Election Commissioner of India Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Ashok Lavasa Appointed as Vice-President of ADB

Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has been appointed as the Vice-President for the private sector operations and public-private partnerships by the Asian Development Bank. Mr Lavasa has served as Finance Secretary, Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Forests etc. in the past. He is going to succeed Mr Diwakar Gupta, who is going to superannuate ..

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Indian CEC assumes charge as AWEB Chairman

The Chief Election Commissioner of India, Shri Sunil Arora took charge as the Chairman of the Association of World Election Bodies(AWEB). India will hold the chairmanship of the AWEB  for the duration of 2019-21. India has inherited the chairmanship from Romania. What has happened? In a ceremony, the AWEB flag was handed over to the ..

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Sushil Chandra appointed as Election Commissioner (EC) of India

Sushil Chandra, an IRS-IT officer of the 1980 batch, has assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India on 15th of February 2019. Prior to joining ECI, he was the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).With his appointment, the Commission now has Sunil Arora as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) ..

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Sunil Arora appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner

President Ram Nath Kovind appointed senior IAS officer Sunil Arora as the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). He will be the 23rd CEC and shall succeed OP Rawat who retires in December 2018. He will have nearly two-and-a-half-year tenure as CEC and  General Election 2019 will be conducted under his stewardship. Sunil Arora He is ..

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