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ECI issues notice against Computer Baba for fanning communal sentiments

The Election Commission of India (ECI) issued a notice to the Congress supporter Namdas Rao Tyagi, popularly known as 'Computer baba' after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) filed a complaint against him that he was fanning communal sentiments while campaigning for Congress leader Digvijay Singh. Election Commission has asked computer baba to reply within 24 hours. District collector of Bhopal Sudam...

BJP writes letter to Election Commission complaining against Panaji Congress Candidate for by-elections

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday filed a complaint against Congress candidate for Panaji by-elections Attanasio Monseratte, popularly known as 'Babush' for violating a provision of Election Commission by not publishing the details of criminal cases pending against him in print as well as in electronic media. The letter was written to the Election Commission of the state. The BJP...

EVMs, VVPATs recovered from a hotel in Muzzafarpur in Bihar during fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections

On May 7, 2019, during the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar, there was a frenetic mix of EVM and VVPAT machines that were allegedly recovered from a hotel close to the polling booth in Muzzafarpur constituency. Sector magistrate of Avdesh Kumar was in charge of the six EVMs in Muzaffarpur which was kept as a backup...

BJP delegation asks for removal of East Midnapore District Magistrate after an alleged attack on BJP convoy

After an alleged attack on the convoy of East Midnapore party president Dilip Ghosh in Khejuri on Tuesday, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders have demanded the removal of East Midnapore District Magistrate, West Bengal. After the address of Amit Shah in the district, Assam deputy Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma and Dilip Ghosh along with the convoy were attacked allegedly...

ECI orders re-polling in 13 polling booths in Tamil Nadu and one polling booth in Puducherry ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Election Commission of India (ECI) has ordered the re-polling in 13 polling booths in Tamil Nadu for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. Repolling in 13 booths will be held in the 7th and last phase of the Lok Sabha elections on May 19. The election commission wrote a letter to Chief electoral officer of Tamil Nadu declaring the 8 stations...

Supreme Court dismisses plea against Rahul Gandhi’s UK citizenship

Supreme Court has dismissed the plea that demanded the investigation to Congress president Rahul Gandhi's citizenship of UK and his debarment from fighting the Lok Sabha elections. The petitioner had argued that Rahul Gandhi was listed as a British citizen in a company named Backops limited that was registered in the United Kingdom in the year 2003. Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi...

Election Commission orders re-polling in Tripura West Parliamentary constituency on May 12

The Election Commission of India (ECI) ordered re-polling for the Tripura West parliamentary constituency on May 12 in six phases of Lok Sabha elections after declaring polling across 168 booths of Tripura West parliamentary constituency as void. The notice issued by Election Commission of India said that "after taking all material circumstances into account the EC has declared under subsection...

ELection Commission rejects allegations by Smriti Irani against Rahul Gandhi over booth capturing

Election Commission on Tuesday rejected the allegations by union textile minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Smriti Irani against booth capturing in Amethi by Congress president Rahul Gandhi who is seeking re-election from his parliamentary constituency for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. Chief electoral officer of Uttar Pradesh Venkateshwar Lu dismissed the allegations and said that the charges were...

Election commission gives green signal to Modi on his “bhrashtachari No. 1” remark against Rajiv Gandhi

Election Commission of India (ECI) gives a green signal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks on former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi saying that he was Bhrashtachari number 1. Senior leaders including Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Rajiv Shukla, and Salman Khurshid approached the poll panel and met the election commission officials to complain against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his...

Chandrababu Naidu asks EC to verify count on all VVPATs if any discrepancy is reported in existing 5 VVPATs

After the Supreme Court dismissed the plea filed by 21 opposition parties asking for 50 % verification of VVPAT slips earlier today, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu said that he will approach Election commission requesting counting of all the VVPATs in assembly segments in case any discrepancy or mismatch is found in any of the five...