Election Commission of India

‘A Modi-fied Code of Conduct for BJP’

‘A Modi-fied Code of Conduct for BJP’

April 29, 2019

Has the Election Commission of India, supposed to ensure free and fair elections, failed to do its job. The opposition Congress party has approached the Supreme Court, alleging the poll body was turning a blind eye to complaints against Shah and Modi.

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Semi-finals ahead of general elections 2019

Semi-finals ahead of general elections 2019

October 8, 2018

India will witness five crucial assembly elections in November and December this year, before the mother of all electoral battles — the general elections 2019.

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NRI voter registration doubles in numbers

NRI voter registration doubles in numbers

December 30, 2017

The number of NRIs voting in India has doubled, as per government reports; however, a major chunk of the Indian diaspora continues to shy away from voting due to the inability of being physically present in India at the time of elections. Although measures like proxy voting are t...

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Election Commission seeks more overseas Indian voters

Election Commission seeks more overseas Indian voters

August 14, 2017

In a bid to attract more overseas Indians to register as voters, the EC has been taking various steps to make matters easy for the eligible and willing.

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Proxy voting being considered for NRIs in the US

Proxy voting being considered for NRIs in the US

August 13, 2017

The ruling party in India has promised proxy voting to Indian citizens residing in the United States (US). While the method of operation for the execution of the decision is not decided yet, newer ideas concerning the Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), are already popping.

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Can electoral bonds ensure free and fair elections?

Can electoral bonds ensure free and fair elections?

February 5, 2017

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced electoral bonds in the recent Union Budget. Can these bonds usher in a new era of much-needed glasnost in political financing in the world’s largest multi-party democracy?

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