Sunday, 27 November, 2022

Topic: Elections

‘Target beneficiaries, revenue receipts’ — what EC’s proposal on poll promises wants from parties

Election Commission's proposed policy will seek details on how a party plans to rationalise expenditures & go for borrowings in case of inadequate funding.

‘1,446 public representatives from Assam to TN’ — AAP flaunts its growth, rivals question claims

AAP claims its event held in Delhi was attended by almost 1,500 party representatives from 20 states & Union territories. Is slammed by Congress, BJP for 'exaggerating' support base.

Could Congress see a new president in October? CWC announces revised party poll schedule

Delayed by a month, the Congress presidential elections will be held in October, as decided by Congress Working Committee. Results will be announced on 19 October.

Vote-buying encourages graft, hurts rule of law, finds study. And it’s getting worse in India

‘Vote-buying’ has increased significantly in India since 2010, according to the authors of the study, which is due to be published in the peer-reviewed journal World Development.

Former Chancellor Rishi Sunak leads Round 1 of the UK PM race, ahead with 88 votes

Sunak, son-in-law of Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy, has been quoted in the media as saying that he feels 'great' about the result of the first round of voting.

India’s voting pattern shows minorities are voting for lesser evil, not the best candidate

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Defections are a threat beyond election results today. Here are five ways we can fix it

With Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Uttarakhand and Manipur election results being declared, even the slightest change can rock the boat beyond salvation.

Local body election underway in Tamil Nadu — Chennai votes after a hiatus of 11 years

There are 57,778 candidates contesting for 12,607 posts. A total of 31,150 polling booths are there and nearly lakh police personnel have been deployed for security.

Is this India’s ‘Amrit Kal’? As state polls go on, we must trace Representation of People Act

The elections in UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur are also ‘a mid-point referendum’ on the Narendra Modi government.

UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa, Manipur elections are sliding into an entertainment sport

Where are the challengers or issues like unemployment, Covid? State polls show amnesia, but we must ask bigger questions that go beyond forecasting results.

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Representative image | Pixabay

Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
Representative image | Reuters

GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.