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Presidential election 2022: Voting, result and other dates | Key takeaways

  • The term of the outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind will expire on July 24 and the new president has to be sworn in by July 25, the poll body further said at a presser.
Presidential election 2022: The process for election of the next president will be completed before President Ram Nath Kovind’s five-year term ends on July 24 (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Presidential election 2022: The process for election of the next president will be completed before President Ram Nath Kovind’s five-year term ends on July 24 (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 09, 2022 04:49 PM IST
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Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

Election Commission to explore if migrants can cast votes remotely

The decision was taken during a meeting of the poll body on Tuesday under the chairmanship of chief election commissioner Rajiv Kumar. Election commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey also attended the meeting.
The election commission has been considering the possibility of remote voting by allowing people to cast their votes from their place of work. (Sakib Ali /HT photo)
The election commission has been considering the possibility of remote voting by allowing people to cast their votes from their place of work. (Sakib Ali /HT photo)
Updated on Jun 08, 2022 05:06 AM IST
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ByDeeksha Bhardwaj

CEC Kumar, election commissioner to give up income tax perks, use 1 LTC per year

  • The decision was taken in the first week of CEC Rajiv Kumar taking charge as a measure to observe austerity in personal entitlements, the commission said.
The Election Commission of India (ECI)  (File Photo)
The Election Commission of India (ECI)  (File Photo)
Published on May 20, 2022 04:09 PM IST
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By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

'Need to revisit silence period restrictions amid new tech': Sushil Chandra

Chief Election Commissoner Sushil Chandra speaks to Deeksha Bharadwaj in a wide-ranging conversation about his year-long stint, reforms, digital campaigning and delimitation
Chief election commissioner Sunil Chandra (PTI)
Chief election commissioner Sunil Chandra (PTI)
Updated on May 14, 2022 05:46 AM IST
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ByDeeksha Bhardwaj

As delimitation concludes, the disturbing story of J&K’s panchayat leaders

The fear now is that with the delimitation exercise nearing completion, elections will be conducted this year for the newly constituted Union Territories. All contestants – including those already members of the Panchayats — will become fresh targets again
Activists of National Conference shout slogans and hold placards during a protest against the delimitation commission in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, January 1, 2022. (Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
Activists of National Conference shout slogans and hold placards during a protest against the delimitation commission in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, January 1, 2022. (Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 09, 2022 07:11 PM IST
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