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Election Commission

EC Directs Transfer Of 28 Police Personnel From Muzaffarnagar Ahead Of 2022 UP Polls

Sep 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Preetinder Singh, DIG, Saharanpur range said the order came on Friday on the directive of the Election Commission, which stated that police officers cannot remain posted in the district going to polls if they have served in the same place for at least three years.

Meet Muskan, Visually Impaired PhD Scholar And Singer, Who Has Been Named EC ‘Youth Icon’

Sep 11, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Muskan has been named a ‘youth Icon’ by the Election Commission (EC) for enhancing electoral participation in the next year’s assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh

ECI Grants Special Exception For Mamata, Allows Bypoll In Bhawanipur

Mamata Banerjee has to be elected by November 5 to continue as the chief minister

Himachal Pradesh: Anil Khachi Appointed As Election Commissioner, Congress Protests

Aug 05, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

There are allegations that chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur is making administrative changes to get officers of his choice at key positions before 2022 assembly polls.

EC Defers Legislative Council Polls In 9 Seats In AP, Telangana Amid Covid Surge

The EC said as per electoral law, the seats of retiring members are to be filled before their six-year term ends by holding biennial polls.

06 May, 2021

SC Rejects EC Plea To Stop Media From Reporting Judges’ Oral Remarks

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court said that media coverage of the court is part of freedom of the press.

06 May, 2021

West Bengal Post-Poll Violence: MHA Forms Four-Member Team To Probe

Outlook Web Bureau

At least six people were killed in post-poll violence in different parts of the state till Tuesday.

03 May, 2021

Covid-19 Management Not Our Prerogative, Election Commission Tells Supreme Court

Outlook Web Bureau

EC said that the remarks of ‘murder charges’ made by the Madras High Court against the Constitutional body were unwarranted and such conclusive remarks should not have been made without hearing the poll panel.

03 May, 2021

Media Can't Be Stopped From Reporting Discussions In Higher Courts: SC On EC Plea

Outlook Web Bureau

While hearing a plea filed by the EC, the Supreme Court said media should be able to report all the proceedings of high courts to ensure accountability.

02 May, 2021

Mamata ‘Loses’ Nandigram In A Cliffhanger Amid TMC’s Spectacular Return To Power

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Suvendu Adhikary claimed victory in Nandigram by 1,736 votes, TMC likely to move court on counting.

02 May, 2021

Cliffhanger In Nandigram: Mamata Wins, Loses…

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

After being declared the winner and loser both, suspense continues in the high-profile Bengal constituency of Nandigram

02 May, 2021

EC Orders FIR Over Celebratory Congregations In Anticipation Of Poll Victory

Outlook Web Bureau

The EC had recently banned victory processions on the counting day to curb the spread of coronavirus.

01 May, 2021

Election Commission Moves SC Over Madras High Court Remarks

Outlook Web Bureau

The Election Commission of India on Saturday moved the Supreme Court over Madras High Court’s remarks on allowing elections amid a raging second wave of Coronavirus in the country.

30 April, 2021

EC Asks Madras HC To Stop Media From Reporting On Court Oral Observations

Outlook Web Bureau

The Election Commission said a police complaint had been filed against the Deputy Election Commissioner accusing him of murder in West Bengal after the media reported on the oral observations.

30 April, 2021

‘Why Are We Acting Now, Though We Had A Year? Madras HC Slams Centre Over Covid Situation

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Justice Sanjeeb Banerjee said there was a need to act on expert advice and not adhocism.

28 April, 2021

Candidates Need To Carry Negative RT-PCR Test Report To Enter Counting Centres On May 2: EC

Outlook Web Bureau

Counting of votes for Assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry and Assam will be held on May 2

27 April, 2021

Assembly Elections 2021: EC Bans Victory Processions On And After May 2

Outlook Web Bureau

The decision has been taken to check the spread of coronavirus, the sources said.

26 April, 2021

Should Be Booked On Murder Charges: Madras HC Holds EC Responsible For Second Wave Of Covid

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‘Were you on another planet when political rallies were being held?’ Madras HC asked EC’s counsel

Photo Gallery

An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.

PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak

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