EC accepts nominations of A C Shanmugam, Kathir Anand 

The nomination papers of A C Shanmugam and Kathir Anand were accepted by the Election Commission during scrutiny today. Their nominations were withheld earlier.  Continue Reading

2019 polls: EC gives clean chit to Sadhvi Pragya

The Election Commission of India today gave a clean chit to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Bhopal, over allegations of violating the 72-hour campaign ban imposed by the poll panel. Continue Reading

2019 elections: DGP Ashutosh Shukla to monitor TN polls

The Election Commission has appointed Ashutosh Shukla, present DGP, Prisons, as Director General of elections and supervise all poll related works involving police in Tamilnadu with immediate effect. Continue Reading

2019 Elections: Modi’s Balakot strike remark comes under EC scanner

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks asking first-time voters to cast their votes in favour of those who carried out the air strikes at Balakot in Pakistan has come under the scanner of the Election Commission and the poll panel has sought a report from the Chief Election Officer of Maharashtra in this matter. Continue Reading

EC, IT Dept harassing me, my family: Karnataka CM

Two days after the Election Commission of India stopped Karnataka Chief Minister’s Range Rover and his convoy for checks, HD Kumaraswamy accused the poll panel of harassing his family. Continue Reading

2019 By-polls: SC to hear DMK plea on vacant seats 28 March

The Supreme Court said it would hear DMK’s plea seeking direction to the Election Commission (EC) for holding by-elections in three vacant Assembly seats in Tamilnadu 28 March. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Several kg gold & silver, Rs 12.60 crore cash seized in AP

Ahead of the 11 April elections, Rs 12.60 crore in cash and several kilograms of gold and silver, besides other items have been seized across Andhra Pradesh since 10 March. Continue Reading