Sunil Arora

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora asks IPS trainees to be ready for poll duties

Interacting with the IPS probationers on Friday, Sunil Arora welcomed the NPA's move to send the IPS probationers to poll-bound States to understand the election process at the ground level.

published on : 27th March 2021

CPI(M)'s Nilotpal Basu writes to CEC on polls to fill three Rajya Sabha seats from Kerala

In the letter, Basu said the party was "shocked" at the abrupt announcement of the Election Commission of India (EC).

published on : 25th March 2021

EC announces poll dates: TN, Kerala, Bengal, Assam and Puducherry results on May 2

The results of all the elections will be known on May 2. West Bengal will have an eight-phase election, TN, Kerala and Puducherry single-phase elections, and Assam a three-phase election.

published on : 26th February 2021

Election Commission may announce dates of assembly polls in TN, Assam, Kerala, Bengal at 4.30 PM

The terms of the legislative assemblies of the four states is coming to an end in May and June.

published on : 26th February 2021

No role for poll body in nomination of MLAs in Puducherry after SC verdict: CEC Sunil Arora

Political parties like the DMK and CPI had sought the intervention of the Election Commission in the issue of appointing three nominated MLAs by the Centre as it can undermine the electoral verdict

published on : 12th February 2021

Central police forces will play a greater role in poll bound states: CEC Sunil Arora

Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Assam and the Union Territory of neighbouring Puducherry are likely to go to polls in April or May.

published on : 11th February 2021

EC teams to visit poll-bound Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry after January 26: CEC Sunil Arora

The terms of the legislative assemblies of the four states and Puducherry are ending on different dates in May and June, and polls are expected to take place in April-May.

published on : 25th January 2021

Election Commission to soon begin mock trials for remote voting: Sunil Arora

In his message to mark the 11th National Voters' Day, he said a research project on remote voting using cutting-edge technology has already begun.

published on : 25th January 2021

West Bengal polls: Bike rallies to end after model code kicks in

The announcement comes after complaints by opposition parties during previous elections that bike-born party cadres terrorise common electorates.

published on : 23rd January 2021

EC has zero-tolerance to money and muscle power: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora

Arora said the full bench of the ECI asked the state's chief secretary and home secretary to look into the issues of fake information in the social media raised by political parties.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Election Commmission dismisses Trinamool Congress' allegation of BSF coercing voters​

TMC leaders alleged that the BSF was intimidating people in border areas of West Bengal to cast their votes in favour of a 'particular political party'.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Election Commission team to visit Assam from Monday to review Assembly poll preparedness

They said that he will also hold discussions with leaders of political parties, election related Central and state regulatory authorities, district election officers and SPs.

published on : 17th January 2021

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora to visit poll-bond Assam, West Bengal next week

It is usual for the Commission to visit poll-bound states before announcing the schedule of Assembly elections.

published on : 13th January 2021

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

EC proved people wrong by holding safe Bihar polls: Sunil Arora says 'lived up to COVID challenge'

CEC Sunil Arora also said he is confident that the EC will be able to hold the next set of assembly polls on time and the internal exercise for those is already underway.

published on : 18th November 2020
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