Kovind panel sets stage for simultaneous polls, cites growth gains

On average, real GDP growth after simultaneous polls was comparatively higher than otherwise, the panel led by former President Ram Nath Kovind said. The committee submitted its report to President Droupadi Murmu on Thursday, recommending Constitutional amendments to facilitate concurrent polls. Home minister Amit Shah, former leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi … Read more