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Sep 01, 2017
Supreme Court says court can't compel legislature to frame law on compulsory votingSupreme Court sought to know whether it can hear a PIL seeking a direction to Centre for ensuring compulsory voting in polls when the issue squarely fell within the domain of the legislature
Aug 04, 2017
E-postal ballots: Proxy voting for NRIs a right step, but preventing manipulation will be difficultThe government of India has approved a proposal allowing NRIs to vote for their preferred candidates via e-postal ballots without requiring them to be physically present in their constituencies on polling day
Jul 25, 2017
BJP seeks cancellation of Naveen Patnaik's Assembly membership for allegedly misusing govt machineryOpposition BJP approached the Election Commission of India with a request to cancel Naveen Patnaik's Assembly membership for allegedly misusing government machinery.
Jul 12, 2017
SC to hear Narottam Mishra's plea to vote in presidential election; minister was earlier disqualified by ECThe Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to give an urgent hearing to a plea of MP minister Narottam Mishra who was recently disqualified by the Election Commission.
Jul 06, 2017
Supreme Court dismisses plea to declare provisions of Representation of the People Act illegalSupreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking to declare as illegal certain sections of the Representation of People Act which disqualify candidates
Jul 04, 2017
Nasim Zaidi bats for cleaner polls: CEC says disqualify candidates charged with election malpractices, heinous crimesThe Election Commission wants disqualification of candidates facing charges of heinous crimes and bribing voters in a bid to cleanse the system
Jun 25, 2017
Arun Jaitley lambasts Congress' undeclared emergency comment, tells party to retrospectCongress said that Modi "should remember the country is facing an 'undeclared Emergency' under the BJP rule." Arun Jaitley pens his retort to this comment
Jun 02, 2017
Amendment in Election Petitions Rules needed for quicker disposal of cases, says Madras HCThe Madras High Court observed there it should amend its rules relating to hearing of election petitions to ensure completion of the trial within six months.
Apr 30, 2017
Election Commission to govt: Disqualify candidates named in charge sheets for bribing voters for 5 yearsNew Delhi: The Election Commission will tell the government to disqualify for up to 5 years candidates listed in charge sheets for bribing voters, a move which comes after it found that "innovative ways" were used for luring electors in a Tamil Nadu bypoll.
Feb 15, 2017
UP Election 2017: Allahabad HC seeks EC's response on steps taken to curb 'inflammatory atmosphere'The Allahabad High Court has sought reply from the Election Commission by Thursday as to what steps can be taken to curb any "inflammatory atmosphere" during the current electoral process.