KCR phonic talk with farmer violates model code: Cong

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s telephonic conversation with a farmer to address the latter’s problem in a land ownership issue has violated the model code of conduct, said the State Congress unit yesterday. Continue Reading

2019 LS polls: Majority of cash seized remains unclaimed with Treasury

Since the Lok Sabha elections have been announced, 48 teams of flying squad who are on a vehicle check spree have been making news with seizing lakhs of cash, gold and mobile phones in bulk. Continue Reading

Poll code: Defence Minister takes commercial flight to Delhi

After the Lok Sabha election schedule was announced yesterday and the model code of conduct thus coming into effect, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chose to travel in a commercial flight to New Delhi instead of taking a special IAF plane. Continue Reading

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The Election Commission of India announced Sunday that Lok Sabha polls 2019 will be held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May. With the announcement of dates, the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) has come into force and lays down a list of dos and don’ts for the political parties, candidates and their supporters. Continue Reading