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BJP leader files complaint with ECI, seeks de-recognition of PDP over Mehbooba Mufti's 'anti-national' remarks
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BJP leader files complaint with ECI, seeks de-recognition of PDP over Mehbooba Mufti's 'anti-national' remarks

The PDP chief on Friday said she will not unfurl the national flag until the flag of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir is brought back

Madhya Pradesh to move SC against HC order restricting physical political rallies in state, says CM
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Madhya Pradesh to move SC against HC order restricting physical political rallies in state, says CM

The Gwalior bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday had ordered nine districts under its jurisdiction to grant permission for public rallies only if virtual meetings were not possible

SC dismisses PIL for deferring Bihar polls, says COVID-19 can't be ground for postponing elections
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SC dismisses PIL for deferring Bihar polls, says COVID-19 can't be ground for postponing elections

The bench said it is a premature petition as no notification for the Assembly polls has been issued till now

Delhi government formation Latest Updates: Manoj Tiwari offers to quit after BJP scores in single digit in Assembly polls
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Delhi government formation Latest Updates: Manoj Tiwari offers to quit after BJP scores in single digit in Assembly polls

Delhi government formation Latest Updates: BJP Delhi unit chief Manoj Tiwari has offered to quit after his party's poor performance in elections.

Election Commission tells SC that political parties should not give tickets to candidates with criminal backgrounds
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Election Commission tells SC that political parties should not give tickets to candidates with criminal backgrounds

The Election Commission of India told the Supreme Court that its 2018 direction asking poll candidates to declare their criminal antecedents in electronic and print media has not helped curb criminalisation of politics.

NCP writes to Maharashtra election commission seeking order to stop internet services around polling booths, claims EVMs can be 'hacked'
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NCP writes to Maharashtra election commission seeking order to stop internet services around polling booths, claims EVMs can be 'hacked'

The NCP wrote to the Maharashtra State Election Commission seeking an order to stop internet services within a three-kilometre radius of every poll booth and strong room in the poll-bound state.

Congress to finalise candidates for Haryana Assembly polls today, interim party president Sonia Gandhi to chair meet
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Congress to finalise candidates for Haryana Assembly polls today, interim party president Sonia Gandhi to chair meet

The 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.

EC terms reports of 'ghost voters' in recent polls incorrect, says data published on website is 'provisional'
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EC terms reports of 'ghost voters' in recent polls incorrect, says data published on website is 'provisional'

'The provisional voter turnout data reported on ECI website is only the tentative number of voters and not the final numbers,' the EC said.

LS polls 2019: Congress-led Opposition mocking democracy by demanding overnight change in counting process
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LS polls 2019: Congress-led Opposition mocking democracy by demanding overnight change in counting process

Congress, which is leading the Opposition in this adventurism, should understand this even better as they are claiming that they are saving democracy.

BJP chief Amit Shah claims Opposition is raising questions on EVMs as it is 'rattled by likely defeat'
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BJP chief Amit Shah claims Opposition is raising questions on EVMs as it is 'rattled by likely defeat'

Slamming Opposition parties, Amit Shah said in tweets that they started protesting against EVMs only after sixth phase of polling

Opposition tirade against EC undermines 11-layer 'technical security', 12-tier procedural safeguards, VVPAT, judgments upholding EVMs
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Opposition tirade against EC undermines 11-layer 'technical security', 12-tier procedural safeguards, VVPAT, judgments upholding EVMs

It was only after several procedural deliberations that EVMs were accepted and has been used since 2000. In close to two decades of its existence, EVM has been used in more than 110 elections, starting from state legislative Assemblies and four Lok Sabha elections (since 2009), including the current one.

EVM transfer allegations: EC refutes Opposition claim that voting machines being moved around unprotected before counting day
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EVM transfer allegations: EC refutes Opposition claim that voting machines being moved around unprotected before counting day

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday dismissed claims by Opposition parties that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are being moved around unprotected ahead of the counting of votes for the ongoing Lok Sabha election 2019 on 23 May. It also rejected allegations of discrepancies at the strong rooms where the EVMs have been kept prior to the announcement of the results on Thursday.

Re-polling ordered at Amritsar booth no 123 on 22 May due to negligence during voting process in final phase
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Re-polling ordered at Amritsar booth no 123 on 22 May due to negligence during voting process in final phase

Election Commission of India (ECI) ordered re-polling at one polling booth of Amritsar Parliamentary constituency on 22 May, due to negligence during the polling process.

Chandrababu Naidu to meet EC along with 21 Opposition leaders today to demand votes be counted through VVPAT tally on 23 May
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Chandrababu Naidu to meet EC along with 21 Opposition leaders today to demand votes be counted through VVPAT tally on 23 May

A delegation of 21 opposition parties along with Andhra Pradesh chief minister and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu will knock the doors of Election Commission of India (ECI) at 3 pm on Tuesday, pressing their demand of tallying VVPAT slips with EVM figures in an entire Assembly constituency, in case a discrepancy is found in any polling booth.

Confident of non-BJP govt at Centre, Chandrababu Naidu rejects exit polls results, says they have failed to catch people's 'pulse'
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Confident of non-BJP govt at Centre, Chandrababu Naidu rejects exit polls results, says they have failed to catch people's 'pulse'

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday said that exit polls have failed to catch the people's pulse.

Election Commission's decision to use Article 324 in West Bengal severe indictment of Mamata Banerjee's rule
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Election Commission's decision to use Article 324 in West Bengal severe indictment of Mamata Banerjee's rule

Mamata Banerjee's extraordinary tirade against the Election Commission of India on Wednesday night is just one more indication of her callous disregard for the Constitution and its provisions. West Bengal has been suffering from this disease since the Left Front regime but under Mamata's Trinamool Congress it has mutated into a more virulent strain. In fact, the only quibble with the ECI's decision is that it is a tad too lenient on a chief minister who openly threatens to take 'inch by inch revenge' against political rivals.

Chandrababu Naidu terms invoking of Article 324 in West Bengal 'disturbing', slams Election Commission for 'ignoring' TMC complaints
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Chandrababu Naidu terms invoking of Article 324 in West Bengal 'disturbing', slams Election Commission for 'ignoring' TMC complaints

Naidu in a series of tweets alleged that the EC turned a deaf ear towards the woes of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee-led party.

EC invokes Article 324 in West Bengal: Legal precedents show Mamata Banerjee's allegations against election body ill-founded
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EC invokes Article 324 in West Bengal: Legal precedents show Mamata Banerjee's allegations against election body ill-founded

In Independent India, Election Commission has time and again asserted its power to ensure this impartiality and what it did in West Bengal was part of its core responsibility. Mamata Banerjee's targeting of ECI on this ground is completely ill-founded as constitutional provisions, landmark judgments and legal precedents are all in favour of the election watchdog

'No merit in Tej Bahadur Yadav's petition': SC junks ex-BSF jawan's plea challenging EC order to reject his Varanasi nomination
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'No merit in Tej Bahadur Yadav's petition': SC junks ex-BSF jawan's plea challenging EC order to reject his Varanasi nomination

Tej Bahadur Yadav had filed his nomination papers on 29 April from Varanasi, but the RO rejected his nomination on 1 May on the ground that he was dismissed from government service on 19 April, 2017.