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Election Commission holds discussions with Legislative Department on pending electoral reforms

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India on Tuesday held detailed discussions with the Legislative Department of Ministry of Law and Justice on various issues of pending electoral reforms.

EC warns Kejriwal for promising mohalla clinic in court complex, asks him ‘to be more careful in future’

New Delhi/UNI: The Election Commission on Wednesday ‘warned’ Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for the violation of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by promising mohalla clinic in the court complex.

Delhi polls: EC asks police to file FIR against BJP's Kapil Mishra over 'communal tweet'

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission on Friday directed the police to file a complaint against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kapil Mishra over an alleged communal tweet made by him against those protesting the Citizenship Amendment Act ahead of the Delhi assembly polls.

Amit Shah slams Opposition over EVM tampering allegations

New Delhi, May 22 (IBNS): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Wednesday ripped into the Opposition parties a day ahead of the counting over the their allegations of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) tampering.

BSP chief Mayawati questions EC's 'impartiality' in PM's Varanasi seat

Lucknow, May 17 (UNI) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati on Friday questioned the 'impartiality' of Election Commission in holding election in Narendra Modi's Varanasi constituency.

Cong demands EC to ban Modi from campaigning for remarks on Rajiv Gandhi

New Delhi, May 6 (UNI): Approaching the election commission on the remarks by Narendra Modi against former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, the Congress on Monday demanded that the EC immediately ban the Prime Minister from campaigning for his comments.

Lok Sabha election 2019: PM Modi gets third clean chit from EC

New Delhi, May 2 (IBNS): The Election Commission on Thursday gave a third clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his nuclear button remark.

BJP delegation meets EC, complains against Rahul Gandhi, poll violence in Bengal

New Delhi, Apr 29 (UNI) A BJP delegation comprising Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and party leaders GVL Narasimha Rao and Nalin Kohli on Monday met Election Commission and raised the issue of continued poll violence in West Bengal and also about certain remarks made by Congress president Rahul Gandhi.

Oppositions complaint to EC over 'BJP' been written under lotus symbol on EVMs

New Delhi, Apr 28 (IBNS): Opposition parties have complained to the Election Commission that Bharatiya Janata Party's name appears under the lotus symbol of the party on EVM machines.

PM Narendra Modi biopic : EC submits detailed report in Supreme Court

New Delhi, Apr 22 (UNI) The Election Commission (EC) on Monday filed its detailed report on the release of the Modi biopic, in a sealed cover to the Apex Court.

Supreme Court pulls up EC over no action on hate speeches

New Delhi, Apr 15 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday hauled up the Election Commission for not taking action on hate speeches during 2019 Lok Sabha election campaigning.

Lok Sabha elections: 36 poll personnel walk 15 kms inside dense forest fearing Maoist attack

Bhubaneswar, Apr 12 (UNI) Fearing Maoists attack, as many as 36 polling officials deployed in six polling booths in Banda Ghati area of Malkangiri distict had to walk down 15 km inside dense forest after the polling yesterday and reached the Malkangiri district headquarter this morning.

EC serves notices to Yogi Adityanath, Mayawati over 'communal' remark

Lucknow, Apr 12 (UNI) The Election Commission has served showcause notices to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati, for violating the Election Model Code of Conduct (MCC) during their speeches.

Will send EC to jail if voted to power: BR Ambedkar's grandson Prakash Ambedkar

Nagpur, Apr 5 (IBNS):  Dalit leader and three-time MP Prakash Ambedkar, who is also the grandson of architect of the Indian Constitution BR Ambedkar, has triggered a controversy by allegedly threatening that the Election Commission will be put behind bars for at least two days if voted to power for not letting parties to speak on the Pulwama attack issue during the Lok Sabha polls.

Police and EC recovered Rs 4.85 lakh from a vehicle in Assam’s Karimganj

Guwahati, Apr 3 (IBNS): Ahead of the Lok Sabha election, the Assam police and the flying squad team of the Election Commission of India (ECI) had recovered Rs 4.85 lakh cash from a vehicle in Assam’s Karimganj district on Tuesday evening.