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Monday, Feb 17, 2020


Feb 14, 2020 23:51
In an article, former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S Y Quraishi criticised the poll panel for stopping short of ordering First Information Reports (FIRs) against BJP MPs Pravesh Verma and Anurag Thakur for their hate speech. read more
Feb 12, 2020 13:35
The statement assumes significance after the final voter turnout figure in the Delhi polls was delayed by more than 24 hours raising questions on the reliability of the EVMs. read more
Feb 11, 2020 09:59
Delhi Election Result 2020: The Election Commission on Sunday announced that the final voter turnout was 62.59 per cent, five per cent less than 2015. read more
Nov 22, 2019 13:51
Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019: The CEC was asked what forced election commission to hold elections in five phases when home ministry on Tuesday told the Lok Sabha that LWE had dipped by 45% in Jharkhand during May 2014 to April 2019. read more
Nov 11, 2019 20:07
His life had two lessons: The EC must push reforms; institutions must be autonomous read more
Nov 11, 2019 00:31
TN Seshan, the 1955 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre, had recently fallen sick due to age-related ailments. read more
Nov 10, 2019 23:18
Tirunellai Narayana Iyer Seshan was a 1955 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre and was known for his reforms in the Indian elections. He had served as the 18th cabinet secretary and won the Ramon Magsaysay Award for... read more
Nov 03, 2019 22:58
Jharkhand’s chief electoral officer (CEO), Vinay Kumar Choubey, said the Election Commission of India (ECI) has made provision for voting through postal ballot for senior citizens above the age of 80 years and persons with disability (PWD). read more
Sep 29, 2019 23:46
Earlier, the Central Election Committee of the BJP held a meeting on Sunday to finalise its candidates for the assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra. read more
Sep 27, 2019 23:54
His team confirmed to HT that it was a conscious decision to steer clear of the entire process, leaving the old guard to deal with candidate selection. read more
Jul 22, 2019 20:03
The retrograde amendment would amount to creating an RTI ministry under the government read more
May 30, 2019 08:10
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora also said there are “times to remain quiet and times to speak up”, indicating that the issue could have been raised post elections. read more
May 21, 2019 06:37
In a letter signed by AAP’s national spokesperson and South Delhi Lok Sabha candidate Raghav Chadha, he mentioned about having received inputs from unidentified sources about plans to manipulate EVMs read more
May 18, 2019 13:07
Lavasa, who has recused himself from meetings where decisions pertaining to the model code of conduct are decided, wrote at least three letters to the CEC to accept his demand for including minority decisions in the poll body’s final orders. read more
May 11, 2019 01:06
India’s former chief election commissioner SY Quraishi on Friday said the citizens’ right not to vote (NOTA) is also a fundamental right read more