Cardiac arrest is an emergency condition in which the heart of a person who hasn’t been diagnosed with any heart disease, stops functioning.
Remembering TN Seshan: Behind that firmness that turned Election Commission into an institution was a softness only few saw
Tirunellai Narayana Iyer Seshan, who passed away on Sunday aged 86, was for many a tough bureaucrat whose sense of authority and occasional rage were legendary.
TN Seshan, former CEC known for bringing wide-ranging electoral reforms, passes away in Chennai due to cardiac arrest
Former chief election commissioner (CEC) TN Seshan passed away at his residence in Chennai due to a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening
Model Code of Conduct takes effect after EC announces Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly poll dates: Rules for parties, candidates during campaign
The Model of Code of Conduct covers a wide range of possible violations that a political candidate may commit. Under the code of conduct, candidates are barred from making communally provocative speeches, appealing to a particular community for electoral gains, and targeting rivals over their personal lives.
Ashok Lavasa’s claim of dissent being stifled in EC disingenuous, goes against poll body's conventions
Ashok Lavasa did not agree with the other two commissioners, Sunil Arora and Sushil Chandra, in finding Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah not guilty of MCC violations
Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa's 'dissent' is reflective of a strong democracy and not of cracks in the institution
While dissent is at the core of democracy, it becomes problematic when it claims to be the sole representative of truth.
The acknowledgement by the Election Commission in the Supreme Court that it is now aware of its powers after the court ordered the commission to act decisively against offenders, reduces the status of the poll panel to that of a minor in need of guardianship