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Jan 20, 2020
Electoral bonds: Supreme Court seeks response from Centre, Election Commission in 2 weeks on plea seeking stay on schemeThe Supreme Court on Monday sought response of the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea seeking a stay on the electoral bond scheme meant for funding political parties.
Aug 20, 2019
Election Commission writes to law ministry, seeks legal powers to collect Aadhaar numbers for cleaning up voters' listIn a letter to the law ministry, the Election Commission has proposed that provisions of the Representation of the People Act be amended to allow the poll panel to seek Aadhaar numbers of those applying to be voters and those who are already part of voters list.
Jun 24, 2019
Union Cabinet approves amendments in UAPA and NIA acts giving more teeth to agency in probing terror casesThe Union Cabinet is learnt to have approved a proposal to amend two laws to give more teeth to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in probing terror cases in India and abroad
May 15, 2019
EC pulls up three media houses for displaying exit poll results, demands to know why no action should be taken for RPA violationThe Election Commission of India (ECI) has received complaints against three media houses with respect to displaying poll surveys, predicting results of the Lok Sabha election, the poll body said in a statement on Tuesday.
May 09, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Representation of the People Act, 1951 serves as backbone of the Indian electoral systemPolling is already completed in more than half of the seats. The Lok Sabha election which began on 11 April will end on 19 May after polling in seven phases. The votes will be counted on 23 May and results will be announced thereafter.
Apr 28, 2019
Lok Sabha election: Representation of the People Act lays down rules to register voters, also key in deciding seats for Lower House, AssembliesConducting polls in an ethnically and geographically diverse country like India is a herculean task, requiring extensive preparations.
Apr 18, 2019
BJP leader approaches Supreme Court seeking to declare misquoting judicial orders a corrupt practiceThe plea in the Supreme Court also sought a direction that the Election Commission of India should have power to refer complaints against candidates for seeking vote on the basis of religion to appropriate investigation agencies.
Mar 29, 2019
Hardik Patel disqualified from contesting LS polls: A look at roles judiciary, electoral law and Rahul Gandhi playedOn 12 March, Patidar leader Hardik Patel joined the Congress in the presence of its president Rahul Gandhi and was all set for his electoral debut
Oct 30, 2018
Rajasthan BJP minister Dhan Singh Rawat booked for seeking 'Hindu votes' after campaign video goes viral on social mediaAt the public meeting in Banswara district on Saturday, the Bharatiya Janata Party legislator had claimed that his party was a "protector" of the "sanatan sanskriti" (traditional culture)' of India and termed the Congress a "party of Muslims".
Sep 10, 2018
Filing false election affidavit 'corrupt practice', but can't direct Parliament to frame law: Supreme CourtSupreme Court bench was hearing a petition filed by BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking a direction to the Centre to take appropriate steps to make false declaration before the EC and Chief Electoral Officer an electoral offence