19 September 2022


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Supreme Court Asks Election Commission, ‘By When Will You Introduce Paper Trail in EVMs’(06.01.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Election Commission to spell out time frame within which it would introduce Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) in EVMs.....

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Bombay HC Directs SEC to Consider Reshma Bhosale As Independent Candidate(09.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State Election Commission (SEC) to consider Reshma Bhosale as an independent candidate, contradicting decision of Retur.....

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ELECTION - SC to Election Commission: Cross-check More Votes on VVPATs(25.03.2019)

Supreme Court has asked the Election Commission to consider increasing the number of VVPAT’s that are used to randomly verify votes cast by Electronic.....

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ELECTION - Supreme Court Rejects Plea Seeking Ban on Roadshows, Bike Rallies During Polls(25.03.2019)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea filed by former DGP of Uttar Pradesh seeking a direction to the Election Commission to ban roadshows and.....

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Madras High Court Directs Election Commission of India to Allot Distinctive Symbols(09.03.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to allot distinctive symbols, as far as possible, to the candidates on the fray .....

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SC: Officer Serving Ruling Govt Can't be Appointed as State Election Commissioner(12.03.2021)

Supreme Court has held that a government officer serving a state government cannot be appointed as the State Election Commissioner of that state. The .....

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SC to Centre: Why No Transparent Procedure For Appointing CEC & ECs?(05.07.2017)

Supreme Court has posed several pointed questions to Centre regarding the lack of proper procedure for appointment of Chief Election Commissioner and .....

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SC Seeks EC’s Reply Over Plea for VVPAT Use in Upcoming Gujarat Polls(07.07.2017)

Supreme Court has sought response from Election Commission on a PIL seeking to conduct upcoming Gujarat assembly election through Voter-verified Paper.....

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SC Directs ECI to Watch PM Modi Biopic and Decide Whether It can be Screened During Poll Time(15.04.2019)

Supreme Court has directed Election Commission of India to watch biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and report back to court in sealed cover as to.....

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Telangana HC to EC: No Poll Notification for Three MLC Seats(10.05.2019)

Telangana High Court has directed Election Commission (EC) not to issue a poll notification to those MLC seats that have become vacant on account of d.....

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ECI Tightens Poll Code Norms for Electronic and Print Media(31.03.2017)

Election Commission of India (ECI) has tightened poll code norms for electronic and print media by disallowing poll outcome forecasts by political ana.....

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SC Questions EC Silence on Barring Convicted Lawmakers for Life from Electoral Politics(12.07.2017)

Supreme Court has pulled up Election Commission for not taking a clear stand on whether lawmakers be barred for life from contesting elections after b.....

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SC Refuses to Interfere With EC's Report Opposing Release of Modi Biopic Before Poll Ends(26.04.2019)

Supreme Court has backed stand of Election Commission in refusing to lift stay on release of the biopic on PM Narendra Modi until the conclusion of Lo.....

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MP HC Rejects Plea Seeking Action Against Election Commission for Conducting Elections(28.04.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has disposed of a plea filed seeking actions against the Election Commission of India for the State Legislative Assemblies o.....

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SC Gives Time to Tamil Nadu SEC to Conduct Local Body Elections in Nine New Districts(23.06.2021)

Supreme Court has given the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (SEC) time to work, if necessary 24 hours a day, and hold the local body elections in.....

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Gujarat HC Directs SEC to do NOTA Promotion for Local Body Elections(17.11.2015)

Gujarat High Court has ordered State Election Commission (SEC) to further promote option of None Of The Above or NOTA among voters in coming local bod.....

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Calcutta High Court Questions IAS Officer Alapan Bandyopadhyay’s Appointment as SEC(12.10.2015)

Calcutta HC has questioned State Govt’s decision to appoint senior IAS officer Alapan Bandyopadhyay, as the acting State Election Commissioner (SEC) a.....

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Gujarat High Court Issues Notice to Govt., EC on PIL Alleging Minister’s Fake MBA Degree(14.10.2015)

Gujarat HC has served notices to State Government, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Shankar Chaudhary and Election Commission (EC) on a.....

