May 19, 2020 1:54 am
Government has brought back roughly 17,500 Indians stranded abroad on Vande Bharat flights. Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora is one of them. Arora left for the US in the first week of March on a personal visit.
January 07, 2020 2:36 am
Arora clarified that all discussions on the schedule and dates had happened earlier and Chandra was part of those discussions.
November 17, 2019 4:16 am
The CEC also said that the Election Commission needs to “devise a mechanism” to facilitate Indians living overseas to participate in the electoral process.
November 16, 2019 4:57 pm
The CEC also asserted that Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) cannot be tampered with, despite claims to the contrary from some people.
September 21, 2019 2:58 pm
While assembly by-elections will be held on 64 assembly seats, the Samastipur Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar will also have a bypoll.
September 21, 2019 6:59 pm
Both Maharashtra and Haryana, where the term of the assembly ends on November 9 and November 2, respectively, are the first states to go to polls after the Lok Sabha elections.
September 18, 2019 8:01 pm
Movement of Central forces from one place to another is a significant factor in deciding polling dates, Arora said, addressing a media briefing ahead of next month's State Assembly polls.
August 11, 2019 2:15 pm
The CEC, however, admitted that there were a few "black sheep", who had to be replaced. "The poll panel had to make changes, replace a couple of officers, including one in West Bengal, during the Lok Sabha polls," he explained.
August 10, 2019 6:32 am
“We are not going back to the era of ballot papers. The Supreme Court has more than once said that the ballot papers are our past,” Arora told reporters at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport after arriving in Kolkata on Friday.
August 09, 2019 2:32 pm
"We are not going back to the era of ballot papers. The Supreme Court has more than once said that ballot papers are our past," Arora said.