Chief Election Commissioner Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
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, ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2022
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
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 ..
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 ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
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 ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
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 ..
Topics: 11th meeting of FEMBoSA • Chief Election Commissioner • COVID-19 • Digitization of Election Process • Election Commission of India (ECI) • Forum of the Election Management Bodies of South Asia (FEMBoSA)