Representation of the People Act Current Affairs, GK & News

Recommendations of Election Commission Still Pending

After the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission of India had constituted nine working groups to suggest improvements in specific areas. A total of 337 recommendations were made of which 300 have been disposed of so far. The recommendations still under consideration include: Drafting of the legal provisions to disqualify candidates for offences with ..

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Social Media Platforms Present Voluntary Code of Ethics

Social media platforms and the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) presented a ‘Voluntary Code of Ethics for the General Election 2019 to the Election Commission of India. Voluntary Code of Ethics The code aims to identify measures that the platforms can take to increase confidence in the electoral process to safeguard against misuse ..

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Recommendations of Committee to revisit the Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act

The Committee headed Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha has submitted the report on revisiting the section 126 of the Representation of the People Act. The committee had nine officers from the Election Commission and one nominated member each from I&B Ministry, Law Ministry, IT Ministry, National Broadcasters Association and Press Council of India. Recommendations of ..

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