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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.

Left parties too ask EC to defer Narendra Modi biopic release

New Delhi, Mar 26 (UNI) A delegation of the Left parties on Tuesday met Election Commission and raised objection against the release of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biopic ‘PM Narendra Modi’ during election time.

EC to announce Karnataka Assembly polling dates today

New Delhi, Mar 27 (IBNS): The Election Commission is all set to announce polling dates for the upcoming Assembly elections in Karnataka on Tuesday.

Disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs is most unfortunate: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, Jan 19 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday came out supporting the Aam Aadmi Party and called disqualification of  20 MLAs of the party in Delhi for allegedly holding office of profits as parliamentary secretaries as "unfortunate".

Gujarat polls: Congress slams EC for 'failure to act' over Modi's roadshow

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IBNS): The Congress party on Thursday slammed the Election Commission for not taking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders for the controversial roadshow which allegedly violated the model code of conduct.

BJP acting in desperation : P Chidambaram on complaint against Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IBNS) : Veteran Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday hit out at the BJP for lodging a complaint with the Election Commission over an interview of party President Rahul Gandhi and said the "double standard" being pursued by the ruling party shows its desperation to win the Gujarat polls which it stands to lose.

Clarify controversy raised over functioning of EVMs: Omar Abdullah tells EC

Srinagar Dec 9 (IBNS): Ex-Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abudllah on Saturday urged that the Election Commission should clarify the controversy raised over the functioning of the EVMs.

EC's EVM challenge today

New Delhi, June 3 (IBNS): The Election Commission is all set to host its EVM challenge in Delhi on Saturday.

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu says EC has taken the right step by cancelling TN by-election

Chennai, Apr 10 (IBNS): Veteran BJP leader and Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu has said on Monday that the Election Commission (EC) has taken the right decision in cancelling the by-poll to Chennai's RK Nagar Assembly constituency, media reports said.

EC ensures fair bye-election in MP's Bandhavgarh assembly constituencies

New Delhi, Apr 2 (IBNS): A delegation from INC on Sunday met the Election Commission in connection with bye-election from 9-Ater and 89-Bandhavgarh(ST) assembly constituencies in Madhya Pradesh.

Assembly polls: EC asks govt not to announce state-specific schemes in budget

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IBNS): Keeping the upcoming Assembly polls in several Indian states in mind, the Election Commission on Monday asked the government not to announce any state-specific schemes in the budget.

EC sends notices to Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah, Lalu Prasad Yadav

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IBNS): The Election Commission on Sunday issued notices to Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi BJP President Amit Shah and RJD chief Lalu Prasad for violating poll codes during campaigning for the Bihar Assembly polls.

EC to conduct feasibility tests for polls in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IBNS): A team of Election Commission (EC) officials is likely to visit flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday to review the situation whether Assembly polls can be conducted in the state on time.