Tag: Election Commission

SC to hear Kamal Nath’s plea on VVPATs next week

The Supreme Court will hear next week a plea by Congress leader Kamal Nath for directions to the Election Commission to carry out verification of VVPAT units in at least 10 per cent randomly selected booths in each constituency of Madhya Pradesh ahead of Assembly polls. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra agreed to hear the matter as the petitioner’s lawyer mentioned the[Read More…]

Cheater held for promising top jobs, Rajya Sabha seat

Election for 3 Kerala Rajya Sabha seats on June 21

New Delhi: The election to three Rajya Sabha seats from Kerala will be held on June 21, the Election Commission announced on Wednesday. The vacancies would be created as three members — Joy Abraham, P.J. Kurien and C.P. Narayanan — are due to retire in July on the completion of[Read More…]

Delhi CM Kejriwal speaks up about Bulandshahr violence at the launch of 'Tirth Yatra Yojana'

Truth has won, says Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday welcomed the Delhi High Court verdict that set aside the EC recommendation disqualifying 20 AAP MLAs in an office-of-profit case, saying truth has won. “Truth has been victorious. The elected representatives of Delhi were disqualified wrongly. The High Court has provided[Read More…]

Madhya Pradesh to enact law for journalists' security: Minister

Congress approaches EC over voters list ‘discrepancies’ in MP

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday approached the Election Commission to complain of “massive discrepancies” in the voters list ahead of the two assembly bypolls in Madhya Pradesh, accusing the state’s BJP government of “conspiring to murder democracy”. The party delegation, which included party leader Randeep Singh Surjewala, Mohan Prakash, R.P.N[Read More…]

BJP threatening journalists in Gujarat, Congress tells EC

BJP threatening journalists in Gujarat, Congress tells EC

The Congress on Wednesday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was threatening journalists in Gujarat for airing Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi’s interview, and urged the Election Commission (EC) to take notice of it. Congress Spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said here that some journalists were receiving threats from high-level state[Read More…]

SC slams media: Where's anonimity of Rewari gang-rape victim?

Supreme Court to see whether EC can de-register a party

The Supreme Court on Friday said that it will examine whether the Election Commission could de-register political parties if they have convicted or tainted politicians as office bearers. The bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud agreed to examine if the poll panel can[Read More…]

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