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Mar 31, 2016
Assembly Elections 2016: EC bans exit polls between 4 April and 16 MayThe Election Commission on Thursday banned exit polls between 4 April and 16 May when Assembly elections are held in five states.
Mar 27, 2016
DMDK women's wing leader and Vijayakant's wife Premalatha booked for 'instigating' voters to take money for their votesDMDK women's wing leader and party founder Vijayakant's wife Premalatha has been booked for allegedly instigating voters to accept money from DMK and AIADMK to vote in the coming assembly elections.
Jan 12, 2015
SC seeks EC's reply on plea seeking voting rights for migrantsAccording to the provisions of the Representation of People Act, when government servants and a class of certain other persons are allowed to vote through postal ballots, then the same right be given to private persons who are forced to leave their respective constituencies for reasons of employment.
Oct 15, 2014
Poll campaign cut-off is a fiction, run right into the voting hourOne reason for the bar against canvassing for votes after a specified cut-off time is to provide the voter an opportunity to contemplate all options the options about a party and a candidate without the intrusion of the ever-increasing volume of campaign noise that pester, seeking the voters’ favour.
Sep 29, 2014
Panneerselvam, cabinet colleagues leave for BangaloreSenior party leaders and cabinet ministers, including Natham R Viswanathan, R Vaithilingam, Edapadi Palanisamy, C Vijayabaskar, KC Veeramani and BV Ramana also accompanied the chief minister on the private flight, airport sources said.
Apr 30, 2014
Jaitley questions EC's directive to file FIRs against media, ModiThe senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley here today questioned the Election Commission's directive to file criminal case against the media, besides Narendra Modi, for violation of election norms.
Apr 07, 2014
BJP manifesto release violation of RPA: Cong complains to ECThe Congress complaint also said the BJP manifesto has referred to the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya which was against the secular structure of the country.
Nov 19, 2013
SC approves amendment to RPA, those in jail can now contest pollsThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed Centre's plea seeking review of its judgement debarring arrested persons from contesting polls, saying it is not necessary to look into the issue in view of amendment in law by Parliament.
Sep 27, 2013
President should send ordinance back to govt, says Arvind KejriwalHolding that the ordinance on convicted MPs and MLAs has created discontentment among people, Aam Aadmi Party leaders on Friday met President Pranab Mukherjee and requested him to send it back to the government for reconsideration.
Sep 27, 2013
Why the Prez should reject UPA's ordinance to save convicted politiciansThe President would be within his rights to refer the matter back to the Government.