Non-resident Indian citizens can register online, but need to come down to India to vote physically at the booth till the Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill 2017 is passed to enable proxy voting. For now, here’s how the NRI voter can cast her ballot.
Election fever in India is on the rise. 22 lakh balloting units and 16 lakh control units associated with the much talked about Electronic Voting Machines have been despatched. But what are these machines for, and why have they been so controversial? A comprehensive round-up
Environment has been a part of manifestos of the major national parties over the last few years. But will the growing pressure from young voters and the urban middle class finally force them to go beyond lip service to issues like pollution, tree cutting and waste?
Indian democracy will do well only when we learn to send the best candidate to represent us. Bhamy V Shenoy reveals why we are still a long way from that. Shenoy contested (and lost) the assembly elections in 1994.
The Swaraj India Party, founded by social scientist-turned-politician Yogendra Yadav is contesting the high profile Karnataka Assembly Elections, slated for May 12. In a candid conversation with Citizen Matters, Yadav talks of the party’s vision.
With all those comparisons between Cape Town and Bengaluru, water is perhaps predictably on top. But what are the other issues that urban voters are talking about? Recent ADR-Daksh survey has some pointers.