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Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora Announces Schedule for Lok Sabha Polls 2019

Sunil Arora appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner

President Ram Nath Kovind has reportedly appointed Sunil Arora as the new Chief Election Commissioner. He will take over from OP Rawat on December 2. Arora, a 62-year-old former bureaucrat, was appointed to the election body in September last year. A 1980 batch IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, Mr Arora has worked[Read More…]

Facebook knows it has 270 mn fake accounts

Now, voters can register themselves with ECI through Facebook

The Election Commission of India has partnered with Facebook to launch the first nationwide voter registration campaign. Owing to the immense popularity of the social networking site in India, the ‘Register Now’ button has been designed to encourage the Indians to register themselves with the Election Commission of India. The[Read More…]

AAP's media spend is four times that of previous government, reveals RTI reply

21 AAP MLAs face setback in office of profit case

In a major jolt to the Aam Aadmi Party, the Election Commission of India on Saturday refused to drop the ‘office of profit case’ against 21 AAP MLAs. They are facing a threat of disqualification in the case. The Election Commission stated that the legislators were appointed Parliamentary Secretaries, hence[Read More…]

Election Commission launches mobile app for citizens to report model code violations

EVMs are not tamperable, allegations are baseless: ECI

Election Commission of India has rejected allegations of tampering of EVMs made by some political parties after the just-concluded assembly elections. Terming allegation as wild and baseless, Election Commission said that there is no merit in the claims that EVMs can be tampered. Given effective technical and administrative safeguards, EVMs[Read More…]

EC issues show cause notice to Sakshi Maharaj

Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday issued a showcause notice to BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj for his controversial comments on population control. The election body sought a reply from the MP by 11 Jan. The move comes after the Sakshi Maharaj on Saturday blamed Muslims for a sharp rise in population[Read More…]

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