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Delimitation commission to visit J&K to meet all political parties, officials from 6-9 July

The commission will interact with state officials to gather information concerning the delimitation process mandated under the Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, EC said.

Did Ashok Lavasa case change it all for EC? Why India needs a TN Seshan: Ex-IAS officer

The election commissioners should have controlled the madness in West Bengal, but their partisan attitude has only strengthened the negative impression about civil services.

CEC Sunil Arora appointed chairman of association of world election bodies

India has been a founding member of Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) since October 2013 and took over as vice-chair in 2017.

Set up national election fund and ban corporate donations, says former CEC Krishnamurthy

As a part of electoral reforms, former poll panel chief T.S. Krishnamurthy suggested a 100% tax exemption on donations to the national fund.

2019 Lok Sabha polls couldn’t have been fairer as far as Election Commission is concerned

While the EC continued to operate by old rules, BJP made 2019 elections more presidential, media-centric and money-fuelled.

Election Commission can learn from Supreme Court on what to do when there’s dissent within

The content of Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa’s dissent note against PM Modi is less important than making it part of public records.

Left ‘irrelevant, meaningless’, dissenting EC Ashok Lavasa boycotts poll panel meets

Ashok Lavasa was the sole Election Commissioner who dissented with the clean chit given to PM Modi this month in multiple cases of alleged model code violations.

SC judges & EC officials must dissent but not harm institutions’ repute: Ex-IAS officer

As the Election Commission’s current status shows, public dissent brings disrepute; there are honourable ways of settling disputes.

All you need to know about Lok Sabha 2019 — announcement of dates to counting

It is a seven-phase election this time around and ThePrint takes you through the various stages right up to counting day on 23 May.

Are those in Parliament representing the people, questions former CEC Navin Chawla

Expressing concern over the election process, Navin Chawla called for greater public participation, especially women, but said citizens should trust the system.

On Camera

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Funeral ceremony of Major Nair | By special arrangement

The wife, the family and the Army – the politics of ‘Veer Nari’ and compensation

India has the highest number of war widows in the world, but little research on their lived experiences. Perhaps it's time to question the Army's dynamics and relationship with women.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.
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