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Keeping in mind the safety of voters, the Chhattisgarh election officer had given a suggestion to do away with the practice of using indelible ink on the voter’s finger.
The ugly public spat between the top brass of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is not the first instance of top babus going to war, and it won’t be the last.
Regarding the complaints of fake entries and other issues surrounding the electoral list, CEC says the EC is banking on digitization and other steps to ensure clean electoral rolls as far as possible
SC refers to five-judge constitution bench plea seeking collegium-like selection process for CEC, ECs
The bench was hearing a PIL filed by one Anoop Baranwal, seeking a transparent selection process for appointment of Election Commissioners in the poll panel.
Telangana Election: Opposition parties complain to Chief Election Commissioner about lack of improvement in voter rolls
Meanwhile, BJP National Executive Member N Indrasena Reddy said that due to the negligence, serious lapses have occurred in the preparation of the voters’ list.
The Election Commission says it is working on a formula that will 'minimise errors and maximise confidence' of the stakeholders in the working of the electronic voting machines.
Telangana Assembly polls will be held separately if state is not ready: Election Commissioner O P Rawat
Elections can be held in January or February in Telangana which has time up to March 5, 2019 for constitution of the new Assembly, said Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat.
Re-elections to be held soon, caretaker governments cannot continue: OP Rawat on Telangana assembly dissolution
'The SC has ruled clearly that in case of the House dissolution, polls should be held on first occasion because caretaker governments cannot continue and get the advantage,' said OP Rawat.
Reddy said that Rao had himself claimed that he spoke to the CEC and had arrived at the decision to hold elections in October this year.
Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat today emphatically ruled out the possibility of holding simultaneous elections to the state assemblies along with the Lok Sabha polls anytime soon.
The CEC said the poll panel would continue to deliver its responsibility of conducting elections whenever term of the state assemblies come to an end.
Many political parties in Uttarakhand demanded a new EVM after mock poll at a polling booth in Tharali's Sarpani area due to the same reason.
Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat began a three-day visit to the state to review preparations for elections and oversaw an awareness drive for voters.
OP Rawat was asked if the Facebook would continue to be the EC's social media partner in the wake of reports that its user data had been harvested by a company without the users' consent.
OP Rawat on Saturday said the first tranche of electoral bonds has been issued, scheme for which was notified on January 2.