West Bengal Election 2021 Voting: Don't have a Voter ID card? You can still vote if you have these documents
Don't have your Electors Photo Identity Card or EPIC or Voter's ID? Here's a list of documents that a voter can used a photo identity proof to cast their vote
Lord Ram is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu and was born on Navami tithi during the Shukla Paksha as per the Hindu calendar.
On World Liver Day, efforts are made to inform people about liver infections so that timely treatment from the preventable illness can be sought.
Assembly Election 2021: EC's special arrangements for differently-abled electors; all you need to know
A major development for PwD electors in the poll-bound states is the extension of the postal ballot facility option to them in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Strong rooms are sealed in a double lock system with the presence of candidates and observers of the Election Commission.
cVIGIL is a fast-track complaint reception and redressal system which connects vigilant citizens with the district control room, returning officer, and a field unit.
Assembly Election 2021: ETPBS to allow for transmission of postal ballots to service voters; an overview
The Electronically Transmitted Postal Ballot System enables entitled service voters to cast their vote from their preferred location, which is outside their originally-assigned voting constituency.
ENCORE has multiple modules for processes such as candidate nomination and scrutiny, permission seeking (for parties and candidates), and election counting.
SVEEP, or Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation, was started by the Election Commission in 2009 to educate citizens about the electoral process.
The EC has said that the candidates with criminal antecedents should publish information about the cases against them in newspapers and on television channels on three occasions during the campaign period.
Assembly Elections 2021: Here is what Model Code of Conduct entails for political parties, candidates
The MCC is a set of guidelines for political parties and candidates in relation to general conduct, meetings, processions, polling day, polling booths, observers, the party in power, and election manifestos.
Voter information slips will include information such as polling station details, date and time of the poll, etc
Assembly Election 2021: Postal ballots and the ‘absentee voters’ who can avail it; all you need to know
Through the postal ballot facility, an ‘absentee voter’ can remotely cast their vote by putting their preference on a ballot paper and sending it to the election officer before the counting is held.
Assembly Elections 2021: Braille voter slips to be provided for visually-impaired electors; all you need to know
Visually-challenged electors will be given accessible voter information slips with Braille features in addition to the voter information slips.
Assembly Election 2021: From mandatory masks to curbs on campaigning, here are COVID-19-related guidelines for polls
Based on the COVID-19 guidelines, the Chief Electoral Officers will prepare comprehensive plans for their respective states and Union Territory in consultation with their nodal officers to conduct the elections.
Assembly Elections 2021: What are EVMs, how are they used? All you need to know about electronic voting
Even though the initial investment in EVMs was heavy, it has since been expected to save costs of production and printing of crores of ballot papers, their transportation and storage, substantial reduction in the counting staff and the remuneration paid to them.
World Tuberculosis Day 2021: Theme stresses on need to act to end disease; history and significance of day
The cause behind tuberculosis was discovered in 1882, at a time when the disease was the reason behind the death of one out of seven people in Europe and America
Scholars say the fetishisation of Asian women, and a corresponding emasculation of Asian men, have long histories shaped by United States law and policy
It would be in the best interest of the OTT platforms and online news platforms and their users to have an updated and robust legal mechanism for the redressal of their grievances
Shivaji Jayanti marks the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the first Chhatrapati and founder of the Maratha Empire and is celebrated on 19 February every year.