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Code of Conduct

UP: Political Party Hoardings, Posters Being Removed As Code Of Conduct Comes Into Effect

Jan 09, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

District Magistrate of Lucknow Abhishek Prakash said as per the directives of the Election Commission of India, the model code of conduct has been implemented, and it will be strictly adhered to.

AUS Vs ENG, Ashes 2021-22: England Handed Heavy Penalty After Loss Against Australia In 1st Test

Dec 11, 2021 PTI

England were handed a fine of 100 per cent of their match fee and penalised five WTC points for maintaining a slow over-rate against Australia in the first Ashes 2021-22 Test in Brisbane. Australia won the game by nine wickets.

BAN Vs PAK, 1st T20I: Hasan Ali Reprimanded For Breaching ICC Code Of Conduct, Bangladesh Fined

Hasan Ali was found to have breached Article 2.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel when he gave an inappropriate sendoff to Nurul Hasan. Bangladesh were fined for maintaining slow over-rate.

Political Parties Should Have Code Of Conduct For Their MPs In Parliament: Venkaiah Naidu

Aug 09, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Speaking to reporters at a get-together after the end of the Parliament session, Vice-President m Venkaiah Naidu who is also the Rajya Sabha chairman suggested that the parties should include such a code in their election manifestos.

Election Commission Issues Notice To Sunny Deol Over Poll Code Violation

In the notice served by the Election Commission, it was pointed out that by holding a public meeting during the silent period, actor and BJP candidate, Sunny Deol has violated the model code of conduct.

18 May, 2019

Lavasa Dissent Letter: CEC Arora Denies Rift, Says Members Need Not Be Clones Of Each Other

Outlook Web Bureau

CEC Sunil Arora said Ashok Lavasa's decision not to take part in model code related issues comes at a time when the poll watchdog is gearing up for the last phase of Lok Sabha polls and counting of votes.

11 May, 2019

Be Fair And Non-Discriminatory: Rahul Gandhi Tells EC On Show Cause Notice

Outlook Web Bureau

Responding to a show cause notice by the EC, Congress president Rahul Gandhi told the poll panel that he had tried to summarise a proposed amendment to the Indian Forest Act in a simple language during a political speech.

05 May, 2019

PM Modi Gets Clean Chit By EC In Sixth Poll Code Violation Case

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In his Patan speech, PM Narendra Modi had reportedly said that he had warned Pakistan of 'consequences' if it did not return Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman.

04 May, 2019

EC Gives Clean Chit To Amit Shah Over Nagpur, Nadia Speeches

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The Commission concluded that it is of the considered view that in this matter, no such violation of MCC or ECI's instructions is made out.

03 May, 2019

PM Modi Gets Clean Chit From Election Commission On 'Nuclear Button For Diwali' Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the third clean chit by the Election Commission to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with poll-related speeches.

02 May, 2019

SC Tells EC To Decide By May 6 Congress Complaints Against PM Modi, Amit Shah On Poll Code Violations

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It has been alleged that BJP leaders have been violating MCC during last four weeks and the EC has not taken any decisions on as many as 40 complaints of Congress party.


12 April, 2019

EC Issues Show Cause Notice To Yogi Adityanath, Mayawati

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The Election Commission on Thursday issued a show cause notice to Mayawati and Yogi Adityanath as they were both found prima facie guilty of violating the model code of conduct.

07 April, 2019

Tripura CM Biplab Deb Is Spreading Communal Hatred, Arrest Him Immediately: Cong Tells EC

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Tripura Pradesh Congress vice-president Tapas Dey claimed that BJP activists were threatening voters to not go to the polling stations and were attacking Congress workers and candidates.

06 April, 2019

EC Wrote 'Love Letter' To UP CM Adityanath: Cong On 'Modiji Ki Sena' Row

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The EC was learnt to have let off Adityanath with a light rap for his 'Modiji ki sena' remark, asking him to be more careful in the future.

01 April, 2019

PETA India Asks Political Parties To Follow Poll Code, Not Use Animals In Election Campaigns

Outlook Web Bureau

PETA India has appealed to the public to report any violations of the poll code, particularly the use of animals in election campaigns by political parties, through a mobile application of the Election Commission of India.

31 March, 2019

Union Minister Misbehaves With Official After Alleged Violation Of Poll Code

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Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey is the sitting Member of Parliament from Buxar and has been once again fielded by BJP from the same constituency for the Lok Sabha elections 2019.

28 March, 2019

What Is Model Code Of Conduct? Did PM Modi Violate It By Announcing A-SAT?

Outlook Web Bureau

Opposition parties alleged that the PM's address was a violation of the model code of conduct and demanded that EC take action in this regard.


25 March, 2019

9 FIRs Registered Against AAP, 4 Against BJP For Defacement Of Public Property: Delhi CEO

Outlook Web Bureau

More than 2 lakh banners and hoardings have been removed by the authorities and FIRs have been filed for violation of model code of conduct.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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