Posts Tagged Election Commission of India

Who Incites, Who Provokes: Asks The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has remarked that “The way the events happen and unfold, who incites, who provokes, the courts are not equipped to handle such situations”. The courts need to allow the police and the government to do its duty to watch the agents provocateurs, as it’s their primary duty. The government is aided and advised by an elaborate infrastructure of institutions assigned specific roles. For executing their duty properly, these institutions employ professionals. Law & order situations develop when either the professionals abdicate their duties or fail to advise the government properly in real time or hide sensitive information from the government. Such situations also arise when government ignores such advice or refuses to grant permission to the institution or the professional on duty to take appropriate action.

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Elections generate Black Money

The Election Commission of India should have shown economic dynamism in a fast evolving democracy like India. Had it updated itself, it would not have tried to artificially keep the election expenditure under control to make it moderate and affordable to people. It has ended up promoting a ghastly culture of manufacturing accounts and telling […]

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The NCTC imbroglio

With the growing opposition to the setting up of the NCTC (National Counter Terror Centre) by the day from Chief Ministers of states where they enjoy the support of the people, unlike leaders descending from the heavens to become chief minister, the Government of India has proposed to have a dialogue with them. The treasury […]

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