India's Lok Sabha elections 2019

Indian polls: Over 600 social media posts removed on EC’s request

Over 600 posts on popular social media platforms Facebook and Twitter are removed or disabled on requests from the Election Commission of India during the first three phases of the country’s parliamentary elections.

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

Modi files nomination from Varanasi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi files his nomination papers for Varanasi parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh seeking re-election to the seat.

April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

Indian polls: Over 600 social media posts removed on EC’s request

Over 600 posts on popular social media platforms Facebook and Twitter are removed or disabled on requests from the Election Commission of India during the first three phases of the country’s parliamentary elections.

April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

BJP, CPI-M seek ban on ‘Mamata biopic’

India’s Election Commission (EC) seeks a report from the West Bengal chief electoral officer on a Bangla feature film stated to be a “biopic on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee” after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Communist Party of India (Marxist) sought a ban on commercial release of the film in the midst of the country’s parliamentary elections.