Last month, the Election Commission had asked the rival factions of the Shiv Sena, led by Thackeray and Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, to submit documents by August 8.
"Question is, now to what extent we can interfere or go into the issue?" the apex court observed.
The EC has revised the schedule of Special Summary Revision in J&K with November 25 as the final date for publication of electoral rolls, while draft rolls will be published on September 15.
The PIL opposes the practice of political parties promising freebies during elections and seeks the Election Commission to invoke its powers to freeze their election symbols.
After the Soren side concludes its arguments, the BJP, the petitioner in the case, will give rejoinders. While dealing with such cases, EC functions as a quasi-judicial body.
Last month, the Election Commission had asked the rival factions of the Shiv Sena, led by Thackeray and Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, to submit documents by August 8 in support of their claims.
The EC will launch a special campaign on social media and on college campuses to include voters who complete 18 years on October 1 and prepare an up-to-date electoral roll.
"Our membership should reach a level, where no one even dares to needle the Shiv Sena. The EC will ask about membership and the number of affidavits the party (his faction) has," Thackeray said.
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Law Minister Kiren Rijiju also said the Election Commission has informed that no complaints were received from the political parties regarding data leaks during elections in the last five years.
The single judge had issued the subpoena in the order dated June 17, 2022 in the election petition filed by Ravishivappa Padasalagi challenging the election to the Assembly of Mahesh Kumatahalli.
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A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana said it would take a call by Monday on referring the matters related to the recent Maharashtra political crisis to a constitution bench.
Allowing the appeal filed by the Election Commission of India, a division bench of Justice Krishna S Dixit and Justice P Krishna Bhat set aside the order passed by a single judge to issue a subpoena.
The Election Commission of Pakistan declared the party had kept 13 accounts secret, which it said was a violation of the Pakistan Constitution.
On Monday, the ECI held a meeting with representatives of recognised political parties to discuss the linking Aadhaar with the Electoral Photo Identity Card (EPIC).
The EC has also come up with a campaign for voluntarily linking Aadhaar to voter IDs from Monday, but it is not mandatory.
For offline submission of Form-6B, the registration office will deploy the booth-level officers (BLOs) who will visit door to door.
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A report prepared by the ADR focuses on the donations declared by the regional parties during the financial year 2020-21 to the Election Commission of India (ECI).
The Opposition party also asked the voters to check their names in the list as and when it would be displayed.
Chief Electoral Officer of Karnataka Manoj Kumar Meena said they want to change all that, starting with encouraging teenagers to apply even before they turn 18.
A voter in possession of such multiple cards could vote as many times as the number of cards he possesses.