Chief Election Commissioner 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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Assembly Elections in five states

The Election Commission of India recently announced the election dates of five states. They are Punjab, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Manipur and Uttarakhand. About the announcement The Assembly Elections 2022 in these states are to be held in seven phases. In Uttar Pradesh, the elections are to be held in seven phases. In Manipur, it is ..

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New voters to get Personalised Letter from EC

The Election Commission launched a new initiative on August 26, 2021 in order to reach out to new voters by sending them a personalised letter along with voter identity card. Key Points Initiative was launched by Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra and Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar. Under the new initiative, a package would be sent ..

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International Virtual Election Visitors Programme organized by Election Commission of India

The Election Commission of India is to organize a three-day International Virtual Election Visitors Programme. The programme is meant for foreign election organizations. Highlights Over 40 countries participated in the programme. This included Australia, Afghanistan and Bangladesh as well. Apart from these countries the international organizations such as International IDEA (Institute for Democracy and Electoral ..

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Sushil Chandra named as nominee for proposed Delimitation Commission for J&K

Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra has been named as the nominee for the proposed Delimitation Commission for Jammu and Kashmir, by the Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, after a request from the government. As per the J-K Reorganisation Act, 2019, the number of Legislative Assembly seats of Jammu and Kashmir UT shall be increased from 107 to 114, ..

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Delhi to become the First State/Union Territory to provide QR Code on Voters Slip

The Chief Election Commissioner of India, Sunil Arora addressed a press conference on Monday, 6th January 2020 and announced the dates for the 2020 Delhi Legislative Assembly election. The Date of Polling is on 8th February 2020 which will be followed by counting of votes on 11th February. The term of the sixth legislative assembly ..

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