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Ahead of Punjab polls, Election Commission transfers two DCs, eight SSPs
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Ahead of Punjab polls, Election Commission transfers two DCs, eight SSPs

Giving details, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Punjab Dr S Karuna Raju said that the ECI has appointed Girish Dayalan as DC-cum-DEO Ferozepur, while Vineet Kumar will be the new DC-cum-DEO for Bathinda

BJP retools campaign strategy amid COVID-19 wave and EC ban on rallies, plans more booth-level meets
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BJP retools campaign strategy amid COVID-19 wave and EC ban on rallies, plans more booth-level meets

BJP national president JP Nadda has formed teams who will ensure maximum voters are reached out and top leadership conducts meetings at the booth level in five poll-bound states

Mandatory for parties to explain selection of candidates with criminal record, says EC
India

Mandatory for parties to explain selection of candidates with criminal record, says EC

The poll panel on Saturday announced Assembly election schedule for Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa

Assembly Election 2022: No public rallies or road shows in 5 poll-bound states till 15 Jan, says EC
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Assembly Election 2022: No public rallies or road shows in 5 poll-bound states till 15 Jan, says EC

Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra said the poll authority will review the COVID-19 situation on 15 January and take a further call on allowing public rallies

EC asks health secretary to expedite vaccination programme in poll-bound states
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EC asks health secretary to expedite vaccination programme in poll-bound states

Sources aware of the meetings said Health Secretary Bhushan briefed the poll panel for nearly an hour on the COVID situation in the country

Health secy to brief EC on COVID-19 situation tomorrow ahead of next year's Assembly polls
India

Health secy to brief EC on COVID-19 situation tomorrow ahead of next year's Assembly polls

An Allahabad High Court bench had urged the government and the poll panel to consider postponing the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections for a month or two and banning all political rallies amid fears of an impending third wave of COVID-19

Final decision after next week visit: EC reply to Allahabad HC’s appeal to postpone UP polls amid Omicron threat
India

Final decision after next week visit: EC reply to Allahabad HC’s appeal to postpone UP polls amid Omicron threat

A bench of Justice Shekhar Yadav had on Thursday urged the government and the poll panel to consider postponing the UP assembly elections for a month or two and banning all political rallies amid the fears of an impending third wave of Covid.

Crucial bypolls in Mamata Banerjee's Bhabanipur, two other Bengal seats on 30 September
India

Crucial bypolls in Mamata Banerjee's Bhabanipur, two other Bengal seats on 30 September

In West Bengal, bypolls will also be held in Bhabanipur Assembly Constituency, Samserganj and Jangirpur while the same will be conducted in Pipli, Odisha, on 30 September

EC postpones bypolls to three Lok Sabha, eight Assembly seats over COVID-19 situation
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EC postpones bypolls to three Lok Sabha, eight Assembly seats over COVID-19 situation

The poll body said it will take further decisions in the matter at an appropriate time after taking inputs from the states concerned

Madras HC's rebuke to EC was warranted; poll body must answer for inadequate COVID-19 safety measures
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Madras HC's rebuke to EC was warranted; poll body must answer for inadequate COVID-19 safety measures

The ECI failed most notably in issuing detailed guidelines for campaigning activities and making sure they were followed

Singularly responsible for COVID-19 second wave, officials should probably be booked for murder: Madras HC shreds EC
India

Singularly responsible for COVID-19 second wave, officials should probably be booked for murder: Madras HC shreds EC

India has been struggling to contain the second wave of the coronavirus, with daily cases not only surpassing the 2020 highs, but more than tripling

West Bengal polls 2021: EC bans roadshows, rallies ahead of phase 7 and 8; only 500 allowed in public meetings
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West Bengal polls 2021: EC bans roadshows, rallies ahead of phase 7 and 8; only 500 allowed in public meetings

The EC order came on a day West Bengal reported its highest single-day spike of 11,948 COVID-19 cases and 56 fresh deaths

Bengal polls: No plan to club last three phases, says EC; Mamata Banerjee holds roadshow in Kolkata
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Bengal polls: No plan to club last three phases, says EC; Mamata Banerjee holds roadshow in Kolkata

In view of the rising cases, Banerjee also tweeted an appeal for the EC to hold the remaining phases of the eight-phased Assembly poll in "one go"

Sushil Chandra assumes charge as Chief Election Commissioner; to hold post till May 2022
India

Sushil Chandra assumes charge as Chief Election Commissioner; to hold post till May 2022

Under Chandra, the Election Commission will hold Assembly polls in Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh

EC's decision to bar Mamata Banerjee from campaigning taken at BJP's behest, says Sanjay Raut
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EC's decision to bar Mamata Banerjee from campaigning taken at BJP's behest, says Sanjay Raut

The Shiv Sena MP said that the ban is a 'direct attack on democracy' and sovereignty of independent institutions of the country

Four killed in CISF firing after 'scuffle' at West Bengal's Cooch Behar; TMC, BJP trade charges
India

Four killed in CISF firing after 'scuffle' at West Bengal's Cooch Behar; TMC, BJP trade charges

According to a police official, locals gheraoed central force personnel and attempted to snatch their rifles, following which the latter opened fire

West Bengal Assembly polls 2021: EC removes police officer in Mamata Banerjee's security team over Nandigram incident
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West Bengal Assembly polls 2021: EC removes police officer in Mamata Banerjee's security team over Nandigram incident

The step against Asoke Chakraborty, an officer on special duty in the rank of SP, is believed to have been taken because of 'security lapses' which led to Banerjee's foot injury in Nandigram in Feb

Assam, TN, Kerala, Puducherry Elections 2021 Updates: Assam records nearly 80% turnout till 6 pm; Tamil Nadu lags with 64.92% polling
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Assam, TN, Kerala, Puducherry Elections 2021 Updates: Assam records nearly 80% turnout till 6 pm; Tamil Nadu lags with 64.92% polling

Assam, TN, Kerala, Puducherry Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Meanwhile, Kerala recorded 69.93 percent and Puducherry recorded 77.90 percent polling

Assam: EC turns down BPF plea to postpone polls in Tamulpur after party candidate joins BJP
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Assam: EC turns down BPF plea to postpone polls in Tamulpur after party candidate joins BJP

The Bodo Peoples Front had moved the poll panel alleging that its candidate from Tamulpur, Rangja Khungur Basumatary, joined the BJP on 1 April under inducement

Assam Assembly election 2021: EC bars Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for 48 hours
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Assam Assembly election 2021: EC bars Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for 48 hours

Congress had approached EC on Thursday demanding action for Sarma's remark that Bodoland People's Front leader Hagrama Mohilary 'will be sent to jail NIA if he indulges in extremism'