Election Commission of India – Different Types of Elections

The Election Commission of India is constitutionally established as an Indian autonomous federal authority. The main responsibility of the Election Commission of India is the conduction and supervising of all the electoral processes, maintaining the principles and rules ensuring free and fair election polling. The Chief Election Commissioner who heads the Election Commission of India is appointed by the President of India. To read more about the Election Commission, click … [Read more...]

Do criminals have Election Voting Rights in India?

The issue of election voting for criminals has been settled by the Election Commission of India. Prisoners, those convicted and those under trials, in India, can't vote in the elections. However one needs to understand the details of the same. Find out about it in detail over here. The Laws Of Election Voting: According to Section 62 (5) of the Representation of the People Act, 1952, "No person shall vote at any election if he is confined in a prison, whether under a sentence of imprisonment … [Read more...]

Electronic Voting Machines to Ensure Free-n-Fair Elections in WB

The elections for the Lok Sabha will be a historic one as India is one of the largest democratic countries, which is all set to executive the democratic right – to vote. The voting is scheduled in April and May in 9 phases to ensure it is manageable and that polls are also free and fair. Electronic Voting Machines The electronic voting machines for elections were used years back in the past elections. The pros of electronic voting machines are many, such as: It saves the voter from … [Read more...]