Kumar, a retired 1984-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, will have a five-year tenure and retire in 2025. He will preside over the next Lok Sabha polls in 2024
Ex-finance secretary Rajiv Kumar appointed new Election Commissioner after Ashok Lavasa's resignation
A 1984-batch IAS officer from Jharkhand cadre, Kumar will take over post 31 August. He is likely to preside over the 2024 Lok Sabha polls
Justice V Kanagaraj, retired judge of Madras High Court, appointed as new state election commissioner of Andhra Pradesh
Justice V Kanagaraj, a retired judge of the Madras High Court, on Saturday assumed charge as the State Election Commissioner of Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh removes state election commissioner from post, issues order curtailing tenure of future chiefs from 5 to 3 years
The YSR Congress government in Andhra Pradesh on Friday abruptly removed State Election Commissioner N Ramesh Kumar from the post by promulgating an Ordinance, amending the AP Panchayat Raj Act, 1994, curtailing the tenure of the SEC to three years from five.
Uttarakhand panchayat poll results: BJP says most winners were saffron party-backed candidates, Congress claims its supporters did well
Uttarakhand panchayat poll results were announced on Tuesday with both BJP and Congress expressing satisfaction over performances of candidates backed by them.
Action will be taken against those who look at misusing social media for political or election purposes.
ECIL tells EC that 'cyber expert' Syed Shuja, who claimed 2014 polls rigged, was neither its employee nor associated with making of EVMs
The self-proclaimed Indian cyber expert, who alleged that the 2014 general election was 'rigged', was not an employee of the Electronic Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL) as claimed by him, the public sector undertaking said Tuesday.
Palghar bypoll: Congress lodges complaint with EC, accusing Devendra Fadnavis of violating Model Code of Conduct
Congress lodged a formal complaint alleging violations of the Model Code of Conduct by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis during the 28 May Palghar bypoll.
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre, Delhi government and other authorities concerned not to make unauthorised construction and sealing of illegal structures in the national capital "political" issues.
Delhi sealing drive: SC slams civic authorities for 'keeping their eyes closed' and waiting for disaster
The Supreme Court on Monday castigated Delhi's civic authorities for "keeping their eyes closed" and waiting for disaster to happen, questioning the DDA on its proposals to change the city's Master Plan 2021.
Former EC chief SY Quraishi calls for collegium system to select CEC, election commissioners to ensure neutrality
Former chief election commissioner SY Quraishi called for setting up of a collegium system to appoint election commissioners, including the poll panel chief, to keep "perception of neutrality" intact
Former bureaucrat Sunil Arora was on Thursday appointed Election Commissioner, the law ministry said.
Election Commission says winning polls at all cost is new narrative, expresses concern over use of money power
A new narrative is being scripted which places maximum premium on winning elections, Election Commissioner OP Rawat has said
EC should be given contempt of court powers against parties questioning its neutrality, says Nasim Zaidi
The Election Commission on Thursday defended its decision to seek powers to initiate contempt proceedings against political parties
While the implementation of demonetisation has left a lot to be desired, its very efficacy as a tool to ferret out black money is yet to be proved.
Congress on Tuesday filed a complaint with the Election Commission alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi incurred more expenses than the prescribed
Achal Kumar Jyoti, a former Chief Secretary during the tenure of Narendra Modi as Gujarat Chief Minister, was on Thursday appointed as the Election Commissioner, filling one of the two vacancies in the three-member body.
A total of 5964 bottles (4473 litres) of Haryana-made liquor was seized from a godown by flying squad and police in a late night joint-operation," said a senior EC official.
Election Commissioner Hari Shankar Brahma was on Thursday elevated as the Chief Election Commissioner.
The party campaigned for Rajapakse to become president in 2005 and backed his re-election in 2010, but ditched him last month over governance issues.