Tag Archives: Election Commission

Election Commission rejects Sharad Yadav camp plea for JD(U) poll symbol

The decision has come as a blow to the Sharad faction, which had approached the EC on August 25 claiming to be the “real JD(U)”.   The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday refused to take cognizance of the Sharad Yadav-led ...

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AIADMK factions bury the hatchet

O. Panneerselvam sworn in as Deputy CM, to hold Finance portfolio; Edappadi, OPS to co-chair 11-member party coordination committee Former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam was on Monday sworn in as Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu after he merged his ...

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Winning at all cost, without ethics, is new normal in politics: EC OP Rawat speaks out

Election Commissioner O P Rawat’s remarks are significant against the backdrop of the political storm that raged at the time of Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat. Barely ten days after the Election Commission used its special powers to reject votes ...

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Congress against NOTA in Rajya Sabha polls, goes to Election Commission

Senior Congress leaders Anand Sharma and Manish Tewari met the Election Commission and demanded that the option of “None of the Above” (NOTA) be removed from use in the August 8 Rajya Sabha polls, where it is facing a battle ...

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Election Commission Orders FIR Over ‘Bribing Of Voters’ In RK Nagar Bypoll

The bypoll slated for April 12 was cancelled subsequently following allegations of large-scale distribution of money to voters, entailing raids by the tax authorities. CHENNAI: The Election Commission has asked the Tamil Nadu chief electoral officer to lodge a police ...

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