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India  /  Published 26.10.19

Postal ballot for disabled & voters aged above 80

Differently abled people and those over 80 years of age can now cast their vote through postal ballots, the government said on Saturday, in a move aimed at increasing voter participation. At present, ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.06.20

Gujarat Cong seeks EC protection

A Congress MLA from Gujarat who has no criminal background has been summoned by police thrice this week for questioning in connection with a firing in his constituency where he was not even present.Gu...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 20.12.19

Plea for Jiribam Bengalis

The All Bangali Youth and Students’ Organisation, a group that works for the rights and welfare of Bengalis across the nation, has sought the intervention of the Chief Election Commissioner over the...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

India  /  Published 13.11.19

Absence of ‘for being chosen as’ tilted scales

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the Speaker can disqualify a legislator under the anti-defection law but cannot prevent the person from contesting a fresh election to get elected to the House or b...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.12.19

Supreme Court to hear poll bond stay plea

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear in January an NGO’s plea for a stay on the sale of electoral bonds, which grant anonymity to donors to political parties and were introduced in January ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 22.11.19

Electoral bonds controversy explained

Political parties need cash to fight an election and to have their candidates whizzing around the country and printing expensive brochures. That inevitably leads to seeking out donations and eventuall...
By Furquan Ameen

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.20

Nominations of Mausam, Bajaj put on hold by EC

The Election Commission of India on Monday put on hold the Rajya Sabha nominations of Trinamul Congress’s Mausam Benazir Noor and Independent Dinesh Bajaj over alleged irregularities in their forms....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.02.20

Kejriwal seeks PM blessings

Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal, sworn as chief minister for the third time on Sunday, forgave his opponents and sought the blessings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure the development ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Politics  /  Published 13.02.20

Upload criminal case details of parties: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed all political parties to upload on their website details of pending criminal cases against candidates contesting polls, noting that there has been an alarming in...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Kejriwal swearing-in at Ramlila on Sunday

The re-elected Aam Aadmi Party government will be sworn in at the Ramlila Grounds on Sunday, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia has said.Senior AAP leaders said on the condition of anonymity that th...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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