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Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa Skips Meetings After His “Minority Decisions” Go Unrecorded

The election commissioner Ashok Lavasa skipt meetings of the “full commission”, who include the Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, election commissioner Sushi Chandra and himself. His decision comes amidst the decisions taken by the poll body taking a decision on violations in the Model Code of Conduct without recording his minority decisions. According to news […]

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BJP Lawmaker Nalin Kumar Kateel Compares Kasab, Godse With Rajiv Gandhi Defending Pragya Thakur

A day after BJP’s Bhopal candidate Pragya Singh Thakur called Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse a ‘patriot’ another BJP lawmaker Nalin Kumar Kateel, compared Godse with former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. Nalin Kateel tweeted on Thursday, “Godse killed one, Kasab killed 72, Rajiv Gandhi killed 17,000. You judge who is more cruel in this??” His […]

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Election Commission Of India Taps The Pause Button In West Bengal

The Election Commission of India invoked the Article 324 of the Indian Constitution in West Bengal ahead of the final round of Lok Sabha elections on the 19th of May. The power vests “superintendence, direction and control” of the elections to the Election Commission of India. This goes beyond logistics and it’s an important task […]

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Congress “Jewel” Mani Shankar Aiyar Justifies Neech Jibe Against PM Modi

Congress senior leader Mani Shankar Aiyar justified his 2017 “neech aadmi” (scoundrel) comment against Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that his remark was prophetic. In an article published by news agency The Print, Shankar slammed the Prime Minister for a “dirty election campaign”. He wrote, “Modi needs to be warned that he’s guilty of anti-national […]

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Dharmendra Is Worried For Sunny Deol Who Joint Politics

Actor and former BJP member of parliament Dharmendra, on Sunday said he would not have allowed his son Sunny Deol to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Punjab’s Gurdaspur if had he known that his son was contesting against the Congress’s Sunil Jakhar, the sitting lawmaker from the constituency. Speaking to news agency ANI, the […]

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Lok Sabha polls phase 6 records 62.5% voter turnout

Voting for the sixth phase of the elections for the Lok Sabha was concluded Sunday. Over 10.17 crore voters from seven states decided the fate of 979 candidates in 59 constituencies in six states and the national capital by casting their votes in 15000 polling booths set up by the election commission. The fate of […]

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AAP – BJP threaten defamation suits against each other over pamphlet circulation

Gautam Gambhir, the BJP’s East Delhi candidate, sent notices to the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and the Aam Aadmi Party’s star candidate Atishi after her party on Thursday accused him of circulating offensive pamphlets on her. Gambhir has sent a defamation notice to the AAP trio demanding a public apology […]

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Lok Sabha Polls Phase 5 Records 63% Voter Turnout

India conducted its fifth of the seventh round of voting for the national elections on Monday, the 6th of May 2019. The current Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking re-elections. The voter turnout in the fifth phase as per the election commission records until 9 pm was 63.01 percentage. 51 Lok Sabha constituencies in seven […]

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Rahul Gandhi sends “love and huge hug” to Narendra Modi after Rajiv Gandhi attack

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on Saturday in the heat of the election campaign attacked the Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s father, the former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi as “corrupt number 1”. “Your father was termed ‘Mr Clean’ by his courtiers, but his life ended as ”Bhrashtachari No 1” (corrupt number 1),” Mr. Modi […]

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Arvind Kejriwal Slapped During Roadshow In Delhi’s Moti Nagar

The Chief Minister of Delhi and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal was slapped by a man in Delhi’s Moti Nagar on Saturday. Arvind Kejriwal was slapped when he was holding a roadshow for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. Arvind Kejriwal was slapped when he was waving to the people who had gathered during his […]

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BJP Lok Sabha Candidate From Chandigarh Kirron Kher Served Notice For Using Kids In Campaigning

The Election Commission of India issued a show-cause notice to BJP’s Chandigarh Lok Sabha candidate Kirron Kher for sharing a campaign video featuring children on Twitter. The body gave the candidate 24 hours to respond to the complaint. The video showed children participating in the election campaign shouting slogans “Vote for Kirron Kher and Ab […]

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Election Commission Clears MCC Charges For Modi’s Comments In Wardha

The Election Commission gave a clean chit to Narendra Modi on his Wardha speech on Tuesday , saying the prime minister did not violate the model code of conduct. “In a matter related to a complaint concerning an alleged violation of Model Code of Conduct in a speech by PM Narendra Modi in Wardha, Maharashtra […]