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HC stays <strong>compulsory</strong> <strong>voting</strong> rule in Gujarat civic polls

HC stays compulsory voting rule in Gujarat civic polls

21 Aug 2015

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today stayed the implementation of a law that makes voting compulsory in the civic body elections in the state. The 'right to vote' itself provides right to refrain from voting and it cannot be turned into 'duty of voting', the High Court said while acting on a petition challenging the Gujarat Local Authorities (Amendment) Act 2009, which makes voting mandatory in local body polls in the state.

HC,  Gujarat Civic Polls,   Civic Polls,   Gujarat High Court,   Latest States News ,  
JD(U) condemns Gujarat govt's move to make <strong>voting</strong> <strong>compulsory</strong>

JD(U) condemns Gujarat govt's move to make voting compulsory

13 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Strongly condemning the Gujarat government's move to make voting compulsory, Janata Dal (United) termed it as "undemocratic and infringement" in the liberty of the citizen.

JD(U),   Gujarat government,   make voting compulsory,   voting,   polling,   elections,  
Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Barnstorm Iowa As Early <strong>Voting</strong> Begins

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Barnstorm Iowa As Early Voting Begins

30 Sep 2016

Des Moines: Hillary Clinton campaigned on Friday in Iowa as early voting began in the pivotal swing state, seeking to pry it away from Republican Donald Trump and spur turnout that could ultimately decide the presidency.

Trump Vs Clinton,   Hillary Clinton,   Donald Trump,   Iowa Voting,   Voting In Iowa,   US Presidential Elections,  
Narendra Modi advocates for Right to Reject and <strong>compulsory</strong> <strong>voting</strong>

Narendra Modi advocates for Right to Reject and compulsory voting

30 Jun 2013

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday advocated for electoral reforms including introduction of Right to Reject and compulsory voting, saying these measures would bring good people to politics.

Narendra Modi,   Right to Reject,   compulsory voting,   electoral reforms,   Young Indian Leaders Conclave,  
LK Advani endorses Narendra Modi’s view on <strong>compulsory</strong> <strong>voting</strong>

LK Advani endorses Narendra Modi’s view on compulsory voting

06 Oct 2013

New Delhi:  Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani appeared to be on the same page as Narendra Modi, a rarity since the bitterness which apparently arose between them over the latter being named as PM candidate. The ex-deputy PM has thrown his weight behind the Gujarat Chief Minister's view that there that there should be compulsory voting along with the None-of-the-Above option.

BJP,   Lal Krishna Advani,   Narendra Modi,   Supreme Court,   None of the Above option,  
Amid debate on electoral reforms, Advani bats for <strong>compulsory</strong> <strong>voting</strong>

Amid debate on electoral reforms, Advani bats for compulsory voting

26 Jan 2012

Amid the ongoing debate over electoral reforms, BJP leader L K Advani on Thursday batted for compulsory voting, saying it was not an impossible task to achieve.

Advani,   Advani for electoral forms,   Election Commission,   Republic day. R-day parade,  
India well prepared for Brexit: Finance Ministry

India well prepared for Brexit: Finance Ministry

23 Jun 2016

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry is closely watching the developments surrounding the referendum in Britain on the country's continuity in the European Union and India was well prepared to handle any eventuality, a top official said early on Thursday.

brexit,   brexit voting,   brexit voting begins,   finance ministry on brexit,   India Brexit voting,   EU membership,   nation news,  
<strong>Voting</strong> starts in Anantnag assembly by-poll on low key

Voting starts in Anantnag assembly by-poll on low key

22 Jun 2016

Anantnag: Voting for the by-elections to this south Kashmir assembly seat started this morning on a dull note.

By poll,   Voting in Anantnag,   Anantnag assembly by poll,   Anantnag,   Mehbooba Mufti,   Latest States News,  
<strong>Voting</strong> underway in Punjab by-polls

Voting underway in Punjab by-polls

13 Feb 2016

Chandigarh: Voting for the Khadoor Sahib assembly seat by-election started this morning amidst boycott of the election by Congress and AAP, making it a one-sided contest for the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal.

Punjab bypolls,   AAP,   Congress,   SAD,   voting in Punjab,   Khadoor Sahib assembly,   Akali Dal candidate,   Ravinder Singh Brahmpura,   latest states news,  
Sex determination test be made <strong>compulsory</strong> to track mothers, suggests Maneka Gandhi

Sex determination test be made compulsory to track mothers, suggests Maneka Gandhi

02 Feb 2016

Jaipur: The Union minister Maneka Gandhi suggested that sex determination test should be made compulsory to track women pregnant with a girl child as a measure to check female foeticide.

Sex determination test,   Maneka Gandhi,   Female foeticide,   female Child development,   India,   NDA government,   Child Sex Ratio,   All India Regional Editors Conference,   Latest nation news,  

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