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Assembly Elections 2016: EC bans exit polls between 4 April and 16 May

Mar 31, 2016

Assembly Elections 2016: EC bans exit polls between 4 April and 16 May

The Election Commission on Thursday banned exit polls between 4 April and 16 May when Assembly elections are held in five states. #NewsTracker #Exit polls #Election Commission #Representation of People Act #Assembly elections 2016 #2016 Assembly Elections
DMDK women's wing leader and Vijayakant's wife Premalatha booked for 'instigating'  voters to take money for their votes

Mar 27, 2016

DMDK women's wing leader and Vijayakant's wife Premalatha booked for 'instigating' voters to take money for their votes

DMDK women's wing leader and party founder Vijayakant's wife Premalatha has been booked for allegedly instigating voters to accept money from DMK and AIADMK to vote in the coming assembly elections. #NewsTracker #AIADMK #DMDK #IPC #Representation of People Act #Vijayakant #People's Welfare Front #Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2016 #Premalatha #DMDK Women's wing
SC seeks EC's reply on plea seeking voting rights for migrants

Jan 12, 2015

SC seeks EC's reply on plea seeking voting rights for migrants

According to the provisions of the Representation of People Act, when government servants and a class of certain other persons are allowed to vote through postal ballots, then the same right be given to private persons who are forced to leave their respective constituencies for reasons of employment. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Election Commission #voting rights #Representation of People Act #AK Sikri #HL Dattu
Panneerselvam, cabinet colleagues leave for Bangalore

Sep 29, 2014

Panneerselvam, cabinet colleagues leave for Bangalore

Senior party leaders and cabinet ministers, including Natham R Viswanathan, R Vaithilingam, Edapadi Palanisamy, C Vijayabaskar, KC Veeramani and BV Ramana also accompanied the chief minister on the private flight, airport sources said. #NewsTracker #Jayalalithaa #AIADMK #Representation of People Act #O Panneerselvam #Parappana Agrahara prison
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
Cabinet nod to amendments negating SC order on convicted MPs, MLAs

Aug 22, 2013

Cabinet nod to amendments negating SC order on convicted MPs, MLAs

The proposal, in the form of Amendments to the Representation of People Act, will ensure that a lawmaker cannot be disqualified after conviction if his or her appeal is pending before a court and sentence is stayed. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Supreme Court verdict #Cabinet #Representation of People Act #Convicted MPs and MLAs
Political Parties against RTI: Amendment bill tabled in Lok Sabha

Aug 12, 2013

Political Parties against RTI: Amendment bill tabled in Lok Sabha

The RTI (Amendment) Bill seeks to insert an explanation in Section 2 of the Act so that political parties will not be considered a public authority. #Politics #India #PoliticalPlay #RTI #Political parties #CIC #Representation of People Act #public authority
Here's a law our politicians wouldn't mind creating

Aug 05, 2013

Here's a law our politicians wouldn't mind creating

Given their opposition to the RTI and criminal MPs being prevented from coming into Parliament, here's a suggested law that might be approved. #Politics #India #Supreme Court #InMyOpinion #Political parties #Representation of People Act