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Sep 30, 2019
Congress to finalise candidates for Haryana Assembly polls today, interim party president Sonia Gandhi to chair meetThe Central Election Committee of Congress will meet on 30 September to finalise the list of candidates for the Assembly elections. Interim president Sonia Gandhi will chair the meet.
Sep 27, 2019
Maharashtra Assembly polls: Congress clears names of 100 candidates; Prithviraj Chavan may contest Satara bypoll, say sourcesThe Central Election Committee of the Congress on Thursday met for a second time to select candidates for the October 21 Maharashtra Assembly polls and is learnt to have finalised nominees in about 100 constituencies so far
Sep 06, 2019
JNUSU polls 2019 sees highest voter turnout in 7 years; Delhi HC orders stay on announcement of resultsJawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union polls witnessed a 67.9 per cent voter turnout on Friday, believed to be the highest in seven years, even as the Delhi High Court ordered a stay on the announcement of results.
Jun 24, 2019
EC refuses to disclose Ashok Lavasa's dissent notes in 'MCC violation' cases, cites danger to 'life or physical safety'The EC has refused to disclose the dissent notes of its commissioner Ashok Lavasa on decisions pertaining to Narendra Modi's speeches which were alleged to have violated the model code, saying it was exempted information which may 'endanger the life or physical safety' of an individual.
Jun 04, 2019
Ex-CEC SY Quraishi slams media for 'biased' reportage of Lok Sabha election, says only Opposition leaders were questioned over failuresFormer chief election commissioner SY Quraishi on Monday took a critical view of the media's role during the recently held Lok Sabha elections, alleging that instead of 'asking tough questions to leaders of the day', it was "only questioning" the Opposition parties.
May 22, 2019
Lok Sabha Election: Congress terms EC's refusal to make Ashok Lavasa's dissent notes public a 'constitutional travesty'On Tuesday, the poll panel rejected with a majority vote Lavasa's demand that dissent notes should be recorded in its orders on model code violations that happened during the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, days after the simmering tension within the EC over the issue came out in the open.
Apr 30, 2019
YSR Congress writes to Election Commission raising concerns about violence planned by ruling TDP during countingYSR Congress has written to the Election Commission highlighting the party's apprehensions about violence planned during the counting of votes and requesting special measures.
Apr 28, 2019
Opposition complains against BJP to Election Commission, claims EVMs in West Bengal had party name beside symbolOpposition parties on Saturday approached the Election Commission alleging display of party name only under the BJP symbol on EVMs during a mock poll in West Bengal's Barrackpore constituency, but the poll panel said the same insignia has been under use since 2013.
Apr 22, 2019
NDA's Wayanad candidate demands review of Rahul Gandhi's candidature citing his 'dual citizenship', writes to ECIn his letter written through his advocate Sinil Kumar G, Vellappally claimed that Rahul is "not eligible to contest" the Lok Sabha elections because he holds dual passports and "is not a citizen of India."
Mar 20, 2019
Investigation in election-related matters purview of Election Commission: AAP-BJP friction exposes lack of faith in autonomous bodyA delegation led by Union Minister Vijay Goel called on the Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and submitted a memorandum alleging that the Aam Aadmi Party's government was misusing its official position. The delegation accused AAP workers of making phone calls to voters stating that their names had been deleted from the voter's list and that they (AAP) can help voters get their names restored.