SC agrees to hear Uddhav Thackeray faction's plea against EC's decision on Wednesday

Terming the apex poll body's order allowing Shinde faction to use the Shiv Sena party’s name & symbol as tainted, the former CM's plea stated that it has acted in a manner that undermines its status.

published on : 21st February 2023

'People's court' tries Vladimir Putin for war in Ukraine

It is a symbolic move to close an “accountability gap” in the absence of an international tribunal with jurisdiction.

published on : 20th February 2023

"Mogambo Khush Hua": Uddhav Thackeray taunts Amit Shah after losing Shiv Sena name

The former chief minister said he has challenged "thieves" to contest the election and win.

published on : 20th February 2023

AIADMK's Two Leaves symbol row: SC seeks ECI's response

With Erode East heading for bypoll, the symbol issue takes centre stage; ECI recognising EPS as AIADMK interim gen secy is vital for getting the party symbol

published on : 31st January 2023

Party symbol: Delhi High Court reserves order on Uddhav plea

After taking the lengthy submissions on the matter, the Bench presided over by Chief Justice Satish Chander Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad kept the order reserved.

published on : 16th December 2022

Shiv Sena row: HC reserves order on Uddhav's appeal against decision freezing party name, symbol

Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Thackeray, submitted that the EC did not hear him while passing the freezing of symbol order.

published on : 15th December 2022

Political parties can't consider election symbols as exclusive property: Delhi HC

"The Election Symbols (Reservation And Allotment) Order, 1968 makes it very clear that the right to use the symbol can be lost with the dismal performance of the party," the bench said in its order.

published on : 19th November 2022

EC allots 'two swords and a shield' as poll symbol to Shinde faction of Shiv Sena

The Shinde faction had suggested 'peepal tree', 'sword and shield', and 'sun' as its choice of poll symbols.

published on : 11th October 2022

Shinde faction gives EC peepal tree, sword, sun as its fresh choices for poll symbol

The interim order said the party name and symbol stand frozen till the dispute between the two factions on which is the real Shiv Sena is adjudicated by the EC.

published on : 11th October 2022

Thackeray gets 'flaming torch' as poll symbol; EC asks Shinde to submit fresh list

On the ‘Rising Sun’, the Commission noted that the symbol is already reserved for ‘Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’, a recognized political party in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.    

published on : 10th October 2022

Uddhav-led Shiv Sena gives 3 choices for poll symbol - trident, rising sun or burning torch

The Election Commission had barred the Shiv Sena factions led by Thackeray and Eknath Shinde from using the party name and its election symbol 'bow & arrow' in the Andheri East Assembly by-poll.

published on : 9th October 2022

How a deity inspired Indira Gandhi to choose ‘hand’ symbol

The Election Commission suggested a hand, a bicycle or an elephant as the symbol and Indira Gandhi zeroed in on the hand.

published on : 29th September 2022

Roaring lion of the national emblem

Although the depiction in every minute detail looks exactly like the original in Sarnath, the national emblem carries an altogether different meaning.

published on : 20th July 2022

Uddhav demands mid-term polls, says nobody can grab Sena's bow and arrow symbol

Thackeray said he had already consulted top experts who have assured that the party's 'bow and arrow' symbol belongs to and will remain with the Shiv Sena.

published on : 8th July 2022

Australia's Victoria becomes first state to ban public display of Nazi swastika symbol

The Parliament of Victoria, Australia's second-most populous state, passed laws on Tuesday that set penalties of 15,213 and 12 months in prison for displaying the Nazi swastika.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Flags with Khalistani symbols found tied to Himachal Assembly gate, boundary wall

A few yellow flags with Khalistan written on them were tied on the main gate and boundary wall of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly at Tapovan in Dharamsala.

published on : 8th May 2022

'Two leaves' symbol case: Accused-turned-witness from Thiruverkadu found dead

A 31-year-old lawyer from Thiruverkadu, who was accused in the ‘two leaves’ symbol case, allegedly died by suicide on Wednesday.

published on : 7th April 2022

Kannauj: SP alleges VVPAT shows 'lotus' when 'cycle' button pressed, wants DGP removed

The Samajwadi Party also alleged that warning notes were issued to a large number of SP supporters by police restricting them in their homes.

published on : 30th April 2019

Sajjad Lone's People's Conference adopts 'apple' as its poll symbol

The former Jammu and Kashmir minister thanked party leader and former MLA Mohammad Abbas Wani for suggesting 'apple' as the party symbol.

published on : 30th January 2019

Rajinikanth's 'Baba' gesture similar to our logo, may create confusion if made party symbol: Mumbai startup

The hand position that the actor-and-would-be politician is known for is often likened to "apana mudra", a yoga finger and palm posture.

published on : 7th January 2018
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