simultaneous elections Current Affairs, GK & News

E-Sampada Mobile Application

The Ministry of Urban Affairs recently launched a new mobile application and a portal called “E-Sampada”. The application provides a single window for services such as allotment for more than one lakh Government residential accommodations and office space allotment to Government organisations. The allotment of Government residential accommodation is administered by Directorate of Estates. The ..

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Panel to look into Simultaneous Polls

The Prime Minister has constituted a committee to examine the issue of One Nation, One Election , and come up with suggestions in a time-bound manner. What does One Nation, One Election Stand For? At present elections to the state assemblies and the Lok Sabha are held whenever the incumbent government s five-year term ends ..

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One Nation, One Election: Contradicting Views

The debate on the issue of the simultaneous polls to Assembly and Lok Sabha are again at the forefront. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called an all-party meeting to discuss the issue of simultaneous polls. Views of those who favour the Idea Reduced Expenditure on public exchequer: The money spent by the Election Commission on ..

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Law Commission of India favours simultaneous elections

Law Commission of India, the government’s highest law advisory body has released draft White Paper recommending holding of simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state assemblies. The commission, headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice B.S. Chauhan has decided to seek opinion of all stakeholders, including political parties, on the issue. Law Commission’s recommendations Law ..

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President Ram Nath Kovind pitches for simultaneous elections

President Ram Nath Kovind has called for simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state assemblies. He made this state while addressing the joint sitting of Parliament on the commencement of the Budget Session. He made this statement arguing that frequent elections impede speed of development as officials have to assist in conducting polls. He called ..

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