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LS polls TMC manifesto focuses on electoral reforms

Mar 22, 2014

LS polls TMC manifesto focuses on electoral reforms

"We believe in massive comprehensive electoral reforms so that corrupt and criminals do not become people's representatives," it said. #NewsTracker #Trinamool Congress #Manifesto #Electoral reforms #TMC manifesto
'Call on banning opinion polls after consulting stakeholders'

Feb 12, 2014

'Call on banning opinion polls after consulting stakeholders'

Government on Wednesday indicated that it will take a final call on banning opinion polls only after consulting "stakeholders" after the Law Commission submits its comprehensive report on electoral reforms. #Politics #India #BJP #NewsTracker #Kapil Sibal #Opinion poll #Law Commission #Electoral reforms #Lok Sabha elections 2014
Take preventive measures on false affidavits, CEC tells law ministry

Jan 04, 2014

Take preventive measures on false affidavits, CEC tells law ministry

Expressing concern over the practice of candidates furnishing incorrect details in affidavits before polls, Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath today said that he has written to Law ministry for more preventive provisions. #Politics #India #Supreme Court #Law Ministry #Electoral reforms #VS Sampath #Lok Sabha elections 2014
Cheers to ordinance withdrawal; Anna should pour himself a large drink

Oct 03, 2013

Cheers to ordinance withdrawal; Anna should pour himself a large drink

It was dj vu, as a nation with hope, as we all had hoped when it looked, one long December 2011 evening, that the Lokpal Bill would be passed into law, was foiled by the machinations of a stunningly united political class. #Anna Hazare #Corruption #Manmohan Singh #JustSaying #Rahul Gandhi #Electoral reforms #ordinance withdrawal #The Lokpal Bill
Keeping convicted netas out SC ruling doesn't do enough

Jul 11, 2013

Keeping convicted netas out SC ruling doesn't do enough

It will take more than Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling to get political parties to clean up their act. #Supreme Court #Electoral reform #political reform

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L Rajagopal and a brief history of Parliamentary battles

Feb 13, 2014

L Rajagopal and a brief history of Parliamentary battles

The fight between legislators in the Rajya Sabha brought back not so fond memories of similar incidents in the past. Here's a brief history. #Rajya Sabha #Electoral reforms #Speaker #Assembly