Code Of Conduct

  • Direct cash transfer scheme: 'Code of conduct not violated' December 3, 2012

    New Delhi: In response to the explanation sought by the Election Commission over the much-touted direct cash transfer scheme announced by the Centre, the government on Monday said that code of conduct in poll-bound Gujarat was not violated. The government said that the first announcement about the scheme was made...
  • McCullum reprimanded for showing dissent August 26, 2012

    Hyderabad: New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum has received an official reprimand after pleading guilty to a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct during the fourth day's play in the first Test against India in Hyderabad on Sunday. The incident happened after the first delivery bowled by Umesh Yadav...
  • Governing Council to hold review after IPL ends May 22, 2012

    Chandigarh: A senior member of the Indian Premier League Governing Council (GC) on Tuesday said that the GC will hold a review meeting to take stock of the IPL once it is over so that the off-field controversies that rocked the cash-rich Twenty20 league do not happen in future. MP Pandove,...
  • Code of conduct case: Jharkhand Dy CM gets bail May 21, 2012

    Dumka: Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren was on Monday granted bail after he surrendered before a local court in connection with a model code of conduct case. Soren surrendered before the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Balmukund Rai and moved for bail, which was granted immediately. The case pertained to a...
  • Owais Shah breaches IPL Code of Conduct May 19, 2012

    Hyderabad: England cricketer Owais Shah, playing for the Rajasthan Royals, was reprimanded for his behaviour during the team's five-wicket loss to Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Friday night. Shah was reprimand for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct. Shah admitted to the Level 1 offence (Article...
  • Windies coach Gibson fined for DRS outburst April 21, 2012

    Port-of-Spain: West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has been fined 20 percent of his match fee after hitting out at the DRS review technology system during the drawn second Test against Australia. The incident took place on Tuesday when, during the post-third day's play media briefing, Gibson challenged the DRS and...
  • Pakistan fined for slow over-rate in Mirpur March 12, 2012

    Mirpur: Pakistan have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their 21-run victory over Bangladesh in the inaugural match of the Asia Cup tournament on Sunday. Match referee David Boon imposed the fines after Misbah-ul-Haq's side was ruled to be two overs short of their target when time allowances were...
  • Australia fined for slow over-rate March 8, 2012

    Adelaide: Australia were on Thursday fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during its 16-run win over Sir Lanka in the third and final ODI of the best-of-three finals of the tri-series here on Thursday. Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees imposed the fines after Australia were...
  • ICC fines Mahela for arguing with umpires March 7, 2012

    Adelaide: Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has been fined 10 per cent of his match fee for arguing with the umpires during the second final of the best-of-the-three finals of tri-series against Australia here. Jayawardene was found to have breached Article 2.1.3 of the ICC Code of Conduct, which relates to...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 21, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • The Last Word: The EC and the Cong - who's more at fault? February 21, 2012

    Does the model code of conduct need revision or statutory status? ...
  • Model code row: GoM makes no recommendations February 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers meeting on Wednesday to discuss the row with EC on the Model Code of Conduct, reportedly did not make any recommendations. There is reportedly no such move under contemplation by the government or the Group of Ministers, sources said. The war of words between the...
  • EC grants personal hearing to Beni Prasad Verma February 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma was on Tuesday granted personal hearing by the Election Commission to explain his minorities sub-quota remarks for which the poll body slapped a notice and he is likely to appear on Friday. The Commission, which met in New Delhi on Tuesday evening, decided to...
  • Govt may take model code out of EC's purview February 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The war of words between the Congress and the Election Commission on model code of conduct is escalating with the latter saying that there will not be any compromise on the issue of poll code violation. Meanwhile, sources have suggested that the government is planning to take the model...
  • FIR against Rahul for violating code of conduct February 20, 2012

    Kanpur: An FIR has been filed against Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi for alleged model code of conduct violation by not taking up the route it had prescribed to the leader for his road campaign in Kanpur. The case has been filed in Kanpur for violating Section 144. Kanpur District Magistrate Hari...
  • WB govt under EC lens after code breach news March 5, 2011

    Kolkata: As the countdown to the West Bengal assembly elections begins, the latest allegations brought against the Left Front government were that the comrades were violating the model code of conduct. As a result the doubts were there if an old election trick is being repeated behind the walls of Writers...
  • Video saves job of errant bus driver April 10, 2010

    Texas: A bus driver in San Antonio, Texas lost his cool on the job and threw a punch at a passenger. But, as Brian New reports, the driver still has a job. The city's public transit system VIA says you'll understand why the driver's still employed when you take a...
  • Shakti Kapoor booked for violating Model Code of Conduct October 13, 2009

