Implementing a Supreme Court Judgment, Election Commission of India-Style


The way the ECI has decided to operationalise the entire exercise of ‘checking and verification’ mandated by the Supreme Court, is unlikely to lead to anything substantive. On April 26, 2024, the Supreme Court delivered the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) judgment rejecting the petitioners’ prayers for 100% counting of VVPAT slips and making Form 17C, […]

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INTERVIEW: ‘There is a lot still unaccounted for’: Jagdeep S. Chhokar


This article is an interview of Prof Chhokar, Founder Member and Trustee of ADR, with The Hindu. The founder of Association for Democratic Reforms concedes that the disclosure of the electoral bond scheme will not reduce election expenditure. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) was the lead petitioner in the challenge to the electoral bonds scheme […]

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