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Cong team that met CEC was unauthorised: Lallu to poll panel

December 30, 2021 4:17 am

"We want to bring to your knowledge that the delegation that met you on Tuesday of Indian National Congress was not authorised," Lallu wrote to Chandra.

Row over EC's meet: Govt says letter was for secretary or an official representative, not CEC

December 19, 2021 7:07 am

🔴 In a statement, the law ministry said the Prime Minister's Office had written to the cabinet secretary, the law secretary and the legislative secretary for a meeting on November 16 on common electoral rolls.

5 ex-CECs weigh in: Government note to EC unacceptable, interaction with PMO undermines poll panel

December 18, 2021 7:28 am

🔴 Quraishi, Krishna Murthy, Rawat say erodes perception of independence; Gopalaswami says don’t see a problem

Sunil Arora takes over as CEC, seeks stakeholders’ cooperation

December 03, 2018 4:32 am

A former IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, 1980 batch, Arora, retired as the secretary of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry.

Report electoral malpractices on ECI app, will protect your identity: Chief Election Commissioner

June 03, 2018 5:58 am

The Model Code of Conduct Violation Reporting App was made available for the first time in during the recently concluded Karnataka polls.

Action required for meaningful electoral participation of disabled: CEC

January 24, 2018 4:06 pm

The CEC also talked about the "countervailing force of the democracy of universal participation" for creating an equal and livable world for all.

Achal Kumar Joti takes over as new CEC

July 06, 2017 5:59 pm

Joti, a 1975-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, had joined the three-member poll panel as an election commissioner on May 8, 2015 and would be in office till January 17 next year. He retired as the Gujarat chief secretary in January 2013.

Joy Banerjee tenders apology: ‘CEC protector and pillar of democracy’

September 24, 2015 12:09 am

Later, state BJP president Rahul Sinha told reporters that Banerjee’s comments were “a slip of tongue.

SC asks CEC to respond to private miners’ pleas

March 10, 2015 1:29 am

The Federation of Indian Mining Industries that includes various firms have sought an upward revision of the 30 million tonne annual cap on iron ore mining in the state.

Chief secy replies to CEC on transfer of officials

April 28, 2014 4:30 am

Mitra in his reply had maintained that the officers concerned had been transferred according to the EC instructions.