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Jun 25, 2017
Arun Jaitley lambasts Congress' undeclared emergency comment, tells party to retrospectCongress said that Modi "should remember the country is facing an 'undeclared Emergency' under the BJP rule." Arun Jaitley pens his retort to this comment
Jun 02, 2017
Amendment in Election Petitions Rules needed for quicker disposal of cases, says Madras HCThe Madras High Court observed there it should amend its rules relating to hearing of election petitions to ensure completion of the trial within six months.
Feb 15, 2017
UP Election 2017: Allahabad HC seeks EC's response on steps taken to curb 'inflammatory atmosphere'The Allahabad High Court has sought reply from the Election Commission by Thursday as to what steps can be taken to curb any "inflammatory atmosphere" during the current electoral process.
Jan 02, 2017
Supreme Court terms seeking votes on basis of religion illegal, but this isn't a new formatIt is a coincidence that the Supreme Court's split verdict on use of religion in elections to secure votes should come the day two news items were featured in newspapers which related to identifying the voters by a religion.
Jun 06, 2016
Cash for vote: EC to recommend cancelling of pollsThe Election Commission (EC) is considering asking the government to change the electoral law to allow it to cancel polls on the ground of 'cash-for-vote'
Dec 15, 2015
Majority of candidates 'under-report' election expenses, says Election CommissionThe majority of candidates contesting polls in India are "under-reporting" their expenses and inadequate laws to regulate political funds may lead to a "fearful" situation where institutions go under the "control of money" and holding fair polls becomes difficult, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi said on Tuesday.
Aug 27, 2013
Bill to negate SC verdict on convicted lawmakers gets Rajya Sabha nodRepresentation of the People (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2013 provides for a change in the Act of 1951.
Jan 14, 2013
Electoral reforms and India: Two PILs that you should keep your eye onThese two PILs could have far-reaching implications on the quality of politics as well as politicians in India.