19.2 C
Delhi
Friday, November 27, 2020

Parliament should deliberate on postal votes for people above 80: Stalin

- Advertisement -

Chennai, Nov 21 (IANS): DMK President and the Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, M.K. Stalin, said on Saturday that postal votes for people aged over 80 years and disabled persons should first be discussed in the Parliament.

He also said that the modalities of implementing the scheme should be discussed with the political parties.

READ ALSO:  Everything in Kerala is slowing down, Businesses in TN suffer

In a statement issued here, Stalin demanded the Election Commission of India to withdraw its circular asking Chief Electoral Officers to follow the Bihar model in holding elections.

Stalin said the Bihar model is one where votes of ‘absentee voters’ over 80 years of age or persons with disabilities were collected in person by the booth level officials and submitted to the returning officers.

READ ALSO:  People in TN will teach lesson to those practicing family politics: Shah

According to Stalin, such a system will enable the BJP and its allies to gobble up about 15 per cent of votes, thereby making the poll field uneven.

India Updates
India Updates is an independent news & Information website. Follow us for regular updates on News and Information.

Follow Us On

Related News

People in TN will teach lesson to those practicing family politics: Shah

Chennai, Nov 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Saturday that the people of Tamil Nadu will teach a fitting lesson to those practicing family politics...

India’s second national-level plasma bank inaugurated in Tamil Nadu

Chennai, July 23 (ANI): After national capital, India's second national-level plasma bank was opened in Tamil Nadu at a cost of Rs 2.34 crore,...

Everything in Kerala is slowing down, Businesses in TN suffer

Thiruvananthapuram, March 19 (IANS) With 24 positive COVID-19 cases reported and over 26,000 people in isolation either at home or in hospital, the otherwise...

All six Rajya Sabha candidates from TN elected unopposed

Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Two AIADMK, one Tamil Maanila Congress and three DMK candidates were declared elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Tamil...

52kg plastic was removed from cow’s stomach in Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Oct 21 (ANI): A team of veterinarians removed 52 kilograms of plastic waste from inside the stomach of a cow through a surgery...

In TN, shops can be open 24 hours a day

The Tamil Nadu government has allowed shops with a minimum of 10 employees to be open 24 hours all days in a year, subject...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Trending Topics In India

Covid 19 India Updates

Kerala, Maha, Delhi among 6 states with 61% new Covid cases detected every day

By Rajnish Singh, (IANS) Kerala, Maharashtra and Delhi are among top six states which are accountable for contributing 61 per cent new Covid-19 cases on daily basis in India,...

Kerala, Maha, Delhi among 6 states with 61% new Covid cases detected every day

By Rajnish Singh, (IANS) Kerala, Maharashtra and Delhi are among top six states which are accountable for contributing 61 per cent new Covid-19 cases on daily basis in India,...

Looking at vaccine manufacture, delivery ecosystem: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) At a time the world is racing against time to find a safe and effective vaccine against Covid-19, Union...

Apollo Hospitals gearing up to give one million vaccines a day

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals are gearing up to give one million vaccines a day once it is available across India through...

Over 88% Indians know at least one Covid infected person: Survey

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) With over nine million coronavirus cases in India, 88 per cent citizens now have one or more contacts in...

Covid-19 second wave may be a tsunami, warns Thackeray

Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) With Covid-19 cases again surging in some parts of the the country, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday hinted...

Trending News In India

Another batch of farmers manages to enter Haryana

Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) Bracing tear gas and water cannons, another batch of a large number of protesting farmers from Punjab on Friday breached the massive...

GDP contraction shrinks to 7.5%, CEA says ‘encouraging’

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Krishnamurthy Subramanian on Friday described the narrowing of GDP contraction to (-)7.5 per cent in the...

Profit booking, global volatility dent equities, IT stocks fall

Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) The Indian equity markets closed on a flat-to-negative note on Friday as minor profit booking, along with global volatility, dented...

Redesigned MacBooks in 2021 to include both Apple Silicon, Intel models: Report

San Francisco, Nov 27 (IANS): The redesigned MacBooks coming in the second half of 2021 will reportedly include models with both Apple Silicon chips and...

Kohli hits out at team for not getting into ODI mode from T20

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli hit out at his team for not getting into 50-over format rhythm for the ongoing three-match...

Australia outscore India, take 1-0 lead in ODI series

Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Australia defeated India by 66 runs in the first One-day International at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday to take...

Trending Showbiz

Sanjay Dutt’s new film ‘Torbaaz’ discusses terrorism with human angle

Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Girish Malik, who directs Sanjay Dutt in his new film Torbaaz, says he wanted to show a story of...

Gear up for India’s first ever OTT awards

By Puja Gupta, (IANS) Fans across the globe now have a chance to engage with OTT entertainment content and stars digitally; they can and...

Malayalam film ‘Jallikattu’ is India’s entry for Oscars 2021

Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) The Malayalam film, Jallikattu, has been selected as the official Indian entry in the Best International Feature Film category at...

Kabaddi is a sport, can’t be played well without teamwork: Abhishek Bachchan

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan, who owns the Kabaddi team Jaipur Pink Panthers, says the upcoming docu-feature, Sons Of The Soil: Jaipur Pink...

Television actor Ashiesh Roy passed away

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Television actor Ashiesh Roy passed away in Mumbai early on Tuesday. The Sasural Simar Ka actor died of kidney failure...

Arjun Kapoor: Children should never go without adequate food

Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor has opened up about his food start-up venture that has been feeding 1000 children every month....

Trending Sports

Australia outscore India, take 1-0 lead in ODI series

Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Australia defeated India by 66 runs in the first One-day International at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday to take...

Australia outscore India, take 1-0 lead in ODI series

Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Australia defeated India by 66 runs in the first One-day International at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday to take...

Excited to be back playing in front of crowds: Kohli

Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Rival skippers Virat Kohli of India and Aaron Finch of Australia on Thursday expressed relief and joy at the prospect...

1986 World Cup quarter-final: Maradona becomes immortal

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) “I dream of being able to score another goal against the English, with the right hand this time!” said Diego...

Football legend Diego Maradona, 60, dead

Buenos Aires, Nov 25 (IANS) Football legend Diego Maradona has died, aged 60, according to Argentine media reports. He had been discharged from hospital...

New ICC chairman Barclay: Rugby’s loss is cricket’s gain

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS): Auckland-based lawyer and sports administrator Greg Barclay was on Wednesday announced as new chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC)....

Latest Trending News In India

GDP contraction shrinks to 7.5%, CEA says ‘encouraging’

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Krishnamurthy Subramanian on Friday described the narrowing of GDP contraction to (-)7.5 per cent in the...

Redesigned MacBooks in 2021 to include both Apple Silicon, Intel models: Report

San Francisco, Nov 27 (IANS): The redesigned MacBooks coming in the second half of 2021 will reportedly include models with both Apple Silicon chips and...

Kohli hits out at team for not getting into ODI mode from T20

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli hit out at his team for not getting into 50-over format rhythm for the ongoing three-match...