Page-19 of Election Commission Current Affairs, GK & News

Results of Assembly Elections 2012: Congress wins HP

In Himachal Pradesh, Congress has made a comeback after five years by defeating incumbent BJP led government by a handsome margin. Congress clinched 36 out of the total 68 seats, whereas, BJP managed to win only 26 seats. 

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Results of Assembly Elections 2012: BJP wins Gujarat

Narendra Modi led BJP registered a resounding victory in Gujarat. BJP won  115 seats in the 182-seat assembly which marks the third victory under Modi’s leadership, but two short of the 2007 tally of 117. Congress won only 61 seats in the state.

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EC ponders over to ask govt defer cash transfer scheme

As Gujarat is going to polls on December 13 and 17, Election Commission is mulling over whether the government can be asked to hold over the process of implementation of the direct cash transfer scheme as it is receiving complaints saying that the announcement is a violation of the model code of conduct and is ..

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Rs. 2,490 cr: Tax-exempted income of parties in 5 years

In the last 5 years the tax-exempted income of the 10 main political parties has reached Rs. 2,490 crore. Section 13A of IT Act 1961 exempts political parties from tax on their income. However, they have to maintain a book of account for donations or income above Rs. 20,000. Some not so useful facts (Just ..

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EC prohibits publication/broadcast Opinion Polls during election in Gujarat and HP

The Election Commission put a ban on the publication/broadcast kind of opinion poll during the period of assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. As per EC there will be complete ban on display of any election matter like opinion poll or any other poll survey, in any electronic media, during the period of 48 ..

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