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Rahul Gandhi pleads 'not guilty' in MCC violation charge over tribal law remark; writes to EC, asks it to be 'fair, non-discriminatory'
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Rahul Gandhi pleads 'not guilty' in MCC violation charge over tribal law remark; writes to EC, asks it to be 'fair, non-discriminatory'

Congress president Rahul Gandhi is learnt to have told the Election Commission to be "fair and non-discriminatory" in dealing with complaints of poll code breach and claimed "not guilty" of its violation by his charge that the Narendra Modi government has enacted a new law that allowed tribals to be shot at.

EC sends Navjot Singh Sidhu notice over remarks accusing Narendra Modi of 'making money' in Rafale deal
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EC sends Navjot Singh Sidhu notice over remarks accusing Narendra Modi of 'making money' in Rafale deal

The poll panel had received a complaint from the BJP that Sidhu, during a rally in Madhya Pradesh on 29 April, had made disparaging comments about Modi.

Meerut's differently-abled, tired of govt apathy, threaten mass poll nominations; give UP election officials jitters
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Meerut's differently-abled, tired of govt apathy, threaten mass poll nominations; give UP election officials jitters

On 14 March, about two dozen persons with disability arrived at the collector's office and enquired how to go about filing the nominations

Relief for Rahul Gandhi as SC dismisses plea seeking to have Congress chief debarred from polls, says no merit in 'British citizenship' claim
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Relief for Rahul Gandhi as SC dismisses plea seeking to have Congress chief debarred from polls, says no merit in 'British citizenship' claim

Subramanian Swamy had alleged that Rahul Gandhi's nationality was registered as 'British' in the annual returns of a firm registered in the United Kingdom.

'Crybaby of this election': Arun Jaitley's jibe at Congress over MCC complaints to Election Commission
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'Crybaby of this election': Arun Jaitley's jibe at Congress over MCC complaints to Election Commission

Calling the Congress Party as a 'Cry Baby' in the elections, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that a tendency has developed among the political parties to excessively allege a violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by their opponents.

Congress shifts political battles to judicial turf after Narendra Modi counter to 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' jibe unsettles Rahul Gandhi's outfit
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Congress shifts political battles to judicial turf after Narendra Modi counter to 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' jibe unsettles Rahul Gandhi's outfit

Rahul Gandhi on more than one occasion claimed that Supreme Court in the Rafale judgment had concluded that “Chowkidar Chor Hai” to mean that Supreme Court had found Narendra Modi guilty of corruption.

EC notice to Manish Sisodia says tweet clarifying AAP leader Atishi’s religion violates poll code; reply sought by 8 May
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EC notice to Manish Sisodia says tweet clarifying AAP leader Atishi’s religion violates poll code; reply sought by 8 May

Poll authorities in Delhi Tuesday issued a show-cause notice to AAP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia over an alleged violation of model code of conduct in connection with his recent tweet

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates: Mamata says she wants to respond to Modi's 'tolabaaz' jibe at TMC with 'tight slap' of democracy
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Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates: Mamata says she wants to respond to Modi's 'tolabaaz' jibe at TMC with 'tight slap' of democracy

Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates: In Purulia, TMC chief Mamata Banerjee said, "Money doesn't matter to me.That is why when Narendra Modi came to Bengal and accused my party of being tolabaaz (toll collector), I wanted to give him a tight slap of democracy."

Roadshow' in Ahmedabad and speech on Balakot: EC gives clean chit to Narendra Modi in two more cases of poll code violations
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Roadshow' in Ahmedabad and speech on Balakot: EC gives clean chit to Narendra Modi in two more cases of poll code violations

They said that the commission has also cleared Modi for his 9 April speech at Chitradurga in Karnataka where he had reportedly asked new voters to dedicate their vote for the heroes of the Balakot air strike

Election Commission relaxes poll code in Maharashtra to allow smooth facilitation of drought relief works
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Election Commission relaxes poll code in Maharashtra to allow smooth facilitation of drought relief works

The Election Commission of India on Monday gave relaxation in Model Code of Conduct (MCC) to carry out drought relief measures in Maharashtra

EC clean chit to Modi, Shah: Abhishek Singhvi asks SC for guidelines to ensure uniform action against poll code violations, says no dissent note furnished
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EC clean chit to Modi, Shah: Abhishek Singhvi asks SC for guidelines to ensure uniform action against poll code violations, says no dissent note furnished

Congress' Abhishek Manu Singhvi appeared in the Supreme Court to submit a petition against the Election Commission's clean chit to Narendra Modi, Amit Shah.

