Chief Election Commissioner
India  /  Published 21.05.19

EC could have taken decisions quickly: Ex-CEC Krishnamurthy

Former chief election commissioner T.S. Krishnamurthy on Tuesday said the poll body has done 'a good job' in conducting the Lok Sabha elections but could have taken decisions on certain complaints in ...
By PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 11.11.19

Tributes pour in for T. N. Seshan

Leaders across the political spectrum condoled the demise of former chief election commissioner T. N. Seshan, who passed away in Chennai on Sunday night.Top Congress leaders, including party chief Son...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.12.18

Sunil Arora takes charge as chief election commissioner

Sunil Arora, who took over as the 23rd chief election commissioner on Sunday, sought co-operation of political parties and people to make elections 'totally free, fair and ethical'.He succeeded O.P. R...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.12.19

Plea at SC on poll commissioner parity

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to list after “four weeks” the hearing of two PILs filed in 2017 seeking constitutional status for the two election commissioners on a par with the chief electi...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.19

Remove poll bias: CM Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee on Saturday wrote chief election commissioner Sunil Arora, urging him to ensure that the final phase of polling on Sunday was completed “peacefully, impartially and without undue int...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.04.19

Veterans’ appeal: Don’t politicise military

The following is the text of the letter that military veterans, including several chiefs of staff, have written to the President against politicisation of the armed forces:Honourable Shri Ram Nath Kov...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Why is the RTI former chief alarmed

Sridhar Acharyulu, former information commissioner with the Central Information Commission, on Saturday appealed to MPs to prevent the passage of the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019, sayin...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.05.19

EC might have been captured by Modi government: Congress

The Congress on Saturday said the Election Commission might have been captured by the Narendra Modi government and the watchdog’s institutional integrity was “in jeopardy”, voicing its fears at ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.11.18

Ex-CEC asks voters to be alert about names missing

Former chief election commissioner S.Y. Quraishi on Sunday said disappearance of names from voter lists might be “deliberate” or not and asked citizens to check electoral rolls ahead of polling da...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.12.19

Outfit seeks door closure for turncoats

Elections in India could be more fruitful and democratic if the demand of a local socio-legal outfit is taken into consideration.Socio-legal outfit Jharkhand Legal Advisory and Development Organisatio...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpdur


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