In letter to Law Minister, CEC Sunil Arora pushes for pending poll reforms

Chief Election Commissioner(CEC) has written a letter to the Law Minister.He has highlighting eight pending reform proposals. CEC has sought the government’s intervention in limiting the number of seats from which a candidate can contest polls to one.At present one candidate can contest from two seats. He has also asked the government to amend the… Continue reading In letter to Law Minister, CEC Sunil Arora pushes for pending poll reforms

Karnataka Speaker exits House with plea for electoral reforms

Karnataka speaker has defended his decision to disqualify 17 rebel MLAs. He asked the assembly to pass a resolution seeking electoral reforms and review of the 10th Schedule as both have to be looked into by the Parliament. He said that the 10th Schedule of the Constitution dealing with the anti-defection law is not equipped… Continue reading Karnataka Speaker exits House with plea for electoral reforms

Rajya Sabha to debate poll reforms on July 3

The Rajya Sabha is set to debate electoral reforms following notices given by Opposition parties. The ruling party is pushing for the simultaneous elections idea whereas the Opposition wants to raise discrepancies in the Electronic voting machines(EVM). The Opposition parties have been demanding that at least 50% of the voter verified paper trail(VVPAT) entries should… Continue reading Rajya Sabha to debate poll reforms on July 3