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CEO Karnataka


22 Opposition leaders meet EC, demand 100% VVPAT checks in case of mismatch

May 21, 2019 7:06 pm

The Opposition leaders also requested that the verification of VVPAT slips of five randomly identified polling stations per Assembly constituency should be done before the counting of votes and not after the completion of last round.

Sought prompt action after Supreme Court frowned on delays: Ashok Lavasa

May 21, 2019 3:56 pm

The Indian Express had first reported that Lavasa had, on five occasions, opposed clean chits given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah on charges of violating the MCC during their campaign for the Lok Sabha polls.

Ashok Lavasa note pushes poll panel to rethink clean chit to NITI, PMO

May 21, 2019 3:57 pm

The clean chit was given despite Lavasa’s request on file for further clarification from NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on whether the government think tank had indeed sought information from the collectors of Gondia, Wardha and Latur, and if the information was used for the PM’s visit.

An Expert Explains: Article 324 and role of Election Commission

May 21, 2019 3:58 pm

The Election Commission has invoked its powers under Art 324 to curtail campaigning in West Bengal following violence in Kolkata. What powers does the Constitution give ECI; how has SC interpreted Art 324?

An Expert Explains: How EC evolved, what rules it follows in case of disagreement

May 21, 2019 4:15 pm

The ECI mainly has administrative functions in the preparation of electoral rolls and conduct of elections. The Commission has to exercise its powers and perform its functions under Article 324 in conformity with the provisions of Sections 9 to 11 of The Election Commission Act, 1991.