Election Commission Current Affairs, GK & News
Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra recently took over as the new Chief Election Commissioner of India. About Sushil Chandra Sushil Chandra was appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner by the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind. He was appointed as the Election Commissioner along with Ashok Lavasa and Arora in 2019. He will oversee the ..
Topics: article 324 • Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) • Chief Election Commissioner • Election Commission • Election Commissioner of India • Operation Clean Money • Persons in News • Presdient Ram Nath Kovind • Sushil Chandra
Digital voter ID card is the electronic form of EPIC or Elector’s Photo Identity Card. This would make the voter ID card available on people’s phone. It can be downloaded through OTP authentication. This will help the Election Commission cut costs need for printing and distribution of the hard copies. Currently, EPIC is available only ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Why did Supreme Court issue notice over election of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to Rajya Sabha?
On November 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of India issued notice on petition against the election of the Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to Rajya Sabha. What is the issue? The Supreme Court bench comprising of Chief Justice S A Bobde, Justice Ramasubramanian and Justice A S Bopanna issued notice challenging the election of ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Topics: code of conduct • Conduct of Election Rules 1961 • Election Commission • Election Commission of India (ECI) • Lok Sabha • Rajya Sabha • Representation of People Act 1951 • S jaishankar • Supreme court
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. ..
Category: International Current Affairs
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 ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs