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Jaitley questions EC's directive to file FIRs against media, Modi

Apr 30, 2014

Jaitley questions EC's directive to file FIRs against media, Modi

The senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley here today questioned the Election Commission's directive to file criminal case against the media, besides Narendra Modi, for violation of election norms. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #Representation of People Act
BJP manifesto release violation of RPA: Cong complains to EC

Apr 07, 2014

BJP manifesto release violation of RPA: Cong complains to EC

The Congress complaint also said the BJP manifesto has referred to the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya which was against the secular structure of the country. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Ayodhya dispute #Election Commission #TheySaidIt #Manifesto #Representation of People Act #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #complaint
SC approves amendment to RPA, those in jail can now contest polls

Nov 19, 2013

SC approves amendment to RPA, those in jail can now contest polls

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed Centre's plea seeking review of its judgement debarring arrested persons from contesting polls, saying it is not necessary to look into the issue in view of amendment in law by Parliament. #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #parliament #Centre #Representation of Peoples Act #Lok Prahri
President should send ordinance back to govt, says Arvind Kejriwal

Sep 27, 2013

President should send ordinance back to govt, says Arvind Kejriwal

Holding that the ordinance on convicted MPs and MLAs has created discontentment among people, Aam Aadmi Party leaders on Friday met President Pranab Mukherjee and requested him to send it back to the government for reconsideration. #Politics #Pranab Mukherjee #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #Lalu Prasad #AAP #Representation of Peoples Act

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Compulsory voting: FPTP will function better if parties have internal democracy

Sep 21, 2013

Compulsory voting: FPTP will function better if parties have internal democracy

An email received from Prof Jagdeep Chhokar, founding member of Association for Democratic Reforms [ADR] in response to the interview with Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan. #Jayaprakash Narayan #Elections #Election Commission #Q&A #Loksatta Party #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Representation of Peoples Act #First Past the Post #Preferential Voting
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 15, 2014

Animals on stage should we allow it?

Peta has protested at the use of live goldfish in a scene in Jamie Lloyd's staging of Richard III. Maybe it will make us think harder about the wider ethics of using animals in performance In Charles Spencer's review of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at... #Helen Mirren #Charles Spencer #Pina Bausch
Want to change how elections are held in India? Here's your chance

Sep 12, 2014

Getting Back to What Really Matters to the American People

During the August district-work period, we traveled our districts in the states of Washington, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Illinois and met with small-business owners, entrepreneurs and middle-class families who desperately want to see a Congress ... #Washington, D.C. #Illinois #New Hampshire #Connecticut #U.S. Congress
Want to change how elections are held in India? Here's your chance

Sep 03, 2014

Buckingham Palace Guard Breaks the Rules, Does a Little Dance

It’s easy to forget that those charming guards outside Buckingham Palace (you know, the guys dressed in red with the funny hats, who don’t flinch no matter how obnoxious tourists act) are  actual soldiers—fully operational soldiers tasked with protec... #Washington, D.C. #Illinois #New Hampshire #Connecticut #U.S. Congress