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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 rescinds poll notification for two seats in TN Assembly, a first for the country

Chennai, May 28 (IBNS) The Election Commission cancelled polling for the two remaining Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu and said fresh notification will be issued in due course, according to media reports.

EC announces bye-elections to fill vacancies in LS seat and state Assemblies

New Delhi, Apr 19 (IBNS) The Election Commission, on Tuesday, announced that bye-elections to fill casual vacancies in the Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies of Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Telangana will be held on May 16, 2016.

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 announces dates for Bihar polls

New Delhi, Sept 9 (IBNS): The Election Commission on Wednesday announced schedule for the Bihar polls which will start from Oct 12.

Om Prakash Rawat assumes charge as new EC

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IBNS) Om Prakash Rawat has assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India on Friday.