Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India Current Affairs, GK & News

SC on Short Tenures of CECs

The Supreme Court of India recently called out the Central Government for the short tenure of the Chief Election Commissioners. The five-judge constitution bench was hearing a plea on insulating the office of chief election commissioner and election commissioners from political and executive interference. What did the Supreme Court say? The apex court held that ..

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Matdata Junction

The Chief Election Commissioner of India Rajiv Kumar launched the radio series “Matdata Junction”. Key facts Matdata Junction is a year-long voter awareness programme launched jointly by the Election Commission of India (ECI) and the All India Radio (AIR). This radio series has a total of 52 episodes. It was produced by the ECI in ..

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Rajiv Kumar: New Chief Election Commissioner of India

From May 15th, 2022, Rajiv Kumar, the current Election Commissioner (EC), will take over as the next Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). This announcement was made by the Union Ministry of Law and Justice. Who is the current Chief Election Commissioner (CEC)? Sushil Chandra is the incumbent Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) who will demit his office ..

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Sunil Arora, former CEC joins Advisory board of international democracy body

Former chief election commissioner (CEC) of India, Sunil Arora, has joined the board of advisers of the International Institute for Democracy & Electoral Assistance (IDEA). Key Points Sunil Arora has been selected as he brings rich leadership experience, skills and knowledge to contribute significantly towards working of the international institute. Sunil Arora was the 23rd chief election commissioner ..

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HS Brahma appointed as Chief Election Commissioner of India

President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Harishankar Brahma as the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India. He will be 19th CEC of India and succeed V S Sampat who had retired after attaining age 65 on 15 January 2015. He will take charge on 16 January 2015. About Harishankar Brahma He is a retired IAS officer of 1975 ..

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