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Maharashtra govt is looking into allegations that a voter awareness campaign assigned to Signpost India was actually executed by BJP youth wing member’s company.
Journalist Saket Gokhale has alleged that, during the Fadnavis regime, Maharashtra CEO issued ads via an agency owned by BJP IT cell convener.
Bihar political parties held a meeting with EC Friday, but did not raise the issue of postponing the upcoming assembly elections.
BJP says RJD doesn’t want election now as it fears of losing, while opposition is asking why ruling alliance wants the exercise when people are dying due to Covid.
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, however, said the facility of voting through postal ballot will not be extended to those Covid patients having comorbidities.
The Election Commission’s insistence on holding polls in the time of Covid will risk lives and damage democracy.
IAS officer Mohammad Mohsin has been issued a show cause notice by Karnataka government for a tweet praising Tablighi Jamaat members.
The Election Commission suo moto reviewed its guidelines on the use of the indelible ink and notified the health secretary.
While elections to rural and urban local bodies in Andhra Pradesh have been put off indefinitely, gram panchayat polls were suspended for six weeks.