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Himachal polls in December?
The Chief Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Jyoti and two Election Commissioners T Rawat and Sunil Arora, will be in Shimla on Sunday, September 24, to review Himachal Pradesh's election preparedness.The term of the 68-member Himachal Pradesh assembly will end on January 7, 2018. The Election Commission will have to conduct polls before that. The CEC with his two colleagues are also planning a visit to Gujarat in the first week of October. The dates for their travel have not been finalised. May ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago
Chief Election Commissioner inaugurates two-day Chief Electoral Officers' Conference
Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti and Election Commissioner OP Rawat inaugurated a two-day Chief Electoral Officers� Conference in New Delhi on Friday. Addressing the conference, Mr Joti stressed on the need of providing E-services to stakeholders and ...
 News on Air2 months ago
Gujarat Rajya Sabha Election: This is what Election Commission observed while declaring votes of two rebel Congress MLAs invalid
The order by Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti and Election Commissioner OP Rawat came after a high-pitch battle between the BJP and the Congress.
 Zee News2 months ago
CEC to review poll preparedness in HP from tomorrow
Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti and fellow commissioners will be in Himachal Pradesh for two days from tomorrow to review the poll preparedness in the state.With the term of the 68-member Assembly coming to an end on January 7, 2018, elections could be ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
Sunil Arora is EC, will conduct 2019 Lok Sabha polls
Sunil Arora, who assumed office as election commissioner on Friday, will conduct the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, going by the dates of birth of the two incumbent ECs.    Sunil Arora, a career bureaucrat who has held senior positions as secretary in the skill development and information and broadcasting ministries, was also CEO of Prasar Bharti.    The CEC, Achal Kumar Joti, will demit office on January 23, 2018, while the other EC, Om Prakash Rawat, on being elevated as CEC ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Sunil Arora appointed as new Election Commissioner
Former bureaucrat Sunil Arora was on Thursday appointed Election Commissioner, the law ministry said. After Nasim Zaidi retired as Chief Election Commissioner in July, there was a vacancy in the poll panel.   While Achal Kumar Joti is the CEC, Om Prakash Rawat is the other Election Commissioner. Arora’s appointment will be with effect from the day he assumes charge, the law ministry notification said. Arora, 61, had been the information and broadcasting secretary, and secretary in ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
EC's order on RS poll enhances its independent status
When an old Gujarat hand Achal Kumar Joti was named the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) last month to replace retiring Nasim Zaidi, there was hush-hush talk in the opposition circles as to whether the poll panel be able to stave off "undue influence" ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Battle for Gujarat, but battleground is Delhi
A high-voltage drama was played out on Tuesday night at the Election Commission's (EC) headquarters on Ashoka Road, with senior leaders of both the ruling BJP and the Congress knocking on its doors several times. While the Congress petitioned the EC to reject ...
 DNA2 months ago


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