Article 324 and role of Election Commission

The Election Commission of India has curtailed campaigning in West Bengal for the final phase of the general election shutting down election campaigning 19 hours earlier than it was to end.It has also removed the  state’s Home Secretary and a senior police officer. This order comes after violence was reported in West Bengal during which… Continue reading Article 324 and role of Election Commission

Vellore parliamentary constituency polls rescinded

President has cancelled polling in Vellore.It is the first Lok Sabha seat to have had its elections cancelled over abuse of money power. This decision comes after the Election Commission had recommended to the President that elections in Vellore be cancelled citing the suspected use of money power to influence voters after huge cash seizures… Continue reading Vellore parliamentary constituency polls rescinded