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India's diversity makes it unique, says former CEC at GU convocation  Nov 28, 2:13 pm
New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): Former Chief Election Commissioner of India, Dr S.Y. Quraishi, on Friday said, "India is a festival of youth and democracy, whose size and diversity creates unique challenges, but that is what makes the country unique."
Swamy calls people in Congress 'biggest liars', to move EC against Rahul  Nov 18, 2:33 pm
New Delhi, Nov.18 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday maintained his stand that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi had taken British citizenship to set up a company in the United Kingdom and said that he would write to the Election Commission to ask whether he can remain a voter in India.
'Underdog' RJD resurrects on Bihar's political scene emphatically  Nov 8, 10:32 pm
Patna, Nov. 8 (ANI): Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal, a constituent of the Mahagathbandhan, emerged as the single largest party, winning 80 seats in the 243-seat Bihar assembly, the final result for which were declared by the Election Commission at 9:28pm on Sunday.
Bihar elections would be rated as historic because of non-violence: Nasim Zaidi  Nov 8, 10:03 am
New Delhi, Nov. 8 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi on Sunday said the five phased Bihar Assembly election would be rated as a historical election because there was no violence during the campaigning.
Bihar elections: BJP leading in 11 seats, JDU in 5 in early trends  Nov 8, 8:50 am
Patna, Nov. 8 (ANI): According to first figures coming in from Election Commission in Patna, the Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in 11 sears and the Janata Dal United is leading in five seats in the countdown to the Bihar Assembly election results.
Kerala: re-polling in 114 centres today  Nov 6, 8:51 am
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov. 6 (ANI): The state election commission gave permission for re-polling in 105 polling stations in Malappuram and nine booths in Thrissur district for the local civic elections in Kerala.
EC issues notice to BJP over beef ad  Nov 5, 7:57 am
Patna, Nov. 5 (ANI): The Election Commission has issued a notice to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seeking explanation over their newspaper advertisement yesterday on beef.
EC asks parties not to publish any ad in papers tomorrow  Nov 4, 6:31 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 4 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) has directed that no advertisements shall be published in the poll-bound Bihar tomorrow unless its contents are ratified by the Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) at the state or district level.
Mahagathbandhan files complaint against BJP's 'holy cow' Ad  Nov 4, 4:53 pm
New Delhi, Nov.4 (ANI): The grand alliance on Wednesday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against an advertisement issued by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) showing a woman hugging a holy cow.
JD (U) to move EC over BJP's ad on cow  Nov 4, 11:24 am
New Delhi, Nov. 4 (ANI): Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of attempting to give communal colour to the Bihar Assembly polls, the Janata Dal (United) on Wednesday said that it would move the Election Commission over the recent ad in newspapers featuring a woman hugging a cow.
'Upset' Congress says EC must work with honesty  Nov 2, 11:55 am
New Delhi, Nov. 2 (ANI): Extremely disappointed with the Election Commission's move to issue notice to party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, the Congress on Monday said the former has not committed any mistake by making his stand clear on the growing intolerance in the country and asked the poll body to work with honesty.
EC slaps notices on Shah, Rahul, Lalu  Nov 1, 10:34 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 1 (ANI): The Election Commission on Sunday issued notice to various party leaders for allegedly breaching the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in the ongoing Bihar elections.
Objectionable ads: EC tightens noose around parties  Oct 31, 9:37 pm
New Delhi, Oct 31 (ANI): The Election Commission of India on Saturday asked the Bihar Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) to direct all national, state and registered political parties contesting the Bihar elections to send a copy of the material furnished for publication in the print media to the CEO and the District Election Officer (DEO).
RJD welcomes EC's ban on BJP's 'controversial' ads  Oct 31, 11:47 am
Patna, Oct.31 (ANI): The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Saturday welcomed the Election Commission's decision of slapping a ban on publication of two "controversial" advertisements of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying that it's victory for the people of Bihar.
BJP ads ban: Congress lauds EC  Oct 30, 11:00 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): The Congress Party on Friday welcomed the Election Commission's (EC) decision to ban the two "controversial" advertisements of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in poll-bound Bihar, and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah should apologise to the nation.
EC bans Bihar BJP's 'controversial' advertisements  Oct 30, 9:30 pm
New Delhi, Oct 30 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) on Friday slapped a ban on publication of two "controversial" advertisements of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in poll-bound Bihar.
Grand alliance demands action against PM, Amit Shah  Oct 30, 5:15 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): The grand alliance moved the Election Commission on Friday demanding that action should be initiated against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah for attempting to gather votes on caste and communal lines in poll-bound Bihar.
Mahagathbandhan to move EC over Amit Shah's 'Pak Diwali' comment   Oct 30, 11:02 am
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): The grand alliance will lodge a protest with the Election Commission on Friday against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah's remark that crackers will burst in Pakistan if his party loses the Bihar Assembly polls.
Bihar sees 53.32 percent turnout during third phase  Oct 28, 7:28 pm
New Delhi, Oct.28 (ANI): The third phase of polling in Bihar on Wednesday saw an average 53.32 percent turnout compared with 50.08 percent in the last assembly elections.
Two LS, four assembly seats go to polls on Nov 21  Oct 21, 11:38 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 21 (ANI): The Election Commission on Tuesday announced by-election for Ratlam Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh and Warangal seat in Telengana.
Ensure harmony during elections: EC  Oct 19, 3:07 pm
Muzzaffarpur, (Bihar) Oct. 19 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi has called upon the election officials to ensure social harmony during the ongoing Bihar Assembly elections.
Bihar polls: EC to review preparations for remaining phases  Oct 18, 9:02 am
Patna, Oct.18 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi and two election commissioners will arrive here on Sunday for a two-day visit to the state to review preparations for the remaining phases of Assembly Elections.
Gujarat HC asks EC to probe Shanker Chaudhary's alleged fake degree  Oct 13, 1:14 pm
Ahmedabad, Oct. 13 (ANI): The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday asked the Election Commission (EC) to probe the alleged fake degree of state minister and BJP leader Shanker Chaudhary.
Don't vote for shameless in Bihar, says PM Modi  Oct 12, 3:26 pm
Bhabua, Oct. 12 (ANI): Continuing his tirade against the grand alliance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday described his rally at Bhabua as a festival to wake Bihar from its slumber and asked the people of the state not to cast their votes for the shameless.
Election Commission orders probe into Kushwaha 'sting operation'  Oct 12, 9:03 am
New Delhi, Oct. 12 (ANI): Following the dramatic resignation of Bihar cabinet minister Awadhesh Kushwaha over graft charges, the Election Commission on Monday ordered the District Magistrate to probe into the alleged sting tape, which showed the minister accepting bribe.