Chief Election Commissioner
India  /  Published 08.06.21

Poll commissioner: Carry out pending reforms

Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra has written to Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad requesting for expedited action on the electoral reform proposals pending with the government, including the ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.05.21

Appeal for collegium for EC posts

Civil liberties organisation Association for Democratic Rights (ADR) on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking a collegium system of appointing the Chief Election Commissioner/election commissioners t...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.21

Ex-governor requests poll panel to ban rallies

Former Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi has appealed to the Chief Election Commissioner to consider banning all public rallies and door-to-door campaigning in the state in view of the Covid-19 seco...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.04.21

Sushil Chandra takes over as CEC

Sushil Chandra assumed charge as the 24th Chief Election Commissioner on Tuesday. Chandra was appointed as the CEC on Monday, the day Sunil Arora demitted office. He was appointed as an election com...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.21

Modi 'eve-teasing' query for new CEC

By Subhasish Chaudhuri, our Calcutta bureau in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.21

CEC exits with gag on Trinamul chief

By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.02.21

Polls: 8 phases in Bengal

The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced dates for Assembly elections to four states and one Union territory on Friday with polling scheduled to be held in eight phases in Bengal and three pha...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.21

Early call-up for central forces

The chief election commissioner of India, Sunil Arora, on Friday said central forces would be deployed in Bengal before the poll process began. The declaration has come as a shot in the arm of Opposi...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.11.20

Farooq: candidates for local polls locked up

Veteran leader Farooq Abdullah on Saturday shot off a protest letter to the Jammu and Kashmir chief election commissioner alleging that the government was locking up People’s Alliance candidates...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

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


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