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IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad meets Chief election commissioner

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad meets Chief election commissioner. Watch this video to know more.

Mar 13, 2019, 14:12 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Election Commission to hold meeting to discuss Jammu and Kashmir elections today

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora will conduct a meeting, on Tuesday, to discuss modalities for Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections.

Mar 12, 2019, 08:10 AM IST

Know what political leaders have to say on 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Lok Sabha elections will begin on April 11 and continue for over a month till May 19 across seven phases, followed by counting of votes on May 23, the Election Commission announced Sunday.

Mar 11, 2019, 09:28 AM IST

2019 Lok Sabha polls to be held in 7 phases from April 11, counting on May 23

Polling for the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 elections will begin from 11 April and end on 19 May. The polling will happen in seven phases and the counting will take place on 23 May. Watch full video to know more.

Mar 10, 2019, 19:38 PM IST

CEC to visit Jammu and Kashmir to assess poll preparation

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora will be paying a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir from Monday to assess the ground situation in the state for holding the Lok Sabha and assembly polls together.

Mar 04, 2019, 09:20 AM IST

EC to institute annual lecture in memory of first CEC Sukumar Sen

Sen served as the first CEC from March 21, 1950 to December 19, 1958, overseeing the first general elections in 1952.

Feb 08, 2019, 06:32 AM IST

Jagan Mohan Reddy calls on Chief Election Commissioner, alleges TDP govt misusing state machinery

He also alleged that police officers belonging to communities that are staunch supporters of the TDP are being given key roles and officers belonging to communities that are neutral or sympathisers of the opposition parties are being denied important posts.

Feb 04, 2019, 14:50 PM IST

BJP delegation to meet Chief Election Commissioner on Monday, complain against Bengal govt blocking rallies

The BJP will complain about the West Bengal government blocking rallies of senior BJP leaders.

Feb 03, 2019, 22:39 PM IST

Not going back to ballot papers : Election Commission

This segment of Zee News brings to you latest updates. Chief Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora on Thursday hit back saying that there was no going back to the era of ballot papers. He stressed that EVMs will be used for the upcoming elections. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 24, 2019, 21:34 PM IST

Not going back to ballot papers : Election Commission

Chief Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora on Thursday hit back saying that there was no going back to the era of ballot papers. He stressed that EVMs will be used for the upcoming elections. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 24, 2019, 18:30 PM IST

We are not returning to era of ballot papers: CEC Sunil Arora

On January 8, the CEC had said that electronic voting machines (EVMs) are tamper-proof and there is nothing to doubt about the integrity of the system.

Jan 24, 2019, 11:01 AM IST

Sunil Arora takes charge as new Chief Election Commissioner of India

Sunil Arora on Sunday took charge as the new Chief Election Commissioner of India.

Dec 02, 2018, 11:11 AM IST

Sunil Arora to take charge as 23rd Chief Election Commissioner today

Sunil Arora succeeds Om Prakash Rawat who retired on Saturday.

Dec 02, 2018, 06:35 AM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind appoints Sunil Arora as Chief Election Commissioner

Sunil Arora will assume the charge of the office of the Chief Election Commissioner with effect from December 2, 2018.

Nov 27, 2018, 20:52 PM IST

Independent mechanism to appoint Chief Election Commissioner, ECs soon? SC refers plea to Constitution Bench

The plea was filed by Anoop Baranwal seeking a transparent selection process for appointment of Election Commissioners in the poll panel. 

Oct 23, 2018, 13:49 PM IST

Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat hints at early polls in Telangana

Assembly elections are due in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram later this year.

Sep 07, 2018, 15:33 PM IST

CEC promises disabled-friendly booths; app to file complaints

The Election Commission has laid a special emphasis on making the poll process accessible for all sections, especially the persons with disabilities, those who are aged or infirm.

Aug 29, 2018, 21:43 PM IST

Chief Election Commissioner says 'no chance at all' of holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls

"Koi chance nahi" (no chance at all), Rawat told a select media meet in Aurangabad when asked if it was feasible to hold simultaneous Lok Sabha and state Assembly elections in the near future.

Aug 23, 2018, 19:15 PM IST

Status update? Election Commission to rethink working with Facebook, says Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat

The CEC said the Constitutional body is taking the possible data breaches and their misuse very seriously.

Mar 23, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

'No weakness' in decision: New CEC OP Rawat on disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs

The Election Commission had recommended 20 MLAs of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) be disqualified for holding offices of profit as ‘parliamentary secretaries.’ 

Jan 23, 2018, 14:26 PM IST