Tag: Election commission

Delhi HC restores membership of 20 disqualified AAP MLA’s

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi : A bench of justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar of Delhi High Court today passed an order by which it set aside the Election Commission recommendation disqualifying 20 AAP MLAs for holding office-of-profit as parliamentary secretaries. Click here to read full story | SoOLEGAL Advertisements

Gujarat Election: EVMs, Security protocol and fresh complaints

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Before the first phase of polling in Gujarat on Saturday (9 December 2017), the Election Commission had announced that has out in place an elaborate framework of administrative system of security protocols and procedural checks and balances in Gujarat which prevent any possible misuse of EVMs, VVPATs or procedural lapses in

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Election Commission announces schedule for Himachal Assembly: Polling on 11 November

Newsroom24x7 Staff   New Delhi: The Election Commission of India today announced the schedule for the General election to the Himachal Pradesh. The Election Commission The term of the Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh is due to expire on 7 January 2018. By virtue of its powers, duties and functions under Article 324 read with

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MP Minister Narottam Mishra cannot vote in the presidential election

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: In a special Sunday hearing, a double Bench of Delhi High Court has rejected Madhya Pradesh Minister Narottam Mishra’s plea to vote in the Presidential election tomorrow. Mishra’s petition challenging the election Commission’s decision against him has been allowed and posted for hearing in August by the two-Judge Bench of Delhi High

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Election Commission order against MP Minister: Supreme Court refers matter to Delhi High Court

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India today considered the issue whether senior Madhya Pradesh Minister Dr. Narottam Mishra continues to be a member of the Legislative Assembly of the State of Madhya Pradesh, and hence can vote in the presidential election scheduled for 17 July 2017 and passed an order that the matter

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Big jolt for AAP: EC rejects plea by 21 MLAs in the office of profit case

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Election Commission of India today (24 June 2017) rejected the plea by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its 21 Delhi MLAs to drop the office of profit case against them. In its order, as reported by a section of the media, EC has stated that the Commission was of the

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Election Commission disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra for 3 years

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Election Commission of India today disqualified Madhya Pradesh minister for Public Relations Narottam Mishra for filing wrong accounts of election expenditure. With today’s verdict, Mishra’s election from the Datia Assembly constituency stands void. Mishra has been disqualified for three years and this has been confirmed by an EC spokesperson. It

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Schedule announced for Election to the Office of President of India

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Election Commission of India has fixed the schedule for the election to fill the office of the President of India under the provisions of the Presidential and Vice Presidential Elections Act, 1952, The term of office of Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, is ending on 24 July, 2017. As per

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EVM Challenge concludes: Doubts on functioning of EC-EVMs laid to rest

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi:  The EVM Challenge hosted by the Election Commission of India to dispel all doubts on the functioning of the ECI-electronic voting machines concluded today with only two political parties (NCP and CPI-M) reporting for this purpose. The CPI(M) told the EC that they do not wish to participate in the challenge

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“No tampering in EVM and VVPAT used during demonstration in Ater in Madhya Pradesh”

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: A Special Inquiry team led by Bhanwar Lal, Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh has has found no anomaly or tampering in EVM and VVPAT used during demonstration in Ater (Bhind) on 31 March, 2017 The Special Enquiry team has submitted its Enquiry report on Bhind (MP) Episode to the Election Commission.

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Election Commission takes steps to ensure free and fair elections in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x8 Staff New Delhi: The Election Commission of India has responded to media reports and demand raised by a Congress party delegation on Saturday in connection with bye-election from Ater and Bandhavgarh (ST) Assembly constituencies in Madhya Pradesh and in order to ensure the correct functioning of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and Voter-verified paper audit

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Assembly polls: EC announces poll schedule for Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Election commission of India today announced the General elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh The EC today announced the election schedule for five State Assemblies and also the enforcement of the Model code of conduct for the guidance of political parties and candidates.   Election

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Election Commission announces Rajya Sabha biennial election schedule

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Election Commission of India today announced the schedule of election to the Council of States (Rajya Sabha) to fill the seats of members retiring in June-August this year. The term of office of 57 members of the Rajya Sabha elected from 15 States is due to expire in June-August 2016. The

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Bihar election begins with first phase of polling today

Newsroom24x7 Desk Patna : Morning queues as early as 7 am marked the onset of Bihar assembly polls with voters casting their decision and making provision for sealing the fate of 49 legislative seats in state of Bihar. Spread over 10 districts in this ab initio votecast, the first election day marks the launch of

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