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Term of 16th Lok Sabha is upto 3rd June, 2019

The section 151A of the Representation of the People Act of 1951 mandates the Election Commission of India (ECI) to fill the casual vacancies in the Houses of Parliament and State Legislatures through bye elections within six months from the date of occurence of the vacancy. But, this is only if the remainder of the ..

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Model code of Conduct kick in as soon as House dissolved: EC

Election Commission (EC) has announced that Model Code of Conduct comes into force immediately in states where legislative assemblies have been dissolved prematurely. It also held that after dissolution caretaker government as well as the central government is barred from announcing new schemes in particular state from date of dissolution of legislative assembly till new ..

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2018 International Day of Democracy

The International Day of Democracy is observed every year on September 15 to highlight the values of freedom and respect for human rights as essential elements of democracy. It is an opportunity to look for ways to invigorate democracy and seek answers to the systemic challenges it faces. This includes tackling economic and political inequalities, ..

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AESF-IV: 4th Asian electoral stakeholders forum held in Colombo, Sri Lanka

The fourth edition of Asian electoral stakeholders forum (AESF-IV) was held Colombo, Sri Lanka to discuss the state of elections and democracy in the region. This was for first time AESF was held in South Asia. It was jointly organised by Election Commission of Sri Lanka and Asian network for free elections (ANFREL). AESF-IV The ..

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Election of Rajya Sabha Members

Rajya Sabha the upper house of the parliament is the council of states. The features of the process of the election of members to Rajya Sabha are The members of the Rajya Sabha are indirectly elected by the elected representatives of states and Union Territories. The allocation of seats for Rajya Sabha is made on ..

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