Government explores possibility of single voter list for LS, assembly, local body polls

New Delhi: The government IS discussing the possibility of having a common electoral roll for Lok Sabha, assembly and local body elections to avoid discrepancies and bring uniformity in the voters list, officials said on Saturday. At present, the Election Commission prepares the electoral roll or voter list for Lok…

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Mizoram holds local council polls while following COVID-19 protocols, social distancing

Guwahati: Mizoram on Thursday held elections for 500 village councils and over 70 local councils. Mizoram State Election Commission (MSEC) officials said that following the COVID-19 protocol and social distancing the elections were held. Counting of votes would be held on Friday. The official said, “Polling was peaceful and there…

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Opposition seems to have lost its sting during pandemic, but the ruling party is consolidating its base

Pradyut Bordoloi and Gaurav Gogoi, members of Parliament from Assam, failed to catch the last flight from Delhi to Guwahati on March 24. Until the previous day, both the Congress MPs were present in the Lok Sabha for the budget session. And neither of them had an inkling that a…

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