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'We don't support state funding of polls' - Election Commission tells Parliament panel

'We don't support state funding of polls' - Election Commission tells Parliament panel

The Election Commission has told a parliamentary committee that it does not support state funding of elections but instead seeks "radical" reforms in the way funds are spent by political parties.

Parliamentary panel summons EC officials over electoral reforms

A parliamentary committee has summoned senior officials of the Election Commission to discuss electoral reforms and the the issue of EVMs' reliability may also be taken up, said informed sources on Wednesday.

President Pranab Mukherjee calls for strong electoral reforms, more parliamentary seats

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday called for strong electoral reforms to strengthen the democratic structure and said it is time to look at legal provisions for increasing the number of parliamentary seats.

Parliament logjam: President Pranab Mukherjee expresses strong displeasure, says disruption unacceptable

Parliament logjam: President Pranab Mukherjee expresses strong displeasure, says disruption unacceptable

Expressing strong displeasure over the ongoing parliamentary logjam, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said  that disruption of Parliament is totally unacceptable.

PM Modi again pitches for electoral reforms

Reissuing his call for electoral reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it was imperative to strengthen democracy.

Supreme Court agrees to hear plea for electoral reforms

The plea has sought "lifetime time ban" against convicted person from contesting elections, forming political party and becoming party office-bearers.