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Election Laws Amendment Bill 2021
Opinion  /  Published 15.02.22

Problematic linkage

The election laws (amendment) bill, 2021, passed in the Lok Sabha through a voice vote, has raised serious concerns. The Statement of Objects and Reasons of the bill states that Section 23 of the Repr...
By Kshitij Goyal

Opinion  /  Published 31.01.22

All together: EC and govt

It is slow work — subverting independence. That the work is in progress was indicated by the remarks of the Union law minister, Kiren Rijiju, about ‘coordination’ of constitutional b...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 26.01.22

It's 'coordination' over 'independence' for Rijiju

Union law minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday appeared to place “coordination” over the “independence” of constitutional bodies, weeks after a government summons to the election c...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.12.21

One more link: Election laws bill

For elections to be fair and free, one condition is the systematic registration of voters. Which is why cleaning electoral rolls of multiple registrations for the same voter ID has long been needed. N...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 21.12.21

Lok Sabha: Govt railroads Aadhaar-voter bill

The government on Monday used its brute majority in the Lok Sabha to railroad a bill that provides for Aadhaar-linking of the electoral rolls, allowing just nominal discussion amid a din and attractin...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.12.21

Bill linking Aadhar to voter list tabled

The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which seeks to link electoral rolls with the Aadhaar ecosystem to weed out duplication, was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday. Introducing the bill, Union La...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.12.21

Bill for Aadhaar link to electoral roll to be tabled in House today

The government is set to introduce the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021, seeking to link electoral roll data with Aadhaar to check “multiple enrolment”, while raising fears of “m...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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