Karnataka High Court
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Election officers had seized a sizable number of rice bags from the petitioner’s premises apprehending that petitioner was trying to get undue benefit in the upcoming Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections.

Justice Aniruddha Bose
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Justice Aniruddha Bose who celebrates his 64th birthday today, had served the High Courts of Calcutta and Jharkhand as a Judge prior to being elevated to the Supreme Court in 2019.

Election Commission
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The Supreme Court has directed that the Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners shall appointed by the President on the advice of the Committee of the Prime Minister of India, the leader of opposition in Lok Sabha and the Chief Justice of India. This will curtail the devastating effect of continuing to leave appointments in sole hands of the Executive on Fundamental Rights and values.

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The Election Commission in consequence, allowed the Uddhav Thackeray faction to retain the name of ‘Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray)’ and the symbol of ‘Flaming Torch’ as per the October 2022 interim order.

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The Bombay High Court found the ‘Body Building Competition’ unfit among the categories of acts which are per se obnoxious, unpleasant, avoidable, illegal or negative with respect to the Code of Conduct issued by the Election Commission of India.

Delhi High Court
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    Delhi High Court: In the instant appeal filed challenging the order and judgment of a Single Judge bench which refused

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On 15th June, 2022, Election Commission notified “Public Notice of Election to the Office of President of India”.  Background:  As Presidential Elections

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Madras High Court: The Division Bench of Sanjib Banerjee, CJ and Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy, J., while noting the upsurge of COVID-19, stated that

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Calcutta High Court: The Division Bench of Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan, CJ and Arijit Banerjee, J., expressed that circulars issued by the Election

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Kerala High Court: P.V. Asha, J., directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to conduct elections, to which it is duty-bound, which

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“All that is required is a little more effort to cull out such information from both sides (purchaser of bond and political party) and do some “match the following”.”

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On 25.02.2020, Election Commission of India announced elections to the Council of States to fill 55 seats of Members from 17 States,

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The Union Cabinet approved the proposal of the Election Commission to enter into the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Election Commission

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Jharkhand High Court: Ananda Sen, J. allowed the writ petition of the petitioner and quashed his transfer order. The petitioner was working

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Jharkhand High Court: Ananda Sen, J. upheld an order passed by the Election Commission of India, dated 1-4-2019, whereby the petitioner — Additional

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Central Information Commission (CIC): The Bench of Sudhir Bhargava, CIC, while dealing with an issue in respect of Electronic Voting Machine stated

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Delhi High Court: A few days back on 16th February, the Additional Sessions Judge had granted parole to applicant Mukhtar Ansari who is a

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High Court of Bombay at Goa: The Election Commission had issued certain guidelines for conducting exit polls on 4th February, 2017, that was