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SC to hear Uddhav Thackerya's plea; Shiv Sena name, symbol to remain with Shinde camp now

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court will hear Uddhav Thackeray's plea now over the Shiv Sena name and "bow and arrow" symbol, which the Election Commission granted to the Eknath Shinde faction.

EC should be dismissed: Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday demanded that the Election Commission be dismissed and the election commissioner be appointed through elections.

'Rs 2000 crores paid to purchase Shiv Sena party name, symbol': Sanjay Raut

Mumbai/IBNS/UNI: Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut, who belongs to the Uddhav Thackeray faction, Sunday alleged that a deal of Rs 2000 crores took place to purchase the Shiv Sena party name and its symbol.

In big setback for Uddhav Thackeray, EC recognizes Shinde faction as real Shiv Sena, allots party symbol

Mumbai/UNI: In a major setback to Uddhav Thackeray, the Election Commission of India (ECI) Friday recognised the Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde's faction as the real Shiv Sena and allowed them to use the traditional party symbol of bow and arrow.

Election Commission ensures voting of 139 fenced out Tripura voters

Agartala/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has taken action to ensure the voting rights of 139 Indian electorates of Tripura so far who are living outside the wire fencing along Indo-Bangladesh border of the state at zero line, said Chief Electoral Officer Kiran Gitte.

ECI suspends a sector officer in Tripura for illegally defacing PM Modi's photo

Agartala/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday suspended a senior official of the Tripura government on the charge of illegally defacing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's face in a poster on a private property in Sabroom in South Tripura three days ago.

Election Commission seeks report on political violence in Tripura

Agartala/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday directed the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Tripura to submit the inquiry report by Friday on the political violence recently perpetrated on opposition CPI-M and Congress allegedly by ruling BJP cadres.

Tripura to vote on Feb 16, Meghalaya-Nagaland to elect new Assembly on Feb 27

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday announced the Assembly election dates for  Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura.

TMC opposes Election Commission's proposed plan to introduce remote voting

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) has opposed the ECI's proposed plan to introduce remote voting to improve the voter participation, saying a hasty decision to chart into the territory of remote voting will have potentially damaging effects.

Election Commission comes up with RVM to improve migrant workers' voting rights

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has come up with a prototype Multi-Constituency Remote Electronic Voting (RVM) Machine to improve the voting rights of the migrant workers, media reports said.

ECI officials review SVEEP campaign in poll-bound Tripura

Agartala/UNI: The senior officials of the Election Commission of India (ECI) comprising Special Officer Dr Ranavir Singh, and Director to Tripura Santosh Ajmera on Thursday reviewed the ongoing Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) campaign to increase the voters’ turn out in upcoming assembly polls.

Election Commission reviews poll preparedness of Tripura

Agartala/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has reviewed the poll-preparedness of the upcoming assembly polls with the election officials of Tripura in New Delhi and directed to undertake all preventive measures to conduct free and fair elections to be held in February, officials said here in a statement on Saturday.

SC reserves verdict on independent selection panel for appointments of CEC and ECs

New Delhi/UNI: A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions seeking a direction for an independent selection panel for appointments of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) & Election Commissioners (ECs).

SC questions Arun Goel's appointment as Election Commissioner, asks for files

New Delhi/IBNS: Questioning the appointment of the new Election Commissioner, the Supreme Court Wednesday asked for specific files regarding the appointment of Arun Goel to the commission on Nov 19.

HP: 6 poll officials suspended for carrying EVMs in pvt vehicle

Shimla/UNI: Six police personnel posted at the Dattanagar polling station were suspended for allegedly breaching poll duty rules following the recovery of an EVM in a private vehicle.