Model Code Of Conduct
Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.22

Lalu fined Rs 6,000 in 2009 model code violation case

RJD chief Lalu Prasad was fined Rs 6,000 by a court in Jharkhand's Palamu district on Wednesday for violating the model code of conduct during the 2009 assembly elections in the state. Appearing ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Medininagar

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.06.22

Nadda faces Cong plaint

The Congress has lodged a complaint with the Election Commission, alleging that BJP president JP Nadda violated the model code of conduct by "canvassing" for his party's Mandar bypoll no...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.22

No model code for GTA polls

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) elections, which many believe determines the politics of power in Darjeeling, does not have “a detailed and separate” model code of conduct ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 31.05.22

Tripura CMO official served notice

The election office in bypoll-bound Tripura has served a notice on the principal private secretary (PPS) of Chief Minister Manik Saha, seeking to know why a government vehicle and chopper were alleged...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Agartala

North East  /  Published 24.10.21

Cong seeks bar on Sarma poll campaign

The Opposition Congress in Assam on Saturday urged the state’s chief electoral officer to bar chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for the October 30 by-elections, alleging that h...
By PTI in Guwahati


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


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