, 2018, 13:09 PM IST

Candidate should not contest two seats, EC tells SC

The Election Commission on Monday told the Supreme Court that a candidate should not contest from two constituencies.

Dec 11, 2017, 23:05 PM IST

Now candidates to declare their and spouse's source of income

The Election Commission had approached the Law Ministry in this regard last year. The Commission is of the view that it will bring transparency in the election process.

May 26, 2017, 21:13 PM IST

Majority of candidates 'under-reporting' poll expenses: EC

The CEC said their data indicates that candidates are under-reporting expenses within the prescribed ceiling.

Dec 15, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

List of BJP Delhi Assembly poll candidates to be out on Jan 19

 BJP will announce its candidates for the February 7 Delhi Assembly election on January 19 when the party's Central Election Committee meets here.

Jan 15, 2015, 22:55 PM IST

`Bahu dilao, vote pao`: Haryana bachelors to candidates

Some Lok Sabha candidates in Haryana, which has the country`s lowest sex ratio, are facing a strange demand from bachelor voters -- "get us brides in return for our votes".

Apr 09, 2014, 12:22 PM IST

PAN-less candidates with over Rs 5 crore to face I-T scrutiny

This is part of a joint charter prepared by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and the Election Commission (EC) for scrutinising the poll affidavits of candidates contesting 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Apr 03, 2014, 13:00 PM IST

AAP fields two more candidates in Rajasthan

The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday announced the names of two more Lok Sabha poll candidates from Rajasthan, a party spokesman said here.

Mar 28, 2014, 21:10 PM IST

Two former MoS in PMK list of candidates for LS polls

PMK on Monday set the ball rolling for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls by releasing its first list of candidates, which included its president and two former Ministers of State for Railways.

Oct 21, 2013, 14:11 PM IST

Reject nomination papers if criminal past not disclosed: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday said that the nomination papers of a candidate would stand rejected if he does not disclose the details of his assets or his criminal antecedents in his nomination papers.

Sep 13, 2013, 16:14 PM IST

Nearly 4000 candidates enter poll fray in Karnataka

A total of 3,957 candidates have filed their nominations for the May 5 Assembly Elections in Karnataka.

Apr 18, 2013, 20:48 PM IST

IUML announces poll candidates

The Indian Union Muslim League,
a constituent of the DMK-led alliance for the April 13 Tamil Nadu polls, on Friday announced its candidates for the three
constituencies it has been allotted by its senior partner.

Mar 18, 2011, 20:49 PM IST