Election Commission Current Affairs - 2019

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Five Haryana Janhit Congress MLA’s disqualified

The Punjab and Haryana disqualified the merger of five Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) MLAs with the Congress in accordance with the anti-defection law. The MLAs in question are Satpal Sangwan, Vinod Bhyana, Rao Narender Singh, Zile Ram Chochra and Dharam Singh Chhokar. 2009 elections In the 2009 Assembly polls, Congress failed to get the required Read More…

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Parties using children for poll work will lose symbols: Election Commission

The Bombay High Court while hearing a case on the issue of children engaging in election campaigns and poll related work, asked the Election Commission (EC) what action it was taking against political parties to curb the involvement of children. The Election Commission  has responded that parties which are making children work for their campaigns Read More…

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Election Commission guidelines on financial transparency

ECI’s (Election Commission of India) guidelines on financial transparency came into effect on October 1, 2014. The order was, however, passed on August 29. Mode of holding funds and making payments It is now virtually mandatory for political parties to deposit their funds in banks. Also, no payment in excess of Rs. 20,000 can be Read More…

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Genral Polls 2014: Dhubri recorded highest Voter Turnout; Srinagar the lowest

The 16th Lok Sabha polls registered a record average voter turnout of 66.4%. Dhubri of Assam witnessed the highest turnout at 88.22% followed by Nagaland at 87.82%; Srinagar of J&K registered the lowest turnout at 25.90%, followed by Anantnag of the same state. Table 1: Top 10 Parliamentary Constituencies in terms of Voter Turnout Sl. No Parliamentary Read More…

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Andhra Pradesh assembly polls results: TDP wins largest number of seats

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) led by N. Chandra Babu Naidu emerged as the largest party with 117 seats out of the total 294 assembly seats of the Andhra Pradesh in the recently concluded Assembly Elections in the state.  Results: Political Party Seats Won TDP 117 Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party 70 Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Read More…

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Arunachal Pradesh assembly polls: INC to form government

The results of the 2014 assembly elections of Arunachal Pradesh are out. The Indian National Congress (INC) led by the incumbent Chief Minister Nabam Tuki won 42 seats of the total 60 assembly seats in the state. BJP with 11 seats is the first runner up whereas People’s Party of Arunachal finished third with 5 Read More…

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“Exit polls” and “Post-Poll Survey”: Are both same?

Although both the two terms “Exit polls” and “Post-Poll Survey” are used in the same context i.e. prediction of elections, there is a technical difference between the two. Exit polls are done outside the polling stations immediately after voters exit the polling booths/station. A Post-Poll Survey, on the other hand, is conducted a day or Read More…

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