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CEC Arora reviews poll preparation in Telangana

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora reviewed the preparedness of officials concerned for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections here on Wednesday.

published on : 14th February 2019

Will step in if parties play with emotions to woo voters in Bengal: CEC Sunil Arora

Arora further said that strict action would be initiated against officers on election duty if they are found guilty of having "malafide" intentions while executing their duties.

published on : 1st February 2019

Not going back to ballot paper: Chief Election Commissioner

Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa, as well as deputy election commissioners Umesh Sinha, Sandip Saxena, Sudip Jain and Chandrabushan Kumar, were also present.

published on : 1st February 2019

Congress says finding it 'strange' that Election Commission presenting itself as advocate for EVMs

Tewari said the Congress position has been cleared many times on its demand for returning to the paper ballot as many stakeholders have expressed doubts on the efficacy of EVMs.

published on : 24th January 2019

CEC asks officials to ensure training of staff handling EVMs, VVPAT

Sunil Arora asked the officials to ensure adherence to the deadlines specified for completion of the machines' first level checking.

published on : 13th January 2019

EVMs may malfunction but can't be tampered with: CEC Sunil Arora

"Any machine can malfunction. You purchase a new car, it can malfunction within a week," said Arora at a gathering at the PGIMER in Chandigarh

published on : 7th January 2019

EVMs tamper-proof; EC working to minimise incidents of machine malfunction: CEC

Besides the Lok Sabha polls, Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha, Maharashtra, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim are scheduled to be held next year.

published on : 20th December 2018

YSRCP moves Chief Election Commissioner over ‘bogus voters’

A delegation of YSRCP leaders, led by party’s national general secretary V Vijayasai Reddy, met the CEC in New Delhi on Thursday.

published on : 14th December 2018

Sunil Arora formally appointed as Chief Election Commissioner

A notification issued by the Law Ministry said the 62-year-old former bureaucrat would take over his new position Sunday.

published on : 28th November 2018

Sunil Arora appointed as Chief Election Commissioner, formal notification soon: Sources

Sunil Arora, who succeeds O P Rawat, will assume office on December 2 and will be in charge for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2019.

published on : 26th November 2018

Chief Election Commissioner’s assurance puts Tamil Nadu parties in election heat

The notification about the Lok Sabha elections is expected in the second week of March and the EC is likely to complete the by-elections in Tamil Nadu at least one month ahead of it.

published on : 21st November 2018

No relaxation to indelible ink rule in Maoist stronghold in Chhattisgarh, says OP Rawat

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.

published on : 2nd November 2018

CBI infighting: Top officials on warpath

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.

published on : 28th October 2018

Will ensure clean electoral rolls: CEC OP Rawat

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

published on : 28th October 2018

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.

published on : 23rd October 2018
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