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ECI launches online survey for Overseas Indian voters

In order to assess level of awareness about the registration and voting process, Election Commission of India (“ECI”) has initiated an online survey for Overseas Indian Citizens. The objective of the survey is to study and determine the registration and … Continue reading

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Contribution to Political Parties per Companies Act: Govt

Contributions to political parties are governed by Section 182 of the Companies Act, 2013. A company that is not a Government company and which is in existence for at least last three financial years may contribute up to 7.5% of … Continue reading

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Voters have right to reject candidates contesting the elections: SC

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court recently held that the voters have right to reject all candidates contesting the elections. Consequently, it has directed the Election Commission to include “negative voting” by allowing voters to select None of the … Continue reading

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Reservation in promotion for SCs & STs with consequential seniority can be provided but with rider: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the reservation in promotion for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes with consequential seniority as engrafted under Articles 16(4A) and 16(4B) of the Constitution can be allowed provided the concepts of ‘efficiency’, ‘backwardness’ … Continue reading

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