Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Chief Sharad Pawar gave a remark on the loss of the "bow and arrow" symbol of his ally Uddhav Thackeray faction. On February 17, Pawar advised Uddhav Thackeray to accept the new symbol, saying people will accept the new symbol. The remark came after the ECI ordered that the party name "Shiv Sena" and the party symbol "Bow and Arrow" for Eknath Shinde.
The Election Commission of India announced the polling schedule for seven assembly constituencies; Bihar (Mokama, Gopalganj), and one each in Maharashtra (Andheri East), Haryana (Adampur), Telangana (Munugode), Uttar Pradesh (Gola Gokrannath), and Odisha (Dhamnagar). On October 3, ECI announces election on November 3, and the counting of votes will be on November 6. Moreover, nominations will begin from October 7, till October 14, and… read-more
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Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren has been disqualified as MLA by the Election Commission of India, confirmed sources on August 26. The announcement came after a hearing in the Hemant Soren mine leasing case which was being investigated by the Enforcement Directorate and the CBI. Notably, the BJP has accused Soren of extending himself a mining lease and sought his disqualification as an MLA.
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
The ECI asked the two Shiv Sena troops, one led by Eknath Shinde and the other by Uddhav Thackeray, to prove the majority and stake claims of the Shiv-Sena. In regard to this, the EC sent a letter, directing both rivals to submit documentary evidence of majority members in the late Bal Thackeray's Shiv-Sena. The EC … read-more
Courtesy: The Print
Allahabad High Court directed the Parliament and the Election Commission of India (ECI) to take proactive measures to "remove criminals from politics" and destroy the corrupt link between criminals, politicians, and bureaucrats. The remarks were made while refusing bail for BSP MP Atul Kumar Singh a.k.a. Atul Rai. The Lucknow police had charged Rai with aiding in the suicide of a girl and her witness outside the Supreme Court.
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The Election Commission of India announced the dates for the presidential elections of India, on July 18. The Commission Poll Panel conducted a press conference on June 9, and announced the dates. While the elections will be held on July 18, the results will be announced on July 21. Notably, President Ram Nath Kovind's presidential term is to end on July 24.
The Election Commission of India is soon to announce the dates for the Presidential elections. The ECI panel has organized a press conference at 3 pm, on June 9 to announce the schedule. Notably, President Ram Nath Kovind's term is due to end on July 24. The electoral college members will elect the new President of India. The last presidential elections were held on July 17, 2017.
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
The Election Commission of India will take action against registered unrecognized political parties in Tamil Nadu, for non-compliance with statutory requirements. The ECI issued a notice dated May 25, and ordered to meet the necessary requirements under the Representation of the People (RP) Act. The parties mentioned in the notification list can approach the Electoral Official within 30 days of the order for full facts and remedial action.… read-more
According to the Election Commission of India, Bhartiya Janata Party is leading on 250 seats in Uttar Pradesh. Furthermore, Samajwadi Party is leading on 111 seats, and Apan Dal with nine seats. Meanwhile, Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh is leading from the Noida constituency. The UP elections were held from February 10 to March 7 and results are all set to declare on March 10.
The Election Commission ordered action against ADM of Varanasi NK Singh over allegations of transferring EVM machines, ahead of UP 2022 Poll results. The orders came on March 9, a day after the SP President Akhilesh Yadav's allegations on Varanasi ADM for transferring EVMs, without informing locals. As per sources, the EC asked UP Chief Election Officer to take strict actions against Singh for violating rules.… read-more
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