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T N Seshan, who gave teeth to Election Commission, is dead

Former chief election commissioner T N Seshan, who ruthlessly enforced the model code of conduct and led the game-changing electoral reforms in the 1990s, died here on Sunday following a cardiac......

93% new Haryana MLAs are crorepatis: ADR report

Eighty-four of the 90 newly elected Haryana MLAs are crorepatis, according to an analysis by poll watchdog Association for Democratic Reforms. In the outgoing assembly, 75 of the 90 MLAs possessed......

'Modi is a master of this kind of political theatre'

'I give Modi full credit for brilliantly using his personal diplomacy, his personal stature, to accomplish his goals.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi meets US President Donald J Trump on......

Arun Jaitley, BJP's man for all seasons, passes away

The cremation will be on Sunday afternoon at the Nigambodh Ghat in New Delhi. Arun Jaitley, who as finance minister ushered in India's biggest tax reforms and was the chief trouble-shooter of the......

Meet the Opposition's grand marshall in the Rajya Sabha

Despite the Congress having nearly four times as many members in the Rajya Sabha as the TMC (48 to 13), Derek O'Brien has been informally leading the coordination of Opposition parties, rallying......

Jobs, the most important issue among voters this election

It keeps getting harder every day for the government to drive its narrative that ample jobs are being created. They sound increasingly silly as they try to defend the indefensible, says Mahesh......

Very tough times lie ahead for next govt

'The new government will have to contend with slowing economic growth, weak private investment, anaemic exports and vulnerable external imbalances, a stressed financial system, mounting fiscal......

Big cos spend up to Rs 500 cr on poll funding

For some of the business majors, the fund outgo for the 2019 elections has risen as much as 15 to 20 times, compared to the amount given to political parties five years ago, reports Nivedita......

How the private sector has stalled India's reforms

'The failures of private businessmen have set back the process of market-oriented reform, though that is the only way forward,' argues T N Ninan. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com It used to be......

'Like any great leader, Modi demands performance'

'We are making a transition from governance to campaign mode.''The speed of execution is picking up,' Union Minister Jayant Sinha tells Arindam Majumder and Nivedita Mookerji.Illustration: Dominic......

BCCI elections on October 22

'We sincerely believed a democratically run elected body should run cricket in the country.' The Committee of Administrators announced that the much-awaited elections of the Board of Control for......

'Neither the court nor CoA should run cricket'

'It is for the cricket organisers to do it and these organisers are the elected bodies. Now the reforms require that they associate cricketers also. They take care of the game that's all. I think......

BCCI state units set to fully comply with Lodha reforms

There is good news on the anvil for the Indian Cricket Board's affiliated state units as their apex council composition is likely to be increased to 19 members, compared to the nine-member team of......

'Supreme Court has not given any order to destroy cricket'

'Whatever the reforms the Supreme Court has approved for BCCI, it won't be possible to implement it all.' IMAGE: The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators has taken over the BCCI and......

Football Briefs: Former Portugal boss Bento named new Korea coach

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Paulo Bento has signed a four-year contract with the Korea Football Association. Photograph: Martin Rose/Getty Images South Korea......
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44 candidates face serious criminal cases

As many as 67 (26%) candidates contesting the second phase of Jharkhand assembly polls have criminal cases against them. This is according to an... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/jharkhand-polls-phase-2-44-candidates-face-serious-criminal-cases/articleshow/72398489.cms
SC to hear plea challenging implementation of Electoral Bond Scheme in Jan

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear in January 2020 an application filed by the Association of Democratic Reforms seeking a stay on the... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2019/dec/04/sc-to-hear-plea-challenging-implementation-of-electoral-bond-scheme-in-jan/1d94ab7fd428c0e6a85620f590fb26c1
BJP got Rs 743 cr in donations, 3 times more than what other parties received

The Rs 743 crore of the BJP was the highest it received in such donations in at least 16 years, according to data compiled by election and... ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/donations-received-by-bjp-3-times-of-what-other-national-parties-secured/story-RjMENgFB1EQ4WFW8TiA2NN.html
T N Seshan, who gave teeth to Election Commission, is dead

Former chief election commissioner T N Seshan, who ruthlessly enforced the model code of conduct and led the game-changing electoral reforms in the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/t-n-seshan-who-reformed-election-laws-is-dead/20191111.htm
A profile of newly elected Maharashtra House

The data for the analysis has been sourced from candidate affidavits digitised by the Association for Democratic Reforms and merged with the... ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/maharashtra/age-gender-assets-a-profile-of-newly-elected-maha-house/story-IDS9lg7bFFzBsGb45uRwhN.html

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