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Lok Sabha passes Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Lok Sabha has passed Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to grant voting rights to people who became citizens of India following the exchange of enclaves between India and Bangladesh. The bill seeks to amend the Representation of the People Act (RPA), 1950 and the Delimitation Act, 2002. These Acts regulate allocation of seats to the ..

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Union Government to allow e-Postal Ballot System for Overseas electors

Union Government is going to allow e-Postal Ballot System and Proxy voting to Overseas electors as an alternative voting option. This information was given by Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha. Key facts The e-Postal Ballot System: It envisages providing blank ballots electronically to the Non Resident Indian ..

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President appoints Om Prakash Rawat as Election Commissioner

President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed former IAS officer Om Prakash Rawat as an Election Commissioner (EC) in the Election Commission of India (ECI). He will have tenure of more than three years which will end in December, 2018 i.e. till he attains the age of 65 years. About Om Prakash Rawat Rawat was born on ..

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