Indian Electoral System

Introduction
Indian Elections -Scale of Operation
Constituencies & Reservation of Seats
How Constituency Boundaries are drawn up?
Reservation of Seats
Parliament
Rajya Sabha – The Council of States
State Assemblies
President and Vice-President
Independent Election Commission
Who can vote?
The Electoral Roll
Computerisation of Rolls
When do elections take place?
Scheduling the Elections
Who can stand for Election
Number of Candidates
Campaign
Polling Days
Ballot Papers & Symbols
How the voting takes place?
Political Parties and Elections
Registration with Election Commission
Recognition and Reservation of Symbols
Limit on poll expenses
Free Campaign time on state owned electronic media
Splits and mergers and anti-defection law
Election Petitions
Supervising Elections, Election Observers
Counting of Votes
Media Coverage
Parliament
The Electronic Voting Machine An Electronic Marvel
Electors Photo Identity Cards

India Elections : 71.40 crore voters use their votes in Lok Sabha Elections 2009

The Election commission on Monday announced dates for the 15th Lok Sabha elections , which will be held in five phases from April 16 to May 13. Lok Sabha poll schedule: 1st phase: April 16, 2009 (124 seats) 2nd phase: April 23, 2009(141...

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India Elections : Lok Sabha poll schedule to be announced

The much-awaited schedule for the Lok Sabha elections is likely to be announced this afternoon. The full Commission will address a press conference at 1530 hours and is likely to announce the schedule. The Commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami...

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Indian Electoral System

The Parliament of India comprises the head of state — the president — and the two Houses which are the legislature. The President of India is elected for a five year term by an electoral college consisting of members of...

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