Keyword Results for   'election commission'  
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.
Repoll at 33 polling stations in Bihar today  Apr 13, 10:31 am
Patna, Apr. 13 (ANI): The Election Commission ordered repolling at 33 polling stations in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar due to security reasons.
Won't tolerate any leaders who make hate speeches during polls, warns V S Sampath  Apr 12, 9:16 pm
Chennai, Apr.12 (ANI): The Chief Election Commissioner of India Veeravalli Sundaram Sampath on Saturday said that the Election Commission (EC) will not tolerate leaders who make hate comments during poll campaign.
EC to state poll body chiefs: Take prompt action on Model Code of Conduct violations  Apr 12, 4:56 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 12 (ANI): The Election Commission on Saturday asked Chief Electoral Officers of all states to take instant and prompt action in cases of violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) and other poll-related offences.
BJP asks EC to review order on banning Amit Shah from addressing rallies in UP  Apr 12, 1:27 pm
New Delhi, Apr.12 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said it would appeal to the Election Commission of India to reconsider its decision to ban party general secretary Amit Shah from holding rallies across Uttar Pradesh.
EC bans Amit Shah, Azam Khan from holding public rallies after hate speech   Apr 12, 10:38 am
Lucknow, Apr. 12 (ANI): Election Commission (EC) of India banned Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan and general secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Amit Shah from addressing any public rallies after they made "highly inflammatory speeches" during election campaigns.
Congress complains to Election Commission against Modi for hiding marital status  Apr 11, 9:07 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 11 (ANI): Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday sought action by the Election Commission against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for hiding facts about his marriage in election affidavits filed by him in the past.
Himachal state election commission appoints 97 year old Shyam Saran Negi as its brand ambassador  Apr 11, 5:22 pm
Kinnaur, (Himachal Pradesh), Apr.11 (ANI): The State Election Commission in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh has appointed the 97-year- old first ever voter of independent India, Shyam Saran Negi, as its brand ambassador for the poll campaign in the tribal region.
EC asks W.Bengal Govt. to arrest Malda miscreants  Apr 11, 2:55 pm
New Delhi, Apr.11 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) on Friday asked the West Bengal Government to immediately arrest all those involved in the Malda assault on its officials yesterday.
Delhi records 64 percent voting, Kerala leads with 73.4 percent   Apr 10, 9:08 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 10 (ANI): The Election Commission officials on Thursday announced the poll percentage of the states that went for polling today, with Kerala, Haryana and Chandigarh witnessing one of the highest poll percentages of 73.4 percent, 73 per cent and 72 per cent respectively.
EC seeks report of attack on poll officials in Malda  Apr 10, 8:44 pm
Malda, (West Bengal), Apr. 10 (ANI): The Election Commission on Thursday sought a report of the attack on its personnel in Malda.
EC Chief urges people to vote  Apr 10, 3:22 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 10 (ANI): Election Commission Chief V.S Sampath on Thursday urged people to vote as the third phase of elections began.
BJP, RSS question contribution of Muslims in country: Azam Khan  Apr 9, 9:32 pm
Rampur, Apr.9 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Wednesday said he will reply to the Election Commission's notice if he gets it for his controversial remarks and accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of questioning the role of the Muslims in the country.
Court to decide on Amit Shah's arrest only after verifying CD, says his lawyer  Apr 9, 6:54 pm
Allahabad, Apr. 9 (ANI): Sambit Gopal, the lawyer representing BJP leader Amit Shah, said on Wednesday that the court will examine the CDs' of his client's recent speeches in Uttar Pradesh, and then only decide whether he should be arrested or not.
EC sends notice to Kejriwal for wrongful assembly at Rajghat  Apr 9, 6:54 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 9 (ANI): The Election Commission on Wednesday sent a notice to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal for assembling with a crowd at Rajghat.
Mamata had no choice but to bow before EC, says CPI leader Dasgupta  Apr 9, 2:49 pm
Kolkata, Apr.9 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI)leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Wednesday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had no choice but to comply with the Election Commission's decision on the transfer of six officials.
EC must monitor activities of RSS and spiritual leaders: Congress leader Mittal  Apr 9, 12:20 pm
New Delhi, Apr.9 (ANI): The secretary of the All India Congress Committee's Legal Department, K.C. Mittal, on Wednesday asked the Election Commission (EC) to monitor the political activities of organizations such as the Rashtriya SwayamSewak Sangh (RSS), and spiritual leaders like Baba Ramdev and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, as their involvement in the election process amounts to violating the model code of conduct (MCC).
Mamata accepts EC order to transfer officials  Apr 9, 8:57 am
Kolkata/New Delhi, Apr.9 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has accepted the Election Commission of India's (ECI's) order to transfer five Superintendents of Police (SPs) and a district magistrate.
Opposition condemns confrontation between Election Commission and Mamata  Apr 8, 7:14 pm
Kolkata, Apr. 8 (ANI): Opposition leaders in Bengal on Tuesday condemned the confrontation between the West Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, and the Election Commission (EC) after Banerjee refused to transfer officials as directed by the election body.
Bengal's urban development minister terms Election Commission decision as "unfortunate"  Apr 8, 6:40 pm
Kolkata, Apr.8 (ANI): Urban Development and Municipal Affairs minister of West Bengal, Firhad Hakim on Tuesday stated that it was unfortunate on the part of the Election Commission to give directives to the state government on seeking transfer of election officials.
EC postpones LS polls in Mizoram to April 11  Apr 8, 12:25 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 8 (ANI): The Election Commission of India on Tuesday postponed the Lok Sabha polls for Mizoram till April 11.
Over 72 percent voters in Assam, and 84 percent in Tripura cast their ballots  Apr 7, 8:59 pm
New Delhi, Apr.7 (ANI): Speaking in a press conference the Election Commission (EC) on Monday said that in Assam where five parliamentary constituencies went to polls in nine districts the turnout was till 5 p.m was approximately 72.5 percent. However there were still queues in several polling stations and he expected the turnout to cross 75 percent in the state of Assam.