Model Code Of Conduct
India  /  Published 05.05.19

Election Commission yet to act on ‘54%’ petitions

A Calcuttan has accused the Election Commission of having failed to act on 54 per cent of the complaints displayed on its website for at least a week over alleged violation of the model code of conduc...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.04.19

SC agrees to hear plea of Sushmita Dev alleging violation of Model Code

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear on Tuesday a plea of Congress MP Sushmita Dev alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah have been violating the Model Code of Co...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.04.19

Ex-bureaucrats write to Kovind expressing concern over attempts to 'discredit' EC

A group of former civil servants, defence personnel, judges and academicians wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday, expressing concerns over alleged attempts being made by certain groups to 'd...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.04.19

Tough SC questions for election watchdog

The Supreme Court on Monday warned it could summon the chief election commissioner after the poll panel said it was powerless to act against hate speeches or the seeking of votes in the name of religi...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.11.19

Tributes pour in for T. N. Seshan

Leaders across the political spectrum condoled the demise of former chief election commissioner T. N. Seshan, who passed away in Chennai on Sunday night.Top Congress leaders, including party chief Son...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 31.03.19

Why is Arun Jaitley so driven these days?

The finance minister, Arun Jaitley, is unable to address public meetings this election season because of his indifferent health, but he is more than making up for it. Many in the Bharatiya Janata Part...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.19

Didi on space launch: Cloud without rain

Mamata Banerjee described the hype around Narendra Modi’s announcement of the anti-satellite (ASAT) missile launch as an “apocalyptic thunderstorm” that turned out to be “a short spell of rain...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.03.19

Jamshedpur administration eye on cash, social media

The East Singhbhum district administration will keep an eye on canvassing through social media, movement of cash in excess of Rs 50,000 and liquor, now that Lok Sabha election dates were announced on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 25.06.19

'One nation, one election': proper debate needed

The idea of conducting simultaneous elections for the Lok Sabha and the state assemblies has resulted in spirited deliberations. The debate has been kindled, once again, with the prime minister announ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 03.05.19

After yeti's discovery, Gandhiji’s 3 wise monkeys are found in EC

March 19…the political parties/candidates are advised that their campaigners/candidates should desist, as part of their election campaigning, from indulging in any political propaganda involving act...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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