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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
Poll campaign cut-off is a fiction, run right into the voting hour

Oct 15, 2014

Poll campaign cut-off is a fiction, run right into the voting hour

One reason for the bar against canvassing for votes after a specified cut-off time is to provide the voter an opportunity to contemplate all options the options about a party and a candidate without the intrusion of the ever-increasing volume of campaign noise that pester, seeking the voters favour. #Politics #BJP #InMyOpinion #Election Commission #Prithviraj Chavan #States #campaign #Representation of Peoples Act #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014 #Haryana Assembly Election 2014
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
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