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Poll candidates must disclose source of income: SC

Feb 16 2018

Supreme Court directed that all candidates contesting elections must disclose their "sources" of income, including those of their spouse and dependent children.

Political parties collect Rs 1,500-cr in 5 Assembly polls

Feb 15 2018

Political parties collected over Rs 1,500 crore during the five state assembly elections held last year but spent just Rs 494 crore, according to ADR.

Elections to Tripura's Charilam Assembly seat on March 12

Feb 15 2018

The polls in Tripura's Charilam Assembly constituency will be held on March 12, a notification issued by the Election Commission said.

Voting for 3 Lok Sabha seats in UP, Bihar on March 11

Feb 09 2018

By-elections to the Lok Sabha seats of Gorakhpur and Phulpur in Uttar Pradesh and Araira in Bihar will be held on March 11, the Election Commission announced.

Parties tell EC to stop Karnataka government's new schemes

Feb 02 2018

Political parties in Karnataka urged the CEC Om Prakash Rawat to restrain the ruling Congress government from announcing new schemes.

Kremlin says opposition leader Navalny not a threat

Jan 29 2018

The Kremlin said it did not regard Alexei Navalny as a political threat ahead of a March presidential election and said protests he had organised were not that big.

Facebook, EC roll out National Voters' Day pledge feature

Jan 24 2018

Facebook and EC rolled out National Voters' Day pledge feature that will send a reminder to users aged 18 yrs and above to take the pledge on Thursday.

No stay on AAP MLAs disqualification: Delhi High Court

Jan 24 2018

The Delhi HC refused to stay the Centre's notification disqualifying 20 AAP MLAs but restrained the EC from taking any "precipitate measures" till January 29.

Disqualified AAP MLAs withdraw plea, to file fresh application

Jan 22 2018

The 20 disqualified AAP MLAs withdrew their application challenging the EC's recommendation in the office of profit case, saying they would file a fresh plea.

Simultaneous polls not possible before 2024: T S Krishnamurthy

Jan 22 2018

The holding of simultaneous LS and Assembly polls may not be possible before 2024, and a Constitutional amendment is required to conduct such a synchronised exercise.

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