The Election commission of Indian with the view of bring total error free, and authenticated electoral role, had decided to launch the comprehensive programme i.e. “National Electoral Roll Purification and Authentication Programme” (NERPAP) from 3rd March 2015. Activities under this Initiative: Linking and authentication of EPIC (Electors Photo Identity Card) with Aadhar card of UIDAI Voluntary… Continue reading National Electoral Roll Purification and Authentication Programme
An Election is a formal decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold public office. Elections may fill offices in the legislature, sometimes in the executive and judiciary, and for regional and local government. This process is also used in many other private and business organizations, from clubs to voluntary associations and… Continue reading Compulsory Voting in India: A Good Idea?
A myth is a story, a trend or an idea that a culture believes to be true. Myth is a word innate in Indian minds in the form of traditions, cultures and beliefs which is reflected in every walk of their life! In short, a common Indian man’s social, cultural, economical and even political life… Continue reading Myths of Voting: An Indian Saga
The impact of emotions on behaviour has demonstrated that the way people act is influenced by the sentiments they experience. The voting behaviour is no exception and this election of 2014 in Seemandhra and Telangana regions is going to be based on emotive factors due to the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and carving out of… Continue reading The Curious Case of Andhra Pradesh
The Election Commission of India has renounced the conventional voting method of using ballot papers by introducing the Electronic Voting Machines or EVMs. Under the secret ballot system, the voter would cast his vote by affixing a stamp against the name of his preferred candidate and then fold the ballot paper in the prescribed manner… Continue reading Electronic Voting Machine – Is their a ghost inside it?
As the General Elections draw closer, the frantic attempts of all the political parties and their candidates to woo us into voting them to power will grow every day. This last month before the big elections is crucial for the candidates, but it is more so for us as the citizens of the largest democracy in… Continue reading How To: Make a Smart Choice This Election Season