Lok Sabha elections are set to take place between April 11th and May 19th, in seven phases across the country. If you have not registered to vote yet, you may still be able to enrol! Here’s how to do it and other important information for voters.
Is your name there on the electoral rolls? How do you report any observed violation of the election code of conduct? Do you have a family member who needs physical assistance while voting? For this and more, check out what the ECI has to offer by way of smart technology.
The much awaited schedule for elections to the Lok Sabha, the current term of which ends in June 2019, has been announced. The mammoth electoral exercise, which has been hailed as ‘the festival of democracy’
A plan for transfer of ownership to residents of Delhi’s unauthorised colonies, reduction and waiver in property tax for small houses in Mumbai, and tragic deaths of two infants in Hyderabad in a case of medical negligence — this and more news from across cities.
Data shows that women MPs form 11.58% of the total number of MPs in the 16th Lok Sabha. That and four more charts explain the status of women in Parliament and offer a bird’s eye view of women’s representation in state assemblies.
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.