Chief Election Commissioner

Held COVID-safe elections in Bihar, now preparing for polls next year: Sunil Arora on EC's 2020

Besides this, the EC also conducted elections across several states for Rajya Sabha seats, and by-elections for nearly 60 legislative assembly constituencies, Chief Election Commissioner observed.

published on : 28th December 2020

Conducting Bihar polls amid pandemic 'leap of faith' for EC: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora

In a break from the past, the CEC attended the poll panel briefing here on voter turnout in the first phase of the Bihar Assembly elections held on Wednesday.

published on : 28th October 2020

Indecent remarks: Politicians, media to blame, says former Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat

OP Rawat said politicians are usually banned for a few days for the use of unparliamentary words but such moves do not last long.

published on : 25th October 2020

Call on bypolls on Sept 29: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora

Arora said when the EC had decided on holding the bypolls along with Bihar elections then it had no inclination towards some states sending representations to raise issues related to the bypolls.

published on : 25th September 2020

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

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

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

Disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs was Chief Election Commissioner A.K. Jyoti's gift to Modi: AAP

Addressing media, senior AAP leader Gopal Rai also said that the party will launch a campaign against BJP's decisions to allow FDI in retail and the sealing drive in New Delhi.

published on : 20th January 2018

Chief Election Commissioner repaying debt to PM: AAP on MLAs disqualification issue  

Noting that the EC's order defied the "principles of natural justice", AAP's Delhi unit's chief spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj said the poll panel did not hear the MLAs' case.

published on : 19th January 2018