Model Code Of Conduct
West Bengal  /  Published 09.04.21

EC stirs on Suvendu but clause riddle lingers

The Election Commission on Thursday served a showcause on BJP’s Nandigram candidate Suvendu Adhikari for an alleged communal jibe in his election speech last month when he had said a vote to his...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 21.01.21

Model code must respect noise norms

Environment activist Subhas Datta has written to the chief election commissioner of India, Sunil Arora, urging him to include judicial orders on noise pollution in the code of conduct for the upcoming...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.04.19

EC weak-kneed, say former officials

Former civil servants have written to President Ram Nath Kovind expressing deep concern about the “weak-kneed” conduct of the Election Commission of India, not once but several times, even before ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.04.19

Is it the EC that is confused, or the people?

Confusion is a useful tool before election time. But is it the Election Commission that is confused, or do the people have the institution’s purpose all wrong? The EC was once perceived to be the ne...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.04.19

BJP tees and caps as ammo for Lok Sabha polls

The BJP has already stolen a march over the Opposition Alliance in Jharkhand, at least in terms of branding and merchandise, ahead of this crucial Lok Sabha polls where the party seeks a second term f...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur


India  /  Published 30.03.19

‘Arbitrary powers stifling rights’

Economist Jean Dreze, who was detained along with two activists on Thursday in BJP-ruled Jharkhand for trying to address a meeting on food security, has explained the possible reasons behind the polic...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi

India  /  Published 21.05.19

EC could have taken decisions quickly: Ex-CEC Krishnamurthy

Former chief election commissioner T.S. Krishnamurthy on Tuesday said the poll body has done 'a good job' in conducting the Lok Sabha elections but could have taken decisions on certain complaints in ...
By PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 06.01.20

Delhi to go to polls on February 8

The voting for Delhi Assembly elections will be held on February 8 and the counting will take place on February 11, the Election Commission announced on Monday. More than 1 crore 46 lakh voters a...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.03.19

A shot timed to perfection

By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.03.19

Poll dates out, publicity out

All publicity materials must do the vanishing act now that Lok Sabha poll dates are out, Dhanbad DC Anjaneyulu Dodde said.As the model code of conduct came into force from Sunday evening with the anno...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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