Election Commissioner

CEC, EC to give up perks and privileges

The decision was taken in the first meeting chaired by Kumar, who took charge on May 15.

published on : 21st May 2022

Chief Election Commissioner, Election Commissioner to give up perks and privileges

The CEC and ECs are currently entitled to a monthly sumptuary allowance of Rs 34000. There is no income tax payable by the CEC and ECs on this allowance.

published on : 20th May 2022

Honoured to lead one of the finest institutions gifted by Indian Constitution: CEC Rajiv Kumar

Rajiv Kumar said that he was honoured to have been given the responsibility to lead one of the finest institutions gifted by the Indian Constitution.

published on : 15th May 2022

Rajiv Kumar appointed next Chief Election Commissioner, will oversee 2024 Lok Sabha polls

A former finance secretary, Kumar will take charge on May 15

published on : 12th May 2022

Postal ballot facility for overseas voters being contemplated: CEC Sushil Chandra

In 2020, the EC had proposed to the government to extend the ETPBS facility to eligible overseas Indian voters as well.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Ex-chief secretary Vijay Kumar Dev is Delhi's new State Election Commissioner

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday administered the oath to former chief secretary Vijay Kumar Dev as Delhi’s new State Election Commissioner, an official statement said.

published on : 22nd April 2022

No legal barriers against holding UT civic elections: SEC

The SEC is planning to hold the polls by end of April, considering the public examinations for Class X and XII students to be conducted in May.

published on : 18th March 2022

Delimitation Commission puts proposals in public domain

The Commission would be visiting Jammu and Kashmir on March 28 and 29 for public sittings. The location and timing of the sitting will be notified separately.

published on : 14th March 2022

Voter list tampering alleged in Baripada, Odisha; Bhanja Sena calls for bandh

They submitted a memorandum and sought intervention of the Collector and State Election Commissioner into the matter.

published on : 5th March 2022

Calcutta HC directs SEC to examine ground situation in municipalities going to polls, take call on paramilitary force deployment

A division bench said if the commissioner decides against deploying paramilitary forces, then he will be personally liable to ensure that violence-free and fair elections take place.

published on : 23rd February 2022

4th phase sees 73 per cent turnout amid violence

Besides, a BJD worker Pradyumna Tripathy sustained critical injuries in a poll-related violence in Panikipalli area under Sohela block of Bargarh district during the fourth phase of the polls.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Posts auctioned for Rs 10L in Ganjam: BJP 

The agreement was signed by both the parties on condition that Rs 10 lakh will paid to the villagers as a guarantee for construction of roads to Sunadei and Chandapur.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Government officials, Journalists not spared in 3rd phase

As many as three journalists were attacked and their vehicles damaged near a polling booth at Bachhola in Binjharpur block of the district when they were covering an incident of rigging of votes.

published on : 21st February 2022

Final electoral roll for ULB polls by February-end

Revised voters list will be released on February 24

published on : 3rd February 2022

No nominations for over 4,000 seats, SEC to renotify elections

The last date for withdrawal of nomination papers was January 25 for the panchayat polls which will be held in five phases between February 16 and 24.

published on : 26th January 2022
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