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BJP's rise sends NCP, BSP, CPI packing: will CPI(M) be next?

Jul 01, 2014

BJP's rise sends NCP, BSP, CPI packing: will CPI(M) be next?

Under current rules, NCP, CPI and BSP stand to lose their national party status. That leave only three - BJP, Congress and CPI(M). The CPI(M) also appears to be a border line case, especially if the party continues to decline in West Bengal #Congress #BJP #PoliticsDecoder #Election Commission #BSP #CPM #CPI #National parties
AIADMK chooses ex-AG as candidate for Rajya Sabha bypoll from TN

Jun 13, 2014

AIADMK chooses ex-AG as candidate for Rajya Sabha bypoll from TN

Ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu on Friday named former state advocate general A Navaneethakrishnan as its candidate for the 3 July by-election to Rajya Sabha. #India #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #AIADMK #Election Commission #Chennai #Advocate General #Rajya Sabha bypolls #Selvaganapathy
Day one of Lok Sabha adjourned over Gopinath Munde's demise

Jun 04, 2014

Day one of Lok Sabha adjourned over Gopinath Munde's demise

Union Minister Gopinath Munde's death cast a shadow over the first day's sitting of the Lok Sabha which adjourned for the day after paying homage to the departed leader. #NewsTracker #Election Commission #Kamal Nath #Gopinath Munde #Lok Sabha session #16th Lok Sabha #Loko Sabha #House adjourned
Delhi HC asks EC, govt to respond to plea on poll expenses

May 29, 2014

Delhi HC asks EC, govt to respond to plea on poll expenses

NewsTRacker, election 2014, Lok Sabha Elections 2014, poll expenses, poll expenditure, no expense ceiling, Delhi High Court, Election Commission, EC, government #NewsTracker #Election Commission #Government #Delhi High Court #EC #Association for Democratic Reforms #ADR #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #poll expenditure #Election 2014 #poll expenses #no expense ceiling
Paid news case: EC to frame charges against Ashok Chavan next week

May 23, 2014

Paid news case: EC to frame charges against Ashok Chavan next week

A team of lawyers of Chavan, who recently won the Lok Sabha polls on a Congress ticket from Nanded, today deposed before the poll panel where it was decided that specific charges will be framed against him before the final hearing begins #NewsTracker #Ashok Chavan #Election Commission #EC #paid news

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Is the law an ass? Not just Modi, everyone flouts the code of conduct

May 03, 2014

Is the law an ass? Not just Modi, everyone flouts the code of conduct

Would it deem it possible to have the last day for nominations the same across the country and freeze all election related activity by the political parties and their candidates and their well-wishers the moment the polling starts in the first phase? #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Election Commission #Amethi #Priyanka Gandhi #Model code of conduct #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Lotus Symbol
LS polls: Best indicator of voter reform efforts would be in the turnout

Apr 07, 2014

LS polls: Best indicator of voter reform efforts would be in the turnout

Since we hear it being said from every corner that this is a tightly fought election, the best indicator this voter reform efforts would be in the turn out. If more come out to vote, the more vibrant this democracy becomes. #Voter turnout #Election Commission #Democracy #EC #Polling #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #NOTA #Voter reforms

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LS polls: Best indicator of voter reform efforts would be in the turnout

Jul 11, 2014

Sandra Day O'Connor decries judge elections

The retired U.S. Supreme Court justice has released a plan for revamping the selection process for state court judges with the Quality Judges Initiative, which advocates to replace elections for judges with bipartisan nominating commissions... #Sandra Day O'Connor #Supreme Court of the United States
LS polls: Best indicator of voter reform efforts would be in the turnout

Jul 01, 2014

Afghan presidential runoff results delayed by fraud allegations

Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission announced Tuesday that results of the presidential runoff election will be delayed by at least several days as votes from nearly 2,000 polling places are reviewed in response to allegations of massive fra... #Sandra Day O'Connor #Supreme Court of the United States
LS polls: Best indicator of voter reform efforts would be in the turnout

Jun 18, 2014

Afghan presidential candidate wants vote count halt

Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah suspended relations with Afghanistan's election commission and called on it to halt vote counting Wednesday in an escalation of fraud allegations threatening to disrupt what was supposed to be the country's fi... #Afghanistan #Abdullah Abdullah