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Chief Election Commissioner of India, Sushil Chandra
Principles, People And Parliament Decide Destiny Of Nation: CEC

Chandra also elaborated on the Parliament and the welfare of people and the importance of good legislature. The classical functions of a good legislature, the CEC said, are being inclusive; to engage and be responsive and raise matters of public importance in Parliament.

COVID-19 outbreak: CEC, ECs opt for voluntary 30% cut in basic salaries
COVID-19 outbreak: CEC, ECs opt for voluntary 30% cut in basic salaries

New Delhi: The three-member Election Commission of India on Monday announced to take a voluntary 30 per cent cut in their basic salaries for one year from April 1, 2020, with a view to reduce the burden on the exchequer amid the coronavirus pandemic. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora and two Election Commissioners Ashok Lavasa […]

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Ballot Papers Are History; EVMs Can't Be Tampered With: CEC

Mumbai: The Election Commission on Wednesday ruled out the use of ballot papers in next month’s Maharashtra Assembly elections, terming them “history” and defended EVMs, saying these machines cannot be tampered with. Addressing reporters after reviewing poll preparedness in the state, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora also said the Assembly poll expenditure limit of candidates […]

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CEC rules out return to ballot paper system

Kolkata: Rejecting the demand of bringing back the ballot paper system of voting, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Friday said that there is no question of going back to the bygone era. “We are not going back to the era of ballot papers. The Honourable Supreme Court has more than once said that […]

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Elections 2019: Odisha Congress sends candidate list to AICC

Bhubaneswar: While the 2019 elections are a few weeks away, the Pradesh Congress today sent a tentative list of poll candidates to the party’s Central Election Committee (CEC). In presence of party’s Odisha in-charges, Jitendra Singh and TS Singh Deo, AICC Screening Committee members and Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik, the Pradesh Election Committee (PEC) […]

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Sunil Arora assumes charge as Chief Election Commissioner

New Delhi: Senior IAS official and senior-most Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Sunday took charge as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), a day after Om Prakash Rawat demitted office. President Ram Nath Kovind on November 27 appointed Arora in the post. He will have a nearly two-and-a-half-year tenure as CEC and he will oversee the […]

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No chance at all, says CEC on simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls

Aurangabad: Putting to rest all speculation, 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. Rawat also said a legal framework is needed to be in place for holding simultaneous polls. There has been some speculation […]

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Capable of holding LS polls, 4 state assembly elections together in Dec: CEC

New Delhi: The Election Commission was capable of holding the Lok Sabha elections and polls to four state assemblies together in December if the parliamentary elections are advanced, Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat said today. His comments came when asked whether the EC was ready if the LS elections are held in December along […]

CEC expresses ‘satisfaction’ over mines status

The team of Central Empowered Committee (CEC) has expressed ‘satisfaction’ over the steps taken by the Odisha government in handling the mining related issues

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