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Samajwadi Party's 'cycle' row: EC to hear warring factions on 13 January
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Samajwadi Party's 'cycle' row: EC to hear warring factions on 13 January

The Election Commission on Tuesday fixed 13 January to hear the Samajwadi Party's warring factions led by Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav to settle the dispute over control of the party and its election symbol of 'cycle'.

Punjab Election 2017: CEC Nasim Zaidi to visit Chandigarh on Wednesday
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Punjab Election 2017: CEC Nasim Zaidi to visit Chandigarh on Wednesday

Ahead of Assembly elections in Punjab, CEC Nasim Zaidi and fellow Commissioners will be in Chandigarh for two days to review poll preparedness.

Get PM Narendra Modi's photographs removed from govt posters: Congress to EC
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Get PM Narendra Modi's photographs removed from govt posters: Congress to EC

Congress on Monday moved the Election Commission demanding removal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photographs from government posters at public places, including petrol pumps, ahead of Assembly polls in five states.

Election Commission wants candidates to disclose income of spouse, children
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Election Commission wants candidates to disclose income of spouse, children

After the Supreme Court clarified the use of religion, caste, community, race and language as a "corrupt practice", the Election Commission of India now wants the Supreme Court to tighten its grip on the role of money in elections.

Samajwadi Party races against time, no truce despite reconciliation attempt by leaders
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Samajwadi Party races against time, no truce despite reconciliation attempt by leaders

Racing against time, Samajwadi Party leaders on Wednesday made eleventh hour efforts to restore peace in the ruling party with Azam Khan taking the lead, meeting party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav separately but failed to make any headway.

Election dates announced for UP, Goa, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur polls
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Election dates announced for UP, Goa, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur polls

The high-stakes Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh will be held in seven phases between 11 February and 8 March, while Punjab and Goa will go to polls together on 4 February, Uttarakhand on 15 February and Manipur in two phases on 4 and 8 March.

Election Commission committed to abide by SC order on Hindutva case, says CEC Nasim Zaidi
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Election Commission committed to abide by SC order on Hindutva case, says CEC Nasim Zaidi

While announcing the dates for the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi on Wednesday said that the EC is committed to abide by the Supreme Court's order on Hindutva case.

AAP, Cong meet EC team fearing 'misuse' of state machinery; SAD seeks less waiting period
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AAP, Cong meet EC team fearing 'misuse' of state machinery; SAD seeks less waiting period

In separate meetings with Chief Election Commisioner, Congress and Aam Aadmi Party expressed apprehension about misuse of state machinery in Punjab Assembly polls, while and Siromani Akali Dal sought lesser gap between election announcement and polling

EC prepared to hold general and state elections simultaneously: Nasim Zaidi
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EC prepared to hold general and state elections simultaneously: Nasim Zaidi

We are on board with our proposal that elections can be held together provided there is consensus among the political parties, the CEC said

Tamil Nadu polls: CEC unveils two-pronged action plan to curb money abuse
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Tamil Nadu polls: CEC unveils two-pronged action plan to curb money abuse

From May first week, the EC would deploy one central government employee to be part of the flying squad to "impart a strong element of neutrality, and Central (police, paramilitary) forces will also be made part of flying squads."

Assam polls: Election Commission asks authorities to review vulnerable locations
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Assam polls: Election Commission asks authorities to review vulnerable locations

Zaidi, who was on a two-day visit to Assam along with the other members of the Commission to review the poll preparedness, met political parties, district authorities and senior state government officials.

West Bengal polls: Will examine TMC sting video, says Election Commission
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West Bengal polls: Will examine TMC sting video, says Election Commission

Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi on Tuesday said the poll panel will examine the video of the purported sting operation carried out by a news portal and pass it on to the relevant authorities.

Assembly elections are back: Fate of 4 states, Puducherry to be out on 19 May
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Assembly elections are back: Fate of 4 states, Puducherry to be out on 19 May

The fate of governments in four states and one union territory will be known on 19 May, when counting for assembly elections will be conducted.

Majority of candidates 'under-report' election expenses, says Election Commission
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Majority of candidates 'under-report' election expenses, says Election Commission

The majority of candidates contesting polls in India are "under-reporting" their expenses and inadequate laws to regulate political funds may lead to a "fearful" situation where institutions go under the "control of money" and holding fair polls becomes difficult, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi said on Tuesday.

BJP terms Joy Banerjee's remarks as 'personal', says party supports independence of EC
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BJP terms Joy Banerjee's remarks as 'personal', says party supports independence of EC

BJP on Thursday told the Election Commission (EC) that it supports the dignity and independence of the poll-body even as it termed as personal view the comments of its West Bengal leader.

Red alert over black money: Election Commission identifies 62 vulnerable constituencies in Bihar
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Red alert over black money: Election Commission identifies 62 vulnerable constituencies in Bihar

Two days after the Election Commission announced the dates for the Bihar polls, the panel has identified 62 constituencies which are vulnerable to the use of black money.

Bihar assembly polls possible in September-October: Chief Election Commissioner Zaidi
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Bihar assembly polls possible in September-October: Chief Election Commissioner Zaidi

Assembly elections in Bihar, where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set for a battle against a united Janata Parivar, are likely to be held sometime in September-October

Nasim Zaidi set to become next Chief Election Commissioner
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Nasim Zaidi set to become next Chief Election Commissioner

Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi is set to become the next Chief Election Commissioner later this month.

 Fully prepared for Mizoram Assembly polls: Sampath
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Fully prepared for Mizoram Assembly polls: Sampath

The CEC said 94 out of the 1,126 polling stations are critical and special measures have been taken to keep a watch on them.

Full EC team to assess poll preparedness in Chhattisgarh
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Full EC team to assess poll preparedness in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh goes to polls by the end of the year to elect its 90-member new assembly.