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Voters undergoing thermal screening at a polling booth as they stand in queues to cast their votes for the second phase of the Bihar Assembly Election, in Begusarai.(ANI)

Bihar assembly polls watershed moment in post-Covid world, says CEC Sunil Arora

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 06:24 PM IST
  • The top election official highlighted that several election bodies across democracies faced a tough predicament last year.
Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora said the number of polling booths would be increased from 952 to 1,564 in the Union Territory. (File photo)
Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora said the number of polling booths would be increased from 952 to 1,564 in the Union Territory. (File photo)

Assembly polls in Puducherry, Tamil Nadu will be held simultaneously: CEC

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 06:52 PM IST
  • The Chief election commissioner further said the commission would ensure free, fair, inducement-free and Covid-19-safe elections. He said there would be zero tolerance to misuse of money power and illegal distribution of freebies and other inducements to voters.
Terming TMC's allegations 'unfortunate', the CEC said the BSF was one of the finest forces.(PTI)
Terming TMC's allegations 'unfortunate', the CEC said the BSF was one of the finest forces.(PTI)

'Unfortunate': CEC Sunil Arora on TMC allegation that BSF is 'coercing' voters

Written by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 07:11 PM IST
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said concerns of political parties in West Bengal about the law and order situation in the state during electioneering for the upcoming polls will be addressed by ensuring optimal deployment of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).
"The ECI will ensure that there is no irregularity and every voter is allowed to cast vote in a free and fair manner in the assembly polls. We know how to get it done," said Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora.
"The ECI will ensure that there is no irregularity and every voter is allowed to cast vote in a free and fair manner in the assembly polls. We know how to get it done," said Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora.

Election Commission has zero-tolerance to money and muscle power: CEC Arora

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 07:04 PM IST
"The commission has zero-tolerance to money and muscle power or misuse of government machinery," the Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora told reporters. Adding that no civic police volunteers will be deployed for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.
Arora’s statement also comes in the wake of the Wall Street Journal reports in August which alleged Facebook had selectively exercised its hate-speech policy to favour the ruling BJP.(ANI)
Arora’s statement also comes in the wake of the Wall Street Journal reports in August which alleged Facebook had selectively exercised its hate-speech policy to favour the ruling BJP.(ANI)

‘Social media platforms will be held liable for failure to counter misuse’: CEC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Deeksha Bhardwaj | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 07:12 PM IST
The Commission has also asked political parties and candidates to sensitise their representative not to indulge in ‘malpractices, malicious propaganda and instances of hate speech’.
We are open to any criticism and feedback from any stakeholder including political parties, CEC Sunil Arora was quoted by news agency ANI as saying.(ANI/Twitter)
We are open to any criticism and feedback from any stakeholder including political parties, CEC Sunil Arora was quoted by news agency ANI as saying.(ANI/Twitter)

‘Not going back to ballot papers’, says CEC Sunil Arora on EVM hacking row

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 11:27 AM IST
Amid call for conducting 2019 Lok Sabha elections through ballot paper, Chief Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora on Thursday made it clear that the election body is not going back to “the of ballot papers”.
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora at Nirvachan Sadan.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora at Nirvachan Sadan.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

‘Error-free rolls, 100% verification on priority’: CEC Sunil Arora

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2018 08:24 AM IST
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora plans to strengthen processes including cleaning up of the electoral rolls and last mile transportation of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
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