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National Voters’ Day observed on 25th January

Every year, on 25th January, National Voter’s Day is being celebrated across the country in India. This year i.e 25th January 2020, marked the tenth year of celebration and the 70th year of functioning of the Election Commission of India (ECI). The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will be the Chief Guest of the ..

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25 January – National Voters Day

National Voters Day (राष्ट्रीय मतदाता दिवस) is celebrated on 25 January every year to mark the foundation day of Election Commission of India (ECI). ECI was established on 25 January 1950. It’s a constitutional body deriving its authority from Article 324 of the Constitution and Representation of the People Acts. The day was started in ..

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Private Member’s bill on Poll Spend Limit discussed in Rajya Sabha

A Private Member’s bill was tabled for discussion in the upper house of the Parliament, Rajya Sabha on Friday, 6th December 2019. The bill intended to scrap or to do away with the cap of Rs 70 lakh spending of per candidate, as it encourages candidates to under-report their expenditure. Currently, a candidate contesting Parliamentary ..

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Union Cabinet approves MoU with Election Commission of Maldives

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi has given its approval to the proposal to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the cooperation in the field of administration and electoral management by the Election Commission of India with the Election Commission of Maldives. The MoU includes the exchange ..

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ECI to establish a Visiting Chair in memory of former CEC TN Seshan

On 16 Nov, the Election Commission of India has decided to establish and fund a Visiting Chair on interdisciplinary approach to Electoral Studies in the Centre for Curriculum Development at India international institute of Democracy and Election Management( IIIDEM ), New Delhi from 2020-2025. The Chair will be mentored by Sh N Gopalaswami Former CEC. ..

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