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Apr 12, 2017
EVM tampering: Opposition parties have failed to take defeat sportingly, put EC image in dockThe shrillness with which the 16 political parties are alleging EVM tampering essentially suggests that they have not reconciled to the defeat in recent rounds of Assembly and local bodies elections.
Mar 08, 2017
Manipur Election 2017: BJP blames Manipur CEO for ads goof-up, set to file counter FIRThe Manipur unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to file a counter-FIR against the State Election Commission (SEC) for "mentally harassing" the party's office bearers, and for allegedly creating confusion with regards to advertisements that were published in local dailies in Imphal, Manipur, on 3 March.
Feb 25, 2017
UP Election 2017: BJP state chief Keshav Maurya booked for violating poll codeAn FIR was lodged against BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit chief Keshav Prasad Maurya on Saturday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct.
Feb 21, 2017
Goa Election 2017: Congress alleges poll officials leaked postal ballots' serial numbersThe Congress in Goa on Tuesday alleged that election officials leaked serial numbers of postal ballots to the BJP, a charge rubbished by the state's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO).
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.