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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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