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Feb 07, 2018
'No FIR yet against Arvind Kejriwal over his bribery remarks during Goa polls,' Delhi HC toldThe court was hearing Kejriwal' plea challenging the EC's 29 January order in which it had directed the Chief Electoral Officer of Goa to lodge an FIR against Kejriwal for his remarks about bribes made at poll rallies in the state on January 7-8 last year.
Jan 22, 2018
Office of profit row: AAP's Madhya Pradesh unit urges EC to disqualify 116 BJP MLAs in stateThe Madhya Pradesh unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) demanded the Election Commission disqualify 116 BJP MLAs in the state for holding offices of profit, an allegation dismissed by the ruling party
Jan 18, 2018
Electoral bonds will not solve transparency issues in political funding: CEC AK JotiJoti's remarks come nearly eights months after the Election Commission had told a parliamentary committee that electoral bonds introduced by the government is a "retrograde" step.
Jan 12, 2018
EC panel to review law barring campaigning 48 hrs before pollThe EC accepted that Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act does not take into account the revolution in communication technologies.
Dec 18, 2017
Winter Session of Parliament: Draft bill allowing overseas Indians to appoint proxy voters introduced in Lok SabhaA bill seeking to extend the facility of proxy voting to overseas Indians, on the lines of service voters, was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
Sep 01, 2017
Supreme Court says court can't compel legislature to frame law on compulsory votingSupreme Court sought to know whether it can hear a PIL seeking a direction to Centre for ensuring compulsory voting in polls when the issue squarely fell within the domain of the legislature
Aug 04, 2017
E-postal ballots: Proxy voting for NRIs a right step, but preventing manipulation will be difficultThe government of India has approved a proposal allowing NRIs to vote for their preferred candidates via e-postal ballots without requiring them to be physically present in their constituencies on polling day
Jul 25, 2017
BJP seeks cancellation of Naveen Patnaik's Assembly membership for allegedly misusing govt machineryOpposition BJP approached the Election Commission of India with a request to cancel Naveen Patnaik's Assembly membership for allegedly misusing government machinery.
Jul 12, 2017
SC to hear Narottam Mishra's plea to vote in presidential election; minister was earlier disqualified by ECThe Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to give an urgent hearing to a plea of MP minister Narottam Mishra who was recently disqualified by the Election Commission.
Jul 06, 2017
Supreme Court dismisses plea to declare provisions of Representation of the People Act illegalSupreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking to declare as illegal certain sections of the Representation of People Act which disqualify candidates