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X Removes AAP, YSRCP, TDP Posts On Election Commission Request, But Says It Doesn’t Agree | Details

Social media platform X on April 16 said that it had restrained certain posts in India featuring political content from elected officials, political parties, and candidates for office following directives from the country’s Election Commission. These included posts from AAP, YSRCP, Chandrababu Naidu, and others.

19 Apr 2024

ECI enhances limits on expenditure by candidates ahead of upcoming Assembly polls in 2022

The agency said that these revised numbers will be applicable in all upcoming elections.

1 min read6 Jan 2022

ECI constitutes committee to examine issues concerning expenditure limit

Election Commission of India considered a proposal to increase the election expenditure specially due to Covid 19 situationPolitical parties in its feedback to Commission had asked for an increase in the expenditure of Bihar assembly election following the pandemic

1 min read21 Oct 2020

Opinion | Vote’s in the mail

Bold as the move is, postal ballots have been controversial in various parts of the world

1 min read2 Jul 2020

Maharashtra Governor write to ECI, seeks polls for nine Council seats

Uddhav Thackeray was sworn in as chief minister on November 28, 2019The state cabinet had on April 9 recommended Uddhav Thackeray’s nomination as one of the governor nominees in the Legislative Council

1 min read30 Apr 2020

Twitter to bring new dashboard for enhanced political ad transparency in India

The company is also engaging with various stakeholders, including Election Commission of India (ECI), to verify candidates as well as train parties and election officials on using Twitter and teach them how to report suspicious, abusive, and rule-violating activity to Twitter.

3 min read10 Jan 2019

Who votes ‘None of the Above’ in India

The NOTA voting option in EVMs is largely being used by caste groups to demand better representation, says a new research paper

1 min read24 Aug 2018

Opposition wants paper ballots but Namibia wants Indian VVPAT-linked EVMs

Namibia’s election commission has written to the Election Commission of India seeking approval for using VVPAT-enabled EVMs in its 2019 elections. Bharat Electronics Ltd is ready to export VVPATs for the first time despite EVM hacking controversies

3 min read11 Aug 2018

Gujarat elections: NOTA, Independents are the X-factors

Independents with 1,290,278 votes and Nota with 551,615 votes were just behind the BJP and Congress

1 min read19 Dec 2017

Himachal Pradesh elections 2017: It’s Virbhadra Singh versus Prem Kumar Dhumal

Himachal Pradesh is facing a high-pitched two-cornered contest between the incumbent Congress and the BJP

1 min read9 Nov 2017
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