An attempt is being made to change the narrative so that the proposal is seen as something the Election Commission wants rather than an agenda the Modi government is actively pursuing.
The EC’s tough talk against those violating the ‘spirit’ of the election law is in contrast to its lenient attitude towards the largest selling newspaper which actually violated the letter of the law during the recent UP elections.
The editor of the newspaper’s website must not be made a scapegoat for an illegal act that was committed by others more powerful than him
The commission has written a letter to cabinet secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha asking him to respond to the plea by January 10.
Election Commission will now review the national and state party status of political parties every ten years instead of the present five.