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Chief Election Commissioner Cec

Election Commission of India (ECI)

Govt May Skip Bill On Appointments To Election Commision In Special Session, May Refer To Standing Committee: Report

The bill on appointments to the Election Commission of India (ECI) was introduced on August 10 and came under criticism for downgrading Election Commissioners.  

18 September 2023

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal Hails SC Verdicts On ECs Appointment, Gautam Adani Issue

SC ruled the appointments of CEC and ECs will be made by President on the advise of a committee comprising PM, leader of opposition in Lok Sabha and CJI.

02 March 2023

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.(File photo)

Mamata Hails SC Verdict On Appointment Of CEC, ECs

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision on the appointment of election commissioners (EC) and the chief election commissioner (CEC), describing it as a democratic...

02 March 2023

Election Commission Of India

New Bill Equates Election Commission With Cabinet Secretary Instead Of SC Judges, Raises Questions Over Authority's Downgrading

As per the current provisions, the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Election Commissioners (ECs) are equivalent to Supreme Court judges.

15 September 2023

AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi

Asaduddin Owaisi Welcomes SC Ruling On Appointment Of CEC, ECs

Supreme Court ruled that appointments of CEC and ECs will be done by the President on the advice of a committee comprising PM, leader of the opposition in Lok Sabha and CJI.

02 March 2023

Supreme Court of India

Appointment Of CEC: It Is Complete Breakdown Of System If CEC Doesn't Act Against PM, Says SC

'There is a need for a panel and not the Council of Ministers to recommend the names for the Election Commission. There is a need for a change,' a five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court observed.

24 November 2022

NCP President Sharad Pawar

Ahead Of Polls, NCP Chief Sharad Pawar Calls Meeting Of Opposition Leaders

NCP supremo Sharad Pawar has held that in the interest of free and fair elections, electronic voting machines (EVMs) need to be accurate and any doubts over their efficacy must be addressed by the Chief Election...

23 March 2023


Pakistan Election Commission Summons Imran Khan On August 23 In Prohibited Funding Case

Pakistan’s election commission on Friday issued a notice to former premier Imran Khan and ordered him to appear personally on August 23 at the hearing in the prohibited funding case against his party.

05 August 2022


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