17 Oct 2011
Team Anna member Santosh Hegde on Monday called for a wide debate on electoral reforms similar to the Lokpal Bill and sought to know why measures like 'Right to Recall' and 'Right to Reject' won't work in India.
29 Sep 2015
New York: Social media giant Facebook has said it's important to get the debate on Net neutrality 'right' in India as the country is home to the world's largest population of the 'unconnected'.
27 Sep 2013
In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court on Friday said that for a vibrant democracy the voter has the right to negative voting by rejecting all the candidates in fray by exercising the option of None of the Above (NOTA) in EVMs and ballot papers.
28 Sep 2013
Hailing the Supreme Court verdict allowing negative voting, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has said that it is a step towards future electoral reforms to make Indian democracy more vibrant and meaningful.
27 Sep 2013
New Delhi: The Aam Admi Party (AAP) on Friday welcomed Supreme Court's decision on right to reject in elections, saying it is the first step toward electoral reforms.
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.
26 Dec 2011
Team Anna's demand for incorporating Right to Reject a candidate in the Parliament and assembly elections is an "interesting possibility", feels Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi.
13 Dec 2012
Anna Hazare on Wednesday said he will re-launch his agitation in Delhi if the government fails to bring a strong Lokpal law before 2014 and he will then focus on getting 'Right to Reject' for the people.
27 Sep 2013
New Delhi: Political parties on Friday chose to react cautiously to the Supreme Court verdict, which announced that the voters will have the Right to Reject the candidates contesting polls. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) however said that the judgement has led to an ‘abnormal situation,’ which needs to be corrected.
30 Jan 2012
Asking government to take up electoral reforms in the coming session of Parliament, Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi on Sunday said the time has come to consider the Right to Reject proposal.