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Election Commission deploys 100 per cent central forces in West Bengal for Lok Sabha polls

Kolkata, May 1 (IBNS): After the occurrence of violence in the first four phases of the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, the Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday deployed central forces in all polling booths of the state for the remaining three phases of the elections, media reports said.

PM Modi did not violate model code of conduct in Wardha speech: EC

New Delhi, Apr 30 (IBNS): The Election Commission on Tuesday announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not violate the model code of conduct during his speech at Maharashtra's Wardha.

Mamata Banerjee's TMC moves to EC

Kolkata, Apr 30 (UNI) The Trinamool Congress has dashed off a letter to the Election Commission where it has charged Prime Minister Narendra Modi with "violating" the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by encouraging “horse trading”.

No FIR lodged against Babul Supriyo: BJP

Kolkata, Apr 30 (IBNS): A day after the Election Commission reportedly directed West Bengal police to register a case against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Asansol candidate Babul Supriyo, saffron party leader Mukul Roy on Tuesday said no First Information Report (FIR) has been lodged against his party member.

Election Commission may take up complaints against Modi, Shah, Rahul on Tuesday

New Delhi, Apr 29 (UNI): The Election Commission may take up the complaints against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and Congress president Rahul Gandhi over violation of Model Code of Conduct on Tuesday.

Lok Sabha polls: Bengal BJP to lodge complaint with EC against alleged rigging

New Delhi, Apr 29 (IBNS): The West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be lodging a complaint with the Election Commission against the alleged rigging and discrepancies in voting during the fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls.

EC asks Delhi Police to file FIR against Gautam Gambhir for violating Model Code of Conduct

New Delhi, Apr 27 (IBNS): The Election Commission has asked the Delhi Police to file a First Information Report (FIR) against cricketer-turned politician Gautam Gambhir for violating the Model Code of Conduct by holding a rally without permission, media reports said.

Supreme Court refuses to lift EC's ban on release of Narendra Modi's biopic

New Delhi, Apr 26 (IBNS): The Supreme Court has refused to lift the Election Commission (EC)'s ban on the release of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biopic, PM Narendra Modi, media reports said.

Mayawati slams EC for not acting against PM Modi for alleged poll code violation

Lucknow, Apr 25 (IBNS): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has attacked the Election Commission for not taking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite allegedly violating the Model Code of Conduct in the election season.

EC orders removal of movie based on Mamata Banerjee's life

Kolkata, Apr 24 (UNI) In a major setback to the producers of movie based on the life of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, the Election commission (EC) on Wednesday ordered the removal “Baghini’ trailer.

Election Commission to issue notice to 11 candidates for appeal in social media for vote after campaigning ended

Lucknow, Apr 23 (UNI) Election Commission (EC) will be issuing notice to 11 candidates of the prominent political parties contesting in the ongoing third phase of polls in 10 Lok Sabha constituencies on Tuesday for violating the election model code of conduct by appealing in the social media for vote, after campaigning ended 48 hours before the polls.

ECI sends notice to makers of web series based on Narendra Modi, bans its online streaming

New Delhi, Apr 20 (IBNS): In a season when the country is voting in the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission of India on Saturday sent notice to the producers of the webseries created on the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

What Modi does not want India to see? Congress questions after IAS officer suspended for checking PM's chopper

New Delhi, Apr 18 (IBNS): Congress, the country's principal opposition party, raised questions after an IAS officer was suspended by the Election Commission (EC) for checking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's chopper in Odisha's Sambalpur.

You have finally woken up to powers: Supreme Court on EC's banning of political leaders' campaign

New Delhi, Apr 16 (IBNS): Reacting to the poll body's decision to bar prominent politicians from campaigning for giving hate speeches, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said it seems the Election Commission (EC) has finally woken up to powers, media reports said.

Cash recovered from a hotel in Assam’s Nagaon district

Guwahati, Apr 16 (IBNS): Ahead of the second phase of Lok Sabha elections, the police and flying squad team of the Election Commission of India (ECI) recovered Rs 14.94 lakh cash from a hotel in central Assam’s Nagaon district last night.