CEC: Reports of Lavasa’s ‘recusal’ from MCC matters ‘unsavoury’

Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora reacted to media reports as “unsavoury and avoidable controversy”, which said that EC Ashok Lavasa recused himself from meetings on violations of the model code of conduct as his dissenting opinion were not recorded. Read More
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Social-media giants, IMAI agree to police themselves for LS poll

The Internet and Mobile Association of India and top social-media companies have accepted the Election Commission’s suggestion of policing themselves for the Lok Sabha election. Read More
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EC puts J&K assembly poll on hold citing security concerns

The Election Commission has decided to not hold assembly election in Jammu & Kashmir simultaneously with the Lok Sabha poll, which the commission announced on Sunday. This has prompted charges that it is the Centre’s admission of the failure of its Kashmir policy. Read More
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EC declares dates for 2019 LS poll, voting to take place in 7 phases

The Election Commission of India has announced the much-awaited poll dates for the Lok Sabha election, on Sunday. The election will be held in seven phases starting from April 11 and ending on May 19. The votes will be counted on May 23. Read More
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EVM ‘hacking’: EC says it ‘won’t be bullied’ to bring back ballot papers

The chief election commissioner, Sunil Arora, on Thursday, said there’s no question of reintroducing ballot papers and the Election Commission “will not be intimidated, bullied or coerced into giving up EVMs”. Read More
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