Elections in India Current Affairs, GK & News

ECI seeks restrictions on cash donations to political parties

The Chief Election Commissioner has written to the Union Law Ministry to limit anonymous political donations. He has provided several recommendations reduce election funding via black money. Key recommendations Disclose donations above Rs.2,000: Under the current rules, political parties are required to disclose all donations above Rs.20,000 through their contribution report. The EC recommends disclosure ..

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Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA)

India is elected as the new Chair of the Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA) for 2022-24. Who is the current chair of AAEA? Commission on Elections, Manila. When was India elected as chair of AAEA? India was unanimously elected as the Chair of AAEA at the meeting of the Executive Board and General Assembly ..

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India’s first-of-its-kind ‘Voter Park’ inaugurated in Gurugram

India’s first-of-its-kind ‘Voter Park’ has recently inaugurated in Gurugram, Haryana to increase voter awareness and educating people about the electoral process. At the park, voters will get information about the polling process and the history of elections in the country. The purpose of establishing Voter Park was also to motivate eligible people to vote in ..

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Assam Chief Electoral Officer launches Enajori initiative for PwD

Assam Chief Electoral Officer Mukesh Sahu launched the Enajori initiative in Guwahati. It is a special initiative for persons with disabilities with an aim that ‘No Voter to be Left behind’. It is a joint initiative of CEO Assam and Social Welfare Department (SWD) with an objective to make 2019 Lok Sabha Elections accessible to ..

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Facebook launches India-specific tools to boost election engagement

In the wake of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, Facebook has launched two new India-specific -tools to boost civic engagement on its platform — Candidate Connect and Share You Voted. The first feature ‘Candidate Connect’ allows people to see short 20 second videos uploaded by candidates and cross compare them with what other candidates have ..

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Political Activity attains momentum across the country

Political activities has gained momentum throughout the country as the last day of filing of nominations for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections is approaching. 91 constituencies, spread over 20 states and union territories, will go to polls in the first phase on the 11th April. The BJP on 23rd March announced another list ..

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