model code of conduct

Poll readiness: BBMP to act strictly against illegal banners

BBMP Chief Commissioner Tushar Girinath issued a circular asking the Zonal Commissioners, who will be nodal officers, to ensure that the BBMP Act, 2020, is not violated.

published on : 25th March 2023

‘Don’t wait for poll code, go after violators’ says CEC Rajiv Kumar

He was addressing the media after his visit to the state to review the preparations for Assembly elections.

published on : 12th March 2023

Alluri statue covered as part of MLC poll code in AP, cloth removed after outcry

Deploring the action, Alluri Sitarama Raju Yuvajana Sangham president Padala Veerabhadra Rao said it happened as the officials left the model code implementation to the lower rung staff.

published on : 23rd February 2023

DMK violating model code, says AIADMK leaders in complaint to election officer

Former minister and senior AIADMK leader SP Velumani on Monday accused DMK functionaries who are campaigning for EVKS Elangovan of violating the model code of conduct.

published on : 14th February 2023

Three lecturers face action after video with Minister Rohit Pujari in Bargarh

Since no CCTV footage could be obtained, statements of the three were recorded during enquiry and disciplinary action has been recommended to the CEO by the collector.

published on : 24th November 2022

Dhamnagar bypoll: BJD lodges complaint against Union Minister Tudu for violating MCC

Tudu made certain assurances that the Centre would undertake developmental works related to Jal Shakti Ministry in the constituency while talking to mediapersons, Sasmit Patra said.

published on : 30th October 2022

Dhamnagar bypoll: BJP accuses CEO Lohani of turning a blind eye to code of conduct violation

Earlier, BJP general secretary Lekhashree Samantasinghar had met the CEO demanding arrest of those involved in cash distribution at Dhamnagar Assembly constituency.

published on : 26th October 2022

Withdraw proposal to amend Model Code of Conduct, CPI(M) tells EC

Article 324 does not provide for the Election Commission to regulate or evaluate the policy pronouncements and promises of welfare measures of parties, Sitaram Yechury said.

published on : 14th October 2022

Ashwath Narayan violated model code of conduct: Mandya ZP CEO report

As per model code of conduct, no minister can combine official visits or tours with electioneering and cannot make use of official machinery or personnel for any poll-related work.

published on : 26th May 2022

Emphasis on Covid norms in Delhi civic poll guidelines

According to officials in the election commission, the dates for the elections shall be announced shortly, after which the Model Code of Conduct shall come into effect.

published on : 9th March 2022

Manipur government releasing stipend to SoO militant groups not MCC violation: CEO

Since the beneficiaries were already identified and approved before the announcement of election and enforcement of the MCC, there is no violation of MCC in connection.

published on : 4th March 2022

Bhowanipore bypoll: BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal gets notice for poll code violation

The poll panel’s move came after the Trinamool Congress alleged that Priyanka violated the MCC and Covid-related restrictions by gathering a mob of not less than 500 without any permission. 

published on : 15th September 2021

Guardian’s Dilemma: Model Code of Conduct  

If Parliament is the custodian of democracy, the Election Commission of India (EC) is the umpire of political morality.

published on : 21st April 2019

Telangana polls: Singers who praised TRS face heat

The suspended persons include A Shanker, D Murali Goud, P Sravan, K Srilatha, P Archana, Ch Radha, Saila Srinivas and V Sudheer.

published on : 8th October 2018

Karnataka government barred from taking any policy decisions: Election Commission

The model code of conduct that came into place after the announcement of the election date, will not allow the Congress government from taking any policy decisions.

published on : 27th March 2018

Two-phase Gujarat assembly polls to be held on December 9 and 14; result to be declared on December 18, announces Election Commission

The poll process will start on November 14 with the issue of the gazette notification for the first phase. Candidates can start filing their nominations from that day.

published on : 25th October 2017