Election Commission of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Election Commission of India

For the conduct of free and fair elections an independent Election Commission has been provided for in Article 324. Constitution of India has provided a separate chapter for elections and has not left the elections to jurisdiction of the executive and legislative departments of the government. This is mainly because the makers of the constitution ..

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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ECI releases Atlas on 2019 General Elections

Election Commission of India released ‘General Elections 2019: An Atlas’ recently. Highlights Atlas was released by Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra and Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar and Election Commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey. This document would be beneficial to researchers and academicians and help in exploring vast landscape of Indian elections. General Elections 2019: An Atlas ..

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Bihar Election: Election Commission of India announces results

On November 11, 2020, the Election commission of India announced election results for the state of Bihar. The NDA has won absolute majority winning 125 seats. Key Highlights According to the Election commission of India, BJP won 72 seats, the JDU won 42 and the RJD had won 75 seats. Congress contested in 70 constituencies ..

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US Elections: How does US count its votes? Why is it taking so long?

The United States 59th Quadrennial Presidential Election was held on November 3, 2020. However, the election verdict of the country still remains inconclusive. How are elections supervised in US? All the three elections in the US, that is, for the federal, local and state are directly organised by the ruling governments of the individual state. ..

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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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