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Delhi polls: Kiran Bedi writes to EC objecting to fatwas

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IBNS): A day after her humiliating defeat to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the Delhi Assembly polls, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi, who was Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) chief ministerial candidate, has complained to the Election Commission (EC) alleging that issuing of 'fatwas' are impact voting.

Govindacharya complains to EC against BJP ads on poll day

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IBNS) Former RSS ideologue KN Govindacharya on Saturday complained to the Election Commission against the Bharatiya Janata Party for its full-page advertisements in e-papers of various national dailies, saying it was a violation of the electoral law.

Delhi polls: AAP complains to EC against Bedi

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IBNS): As Delhiites continue to cast their votes in the high-voltage Assembly election here, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday filed a complaint to the Election Commission against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi for violating the model code of conduct in Krishna Nagar constituency.

EC rejects Kejriwal's allegation of EVM tampering

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IBNS) Three days before Delhi Assembly elections, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday again raised his allegation of EVM tampering, but the Election Commission rubbished it as a 'rumour.'

EC censures AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IBNS) The Election Commission of India on Friday censured Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal for his comments where he accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting communal violence in the national capital.

EC notice to Kerjiwal for 'instigating' bribery

New Delhi, Jan 20 (IBNS) The Election Commission on Tuesday issued notice to Aam Admi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal for instigating public to take bribes from Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress.

EC issues notice to Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IBNS) In a trouble to Arvind Kejriwal ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls, the Election Commission of India on Saturday issued a notice to the Aad Aami Party (AAP) supremo for violating the Model Code of Conduct during a press conference where he had targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said it was attempting to incite communal violence in the national capital.

EC issues notices to 20 political parties for not filing poll expense statements

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IBNS): The Election Commission (EC) has issued show cause notices to 20 political parties including Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Samajwadi Party for defaulting in filing poll expenditure statements within the stipulated time.

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.

Congress moves to EC over airing Modi's Madison Square Garden speech

Mumbai, Oct 13 (IBNS): The Congress complained to the Election Commission over airing of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at New York's Madison Square Garden.

EC orders FIR against Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow, Sept 11 (IBNS): The Election Commission of India on Thursday directed Uttar Pradesh chief election officer to file an FIR against BJP MP Yogi Adityanath, who held a rally at Lucknow city in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday defying the state government.

Paid News case: Ashok Chavan gets EC notice

New Delhi, July 13 (IBNS) Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan is facing fresh trouble as the Election Commission on Sunday slapped a show-cause notice on him as he failed to lodge his election expenses as per law in connection with a paid-news case.

EC submits list of newly elected MPs to Prez

New Delhi, May 19 (IBNS): The Election Commission on Sunday met President Pranab Mukherjee and submitted to him a notification certifying the names of the elected members to Lok Sabha, the President's Secretariat said on Monday.

EC allows govt to appoint new Army chief

New Delhi, May 12 (IBNS): The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday allowed the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to initiate the process of appointing the next Army chief.

Model Code: Election Commission issues notice to Kejriwal

Varanasi, May 11 (IBNS) The Election Commission on Sunday slapped a notice to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Varanasi Lok Sabha candidate Arvind Kejriwal for violating the Model Code of Conduct through his speech at Amethi in Uttar Pradesh recently.