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BJP condemns AAP's Shazia Ilmi for asking Muslim leaders to be 'communal'  Apr 23, 2:05 pm
New Delhi, Apr.23 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday criticized Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Shazia Ilmi over her statement, where she asked Muslim leaders to be 'communal', and called on the Election Commission to take appropriate action against her.
I can't be Azam Khan and not follow EC's order: Giriraj Singh  Apr 23, 12:08 pm
Patna, Apr.23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Giriraj Singh, who has been banned by the Election Commission from campaigning in Bihar and Jharkhand for his highly inflammatory speeches, said Wednesday that he will follow the poll body's directive, as he is not like Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan, who had refused to apologise for his hate speech.
BJP registers complaint with EC, castigates Congress for using abusive language against Modi  Apr 22, 10:41 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Tuesday, met the Election Commission registering their complaint against senior leaders of the Congress party for using foul and abusive remarks against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
Giriraj Singh banned by EC from campaigning in Bihar, Jharkhand  Apr 22, 9:16 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 22 (ANI): The Election Commission on Tuesday, banned the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Giriraj Singh from campaigning in Bihar and Jharkhand for his highly inflammatory speeches.
Will duly follow party's directives: Giriraj Singh  Apr 22, 11:46 am
Patna, Apr. 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Giriraj Singh on Tuesday said that he would follow the directives he receives from the party over his hate speech, following which the Election Commission had ordered an FIR against him.
Arunachal Pradesh toughest for holding polls  Apr 22, 11:11 am
Itanagar, Apr.22 (ANI): Surrounded by three countries, crisscrossed by numerous perennial rivers, and with seasonal snowfall, recurring floods and landslides, Arunachal Pradesh poses the toughest challenges among all the states for conducting elections about which Election Commission of India has hardly any idea.
EC must be politically unbiased: Modi  Apr 21, 8:13 pm
Firozabad, (Uttar Pradesh), Apr. 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Monday that the Election Commission of India (ECI) does not have the right to be biased towards any political party.
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah 'extends lead' as vote count continues  Apr 21, 11:05 am
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has extended his lead over his rival Ashraf Ghani.
EC orders re-polling in four booths in Barmer tomorrow  Apr 20, 6:44 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 20 (ANI): The Election Commission has ordered repolling in three polling booths in Barmer constituency in Rajasthan and one in Churu tomorrow.
Tax exemptions withdrawn from ten political parties by the Election Commission  Apr 20, 4:47 pm
New Delhi, Apr.20 (ANI): The Election Commission has sought withdrawal of tax exemption benefits to ten political parties from the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
Polling machinery to take special measures ensuring voters safety in Maoist hotbeds of Andhra Pradesh  Apr 20, 11:27 am
Hyderabad, Apr.20 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner, VS Sampath has said that polling machinery would take special measures to ensure security for the voters and help them cast their votes without any fear in Maoist hotbeds of Andhra Pradesh.
UP Govt. putting huge pressure on voters: Mohammad Adeeb  Apr 19, 11:18 am
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) and Member of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), Mohammed Adeeb on Saturday said that Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and the Uttar Pradesh Government that is being run by his son Akhilesh Yadav, are putting huge pressure on voters to vote in favour of the Samajwadi Party, and has urged the Election Commission to examine the matter on priority.
EC issues show cause notice to Mulayam Singh for violating model code of conduct  Apr 19, 10:18 am
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): The Election Commission has issued a show cause notice to Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening contractual government teachers to vote for his party to retain their jobs.
Azam Khan criticizes EC for lifting ban on Amit Shah  Apr 18, 9:19 pm
Rampur, (Uttar Pradesh), Apr. 18 (ANI): Samajwadi Party(SP) leader Azam Khan heaped scorn at the Election Commission for its decision to lift campaign ban on a Modi's top aide, Amit Shah who has been accused of delivering hate speeches, while barring former from holding election rallies for allegedly giving a communal colour to the 1999 Kargil war.
Salman Khurshid 'respects' Election Commission decision to lift ban of Amit Shah  Apr 18, 8:42 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): Commenting on the decision of the Election Commission's decision to lift the ban on Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Uttar Pradesh campaign in-charge Amit Shah, Minister of External Affairs Salman Khurshid on Friday said he respected EC's decision and added that if one could not agree the person could go to court.
Samajwadi Party appeals to EC to keep ban on Amit Shah  Apr 18, 12:58 pm
Lucknow, Apr.18 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party on Friday appealed to the Election Commission to reconsider its decision to lift the ban on BJP general secretary Amit Shah in connection with a poll code violation during public meetings in Uttar Pradesh.
EC lifts ban on Amit Shah, allows him to campaign in UP  Apr 18, 10:03 am
New Delhi, Apr.18 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) has lifted its ban and allowed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Shah to resume his campaign in Uttar Pradesh for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.
Amit Shah to abide by EC censure decision   Apr 17, 2:45 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (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.
Election Commission did great injustice to me, says Azam Khan  Apr 16, 9:24 pm
Rampur, Apr. 16 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Wednesday said the Election Commission (EC) had behaved with him in a manner even worse than what the British used to treat us before independence and charged the Congress of giving in to the fascist forces.
U.P police lodges FIR against 17 people for burning EC effigy  Apr 16, 7:44 pm
Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh), Apr. 16 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh (U.P) Police has lodged an FIR against 17 persons in Sambhal District for burning an effigy of the Election Commission (EC).
EC orders DD not telecast films of actors contesting polls  Apr 16, 10:59 am
New Delhi, Apr.16 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) has directed Doordarshan (DD) not to telecast films of actors who are contesting the Lok Sabha elections.
Amarinder asks EC to include house cost in Jaitley's poll expenses  Apr 14, 7:12 pm
Amritsar, Apr.14 (ANI): Former Punjab chief minister and Congress Party candidate from Amritsar Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday filed a complaint with the Election Commission of India (ECI) seeking to include the cost of the house purchased recently by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Arun Jaitley in his election expenses since it was aimed at garnering the people's support.
Former Afghan foreign minister enjoys early lead in presidential elections  Apr 14, 11:56 am
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Afghanistan's former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah is reportedly leading early vote count in presidential election, following last week's voting, the country's Independent Election Commission chairman said.
BJP 'saddened' by EC's decision to ban Amit Shah from addressing rallies in UP  Apr 13, 9:00 pm
New Delhi, Apr.13 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said the Election Commission's (EC) decision to ban Amit Shah from addressing rallies in Uttar Pradesh has saddened the party.
Election Commission acting on Congress's behest, alleges Azam Khan  Apr 13, 7:46 pm
Rampur, Apr.13 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Sunday alleged that the Election Commission is acting on the directives of the Congress Party, and vowed to approach court if justice is not delivered to him.
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