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TMC moves Election Commission over Sandeshkhali raid, alleges BJP conspired with CBI, NSG

Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Saturday moved the Election Commission of India (ECI) against the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the National Security Guard (NSG), alleging that the Central probe agency along with the security forces carried out "an unscrupulous raid at an empty location in Sandeshkhali on poll day to tarnish the image of the Mamata Banerjee-led party during the Lok Sabha elections."

President Droupadi Murmu receives new voter ID card from Delhi CEO

Chief Electoral Officer P Krishnamurthy handed over the new voter ID card to President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday, making her a Delhi-based voter.

NCP crisis: Sharad Pawar shoots 'strong-worded' letter to poll body over party symbol claim by Ajit Pawar faction

Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) national executive meeting held by Sharad Pawar has drawn a sharp response from the Ajit Pawar faction, which said it has "no legal sanctity".

'Democratic victory': Mamata on Supreme Court's landmark verdict on CEC, ECs appointment

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday termed the Supreme Court's landmark verdict which ruled a panel comprising the Prime Minister, Leader of Opposition and Chief Justice of India would appoint the Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners until a new law is framed as a "democratic victory".

Amid poaching fears, Jharkand CM Hemant Soren spends a day bonding with ruling MLAs

Ranchi: Saturday was a busy day for Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, albeit in a different way, as he spent the entire day with the ruling Grand Alliance MLAs, accompanying them in a bus and later enjoying a boat ride with them, in an apparent effort to deter potential poaching threats amid uncertainty over his political fate.

Jharkhand: MLAs reach with bags at CM Hemant Soren's house, leave in buses as political crisis deepens

Ranchi: As uncertainty hit Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and his coalition government, some MLAs were seen at the CM's house with luggage, who boarded buses and left for an unknown destination, media reports said.

EC to issue notification on Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren's disqualification as MLA: Reports

Ranchi: The Election Commission has disqualified Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren as an MLA and the notification will be issued soon after which the poll body will initiate disqualification proceedings as per the order of the Governor, media reports said.

BJP welcomes deferral of Punjab polls

Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab BJP President Ashwani Sharma on Monday welcomed the Election Commission's decision to postpone the polling day to Feb 20 in the state, in view of Guru Ravidas Jayanti.

EC panel counsel in Supreme Court resigns

New Delhi/UNI: Advocate Mohit D Ram, the panel counsel representing the Election Commission, has resigned from his post, citing his values were not in consonance with the present functioning of the poll body.

Congress urges EC to provide CCTV surveillance of strong rooms to contesting candidates

Guwahati/UNI: Assam Congress has requested the election commission to provide access or link of the CCTV surveillance of strong rooms to the contesting candidates of all the constituencies to ensure the protection of the EVMS from rigging.

EC reduces campaigning ban on Himanta Sarma from 48 to 24 hrs

New Delhi/UNI: The Election Commission on Saturday reduced the electioneering ban imposed on Assam BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma for threatening an opposition leader, from 48 to 24 hours, after he apologised and assured to abide by Model Code of Conduct in future.

'Suvendu Adhikari harbouring armed criminals': TMC writes to Bengal EC

Kolkata/UNI: The ruling Trinamool Congress on Friday wrote to the Chief Electoral Officer of West Bengal, saying that BJP's Nandigram candidate Suvendu Adhikari is harbouring armed criminals at least in nine locations.

EC announcing poll dates for four states, one UT

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India is currently announcing the dates for the upcoming Assembly polls in five states, including West Bengal.

Not under pressure: Election Commission denies RJD allegations

Patna/IBNS: Amid allegations by Bihar oppositions' alliance, the Election Commission on Tuesday evening denied that they are under pressure by the ruling party as the counting for the votes in the assembly elections in still underway.

ECI seeks explanation from Kamal Nath on his 'item' remark

New Delhi/IBNS:  The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday issued notice to former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath seeking explanation on his "item" remark against former party colleague and BJP candidate for bypolls Imarti Devi.