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Gujarat High Court Slams State Election Commission(15.10.2015)

Gujarat HC has slammed State Election Commission and said that election commission was for furtherance democracy and not for diluting the process of l.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Election Commission’s Response on Plea of 12 AAP MLAs(25.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has sought reply of the Election Commission on the plea of 12 AAP MLAs due to the poll panel’s decision to continue hearing a complai.....

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Gujarat HC Observes Inconsistency In State And Central Election Commission Rules(05.04.2016)

Gujarat HC, while observing inconsistency in State and Central Election Commission Rules has said that both Commissions being Constitutional bodies sh.....

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Supreme Court Seeks to Reply on Stay on Poll Bonds(21.01.2020)

Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre and the Election Commission within two weeks on an application seeking an interim stay on a fresh w.....

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Supreme Court Asks the Election Commission to Draw Up Action Plan to Decriminalize Politics(27.01.2020)

Supreme Court has asked the Election Commission to draw up an action plan within one week on ways and means to check criminalization of politics in th.....

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Delhi HC Asks SEC to Hold By-Polls to 13 Wards(21.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has directed State Election Commission (SEC) to hold by-elections to vacant seats in 13 municipal wards of Capital by April 30 next.....

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Gujarat HC Calls Ordinance for Delaying Civic Body Polls ‘Unconstitutional’(21.10.2015)

Gujarat High Court has said that an ordinance or executive order by Gujarat Government, meant to delay civic body polls in the state, is unconstitutio.....

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Gujarat High Court asks SEC to include NOTA in Gujarat Local Body Elections(02.11.2015)

Gujarat High Court has directed State Election Commission (SEC) to include option of NOTA (None Of The Above) in the upcoming local body polls in the .....

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Delhi High Court Asks ECI to Decide Plea for Inspection of Printed Paper Slips of VVPAT Devices(20.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Election Commission of India to decide representations made to it for inspection of record of the printed paper slip.....

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Karnataka HC Allows Govt. Employee Who Quit Job to Contest Zilla Panchayat Elections(08.02.2016)

Karnataka HC, while providing temporary reprieve to a 33-year-old employee of a government high school who “quit” his job to contest the elections to .....

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Delhi HC for Bye- Elections in 13 MCD Wards Within 3 Months(29.01.2016)

Delhi High Court has directed State Election Commission to hold bye-elections within three months in 13 municipal wards of Delhi.

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Gujarat HC to SEC: Make Poll Affidavits Available Online(01.12.2015)

Gujarat High Court has directed State Election Commission (SEC) to upload all the poll affidavits of candidates contesting local body polls within the.....

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Hyderabad HC Directs Election Commission on Mass Deletions from Voters List(04.12.2015)

Hyderabad High Court has directed Election Commission of India to pass final orders and intimate final decision by December 10, on mass deletion of 6......

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Supreme Court Notice to EC on Misuse of EVMs(05.09.2018)

Supreme Court has sought response of the Election Commission on a PIL filed by Dehradun based journalist alleging unauthorised handling of EVMs by pri.....

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SC Seeks Center, Election Commission's Views over Lifetime Ban on Convicted Politicians(15.09.2016)

SC has formally sought views of Centre and Election Commission on a public interest litigation demanding a lifetime ban on convicted politicians after.....

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Supreme Court Seeks Election Commission Response on Congress pleas(24.08.2018)

Supreme Court has sought Election Commission response on pleas filed by Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot alleging duplication of names in .....

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SC Issues Notice on PIL for Making Politicians’ Wealth Source Public(20.07.2016)

SC has issued notice to Centre and Election Commission seeking their response to a PIL for making politicians declare their sources of income in their.....

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Delhi HC Sends Back to EC Plea to Cancel BSP Symbol 'Elephant'(11.07.2016)

Delhi HC has remanded back to Election Commission a plea seeking cancellation of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) symbol 'Elephant', for alleged misuse of pu.....

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Delhi HC Rejects Plea Challenging Appointment of Delhi Chief Secretary as Election Commissioner(05.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation to challenge the decision for appointment of Vijay Kumar Dev, Delhi Chief Secretary as the.....

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Delhi Court Seeks Clarification from Election Commission on Smriti Irani’s Educational Qualification(07.10.2016)

A Delhi Court has sought further clarifications from the Election Commission of India over a plea alleging Smriti Irani’s educational qualifications t.....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses Plea by WBCPCR Seeking Compensation From Election Commission For Covid Orphans(25.05.2022)

Calcutta HC dismissed a PIL filed by West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) seeking a direction upon the Election Commission t.....

