Right To Recall

  • Bill to recall MPs moved in UK Parliament 14-12-2011 04:13 PM

    London: The British public will be given the right to recall their local MP if they are found to have engaged in serious wrongdoing under proposals published in a draft Bill in Parliament. The proposals fulfill a commitment made in the Programme for Government as part of the political reform...
  • Recall issues should only be decided in Parl: CEC 13-12-2011 03:55 AM

    Shimla: Taking a jibe at Anna Hazare, Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi on Monday said his demands like right to recall or reject elected representatives should be decided in Parliament and "not at Jantar Mantar." Quraishi also said the proposed electoral reforms was being examined by the Central government which...
  • Right to recall recipe for instability: Pranab 20-11-2011 01:53 PM

    Kolkata: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday spoke out against Team Anna's proposal for the right to recall an elected representatives. Pranab said that the proposal is far removed from reality and that if elected representatives are recalled it will create political instability. The Finance Minister's comments come ahead of...
  • Quraishi rules out 'impractical' right to recall 11-11-2011 11:24 PM

    Kolkata: Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi on Friday ruled out social activist Anna Hazare's demand for right to recall saying this was not practical in a country like India. "We have made it clear that right to recall is not a very practical idea for India. If a representative is...
  • Right to recall may destabilise structure: Advani 05-11-2011 11:50 AM

    Mumbai: Differing with Team Anna, BJP leader LK Advani on Saturday disfavoured the introduction of the Right to Recall saying it may destabilise the whole structure in a country as big as India. "I am inclined to agree with the Chief Election Commissioner that in a country as vast as...
  • Right to reject manageable than recall: Khurshid 19-10-2011 02:04 AM

    New Delhi: Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday said the 'Right to reject' candidates during election was a "more manageable idea" than the 'Right to recall' an elected lawmaker which was a "difficult" proposition. Referring to Team Anna's proposals on the two issues, Khurshid said some feel that before introducing...
  • Hegde calls for a debate on electoral reforms 17-10-2011 03:23 PM

    Bangalore: Team Anna member Santosh Hegde on Monday called for a wide debate on electoral reforms similar to the Lokpal Bill and sought to know why measures like 'Right to Recall' and 'Right to Reject' won't work in India. "I think there should be a debate (on electoral reforms) across...
  • Govt thinking over Right to Recall: Khurshid 17-10-2011 03:10 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the Election Commission disfavoured the idea of Right to Recall, Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday said government is working on Team Anna's proposal for such a provision which could form part of the all-party consultations on electoral reforms. He said the demand for Right...
  • Right to Recall will create political instability: CEC 16-10-2011 02:41 PM

    Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi speaks to Karan Thapar about the election commission amidst the talk of electoral reforms in the air. Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. With talk of electoral reforms in the air, where does the chief of the Election Commission stand on the issues...
  • Anna's electoral reforms impractical: CEC 16-10-2011 07:37 AM

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare faced some more opposition as his proposed electoral reforms got a thumbs down from Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi who called them impractical. Speaking exclusively to Karan Thapar, Quraishi said it isn't possible in India. SY Quraishi: Right to recall means about 5 lakh...
  • Anna's right to recall idea impractical: CEC 21-09-2011 03:35 PM

    New Delhi: Terming as "impractical" Anna Hazare's suggestion for right to recall an elected MP, Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi on Wednesday said such a move would lead to "destabilising" the entire system. "Right to recall in a big country like ours is impractical. It is not easy in...
  • What if we had the right to recall our leaders? 14-09-2011 10:59 AM

    Imagine having the power to recall your MLA or MP if he stopped paying attention to his constituency. That is the power of the Right to Recall, the next item on Anna Hazare's agenda. Recall is a powerful tool to make politicians accountable since it does not require any corruption...
  • FTN: Can the Right to recall work? 29-08-2011 11:57 PM

    Sagarika Ghose debates with a prominent panel Anna Hazare's new mission, the electoral reforms. ...
  • Anna's call for Right to recall has no takers 29-08-2011 09:02 PM

    New Delhi: India's new national crusader against corruption Anna Hazare has ended his fast but not his political campaign. He has a new mission now and it is electoral reforms. He said Indian voters must have the Right to recall MPs and the right to reject all candidates in the...
  • Can the Right to recall work?

    Tonight at 10, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts whether the Right to recall can work. ...
  • Right to eject politicians makes parties jittery 22-06-2008 06:57 PM

    The unbeaten stand between MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli took India to the 261-run target to beat NZ in the second Test and win the two-match series 2-0. Earlier, rain stalled India's chase to win the second Test against New Zealand when the umpires ordered covers to be brought on...
  • Chatterjee favours 'right to recall' 29-04-2007 11:13 PM

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