Right To Reject

  • Delhi elections: Having 'little expectations', many use 'NOTA' option 05-12-2013 11:53 AM

    New Delhi: A section of voters in Delhi chose to exercise the newly-introduced 'None Of The Above Option' (NOTA) option on Wednesday saying they have "little expectations" from any of the political parties engaged in the electoral battle. "This election has given us a unique opportunity of pressing the NOTA...
  • Political parties welcome SC order on 'negative voting' 27-09-2013 12:41 PM

    New Delhi: In a landmark verdict on India's electoral system, the Supreme Court on Friday recognised the right to negative vote for the electorate in the country. Directing the Election Commission of India to have a 'none of the above' button on electronic voting machines (EVMs) and ballot papers which...
  • 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...