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Recommendations of Election Commission Still Pending

After the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission of India had constituted nine working groups to suggest improvements in specific areas. A total of 337 recommendations were made of which 300 have been disposed of so far. The recommendations still under consideration include: Drafting of the legal provisions to disqualify candidates for offences with ..


Explained: Office of profit

President Ram Nath Kovind on the recommendation of Election Commission of India (ECI) has disqualified 20 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs from Delhi, citing that they held offices of profit. In 2016, the ECI had issued show cause notices to 27 AAP MLAs from Delhi who held offices as parliamentary secretaries, after petition was filed ..