EC clean chits to Narendra Modi, Amit Shah: Former CECs say complainant has right to know about dissent in decisions
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EC clean chits to Narendra Modi, Amit Shah: Former CECs say complainant has right to know about dissent in decisions

A dissent given by an election commissioner has to be noted in files and the complainant has a right to know whether the order passed by the Election Commission was unanimous, two former chief election commissioners said Sunday.

Election Commission issues notice to BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Singh Thakur for campaigning despite 72-hour ban
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Election Commission issues notice to BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Singh Thakur for campaigning despite 72-hour ban

The district election officer in Bhopal sought a reply from Pragya Singh Thakur on the EC notice over a complaint of her campaigning during the 3-day period when she was barred from doing so by the poll watchdog.

Lok Sabha Election 2019; Model Code of Conduct watch: EC issues notice to BJP's Kirron Kher for using children in campaign
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Lok Sabha Election 2019; Model Code of Conduct watch: EC issues notice to BJP's Kirron Kher for using children in campaign

Lok Sabha Election 2019; Model Code of Conduct Watch: The Election Commission (EC) has issued a notice to BJP's Chandigarh candidate Kirron Kher, seeking a reply after she shared a video on Twitter in which children were seen campaigning for her.

Lakshmi's NTR: Three theatres in Andhra Pradesh seized for screening biopic despite EC's order
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Lakshmi's NTR: Three theatres in Andhra Pradesh seized for screening biopic despite EC's order

Lakshmi's NTR is a biopic based on the life of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N T Rama.

PM Narendra Modi to now release on 24 May, after announcement of Lok Sabha Election 2019 results
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PM Narendra Modi to now release on 24 May, after announcement of Lok Sabha Election 2019 results

PM Narendra Modi, initially scheduled to release on 11 April, was stalled because of the Election Commision's claim that the 'hagiography' violates the Model Code of Conduct in effect during Lok Sabha Election 2019.

EC issues notice to Yogi Adityanath after Uttar Pradesh CM calls SP leader Shafiqur Rahman Barq 'Babar ki aulad'
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EC issues notice to Yogi Adityanath after Uttar Pradesh CM calls SP leader Shafiqur Rahman Barq 'Babar ki aulad'

At an election rally, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath referred to Samajwadi Party candidate Shafiqur Rahman Barq as Babar ki aulad.

EC has come a long way in punishing netas for outrageous remarks; more bans handed out this year than in 2014
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EC has come a long way in punishing netas for outrageous remarks; more bans handed out this year than in 2014

The Election Commission seems no more reluctant to dish out punishment after it was rapped on the knuckles by the Supreme Court in the presence of the CJI Ranjan Gogoi for not taking any action on erring leaders and not following-up on its own notices, served on any instance of MCC violation.

EC gives second clean chit to Narendra Modi, says PM's Latur speech seeking votes in the name of armed forces didn't violate model code
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EC gives second clean chit to Narendra Modi, says PM's Latur speech seeking votes in the name of armed forces didn't violate model code

Addressing a rally in Ausa in Maharashtra's Latur on 9 April, Modi had said, "Can your first vote be dedicated to those who carried out the air strike." "I want to tell the first-time voters: can your first vote be dedicated to the veer jawans (valiant soldiers) who carried out the air strike in Pakistan. Can your first vote be dedicated to the veer shaheed (brave martyrs) of Pulwama (terror attack)?"