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Jun 25, 2017
Arun Jaitley lambasts Congress' undeclared emergency comment, tells party to retrospectCongress said that Modi "should remember the country is facing an 'undeclared Emergency' under the BJP rule." Arun Jaitley pens his retort to this comment
Jun 02, 2017
Amendment in Election Petitions Rules needed for quicker disposal of cases, says Madras HCThe Madras High Court observed there it should amend its rules relating to hearing of election petitions to ensure completion of the trial within six months.
Apr 30, 2017
Election Commission to govt: Disqualify candidates named in charge sheets for bribing voters for 5 yearsNew Delhi: The Election Commission will tell the government to disqualify for up to 5 years candidates listed in charge sheets for bribing voters, a move which comes after it found that "innovative ways" were used for luring electors in a Tamil Nadu bypoll.
Feb 15, 2017
UP Election 2017: Allahabad HC seeks EC's response on steps taken to curb 'inflammatory atmosphere'The Allahabad High Court has sought reply from the Election Commission by Thursday as to what steps can be taken to curb any "inflammatory atmosphere" during the current electoral process.
Jan 02, 2017
Supreme Court terms seeking votes on basis of religion illegal, but this isn't a new formatIt is a coincidence that the Supreme Court's split verdict on use of religion in elections to secure votes should come the day two news items were featured in newspapers which related to identifying the voters by a religion.
Dec 18, 2016
EC wants contributions to political parties reined in, seeks ban on anonymous donations above Rs 2000EC has also proposed that exemption of Income Tax should only be extended to political parties that contest elections and win seats in Lok Sabha or assembly polls.
Jun 06, 2016
Cash for vote: EC to recommend cancelling of pollsThe Election Commission (EC) is considering asking the government to change the electoral law to allow it to cancel polls on the ground of 'cash-for-vote'
Jun 03, 2016
PIL in Delhi HC to put a lifetime ban on convicts from contesting electionsThe petition questioned why should not there be a lifetime ban on convicted person on contesting elections.
Dec 15, 2015
Majority of candidates 'under-report' election expenses, says Election CommissionThe majority of candidates contesting polls in India are "under-reporting" their expenses and inadequate laws to regulate political funds may lead to a "fearful" situation where institutions go under the "control of money" and holding fair polls becomes difficult, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi said on Tuesday.
Aug 27, 2013
Bill to negate SC verdict on convicted lawmakers gets Rajya Sabha nodRepresentation of the People (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2013 provides for a change in the Act of 1951.