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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
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
Why Prashant Bhushan wants netas who indulge in paid news disqualified

May 15, 2013

Why Prashant Bhushan wants netas who indulge in paid news disqualified

The Supreme Court lawyer explains why he is fighting against the government's attempts not to have a cap on how much parties spend in campaigning for elections. #Prashant Bhushan #Supreme Court #Q&A #Electoral reforms #paid news

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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
Want to change how elections are held in India? Here's your chance

Jul 06, 2013

Want to change how elections are held in India? Here's your chance

The government is offering citizens a chance to reform the electoral system in the nation. #Politics #India #Elections #InMyOpinion #Political parties #Electoral reforms #Representation of People Act

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Want to change how elections are held in India? Here's your chance

Sep 13, 2014

Leo now stands at a major crossroads

There was a rich symbolism in the release of a video of former Health Minister James Reilly being drenched in the Ice-Bucket Challenge, in the same week that it emerged his own officials in the Department of Health had spent his entire three-year ten... #United States Department of Health and Human Services #James Reilly (politician) #Enda Kenny #Leo Varadkar #Labour Party (Ireland)
Want to change how elections are held in India? Here's your chance

Sep 15, 2014

Swedish PM quits after poll backlash

Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has announced he will resign after his centre-right coalition lost a parliamentary election to a left-leaning opposition led by the Social Democrats. Mr Reinfeldt told supporters in Stockholm that he will also... #Fredrik Reinfeldt #Europe #European Union #Finland #Stockholm #Norway #United Kingdom #Sweden Democrats
Want to change how elections are held in India? Here's your chance

Sep 16, 2014

FF leader Michael Martin: ‘I’m preparing to be the next Taoiseach – and won’t go into government with Fine Gael’

FIANNA Fail leader Michael Martin has this morning ruled out going in to government with Fine Gael – and said he is preparing to become the next Taoiseach. He was speaking to Morning Ireland on Radio One. He said he is happy with the progress the par... #Michael Martin #Fine Gael #Radio One, Inc. #Fianna Fail