Favouring the introduction of ‘totaliser’ for the declaration of election results of the entire constituency as a whole, senior counsel Meenakshi Arora, appearing on behalf of the ECI, had, at an earlier hearing, contended, “The system of ‘totaliser’ is suggested to safeguard the right to privacy of the electorate. By not exposing the voting pattern, in case the candidate a specific locality did not vote for comes to power, a backlash against the said locality would be prevented. This more so is of importance in smaller areas. The right to secrecy and privacy of the voter has been discussed by the Supreme Court even in the NOTA matter.” … [Read more...] about Cluster Counting Of Votes: SC Seeks EC’s Reply, Even As Centre Cites Risk Of Outflow Of Data From EVM
He said: “I think there’s been a huge miscarriage of justice, it’s a very dark day with regards to freedom of speech and freedom of expression. What is most worrying is that one of the primary things to be considered in any action is context and intent and today context and content was completely disregarded. … [Read more...] about Count Dankula Sentence: Youtuber Avoids Jail After Conviction for Teaching Pet Pug Nazi Salute
Meechan, 30, also known as Count Dankula, was fined £800 ($1,117) after he was found guilty following a trial in a Scottish court of breaching the Communications Act 2003 by posting a “grossly offensive” video on the internet. … [Read more...] about YouTuber Count Dankula Who Taught Dog Nazi Salute Raises $100,000 to Pay Legal Fees
The by-election was called after Sinn Fein MP Barry McElduff resigned after posing with a loaf of Kingsmill bread on his head on the anniversary of the Kingsmill Massacre in which 10 protestant workmen were shot dead. The polls close at 10pm on Thursday with a resulted expected early on Friday morning. … [Read more...] about West Tyrone by-election: Counting underway in Omagh
In rural areas, the evening peak tends to occur between 6pm and 9pm but in the city, where the air stays warmer for longer, the pollen descends later and levels tend to peak between 9pm and midnight or even later, which is why you may wake up sneezing in the night. … [Read more...] about When is tree pollen season in the UK, when does it end and what time of day has the highest pollen count?