Chief Election Commissioner Current Affairs, GK & News

ECI seeks restrictions on cash donations to political parties

The Chief Election Commissioner has written to the Union Law Ministry to limit anonymous political donations. He has provided several recommendations reduce election funding via black money. Key recommendations Disclose donations above Rs.2,000: Under the current rules, political parties are required to disclose all donations above Rs.20,000 through their contribution report. The EC recommends disclosure ..

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ECI Announcement on Presidential Election 2022

Chief Election Commissioner, Rajiv Kumar, recently announced the schedule for President Election 2022. What is the date of Presidential Election? Voting for Presidential Election will be held on July 18, 2022 while votes will be counted on July 21, 2022. The tenure of current President Ram Nath Kovind is set to end on July 24, ..

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Registration of Overseas Voters

Sushil Chandra, India’s Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) has urged the members of the Indian Community who are staying abroad to register as Overseas Voters. The extension of the Electronically Transmitted Postal Ballot System (ETPBS) facility to the overseas Indian voters is also being contemplated. Overview: A delegation that was led by the CEC visited Mauritius ..

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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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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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11th Annual Meeting of the Forum of Election Management Bodies of South Asia

11th Annual meeting of the Forum of the Election Management Bodies of South Asia (FEMBoSA) for the year 2021 was inaugurated by Chief Election Commissioner of India & Chairman of FEMBoSA, Sushil Chandra. Key Points He was accompanied by Election Commissioners Rajeev Kumar and A.C. Pandey. This virtual meeting was hosted by the Election Commission ..

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