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All 3 Election Commissioners are North Indians!

Unlike the past when G V G Krishnamurthy, J M Lyngdoh, R Peri Sastry, H S Brahma, and V S Sampath held positions in the ECI representing all corners of India, this ECI will be North......

Ex-Cong mayor named accused in B'luru violence case

The Central Crime Branch probing the August 11 violence in Bengaluru over an alleged inflammatory social media post, has filed a preliminary chargesheet in a local court, naming former Congress......

'Just because you didn't win, don't say EVMs were tampered'

'They can't be tampered with because of the very nature of the machines -- they are standalone, and not networked.''Also, they can't be rigged because of the kind of custodial security they are......

Crores of illegal money flows into poll-bound states, TN tops list

The Election Commission has a fight on its hand as candidates use ingenious methods to smuggle in money to voters.So far the EC has mopped up over Rs 53 crores from the poll-bound states, Tamil......

Former MP IAS officer O P Rawat appointed as new Election Commissioner

Om Prakash Rawat, a former Madhya Pradesh cadre Indian Administrative Services officer who till recently was Secretary at the Centre, was on Thursday appointed as the new Election Commissioner,......

BJP's Swamy moves EC over AirAsia, Tata-SIA licenses

Continuing his tirade against proposed carriers AirAsia India and Tata-SIA Airlines,  BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has urged Election Commission to restrain DGCA from giving flying licenses to......

Poll panel raises red flag on bank licence timing

The Election Commission has expressed its reservations on the timing of the Reserve Bank of India’s proposal to grant new banking licences to two of the 25 applicants. “There are......

Market breathes easy as Ukraine escapes bear hug

Investor sentiment got a boost following remarks from the Russian President Putin that allayed fears of an imminent military conflict in Ukraine Market maintained its initial firmness into closing......

No objection to govt's proposal to raise LPG cap: EC

The Election Commission has granted no objection to the government's proposal for an increase in the cap of subsidised liquefied petroleum gas cylinders from six to nine in a year.The decision was......

Cricket Buzz: Azhar elected president of Hyderabad Cricket Association

IMAGE: Mohammad Azharuddin polled 173 votes while his opponent Prakash Chand Jain got 73 votes. Photograph: PTI Mohammad Azharuddin was, on Friday, elected President of Hyderabad Cricket......

Cricket Buzz: Azhar files nomination for HCA president job

Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin has filed his nomination for the president's post in the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) which will hold its elections on September 27. Azharuddin,......

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