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Madras HC Directs EC to File Affidavit on Assembly Polls Expenses(15.11.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Election Commission (EC) to file an affidavit of expenses incurred for conduct of Assembly Elections to Aravakurichi an.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Asks Election Commission to Check Drugs Supply During Elections(10.01.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Chief Electoral Officer of Punjab and Chief Election Commissioner of India to ensure that drugs are not suppli.....

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RBI Rejects EC Request to Enhance Withdrawal Limits For Poll Candidates(30.01.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has rejected request of Election Commission (EC) to enhance weekly cash-withdrawal limit, imposed after demonetisation, fo.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Election Commission's Reply Over Plea on Poll Freebies(02.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked Election Commission (EC) to respond on steps taken to comply with Supreme Court’s directions on poll freebies.

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Madras HC Directs TNSEC to Submit Assets Declarations of all Elected Councillors(01.12.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) to submit statements of declaration of assets made by all Elected Councill.....

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Madras HC Sets Aside Order Disqualifying Panchayat President(14.10.2016)

Madras High Court has set aside an order issued by Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) disqualifying a Panchayat president, on ground that th.....

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Madras HC Notices State Government, Opposition over Local Body Polls(19.10.2016)

Madras High Court has noticed Principal Opposition Party - DMK and State Government on an appeal moved by Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC).....

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Madras HC Cancels Civic Polls Notification(05.10.2016)

Madras HC has set aside notification for civic polls issued by Tamil Nadu State Election Commission and directed Commission to issue fresh notificatio.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Direction to Not Conduct 2023 State Assembly Elections(27.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking instructions to the State and Chief Election Commissioner to not conduct the 2.....

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Madras HC Slams Advocate for Casting Aspersions on Election Commission(02.11.2016)

Madras High Court came down heavily on an advocate for filing a Public Interest Litigation to postpone elections to Aravakurichi and Thanjavur Assembl.....

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Supreme Court Gives Liberty to Election Commission to Fight Paid News(31.10.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed a Delhi High Court order that questioned EC’s remit over content of speech and paid news.

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Supreme Court Scraps Congress Plea, Gives Clean Chit to EC(15.10.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed pleas of Congress leaders challenging the fidelity of voter lists and said the Election Commission's bona fides should not.....

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Karnataka HC: Lodging Electoral Expenditure Accounts Ensures Transparency of Candidates(22.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition, passed by the Karnataka State Election Commission by disqualifying from continuing as the elected membe.....

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SC Asks MP SEC to Notify Local Body Election Programme Within 2 Weeks(11.05.2022)

Supreme Court has directed the Madhya Pradesh State Election Commission (SEC) to notify the programme for local body elections in the state within two.....

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Uttarakhand HC Dismisses Plea Challenging UKSSSC LT Assistant Teacher Recruitment Process 2020(06.04.2022)

Uttarakhand High Court has dismissed a plea that challenges the Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission LT Grade Teacher (Arts) Recruitme.....

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Uttarakhand HC Upholds Amendment to Recruitment Rules During Selection Process(13.04.2022)

Uttarakhand High Court has dismissed a petition challenging the decision of the Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission to permit non B.E.....

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ELECTION - Why No Order Yet to Ban Political Ads on Social Media: Bombay HC to ECI(08.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has asked Election Commission of India (ECI) why it was hesitant to issue specific directions to prohibit political advertisements o.....

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Delhi HC Rejects Plea on Simultaneous Lok Sabha- Assembly Polls, But Calls it ‘Good Idea’(09.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking directions to Election Commission of India to conduct simultaneous Lok Sabha and State Assembly Polls in .....

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SC Refers Plea to Make Independent Collegium for Appointment of EC to Constitutional Bench(24.10.2018)

Supreme Court has referred a plea for constituting an independent mechanism for selection of Election Commissioners for the consideration of Constitut.....

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SC: Don't Re-notify Election Process for 367 Local Bodies to Implement OBC Quota(29.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the Court had made it clear that Maharashtra State Election Commission (SEC) shall not re-notify election to provide reser.....

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