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Congress moves SC challenging exclusion of CJI in panel selecting election commissioners

New Delhi/IBN/UNI: Congress leader Jaya Thakur Tuesday approached the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of Sections 7 and 8 of the Election Commissioners (Appointment, Conditions of Service and Term of Office) Act, 2023 which excludes the name of the Chief Justice of India from the members of the selection committee.

EC revokes Kamal Nath's star campaigner status over 'repeated violations' ahead of MP by-polls

Bhopal/IBNS: The Election Commission on Friday declared that senior Congress leader Kamal Nath will no longer remain a "star campaigner" for the Madhya Pradesh by-polls next week following the series of controversial remarks by him.

New Delhi/UNI: Rajiv Kumar on Tuesday assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner of India.

Kumar joins the Election Commission of India with Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra, the Election Commission said in a statement here.

AAP complains Election Commission against Shah, BJP leaders for violating MCC

New Delhi/UNI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday filed a complaint in Election Commission against Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other Bharatiya Janata Party leaders for tarnishing it's image by allegedly posting concocted videos.

West Bengal: Case filed against two observers

Kolkata, Apr 26 (UNI) An independent candidate of the parliamentary polls has filed a petition before Calcutta High Court seeking cancellation of the Election Commission’s appointments of Ajay V Nayak and Vivek Dube as a special observer.