Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath on Tuesday said that schedule for Assembly elections due in five states including Madhya Pradesh will be announced after assessment of their preparadeness to hold polls is done.
India has provided 1,935 electronic voting machines to Bhutan for the country`s second national elections to be held on Saturday.
Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court judgement disqualifying MPs and MLAs instantly on their conviction for criminal offences.
Top election officials will visit poll-bound Karnataka for two days next week to review the poll preparedness and arrangements there, besides hearing grievances of political parties.
Election Commission on Friday said it would like criminal candidates as well as those facing charges of heinous crime to be "immediately" debarred from contesting elections.
CEC V S Sampath said adequate representation of people is a must for the survival of any democracy.
The announcement on Presidential election schedule is due shortly, new Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath today said.
V S Sampath will take charge as the next Chief Election Commissioner on June 11, according to a government notification issued today.
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