Tag Archives: elections

EC says no manifesto release with 48 hours left for voting

Unlike in the past, the Election Commission has clearly set an outer time limit for the release of manifesto by the political parties in Lok Sabha and other elections. The poll panel said the decision was taken after receiving feedback from all political parties. Included as para 4 under Part-VIII [Guidelines on Election ManifestosJ in the Model Code of Conduct, ...

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What President of India Said on Demonetisation?

In his New Year message to Governors and Lt. Governors, President Pranab Mukherjee on January 5, 2017 clearly indicated his unhappiness over the slowdown it will have on Indian economy though he termed it temporary. The message is a clear signal that the President, also former finance minister himself, is unhappy at the prolonged impact on people, who are not ...

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Assembly Elections Schedule Goes Viral on Twitter, Facebook

State Elections

The announcement of Election Commission of India on State Assembly Elections in five States on 4th January, 2017 has gone viral reaching 21 lakh people on social media within 24 hours, achieving widest possible outreach of information on the election schedules and other ECI guidelines for citizens. The combined effort made by Press Information Bureau (PIB) and Ministry of Information ...

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