The Election Commission of India (ECI) is an autonomous constitutional body that is responsible for conducting smooth, free and fair elections and monitoring the election processes of the political parties and candidates.
Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR comments in a news story publish in The New Indian Express on the high number of voting in the city KOCHI: Kochi showed the way for other big cities in south India with a huge voter […]
The completion of the first phase of elections to 91 Lok Sabha (LS) constituencies has marked the beginning of the largest democratic exercise of the world. The second phase of elections to 97 LS constituencies will be held on April […]
Will BJP be able to retain it’s southern citadel? Will the Congress-JD(S) finally falter? In this part of our Election Analysis, ‘Decoding the Polls’ our experts analyse who is going to have a upper hand in Karnataka.
Dr. D. Dhanuraj, Chairman- Centre for Public Policy Research spoke on the Dos and Don’ts of voicing opinion on social media during election time. He mentioned the various methods adopted by Social media like Facebook and Twitter to discourage actions that […]
The black money trail in election campaigns has been a widely discussed topic in India over the decades. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has shared its concerns about the role played by big corporate houses, anonymous donors and foreign […]
Western theorists, especially economists, argue that certain corrupt, rent-seeking activities can be labelled ‘productive activities’ and need not be condemned. Political parties have been the original source of corruption and responsible for the highest amount of corruption. In India, political […]
The Centre for Public Policy Research is happy to launch its election talk series called “Decoding the Polls,” where our experts talk and discuss the trends, narratives, issues, and prospects surrounding the Indian General Elections 2019.
Both the Bharathiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Indian National Congress (INC) are eagerly awaiting the outcome of elections held to Madhya Pradesh State assembly on November 28, 2018 in which 2,907 candidates were in the fray for 230 assembly […]
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis can now breathe a sigh of relief. It has been reported that the Maharashtra State Backward Commission submitted its report on whether the Marathas could be considered belonging to OBC (other backward class) category, on 15th […]