NOTA or 'None of the Above' is an option available to the Indian voters in elections which enables them the choice of not selecting any of the candidates contesting the election. This option is only available for direct elections but it does not hold any electoral value as the candidate with the most number of vote will still be declared winner even if the highest number of vote cast are in favour of NOTA option. The NOTA option only helps to maintain the secrecy of ballot.
Posted on March 28, 2022, 1:21 p.m.Read More →
The Election Commission of India is an independent constitutional body. The objective behind creating an independent body was to insulate the election process from any political influence, ensuring free and fair elections. The procedure of appointment of Election Commissioners seems to whittle down this objective. Let's understand how.
Posted on Aug. 9, 2020, 6:33 p.m.Read More →