May 23, 2019 4:16 am
Allegations on EVM swapping surfaced after a video of EVMs being allegedly transported in Chandauli constituency in Uttar Pradesh was shared on social media.
December 02, 2018 7:38 am
OP Rawat said, “We manage all polls with 17 lakh EVMs. If you have simultaneous elections, we will need 34 lakh. And maintain the inventory for five years, without any use. So, instead of savings, there may be losses."
November 26, 2018 11:25 pm
Sunil Arora will take charge on December 2, replacing the incumbent CEC OP Rawat.
November 14, 2018 10:10 pm
Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat also said that 1.31 lakh non-bailable warrants have been executed (to arrest anti-social elements) since the model code of conduct came into force.
September 30, 2018 6:52 pm
The companies will also inform the EC about the expenditure on each political advertisement on their platforms, Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat said.
September 18, 2018 7:03 pm
"When competition is tough, fingers are raised (on the role election commission) by political parties out of suspicion. We have accepted all the challenges with an open mind and have come out clean," Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat said.
September 07, 2018 7:12 pm
As per the ruling, "as and when an Assembly is prematurely dissolved, the Election Commission has to fix its calendar for holding fresh election within the time mandated under Article 174(1)".
August 30, 2018 3:25 am
The mobile application launched in July was used on pilot basis in Bengaluru but will be used for the first time in Assembly elections in MP, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram.
August 15, 2018 10:46 am
OP Rawat’s statement is significant against the backdrop that elections in Haryana, Maharashtra and Jharkhand are due in the latter half of 2019.