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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.

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.