Bihar Assembly Election: Will Enemies turn Friends?

With the exact dates are yet to come, Bihar Assembly Election are all but set to make a mark in this much awaited Election after General Indian Election 2014. Already declare to be the Mother of all Elections by Chief Election Commissioner of India, this election is indeed the one of the biggest election of all time in India. Bihar Assembly Election 2015 -  Flashback 2010 - 2014: In 2010 Assembly Election, National Democratic Alliance won the election with whooping 206 seats defeating their … [Read more...]

Importance and Functions of CEO Bihar

A Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) is a most important body in our Election Constitutional framework. He works under the direction and overall guidance of the Election Commission. Each state needs a Chief Electoral Officer so as to maintain maximum transparency in elections. The CEO overlooks and give advice for all the procedure and equipment required to conduct an election in a state. So, today we’ll discuss about the importance and roles of CEO Bihar. CEO Bihar: The Current Chief Electoral … [Read more...]

JD-U launches ‘Har Ghar Dastak’ in Bihar Election

Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar kicked off the Janata Dal United (JD-U)'s campaign and went knocking on doors in Patna, Bihar for the upcoming Bihar election to be held in October or November 2015 (To know when the Bihar election is, click on this link). The ambitious programme called the 'Har Ghar Dastak' is to ask for feedback from the citizens about the state government's work in the previous term. Mr. Kumar said that all the members of JD-U were trying to reach all homes in … [Read more...]

NRIs to Cast E-Vote in Bihar Election?

India has not had an absentee ballot system until now. Section 19 of 'The Representation of the People Act' allows a person to register to vote if he or she is above 18 years of age and is an ordinary resident of the constituency i.e. the current address for 6 months or longer. Section 20 of the Act disqualifies a non-resident Indian from getting his/her name registered in the electoral roll. Consequently, it also prevents an NRI from casting vote in elections. The Representation of the … [Read more...]