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EC working on formula to boost voter confidence in EVMs: Chief Election Commissioner

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.

published on : 16th September 2018

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.

published on : 12th September 2018

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.

published on : 7th September 2018

ECI and KCR are doing match fixing, says TPCC chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy

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.

published on : 7th September 2018

No chance of simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, says Chief Election Commissioner 

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.

published on : 23rd August 2018

Simultaneous polls not possible now: Chief Election Commissioner​ Rawat

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.

published on : 14th August 2018

Chief Election commissioner OP Rawat debunks failure of EVMS, VVPAT

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.

published on : 29th May 2018

Chief Election Commissioner in state to review poll preparations

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.

published on : 5th April 2018

Facebook to remain EC's social media partner: Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat

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.

published on : 27th March 2018

Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat says first tranche of electoral bonds issued

OP Rawat on Saturday said the first tranche of electoral bonds has been issued, scheme for which was notified on January 2.

published on : 11th March 2018

Andhra Congress approaches CEC against BJP, TDP

The Congress submitted a memorandum to CEC for action against the BJP and the TDP for failure to deliver on election promises, including granting special status to the state.  

published on : 10th March 2018

Former CEC N Gopalaswami to head a panel that will select India's 20 "World-Class" educational institutes

Gopalaswami, at present is president of an RSS affiliate Vivekananda Educational Society that runs schools in and around Chennai.

published on : 20th February 2018

Supreme Court seeks Centre’s reply sought on plea to treat ECs, CEC equally

The Supreme Court sought responses from the Centre and the poll panel on a plea to treat the two EC's on a par with the CEC in the matter of removability.

published on : 20th February 2018

Two-fold jump in salaries of three election commissioners

The three commissioners, like the judges of the Supreme Court and chief justices of the high courts, will draw a monthly salary of Rs 2.50 lakh from the current Rs 90,000.

published on : 14th February 2018

Studying electoral bonds, final views soon, says CEC Rawat

Though the EC had expressed its reservations earlier, the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) O P Rawat said the commission was preparing the final paper and would reveal it soon.

published on : 7th February 2018
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