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Did women of India have voting rights before Independence?

The United States observed the 100th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day on 26th August to commemorate the allowance of the constitutional right to vote to the American women. In the context of the special day let us discuss the voting rights of Indian Women before Independence. Previous conditions British officials opined that the voting right ..

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No Postal Ballot for Persons above 65 years of Age in Bihar Assembly Elections: ECI

The Election Commission of India has issued guidelines that electors above the age of 65 years will not be extended the postal ballot facility in the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar and also the by-elections. The decision has been taken due to the problems arising out of logistics, manpower and safety protocols during the COVID ..

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Indelible Ink

The Election Commission has decided to allow the health authorities to make use of indelible ink for stamping of home quarantined people. Use in Home Quarantining Process The Election Commission has allowed the indelible ink to be used for marking people for home quarantining in light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation and the people’s reluctance ..

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Sushil Chandra named as nominee for proposed Delimitation Commission for J&K

Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra has been named as the nominee for the proposed Delimitation Commission for Jammu and Kashmir, by the Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, after a request from the government. As per the J-K Reorganisation Act, 2019, the number of Legislative Assembly seats of Jammu and Kashmir UT shall be increased from 107 to 114, ..

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ECI gets ‘Silver’ award for ‘Excellence in Government Process re-engineering for Digital transformation’

The Election Commission of India was awarded ‘Silver’ award for ‘Excellence in Government Process re-engineering for Digital transformation’ from the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), during the 23rd National Conference on e-Governance held at Mumbai. The award is presented to ECI for its portal ERO-NET. The portal uses a mechanism to effectively ..

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