Electoral Reform
India  /  Published 22.08.22

J&K non-local voters: BJP vs National Conference

The govt had issued a clarification, saying the reports of a likely addition of over 25 lakh voters after summary revision of electoral rolls is a 'misrepresentation of facts by vested interests'...
By PTI in Jammu

India  /  Published 22.12.21

Election laws bill passed in RS

TMC leader Derek O’Brien suspended for the rest of the session after he flung the rulebook towards the Chair in protest against the passage ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.12.21

Centre’s nod to electoral reforms

It will allow allowing the Election Commission to seed Aadhaar number with electoral rolls on voluntary basis...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.11.20

Foes turn friends

Readers' Speak: Nitish’s patchy record as far as governance is concerned has garnered quite a bit of attention in the state...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 03.12.19

Equidistant TRS picks sides on poll reforms

The recent spate of revelations on electoral bonds has added an edge to the issue...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.05.19

In Bengal, a triumph of force

Violence, once it takes root, becomes part of a political culture ...
By Swapan Dasgupta

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.19

An electoral system for true democracy

Political parties have exploited the first-past-the-post electoral system by inventing formulas to win elections...
By Madhusudan Bandi

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

How much do our votes matter, really?

Electoral outcomes put a veneer of popular support to a system run by big business...
By Anup Sinha

Opinion  /  Published 19.04.19

Model Code of Conduct needs a version upgrade

The time for informality is over — the Election Commission’s stature requires legal heft...
By Arghya Sengupta


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