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J&K cops leave poll staff ‘stuck in snow, fly away with EVMs’

At one place, policemen even thrashed poll officials when latter insisted on accompanying the EVMs.

The invisible voter

Electoral process must be completely accessible for persons with disabilities.


City lawyer moves SC for proper system of voting rights for soldiers

City- based lawyer Neela Gokhale has filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court seeking directives for an effective mechanism for exercise of voting rights of armed forces personnel and their family members.

Apex court: Debar persons with

Government awaits a word from the apex court on its review petitions against disqualifying sitting MPs and MLAs once they are jailed or convicted.

Separate law needed to govern political parties,says SC

Asks Election Commission to frame guidelines for election manifestos after consultation with parties

Ex-MLAs council pitches for all polls on same day

The Gujarat ex-MLA Council has suggested to have all the elections from Lok Sabha down to the village panchayat on one day every five years on the lines of the US.


Quraishi: India to provide ‘wonder’ EVMs to Egypt

Describing Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) as “wonder” machines of democracy,India has said it would provide these electronic devices to Egypt to assist in its electoral process in the post-Mubarak era