Bihar Assembly polls: Haven't received official proposal regarding Janata Parivar merger, says CEC
Bihar Assembly polls: Haven't received official proposal regarding Janata Parivar merger, says CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi on Wednesday said that they had not received official proposal regarding merger of Janata Parivar.

Bihar elections likely in September-October

Assembly elections in Bihar, where the BJP is set for a battle against a united Janata Parivar, are likely to be held sometime in September-October, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi said, calling it the "mother of all elections".

Former Gujarat CS Achal Kumar Jyoti appointed Election Commissioner

Achal Kumar Jyoti, a former Gujarat Chief Secretary, was on Thursday appointed as the Election Commissioner.

E-zine row: Was warned of 'terrible consequences', says St Stephen's principal

St Stephen's principal Valson Thampu has claimed that he was "advised" by some "boys" against taking the stand he has adopted in connection with his banning of a student e-zine and was also warned of the "terrible consequences" that could follow.

Dr Nasim Zaidi appointed as next Chief Election Commissioner

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday appointed the senior-most Election Commissioner, Dr Nasim Zaidi, as the next Chief Election Commissioner ( CEC) of the country.

President appoints Dr Nasim Zaidi as Chief Election Commissioner
President appoints Dr Nasim Zaidi as Chief Election Commissioner

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday appointed the senior-most Election Commissioner, Dr Nasim Zaidi, as the next Chief Election Commissioner ( CEC) of the country.

Nasim Zaidi set to take charge as Chief Election Commissioner

 Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi is set to become the next Chief Election Commissioner later this month.

Chief Election Commissioner plans to start farming after retirement

Chief Election Commissioner Hari Shankar Brahma on Tuesday said he will take up farming in his home state Assam after his retirement next month.

India to become first country to have no duplicacy in voters' list: HS Brahma
India to become first country to have no duplicacy in voters' list: HS Brahma

India is set to become the first country in the world to have biometric data and no duplicacy in the voters' list after linking of Aadhar card with voter identity card, Chief Election Commissioner HS Brahma said on Saturday.

EC may revoke registration of parties which do not contest

The Election Commission is planning to revoke registration of political parties which have never contested any election in the last 5-10 years.

Internet voting a possibility in future: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner H S Brahma Friday said voting by internet could be a possibility in the future and the first step in this direction is the EC's plan to make electoral rolls "totally error free".

Ex-CEC Lyngdoh bats for doing away with candidates fighting polls

Holding that the present system of elections in which individuals contest for public office has certain flaws, former Chief Election Commissioner JM Lyngdoh has instead advocated the concept of proportional representation for political parties based on the percentage of votes they win.

EC to celebrate voters' power through 'Matdata Mahotsav' in Delhi

To celebrate the power of voters', Chief Election Commissioner HS Brahma will inaugurate the 'Matdata Mahotsav' at the Dilli Haat in South Delhi on Tuesday.

My most important mission right now is Delhi elections: CEC Bramha

HS Bramha, who assumed charge as the Chief Election Commissioner on Friday, said that his main target is to conduct the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls in a 'perfect manner'.

HS Brahma appointed new Chief Election Commissioner

Election Commissioner Hari Shankar Brahma was on Thursday elevated as the Chief Election Commissioner.

CEC Sampath to demit office today; Brahma likely to take over

Veeravalli Sundaram Sampath, Chief Election Commissioner, will on Thursday demit office, which is likely to be taken over by Election Commissioner HS Brahma.

HS Brahma may be the next CEC

Government may be all set to appoint Election Commissioner HS Brahma as the next Chief Election Commissioner in place of VS Sampath who demits office on Thursday.

CEC Sampath to demit office tomorrow

V S Sampath, Chief Election Commissioner, demits office on Thursday, capping less than six years of an eventful tenure, occasionally marked by controversies, that saw him conduct two Lok Sabha elections and at least one round of Assembly polls in all the states.

Signing ordinances ahead of Delhi polls: EC leaves it to President

The Election Commission on Monday refrained from commenting on whether the President is free to sign ordinances when the Model Code of Conduct is in force for Delhi Assembly elections, saying he (the President) knows when to use his constitutional powers.

Govt nod likely to voting for NRIs through electronic means

Days after extending more benefits to Persons of Indian Origin, the government is set to accept the recommendations of a committee which has favoured voting for NRIs through electronic means.