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EC plan to get young voters registered runs into legal trouble

Aug 10, 2014

EC plan to get young voters registered runs into legal trouble

The Election Commission's plan to ensure that young citizens are registered as voters as soon as they turn 18 has run into difficulties as the Attorney General has opined that the move to have multiple cut-off dates contradicts provisions of the Constitution. #Election Commission of India #EC #Attorney General #Young voters in India #legal voting age
Start-up offers marketing based on voter data: Why EC should be worried

May 19, 2014

Start-up offers marketing based on voter data: Why EC should be worried

In a move that is likely to raise issues of voter-data private, Modak Analytics has said that it is building India's first Big Data-based Electoral Data Repository system. #HowThisWorks #Election Commission #Election Commission of India #EC #Big Data #Modak #Modak Analystics #Voter-data privacy
Laurels for poll panel as India records highest voter turnout

May 14, 2014

Laurels for poll panel as India records highest voter turnout

The poll panel organised various street plays, slogan-writing competitions and also events involving celebrities. #Politics #India #Inpraiseof #Election Commission of India #SY Qureshi #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #SVEEP
No Varanasi rally for Modi: Is BJP justified in attacking EC?

May 09, 2014

No Varanasi rally for Modi: Is BJP justified in attacking EC?

Given that BJP has protested the decision publicly both in Delhi and Varanasi, the question that arises is whether the BJP is indeed right to allege that the EC has been biased ad inefficient in handling the 2014 elections. #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Modi #Election Commission of India #EC #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Lok Sabha polls 2014 #Modi in Varanasi

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High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Aug 08, 2014

High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Politicians, and more often their followers, put them up either to proclaim their own or their leaders birthdays or appointments either in government or to some nominal post within the partys borough branch itself. They curry favour with leaders, thanking them for support. #Congress #InMyOpinion #Shiv Sena #Bombay High Court #Election Commission of India #Maharashtra Navnirman Sena #Illegal hoardings #civic bodies
Why the EC need not rush into hiking election spend limits

Jan 29, 2014

Why the EC need not rush into hiking election spend limits

If AAP candidates spent below their allowed limits for the Assembly elections, other candidates can follow suit in the Lok Sabha elections. #Congress #Election Commission of India #Aam Aadmi Party #Lok Sabha Election 2014 #candidate selection #Bhartaiya Janata Party #Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

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Why the EC need not rush into hiking election spend limits

Aug 15, 2014

When You Google Gaza: Techies' Ambitions on the Embattled Strip

Nearly four weeks into Operation Protective Edge, Ahmed Borai is explaining how to separate hydrogen from seawater. Gaza's sole power plant was bombed out of commission four days earlier, leaving Gaza City blacked out and reducing the rest of the str... #India #Palestine #Hamas #Armenia #Google Inc. #Gaza City #Facebook
Why the EC need not rush into hiking election spend limits

Aug 15, 2014

India's Modi vows to modernise governance

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has voiced dismay at the government infighting he found on assuming office in May and vowed to fire up the bureaucracy to deliver results. During his first Independence Day speech on Friday, Modi emphasised the nee... #India #New Delhi #Narendra Modi