Category Archives: Elections in India

Semi Final: The non-political analysis of the assembly elections 2018

On 11th December 2018, results of assembly elections came out for Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana. These elections are being called the Semi Final because of two factors: first, they happened six months before the Final (Lok Sabha Election) and second, number of states that they cover. Let’s analyse these elections and note […]
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Why in India, problems are replaced and not solved?

We, the youth of 21st century India, have written letters and used walkman to listen music. We have also used emails and iPods to listen to music. Hence, we are a link generation between the letters and emails and walkman and iPods. If this link is weak, there is no hope for India to steer itself to the glory she used to had when people were more passionate, aware and proactive. We need to express our opinion beyond social media platforms, we should make the habit of not forgetting the problems and last but not the least, we should stop being tolerant and should rise together against the pessimism prevailing across the nation. This generation should contribute in solving problems and that way problems will be solved and not replaced.

For Sale – Elections ! Elections ! Elections !

There has been a rise in the phenomenon due to corporatisation of media, lack of a robust regulatory framework to curb paid news and no legal provisions to penalise candidates involved in the practice. In fact paid news is not recognised as an electoral offence or a corrupt practice under the Representation of People Act.

And the winner is Democracy

As Delhi goes to polls, we cannot help but think about the massive and intense election campaigns waged by all the political parties. Notwithstanding the mud-slinging and the usual drama and rhetoric that underlines Indian elections, the huge coverage and focus that this Assembly election received was unprecedented. After all, think about it, this was […]
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There is Something Terribly Wrong with this Country Isn’t it?

7th Feb can prove to be a historical day for India and to commemorate this day, we have made a video adapted from V for Vendetta’s revolutionary speech by the main character. Our intent is to arouse people’s sense of responsibility as a citizen and make a call for voting in Delhi Elections in large […]
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Delhi Elections 2015: Financial Background of Candidates

Is money power a prerequisite to get a ticket from mainstream party?

In place like Delhi, it is expected to have so many candidates with so much money. But is it a criteria to decide your vote is up to you.

Delhi Elections 2015: Criminal Background of Candidates

Delhi Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 673 candidates who are contesting in the 2015 Delhi Assembly Elections. There are 70 political parties fielding candidates in these elections. In the previous elections in 2013 there were 77 political parties that contested and in 2008 there were […]
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NRIs Voting From Abroad: A Step Towards Better Democracy

In a connected world, it is simpler to effect these changes in law to ensure everyone can vote. It does, however, stand to reason that since the sheer numbers of India are in some ways self-defeating, much work also needs to be done even to ensure the name of every eligible voter is actually on the rolls.

Mango People in a Banana Republic?

Exactly 65 years ago, the world’s greatest treatise on nation building – The Constitution of India came into force. We feel proud and so should you. In this post, we intend to make you feel so.

Constituency Wise MLAs: Delhi Elections 2013

1 Ram Kishan Singhal ADARSH NAGAR BJP 0 Graduate Rs 15,69,90,539
~ 15 Crore+ Rs 56,00,000
~ 56 Lacs+
2 Ashok Kumar AMBEDKAR NAGAR Aam Aadmi Party 0 10th Pass Rs 13,35,091
~ 13 Lacs+ Rs 3,600
~ 3 Thou+
3 Naresh Gaur BABARPUR BJP 2 Graduate Professional Rs 2,35,45,476
~ 2 Crore+ Rs 0