Code Of Conduct

  • Tripura to vote on Feb 14; Nagaland, Meghalaya on Feb 23 January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Friday announced the dates for polling in the three north eastern states of Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya. Polling will be held in Tripura on February 14, while in Meghalaya and Nagaland, the polling will be held on February 23. The counting of the...
  • Gujarat polls: Code violation complaint against Modi December 17, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress unit on Monday filed a complaint against Chief Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by 'campaigning' on the election day at the polling station where he cast his vote. "After coming out from the polling booth, the Chief Minister addressed the crowd outside...
  • 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 muchtouted direct cash transfer scheme announced by the Centre, the government on Monday said that code of conduct in pollbound 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 offfield controversies that rocked the cashrich 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 fivewicket 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

    PortofSpain: 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 postthird day's play media briefing, Gibson challenged the DRS and...
  • Pakistan fined for slow overrate in Mirpur March 12, 2012

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

    Adelaide: Australia were on Thursday fined for maintaining a slow overrate during its 16run win over Sir Lanka in the third and final ODI of the bestofthree finals of the triseries 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 bestofthethree finals of triseries 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

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  • 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 subquota 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...
  • UP elections lack fanfare this time January 30, 2012

    Lucknow: The T N Seshan ghost seems to be haunting Uttar Pradesh after a lull of many years. Usually poll time sets the entire state abuzz with colourful election activity but campaigning is turning out to be a rather quiet affair this time. The official machinery is all geared up...
  • Use of black money in polls a worry: CEC January 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi has said that the use of black money during the Assembly elections was a major cause for concern and the EC was trying its best to deal with it. In an interview with CNNIBN, Quraishi spoke about the use of money power, liquor...
  • Mayawati turns 56, may release list of candidates January 15, 2012

    New Dellhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati turned 56 on Sunday. But unlike previous years, Lucknow hasn't been bathed in blue lights this time. Celebrations will be low key because the Election Commission has ordered the District Magistrate of Lucknow to keep a close watch on festivities and submit a...
  • Mayawati to confine birthday bash to party office January 14, 2012

    Lucknow: Keeping in mind the model code of conduct in pollbound Uttar Pradesh, the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will host the birthday bash of Chief Minister Mayawati on January 15, when she turns 56, at the state party headquarters here, an official said. Unlike in the past, when the birthday...
  • UP Polls: SP leader's wedding falls foul of EC January 14, 2012

    Faizabad: Elections are a bad time to get married as one politician in Uttar Pradesh found out to his dismay. With the Election Commission watching he has had to cut his big fat wedding to size. Pawan Pandey, the Samajwadi Party candidate from Faizabad, has been forced to trim his guest...
  • Full text: Election Commission's Model Code of Conduct January 12, 2012

    ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT FOR THE GUIDANCE OF POLITICAL PARTIES AND CANDIDATES 1. General Conduct (1) No party or candidate shall include in any activity which may aggravate existing differences or create mutual hatred or cause tension between different castes and communities, religious or linguistic. (2) Criticism of other political...
  • 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 noncognizable 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 Partys 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: Jharkhands finance department has stayed the decision by the governors 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...