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'Violation of model code of conduct has been rampant this election'

‘Electoral reforms are a must and many key proposals have been pending for as long as 20 years. The ban on candidates with criminal background is important so that law breakers do not become......

BJP brainstorms over electoral reforms

State funding of polls to curb use of black money, EVMs which provide a paper trail, checking paid news, speedy trial in cases against politicians to bar criminals from contesting are some......

Pak: Qadri approaches SC, seeks restructuring of EC

Fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, who recently led a protest against the Pakistan government to push for electoral reforms, on Thursday approached the supreme court to seek the restructuring of the......

ADR backs EC's unaccounted cash stand in Gujarat

The Association for Democratic Reforms, an non-government organisation working for electoral reforms, while supporting Election Commission's order to seize unaccounted cash in poll-bound states,......

'State funding will enhance black money in elections'

Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi talks to Kavita Chowdhury on the need to speed up electoral reforms.For the first time in history, a Rajya Sabha election was countermanded because of......

Market looks to reform signals from Bihar election result

Verdict will tell whether Modi government still enjoys the popular mandate When Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi called the coming Assembly election in Bihar the 'mother of all elections',......

Defeat in Delhi will not slow down reforms, assures Jaitley

The defeat of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Delhi Assembly elections will not slow down the pace of economic reforms, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley asserted on Thursday. In his first comments......

Losing Delhi elections could upset Modi's reforms agenda

 If Modi is forced to rethink his pro-business policies, investors will suffer, notes Andy Mukherjee. India's prime minister has tasted his first defeat at the polls since last year's......

Who says India has no appetite for major reforms?

Notwithstanding his chief economic adviser Kaushik Basu's public prognostications that there would be no reforms till elections in 2014, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said reforms are a......

What ails India's healthcare system

Healthcare reform was at the centre of the electoral debates in the United States. It is a live issue in most developed countries. Europe is looking at new healthcare models. Japan is opening......

I'm just a servant of football, says Blatter

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters FIFA president Sepp Blatter is a mere servant at the service of football, he said on Friday as he re-stated his intention to run for a......
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Kerala local body polls litmus test for Left

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 5: The upcoming three-tier local body elections in Kerala will be a litmus test for the Left which has been on a steady... ...
Thai junta picks panel to write constitution after draft rejected

BANGKOK Thailand's military government, which took power in May last year, appointed a committee to draft the country's 20th constitution on Monday... ...
Portugal votes in test for austerity policies

Portuguese voted Sunday in an election seen as a test of four years of austerity, with the centre-right coalition that pushed through the punishing... ...
Cameron refuses to rule out Brexit, says recasting EU ties hard work

MANCHESTER, England Prime Minister David Cameron said his renegotiation of Britain's ties with the European Union was "bloody hard work" and... ...
India needs no Monroe Doctrine

Oil tankers and commercial trucks lie stranded near a gate that marks the Nepalese border with India, in Birgunj, Nepal. TOPICS New Delhi's... ...

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