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Restrictions on fighting polls will change countrys character:...

The governments of Haryana and Rajasthan have made certain educational qualifications mandatory for contesting panchayat elections. The issue was raised in the Rajya Sabha on 9 March when the Opposition succeeded in forcing an amendment to the Vote of Thanks ..., 1 month ago

Having a joint forum on RTI is great, but it shouldn't just be in name only - Jagdeep S. Chhokar

Home » Company News » Pakistan March 28, 2016 Professor Jagdeep S. Chhokar is one of the founding members of Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). He has been central to ADR's success in bringing political parties under the ambit of Right ...
 Business Recorder1 month ago

FCRA amendment expected to boost foreign source firms CSR plans

Amendment seeks to free donations by firms with substantial foreign holding from foreign source tag with retrospective effect from September 2010 New Delhi: The biggest challenge that companies with substantial foreign shareholding have been facing ...
 Livemint.com3 weeks ago Move to legalize donations from foreign sources to benefit parties  Livemint.com3 weeks ago FCRA amendment expected to boost 'foreign source' firms' CSR plans [Mint, New Delhi]  Bloomberg3 weeks ago
Business Standard India

To Escape Whip Of Supreme Court, Govt. To Legalize Foreign Funding To Political Parties

Image Courtesy: akamaihd At a time when the Narendra Modi government has clamped down on NGOs over foreign funding, it has proposed an amendment with retrospective effect that will allow political parties to accept donations from overseas ...
 The Logical Indian3 weeks ago Govt bid to allow foreign funding of parties  Business Standard India3 weeks ago

Govt quietly amends law to save BJP (& Cong) from FCRA mess

Ever since the BJP has come to power at the Centre, it has adhered to the strategy of labelling foreign-funded institutions and NGOs as anti-nationals, working to promote the interests of foreign countries. But the ploy seems to be more of an attempt to ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago

NOTA: More than just an option

Proponents of poll reforms see it as a ray of hope,others feel votes could be better used The 2013 Assembly Elections in five states saw the debut of the NOTA (short for the None of the Above) option that enables voters to reject all the ...
 The Hindu4 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Electoral reforms take a backseat as cash, booze bribes flood elections

States going to the polls this April-May have reported an unbridled flow of black money or unaccounted cash and alcohol to bribe voters, a menace the election commission encounters every election in the country. Officials have seized large ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
Sunday Guardian Live

EC mulls electoral reforms

EC is hoping to bring stronger laws that could check election malpractices. The recently concluded meeting by the Election Commission of India with all major national and regional political parties seems to have paved the way for long standing ...
 Sunday Guardian Live1 month ago Chief Election Commissioner, Dr Syed Nasim Zaidi says reforms in political parties are quintessential to electoral reforms  Meri News1 month ago

Right to information demanded in South Asia

ISLAMABAD: A regional conference on right to information (RTI) in South Asia, titled Understanding the Silent Revolution, concluded on Thursday with delegates from Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal urging their governments to ensure ...
 Daily Times1 month ago

CEC revives debate on 2-year jail for wrong information in poll affidavits

The two-year conviction period could bar the candidate from contesting elections for up to six years New Delhi: Ahead of the crucial Assembly elections in four states and one Union territory, chief election commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi has revived ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago
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