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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 ,  
<strong>Voting</strong> begins for Parliamentary polls in Sri Lanka

Voting begins for Parliamentary polls in Sri Lanka

17 Aug 2015

Colombo: Sri Lankan voters today queued up to cast their votes for a parliamentary election amidst tight security to elect a new government. Around 15 million people are expected to cast their votes in the island nation in over 12,000 polling centres, as media reported.

Sri Lanka,   parliamentary polls,   election in Sri Lanka,   Maithripala Sirisena,   Latest World News,  
New labour policy for Rs 9,000 pay, social security for house helps

New labour policy for Rs 9,000 pay, social security for house helps

16 Aug 2015

New Delhi: Those hiring a full-time domestic help may soon have to pay them a minimum salary of Rs 9,000 per month, compulsory paid leave of 15 days a year, and maternity leave to boot.

Salary of Domestic help,   Compulsory paid leave for Domestic help,   maternity leave for Domestic help,   domestic workers,   NDA government,   Latest 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,  
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,  
Burundi starts <strong>voting</strong> in Parliamentary election

Burundi starts voting in Parliamentary election

29 Jun 2015

Bujumbura: Voting in a Parliamentary election began in Burundi on Monday, the first in a series of polls whose credibility has been undermined by weeks of violent protest sparked by President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to seek a third term.

Election in Burundi,   Voting in Burundi,   Parliamentary election of Buruni,   President Pierre Nkurunziza,   Latest World News,  
<strong>Voting</strong> age lowered to 18 in Japan

Voting age lowered to 18 in Japan

17 Jun 2015

Tokyo: Japan passed legislation to lower the voting age to 18 from its current 20 today, allowing teenagers into polling booths for the first time.

Voting rights,   voting rights in Japan,   Voting age,   Voting limit,   Voting age in Japan,   latest news ,  
International Yoga Day events not '<strong>compulsory</strong>': Centre

International Yoga Day events not 'compulsory': Centre

09 Jun 2015

New Delhi: Amid opposition from some minority groups including the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AMPLB) against compulsory yoga classes in schools, the Centre has announced that participation in June 21 events to mark the International Yoga Day is not a ''compulsory" one and it has no connection with religion.

International Yoga Day,   Yoga not compulsory,   All India Muslim Personal Law Board,   AMPLB,   Ayurveda,   Yoga,   Naturopathy,   Unani,   Siddha,   Homoeopathy,   Yoga and religion,   Latest nation news,  
<strong>Voting</strong> begins for Aruvikkara by-polls in Kerala

Voting begins for Aruvikkara by-polls in Kerala

27 Jun 2015

Thiruvananthapuram: Voting began at 7 am for by-polls to Aruvikkara Assembly seat in Kerala which is witnessing a three-cornered contest with voters queuing up at polling booths despite rains.

Aruvikkara by-polls,   Aruvikkara Assembly seat,   Kerala,   polling booths,   LDF,   UDF,   CPIM,   BJP,   latest states news,  

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