The bill on appointments to the Election Commission of India (ECI) was introduced on August 10 and came under criticism for downgrading Election Commissioners.
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.
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...
As per the current provisions, the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Election Commissioners (ECs) are equivalent to Supreme Court judges.
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.
'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.
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...
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.