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No plan to implement compulsory voting: Govt

NEW DELHI, JUL 11:

There is no proposal under consideration to implement compulsory voting in the country, Rajya Sabha was informed Thursday.

"No such proposal is under consideration of the government," law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in a written response.

He was asked whether the government has taken any action to implement compulsory voting in the country.

In its March 2015 report on electoral reforms, the Law Commission had opposed compulsory voting, saying it was not practical to implement.

The voter turnout for the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls was the highest ever at 67.11 per cent across 542 constituencies. Polling was cancelled in Vellore.

Voter turnout was 1.16 per cent higher than the 65.95 per cent turnout in 2014.

 

Deputy of NSCN-IM leader involved in Tirap killings nabbed

ITANAGAR, JUL 15: An area commander of the insurgent group....

 

CM asks BRO to expedite road projects

NEW DELHI, JUL 15: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Monday met Border Roads....

 

Strengthen rural road connectivity: Guv

ITANAGAR, JUL 15: Governor Brig B D Mishra (Retd) on Monday said that....

 

11 cases of Japanese Encephalitis reported, no deaths

NAHARLAGUN, JUL 15: A total of eleven cases of Japanese Encephalitis....

 

Miji dance to be showcased in London

ITANAGAR, JUL 15: The folkdance of the Miji community of Arunachal....

 

Over 87 acres of defence land under encroachment in Arunachal, Govt tells RS

NEW DELHI, JUL 15: A total of 9,622.807 acres of defence land has been....

 

Nafra-Bomdila bus service re-introduced

BOMDILA, JUL 15: Bomdila legislator Dongru Siongju on Monday....

 

MLA visits flood-hit areas in Lekang

NAMSAI, JUL 15: Lekang MLA Jummum Ete Deori visited the flood affected....

 

Implementation of BBBP reviewed

ROING, JUL 15: The first meeting of the District Level Task Force (DTF)....

 

Tayeng assesses Dambuk flood situation

ROING, JULY 15: Due to incessant and torrential rains since the last few....

 

Stagnant water causes trouble in wildlife sanctuary

Maksam Tayeng PASIGHAT, JUL 15: Due to incessant rain from last....

 

Taki underlines potential of integrated fish farming

ITANAGAR, JUL 15: Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, AHV &....

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