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Election Commission seeks Niti Aayog VC's explanation for remarks over Congress' income support promise

Election Commission seeks Niti Aayog VC’s explanation for remarks over Congress’ income support promise

Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar’s criticising remarks over Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Minimum Income Guarantee‘ promise has brought him under fire as the Election Commission of India has sent him a letter seeking an explanation for his comments. The election body on Tuesday said that Kumar’s comments violated the poll code which prohibits[Read More…]

BJP tops in election ad spending across Google platforms

We want peaceful, fair LS polls in Bengal: BJP

New Delhi, A BJP delegation met the Election Commission on Monday and requested it to conduct the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal in a “violence free and fair” atmosphere. “In view of the ongoing violence by workers of the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, we requested the[Read More…]

BJP asks EC to derecognise AAP, seize its symbol

New Delhi Accusing the AAP and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of dividing the society on caste lines and spreading mispropaganda, the BJP on Monday approached the Election Commission (EC) and demanded derecognisition of the party. After meeting Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari told[Read More…]

SC seeks response from Centre, EC on tallying of VVPAT

New Delhi,  The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Centre and the Election Commission (EC) seeking direction to the poll panel to increase the tallying of VVPAT from the current 10 per cent to 30 per cent for this year’s general elections. A bench of Chief Justice[Read More…]

Election Commission cancels by-polls to Tiruvarur assembly constituency; Know why

Election Commission cancels by-polls to Thiruvarur assembly constituency; Know why

The Election Commission has decided to cancel the the bye-elections to the Thiruvarur assembly constituency that was scheduled for January 28. The state government and the Thiruvarur administration had appealed for deferment saying they were preoccupied with relief work after Cyclone Gaja. As a consequence of the cancellation of its January 3[Read More…]

Election Commission reviews poll preparedness in Goa

Panaji, Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa on Saturday reviewed the preparations in Goa for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Speaking to reporters after meeting senior election officials, Lavasa said that most of the preparatory work related to the Lok Sabha polls in Goa was complete. The coastal state has two Lok[Read More…]

Ram Mandir, NRC, Pucca houses by 2022: Key takeaways from BJP' “Sankalp Patra”

BJP declares Rs 1,027-crore income in FY18: Report

New Delhi: The BJP has declared total income of Rs 1,027 crore and expenditure of Rs 758 crore (74 per cent) during financial year 2017-18, while the Congress has not yet submitted its audited reports to the Election Commission (EC), as per a report issued on Monday. The report was[Read More…]

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