Monday, 27 March, 2023
TopicElection Commission of India

Topic: Election Commission of India

Facebook looking into election panel’s request to block political ads 2 days before polls

Social media giant is considering to provide a window or button that will flag violation of election laws.

Try, try and then put in cold storage: Fate of I&B ministry’s bills to shackle the media

Move to regulate online media unlikely to make progress just like past attempts on print and broadcast, I&B officials say.

Law Ministry upholds EC concerns on electoral bonds, says they ‘appear genuine’

RTI shows EC didn’t follow up on letter after raising concerns; parties don’t have to reveal names of electoral bond contributors.

Empty coffers challenge Congress in the race to beat Modi

The BJP received donations of 7.05 billion rupees from 2,987 corporates during the four years to March 2016.Congress got 1.98 billion rupees from 167 business houses.

TV channels tell EC that Karnataka poll dates news flash was not based on any ‘leak’

Times Now says it wasn’t a ‘leak’ as the details given by informed sources were incorrect; Karnataka’s Suvarna News says it followed the former’s lead.

Karnataka poll dates announced: Here are the five factors that will decide the outcome

Voting on 12 May, results on 15 May for crucial election a year before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.