Tag: Election Commission

Questioning the impartiality of the Election Commission

Almost 70 years have passed since then, and though our country now has far more resources and a much more knowledgeable population base to hold elections with, there have evidently been some red flags about how people perceive the electoral system. The Election Commission, long considered the most prestigious of Indian organizations, has now come under fire from multiple fronts.

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Examining the Culpability of the Election Commission

In another interesting turn of events, the election commission urged the Madras High Court to gag the media from reporting the oral observations of the court during the hearing of the election-related cases. This request was rightly denied by the court as it is unbecoming of government agencies of such massive public importance to resort to opacity in its conduct.

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