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Unaccounted 49.80 lakh cash seized before Elections

DP Correspondent Khanna : The Khanna Police have seized 49.80 lakh unaccounted cash during the checking of vehicles on Wednesday. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Khanna, Dhruv Dahiya said that under the Supervision of SP Mukesh Kumar, police party was checking the suspected vehicles at checkpost near Pristine Mall GT Road (Alour) Khanna.   While

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: For motivating public to vote, district administration to organise marathon on March 31

DP Correspondent       Ludhiana: In view of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019, the District Administration would be organising a marathon in the city on March 31, 2019. The main aim of this marathon would be to motivate the residents, especially youth, to exercise their right to vote during the upcoming elections. A review meeting in

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Income tax dept sets up control room, toll free helpline to register complaints

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: Following the directions of the Election Commission of India (ECI) to prevent the undue influence of voters by means of money and materials during the ensuing Lok Sabha polls in the state, the Director General Income Tax (Investigation) has set up a dedicated control room centre to receive complaints in this regard. While

Supporters of candidates to face action for issuing advertisements without authority

EC to keep any eye on social media accounts of candidates  Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Acting tough, the Election Commission will take action against the supporters of candidates for issuing advertisements in media without any authority. The election commission has observed that many times the candidates avoid giving advertisements in media directly to save expenditure

Samosa for Rs 10, cup of tea Rs 8, chair Rs 8 fixed for candidates, EC finalises prices of 171 items used in campaigning

Limit of Rs 70 lakh fixed for candidate for election campaigning Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: With the model code of conduct comes into force, the Samosa piece will cost candidate for Rs 10, Rs 8 for cup of tea, Jalebis at Rs 140 per KG, Rs 8 for plastic chair. The election Commission has proposed

“Sakhi Polling Stations” To Be Set Up In all constituencies of district Ludhiana

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: As per the directions of the Election Commission of India, “Sakhi Polling Stations” would be set up in all Vidhan Sabha constituencies of district Ludhiana. Deputy Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Agrawal informed that at least one such polling station would be set up in each Vidhan Sabha constituency. On the occasion of International

Punjab state selected by Election Commission for national award

Punjab state selected by Election Commission for national award

Punjab state selected by Election Commission for national award Chandigarh/Hoshiarpur – The State of Punjab has been selected for the conferring of National Award-2017 owing to outstanding performance in the IT sector during the Vidhan Sabha polls. The Deputy Commissioner-cum District Electoral Officer Vipul Ujwal would be conferred the award on January 25 on the

Jalandhar: Voter lists handed over to political parties

Jalandhar: Voter lists handed over to political parties

Jalandhar: Voter lists handed over to political parties Jalandhar – The final voter list for Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha assembly segments handed over by the district administration on Saturday, prepared after a Special Summary Revision, to the representatives of the various political parties. Handing over the lists to representatives of the various political parties,

BJP will lose in 2019 if ballot papers used in polls: Mayawati

Lucknow, Dec 2 (PTI) BJP will lose in 2019 if ballot papers used in polls: Mayawati. Challenging the BJP, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati said today “with full confidence” that the saffron party would lose the general elections due in 2019 if ballot papers are used, instead of electronic voting machines.Mayawati’s remarks came a day after

Karnataka Assembly polls

Karnataka Assembly polls likely to be held on May 2, 2018

Karnataka Assembly polls: Karnataka Assembly Elections will be held in the first week of May 2018 and the tentative date of voting is May 2, Tuesday. Though no official announcement has been made to this effect by the Election Commission of India (ECI), according to the sources on Monday the EC has written to the

Gujarat Assembly polls

Two phase Gujarat Assembly polls on Dec 9, 14

Gujarat Assembly polls: The Gujarat Assembly elections will be held in two phases on December 9 and 14, the Election Commission announced on Wednesday.The Commission had already announced that the results for Gujarat polls will be announced along with that of Himachal Pradesh on December 18.The first phase of the Gujarat election will cover 89

Himachal Pradesh polling date announced, Gujarat elections date to be announced soon

Himachal Pradesh polling date announced. The election commission of India announced the assembly elections date of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday. It will be held on November 9 and counting of votes would be held on December 18. The model code of conduct comes into effect immediately. Achal Kumar Joti, Chief Election Commissioner,  accompanied by Election Commissioners Om Prakash Rawat

Debt waiver notification sent to ECI

Debt waiver notification sent to ECI

Debt waiver notification sent to ECI Chandigarh(DP Correspondent) – After the great pressure from the media reports, the Punjab Government has sent the proposed notification for debt waiver of farmers to the Election Commission of India. According to sources, after the joining of Finance Commissioner (Development), his first task was to send the notification to

Gurdaspur by-election on October 11

Narinder Jagga , Chandigarh, September 13:-Gurdaspur election. Election Commission of India has declared by-election for Gurdaspur parliamentary seat. The elections will be held on October 11 while the result will be declared on October 15. Nominations will be filed till September 22 and scrutiny of nomination will take place on September 25. Last date of

Election Commission sheds light on 'creeping new normal of political morality'

Election Commission sheds light on ‘creeping new normal of political morality’

Election Commission sheds light on creeping new normal political morality: The Election Commission has stated that winning the elections at any cost, without ethics, is a new normal in politics. “Democracy thrives when elections are free, fair and transparent. However, it appears to a cynical common man. We have been scripting narrative that places maximum

HC adjourns till Monday petitions challenging new Nitish govt.

HC adjourns till Monday petitions challenging new Nitish govt. The Patna High Court today adjourned till Monday the hearing on two PILs challenging the formation of the new government by Nitish Kumar’s JD (U) along with the BJP. After a brief hearing, a division bench comprising Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice A K Upadhyay

Election Commission of India has decided to launch a Special Drive from 1st July

The Election Commission India decided launch Special Drive 1st July this year for maximization of registration of eligible electors and removing the impurities in the rolls. Disclosing this Mr. V.K. Singh, Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab said that in tune with the theme of ‘No voters to be left behind’ the ECI has decided to utilise

presidential-election

Schedule of Presidential Election for Punjab issued

For the purpose of the Presidential Election, the Election Commission of India has fixed the Committee Room ‘A’ of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Secretariat, Vidhan Bhavan, Chandigarh, as the place of poll which will take place between the hours of 10.00 A.M and 5.00 P.M. both inclusive, on Monday, the 17th July, 2017 for elected members

District administration to start special drive for new voters from July 1 to 31

District administration to start special drive for new voters from July 1 to 31. Ensuring 100 percent registration of new young voters, the district administration has decided to compulsorily distribute voter registration forms along with the admission forms in the educational institutes of the district.Disclosing this, Additional Deputy Commissioner Girish Dyalan said that the move

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AAP challenges EC, to hold separate EVM hackathon on June 3

AAP challenges EC, to hold separate EVM hackathon on June 3. After the Election Commission of Indian (EC) refused Aam Aadmi Party’s request of tampering with the motherboard, the party has now decided tampering’s own EVM challenge in June.The announcement was made during a press conference which was held by AAP leaders Saurabh Bharadwaj, Dilip