EC files affidavit in SC, next elections with VVPAT

New Delhi [India], Aug 09 : The Election Commission on Wednesday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, stating that most likely the next elections would be held with the help of Voter...

Aug 08, 2017 2:00 PM | Newsscroll

No plan to set up collegium to select election commissioners:

GovtNew Delhi, Aug 2 The government today said it has no proposal to introduce a 'collegium' system to appoint election commissioners, a recommendation made by the Law Commission as part of its...

Aug 02, 2017 3:30 PM | Newsscroll

No interim relief from Delhi HC for Narottam Mishra

New Delhi, Jul 16 Disqualified Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra's last hope to vote in tomorrow's presidential election was today dashed by the Delhi High Court, which refused to grant him...

Jul 16, 2017 7:22 PM | Newsscroll

Blow to Narottam Mishra, HC upholds disqualification

(Eds: Adding details of proceedings)New Delhi, Jul 14 In a blow to disqualified Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra, his last ditch effort to vote in the Presidential election on July 17 was...

Jul 14, 2017 6:57 PM | Newsscroll

HC reserves order on MP minister's plea to vote in prez poll

New Delhi, Jul 13 The Delhi High Court today reserved its verdict on a plea of disqualified Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra to vote in the presidential polls on July 17."Judgement reserved,"...

Jul 13, 2017 8:45 PM | Newsscroll

Delhi HC to hear plea of disqualified MP minister tomorrow

(Eds: Combines SC and HC developments)New Delhi, Jul 12 Disqualified Madhya Pradesh Minister Narottam Mishra's desperate plea seeking to vote in the July 17 Presidential election today travelled...

Jul 12, 2017 7:39 PM | Newsscroll

SC tranfers plea of disqualified MP minister to Delhi HC

(Eds: With additional proceedings)New Delhi, Jul 12 The Supreme Court today transferred to the Delhi High Court the plea of Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra, recently disqualified by the...

Jul 12, 2017 4:15 PM | Newsscroll

SC to give urgent hearing to disqualified MP minister's plea

New Delhi, Jul 12 The Supreme Court today agreed to give an urgent hearing to a plea of senior BJP leader and Madhya Pradesh cabinet minister Narottam Mishra who was recently disqualified by the...

Jul 12, 2017 12:03 PM | Newsscroll

Achal Kumar Joti takes over as new CEC

New Delhi, Jul 6 Achal Kumar Joti today took charge as the 21st Chief Election Commissioner and said the poll panel will vigorously pursue its commitment to hold free, fair, inclusive and credible...

Jul 06, 2017 3:52 PM | Newsscroll

Achal Kumar Joti takes over as new Chief Election Commissioner

New Delhi[India], July 6 : Achal Kumar Joti on Thursday took charge as the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). The former Gujarat chief secretary was appointed as the next Chief...

Jul 05, 2017 1:36 PM | Newsscroll