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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is the third clean chit by the Election Commission to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with poll-related speeches.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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