    Mumbai: A non-cognizable offence has been registered against actor Shakti Kapoor for allegedly violating model code of conduct by making a provocative speech during an election meeting in suburban Malad, police said on Monday. "The actor while seeking votes for Congress candidate Aslam Shaikh on October 6 had made some provocative...
  • More the merrier, BSP happy to flaunt Mr Moneybags April 18, 2009

    Lucknow/New Delhi: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has every right to have billionaires in its fold, like the other political parties, said a party functionary on Friday defending the Rs 604 crore (Rs.6.04 billion) assets declared by a BSP candidate for a Delhi Lok Sabha seat. "Do you mean to...
  • Howrah SP candidate accused of distributing cash April 13, 2009

    New Delhi: After alleged cash distribution by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh during Holi festivities, another SP candidate faces similar allegations. Samajwadi Party’s West Bengal state unit president Vijay Upadhyay who is a candidate from Howrah was allegedly caught on camera distributing cash prizes of Rupees 5000. Upadhyay was reportedly distributing cash...
  • Poll panel issues notice to Andhra Congress chief April 9, 2009

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Thursday issued notice to Andhra Pradesh Congress chief D Srinivas for violating the model code of conduct for his remarks aimed at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi. Addressing a public meeting in Nizamabad on Sunday, Srinivas allegedly said he would cut off the...
  • Jharkhand govt employees lose out on allowance perk March 30, 2009

    Ranchi: Jharkhand’s finance department has stayed the decision by the governor’s advisory committee to hike the dearness allowance (DA) of government employees after the Election Commission raised objections to the move announced after model code of conduct came into operation. The governor's advisory committee had hiked the DA of state government...
  • Haryana CM's media coordinators to quit March 26, 2009

    Chandigarh: Four media coordinators at divisional headquarters in Haryana and political advisor to Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said they may resign to uphold the Model Code of Conduct enforced in view of coming Lok Sabha elections. “I am thinking of resigning in view of the Code. The nature of...
  • EC to decide on Mulayam-Mainpuri DM spat today March 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav is in fresh trouble with the Election Commission over remarks after his address, that he made about the DM of Mainpuri, Ministhy Dileep. A report filed by the DM of Mainpuri to the Chief Election Commissioner accuses Mulayam Singh Yadav of threatening the...
  • Katiyar in violation of model code of conduct case March 24, 2009

    Faizabad: The district administration on Tuesday issued notice to BJP National general secretary Vinay Katiyar for violation of Model Code of Conduct. BJP's sitting MP in Rajya Sabha, Vinay Katiyar is party candidate from Ambedkarnagar parliamentary seat for Lok Sabha election. Katiyar,...
  • BJP Morena candidate accused in code of conduct case March 23, 2009

    Morena: Congress has filed a complaint with the Election Commission against BJP candidate from Morena Lok Sabha seat Narendra Singh Tomar accusing him of violating the model code of conduct by holding public meetings at railway stations. In his complaint, Congress candidate and MLA Ramniwas Rawat alleged that Tomar...
  • More trouble for Varun, next hate-speech CD surfaces March 22, 2009

    New Delhi: No sooner as a little lull has been seen over the alleged communal hate-speech of Varun Gandhi, another controversial CD of the politician has surfaced. The Election Commission has received yet another CD of BJP leader and scion of the Nehru-Gandhi lineage Varun Gandhi, which too allegedly contains hate-speech. The...
  • Maneka Gandhi charged with violating poll code March 21, 2009

    Lucknow: After Varun Gandhi, it is now the turn of his mother Maneka Gandhi, who has been charged with violating the model code of conduct for the Lok Sabha elections. "MP Maneka, who is the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the Aonla seat in Uttar Pradesh has been issued a...
  • Pawar violated code of conduct, says BJP March 17, 2009

    Solapur: The BJP on Tuesday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against Union Minister and NCP President Sharad Pawar, accusing him of violating the model code of conduct while addressing rallies in . Jagdish Patil, District Collector and Returning Officer of Madha Lok Sabha constituency, from where Pawar is a...
  • Follow the leader: Jaya Prada 'caught' inducing voters March 14, 2009

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders probably can’t help tipping potential voters, and getting caught at it. Actress-turned-politician Jaya Prada, the party’s MP from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, has been filmed giving money to potential voters in her constituency. Bharatiya Janata Party leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has filed a complaint with the...