Voting for Representatives All votes for Representatives in Congress must be by written or printed ballot, or voting machine the use of which has been duly authorized by the State law; and […]
Vacancies (a)In general Except as provided in subsection (b), the time for holding elections in any State, District, or Territory for a Representative or Delegate to fill a vacancy, whether such vacancy […]
The Tuesday next after the 1st Monday in November, in every even numbered year, is established as the day for the election, in each of the States and Territories of the United […]
It shall be mandatory for political parties [at the Central and State election level] to upload on their website detailed information regarding individuals with pending criminal cases (including the nature of the offences, and relevant particulars such as whether charges have been framed, the concerned Court, the case number etc.) who have been selected as candidates, along with the reasons for such selection, as also as to why other individuals without criminal antecedents could not be selected as candidates.
Protem Speaker shall be solely appointed for the aforesaid agenda immediately. All the elected members shall take oath on 27.11.2019, which exercise should be completed before 5:00 p.m. Immediately thereafter, the Protem Speaker shall conduct the floor test in order to ascertain whether the Respondent No. 3 has the majority, and these proceedings shall be conducted in accordance with law. The floor test will not be conducted by secret ballot. The proceedings have to be live telecast, and appropriate arrangements are to be made to ensure the same.
Appreciation of evidence and burden of proof in election cases-In our country, election is a fairly costly and expensive venture and the Representation of People Act has provided sufficient safeguards to make the elections fair and free. In these circumstances, therefore, election results cannot be lightly brushed aside in election disputes.
1. Assistant Electoral Registration Officer: The Election Commission may appoint one or more persons as Assistant Electoral Registration Officers to assist an Electoral Registration Officer to prepare the electoral roll of the Constituency under his […]
the Constitution Bench in Ram Sewak Yadav Vs. Hussain Kamil Kidwai and Others, , an Election Tribunal has undoubtedly the power to direct discovery and inspection of documents within the narrow limits […]
Before upsetting an election, the Court ought to be satisfied beyond all doubt that the election is void
The law in England is that even ‘if the petitioner claims the seat or office, but the respondent does not oppose the petition, the petition ought to proceed to trial as the […]
Date: 21.08.2018 The Supreme Court said the option of none of the above cannot be permitted in Rajya Sabha elections. Held : NOTA may serve as an elixir in direct elections but in […]