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
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
'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
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
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's RS member Sanjay Raut also wondered how holding Lok Sabha and assembly polls simultaneously will benefit country.
14 Aug 2018 6:55 PM
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
Holding simultaneous polls to Parliament and the state Assemblies is not a feasible idea.
12 Jul 2018 1:18 AM
Meanwhile, the BJP and the Congress have stayed from consultation organised by the Law Commission on the subject.
08 Jul 2018 9:28 PM