By: AYUSH NEGI 5 April 2019 3:13 PM GMT The Election commission of India, recently, i.e. in March, announced the Model Code of Conduct, 2019 for the upcoming General Assembly Elections. Since we are not faraway form general election, I make an attempt to explain the historical evolution of the Model code of conduct, the challenges faced regarding its legality and the key highlights of the 2019 Model Code of Conduct (hereinafter referred to as 'MCC'). HISTORY OF THE MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT According to a Special release of the Press Information Bureau dated 28th February, 2014 in relation to evolution of the MCC, the MCC was for the first time adopted or observed by political parties during the general elections to the State Legislative of Kerela in February 1960 .A draft code was prepared by the approval of all the political parties of the State and the said code contained important provisions relating to electioneering, speeches, slogans etc. This code was then circulated … [Read more...] about Evolution Of The Model Code Of Conduct
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Amid incessant clamoring from Democrats to be more active and vocal, former president Barack Obama's self-imposed exile from public politics is an adherence to his long-term goals, friends and former aides tell New York magazine. Chief among them is a goal mirrored after President George W. Bush: Respect the current president and leave him alone, much as Bush 43 did for him. Obama "could pick a fight with Donald Trump every day, and (a) the only winner would be Donald Trump, and (b) we would kind of get into this back-and-forth the Clintons have gotten themselves into: Is there too much Obama? Not enough Obama?" former presidential campaign manager Jim Messina told NY Mag. Instead, Obama is focused on the long arc of history; he doesn't get sucked into the latest tweet about him by Trump, doesn't talk about him privately, and considers him a blip on that arc. Further, he refuses to be the frontman for the Democratic party, weighing in on the politics of the day or who should be the … [Read more...] about NY Mag: Obama’s Self-Exile From Politics Modeled After Bush 43
Apr 29, 5:03 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Media & CultureLuxury By Ellen Killoran @EllenKilloran 06/17/11 AT 4:46 PM São Paulo Fashion Week is getting a lot of heat even though it is the winter season there. Amidst the elegant silk dresses and the exotic printed swimsuits, discontent surfaced due to an inadequate selection of black models and models of African or indigenous descent.Anti-racism campaigners previously believed the problem of underutilizing black models on the catwalk was behind them. Back in 2008, the event's coordinators agreed to meet a 10% quota of black models for after it was brought to their attention that January's Sao Paulo Fashion Week booked only 28 black models out of a total of 1,128 models. Feeling as though the 10% quota is not being effectively upheld, many Brazilians are now urging for the quota to be doubled to 20%. According to protesters, there were too many … [Read more...] about Sao Paulo Fashion Week: Models Still Too White
Sep 03, 1:45 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Suman Varandani @suman09 08/25/18 AT 1:22 AM A former Playboy model was found strangled to death in her apartment in a Philadelphia suburb Wednesday. Christina Carlin-Kraft's body was discovered during a welfare check at her home in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.The Montgomery County Coroner's Office determined the cause of death to be homicide by "ligature strangulation." The mysterious circumstances leading up to the death of the 36-year-old was under investigation.Carlin-Kraft's murder took place just three days after she reported a burglary at her flat. Police had arrived at her home to investigate the robbery. On Wednesday, police recovered some of her stolen goods -- including jewelry and designer handbags -- in south-west Philadelphia.Local ABC affiliate 6ABC reported, citing sources, surveillance video from the night before Carlin-Kraft was … [Read more...] about Who Killed Christina Carlin-Kraft? Former Playboy Model Found Dead In Bedroom
FORMULA One is mourning one of its most glamorous grid girls after she died in a crash. Here is what we know about the woman who worked with Lewis Hamilton. Who was Kate Woodcock? She was a 30-year-old grid girl which are promotional models who work at F1 races across the world. Kate, from Aldridge in the Midlands, had also modelled for magazines and worked at various PR events in the Birmingham area. How did the F1 Formula model die? Kate Woodcock died when her black BMW crashed into a wall on Chester Road, near Stonnall Service Station outside Sutton Coldfield on Thursday, September 27. Her car hit the wall at speed and she was badly injured in the horrific smash. Rescuers could do nothing to save her life. It's thought she was travelling alone in the sporty BMW saloon which was wrecked in the crash. Pals and colleagues paid tribute to her as a "shining star" and a "beautiful girl and an exceptional model who shined very bright always". vlad's mad Putin orders Hamilton not to … [Read more...] about Who was Kate Woodcock? How did the F1 Formula One model die and what was her relationship with Lewis Hamilton?