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Cash for vote: EC to recommend cancelling of polls

Jun 06, 2016

Cash for vote: EC to recommend cancelling of polls

The Election Commission (EC) is considering asking the government to change the electoral law to allow it to cancel polls on the ground of 'cash-for-vote' #NewsTracker #Election Commission #Cash-for-vote #Thanjavur #Representation of the People Act #Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2016 #Aravakurichi
Majority of candidates 'under-report' election expenses, says Election Commission

Dec 15, 2015

Majority of candidates 'under-report' election expenses, says Election Commission

The majority of candidates contesting polls in India are "under-reporting" their expenses and inadequate laws to regulate political funds may lead to a "fearful" situation where institutions go under the "control of money" and holding fair polls becomes difficult, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi said on Tuesday. #NewsTracker #Election Commission #Chief Election Commissioner #Lok Sabha #parliament #Nasim Zaidi #EC #general elections #Representation of the People Act
Bill to negate SC verdict on convicted lawmakers gets Rajya Sabha nod

Aug 27, 2013

Bill to negate SC verdict on convicted lawmakers gets Rajya Sabha nod

Representation of the People (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2013 provides for a change in the Act of 1951. #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Representation of the People Act #SC verdict on MPs MLAs
Electoral reforms and India: Two PILs that you should keep your eye on

Jan 14, 2013

Electoral reforms and India: Two PILs that you should keep your eye on

These two PILs could have far-reaching implications on the quality of politics as well as politicians in India. #ThingsWeLike #Crime #Electoral reforms #PILs #Representation of the People Act