ELECTIONS

63 % polling recorded in the final phase of Lok Sabha polls

Voters have already exercised their franchise for 483 out of the total 542 parliamentary seats in previous six phases   AMN / AGENCIES/ OUR CORRESPONDENTS Voting for the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections ended today. Around 63 per cent polling was recorded till 6 PM. 57 per cent votes were cast in … Continue reading 63 % polling recorded in the final phase of Lok Sabha polls

India’s most controversial and longest Elections come to an end

Results on May 23  AMN / Elections for the 17th Lok Sabha concluded today after sweet and sour incidents. The election for 542 seats was held in seven phases.  Overall around 70 per cent polling was recorded in all the phases. Briefing media in New Delhi, Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha said that people, including … Continue reading India’s most controversial and longest Elections come to an end

Ashok Lavasa letter Creates Unrest in Election Commission

CEC Sunil Arora denies internal rifts over MCC   By a Correspondent / New Delhi Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa decision recusing himself from model code violation cases till his dissents are recorded on orders has created a deep rift within election body even as Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said members of the panel are … Continue reading Ashok Lavasa letter Creates Unrest in Election Commission

Voting underway for the last phase of Lok Sabha elections

AMN / WEB DESK Polling has begun for the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha elections. Voting, which began at 7 AM, will end at 6 PM. Polling in this phase is taking place for 59 constituencies, spread over 7 states and one union territory. Voting is taking place for 13 seats each in … Continue reading Voting underway for the last phase of Lok Sabha elections

Election Commission takes exception to media reports on its functioning

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI The Election Commission has taken a serious exception to media reports about its internal functioning with respect to handling the Model Code of Conduct. The commission described the reports as unsavoury and avoidable controversy. It said this has come at a time when all Chief Electoral Officers throughout the country and … Continue reading Election Commission takes exception to media reports on its functioning

Leaders make all effort to woo voters for last phase of elections

  AMN Electioneering is in full swing in 59 constituencies in different states which will go to poll on May 19.  Congress President Rahul Gandhi campaigned at Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh and Patna in Bihar. He said, if voted to power the party will waive off farmers loans and implement the Nyay scheme which will … Continue reading Leaders make all effort to woo voters for last phase of elections

EC curtails campaigning in West Bengal by one day

Our Correspondents In an unprecedented move, Election Commission today cut short the campaigning period in nine Lok Sabha constituencies of West Bengal following yesterday’s violence in Kolkata. The Commission has directed that after 10 pm tomorrow, there will be no public meetings or rallies, display of election matter and other election campaign-related activities. The campaigning … Continue reading EC curtails campaigning in West Bengal by one day

Mamata Banerjee questions credibility of Election Commission

Says EC acting at the behest of BJP after it cut short campaign WEB DESK / AGENCIES TMC chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today questioned the Election Commission after it cut short campaigning by a day in the state in view of incidents of poll violence. “EC is acting at the behest … Continue reading Mamata Banerjee questions credibility of Election Commission

Campaigning in full swing for final phase of LS elections 2019

59 seats, spread over seven states and one Union Territory, will go to polls in the final phase on Sunday   AGENCIES Senior leaders of various political parties are holding multiple rallies at different places for the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections. 59 seats, spread over seven states and one Union Territory, … Continue reading Campaigning in full swing for final phase of LS elections 2019

EC issues show cause notice to Sanjay Nirupam for alleged violation of MCC

  AMN Election Commission today issued a show cause notice to Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam for alleged violation of Model Code of Conduct. He has been asked to submit his reply within 24 hours. The notice has been issued to him for his alleged controversial remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi.

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ELECTIONS

63 % polling recorded in the final phase of Lok Sabha polls

Voters have already exercised their franchise for 483 out of the total 542 parliamentary seats in previous six ...

India’s most controversial and longest Elections come to an end

Results on May 23  AMN / Elections for the 17th Lok Sabha concluded today after sweet and sour incident ...

Ashok Lavasa letter Creates Unrest in Election Commission

CEC Sunil Arora denies internal rifts over MCC   By a Correspondent / New Delhi Election Commiss ...

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