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Nov 10, 2017
Winter Session of Parliament: Govt to table bill to allow NRIs to vote through postal or e-ballotsKK Venugopal told the court that NRIs could not be allowed to vote by merely changing the rules made under the Representation of People Act and a Bill was needed to be introduced in Parliament to amend the Act itself to grant the voting rights
Oct 31, 2017
SC seeks data on conviction rate of politicians in criminal cases, mulls lifetime ban on convicted lawmakersSupreme Court sought to know the rate of conviction of politicians in criminal cases and asked whether its direction to complete trial against them within a year was being effectively implemented
Aug 31, 2017
A reporter’s diary from Nandyal: From AK-47s and crude bombs in 1991 to outpouring of venom in 2017Naidu should know by now that there is no one-size-fits-all recipe to win an election in any region at any time. In politics, one plus one seldom equals two.
Jul 04, 2017
Chhagan Bhujbal allowed to cast vote in presidential polls 2017, tells Mumbai court it's his constitutional rightBhujbal has been in judicial custody since his arrest under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) last year.
Apr 12, 2017
EVM tampering: Opposition parties have failed to take defeat sportingly, put EC image in dockThe shrillness with which the 16 political parties are alleging EVM tampering essentially suggests that they have not reconciled to the defeat in recent rounds of Assembly and local bodies elections.
Mar 08, 2017
Manipur Election 2017: BJP blames Manipur CEO for ads goof-up, set to file counter FIRThe Manipur unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to file a counter-FIR against the State Election Commission (SEC) for "mentally harassing" the party's office bearers, and for allegedly creating confusion with regards to advertisements that were published in local dailies in Imphal, Manipur, on 3 March.
Feb 25, 2017
UP Election 2017: BJP state chief Keshav Maurya booked for violating poll codeAn FIR was lodged against BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit chief Keshav Prasad Maurya on Saturday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct.
Feb 21, 2017
Goa Election 2017: Congress alleges poll officials leaked postal ballots' serial numbersThe Congress in Goa on Tuesday alleged that election officials leaked serial numbers of postal ballots to the BJP, a charge rubbished by the state's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO).
Aug 18, 2016
There are no laws governing social media statements of the governmentThe result of a lack of rules is that there is no legal obligation on the government to make accurate public statements, or keep a record of the statements.
Mar 31, 2016
Assembly Elections 2016: EC bans exit polls between 4 April and 16 MayThe Election Commission on Thursday banned exit polls between 4 April and 16 May when Assembly elections are held in five states.