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One nation, one poll: Simplistic solutions not always the best

Early indications are that most opposition parties are sceptical but some stray voices, including in the Congress have been more receptive.

23 Jun 2019 2:34 AM

Over Rs 4,500 Cr needed to buy EVMs for ‘imminent’ simultaneous polls: Law panel

In draft report, law panel said as of now there is shortfall of 12.9 lakh ballot units, 9.4 lakh control units and about 12.3 lakh VVPATs.

03 Sep 2018 2:46 PM

Law panel endorses 'one nation one poll' proposal in draft report to Centre

'Such an exercise will save public money, help reduce the burden on administrative set up and security forces,' draft report said.

30 Aug 2018 6:39 PM

Law panel likely to propose legal framework for simultaneous poll this month

The commission would recommend amendments to the Constitution and the Representation of the People Act to ensure simultaneous polls.

15 Aug 2018 3:58 PM

One nation, one poll not feasible: Nitish Kumar

The Janata Dal (United) is an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

15 Aug 2018 2:20 AM


Sena takes jibe at BJP, says party may propose polls along with those in US, Russia

Sena's RS member Sanjay Raut also wondered how holding Lok Sabha and assembly polls simultaneously will benefit country.

14 Aug 2018 6:55 PM

Cong dares PM Modi to dissolve Lok Sabha, hold early polls with states

Gehlot's comments come after Amit Shah made a pitch for holding polls to 12 state assemblies including present 4 along with 2019 LS polls.

14 Aug 2018 3:33 PM

Age Debate: A BJP bid to secure its turf?

Holding simultaneous polls to Parliament and the state Assemblies is not a feasible idea.

12 Jul 2018 1:18 AM

One nation, one poll: TRS, Samajwadi party back concept, DMK, AAP oppose

Meanwhile, the BJP and the Congress have stayed from consultation organised by the Law Commission on the subject.

08 Jul 2018 9:28 PM