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election commission of india (eci)

EC tweaks postal ballot procedure

A Booth Level Officer (BLO) will visit the houses of the concerned electors in the polling station area and deliver 12-D form

05 Oct 2020 11:57 AM

Ex-IAS officer Rajiv Kumar appointed new election commissioner, replaces Ashok Lavasa

Kumar, a retired 1984-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, will have a five-year tenure and retire in 2025.

22 Aug 2020 2:55 PM

Election Commission to issue guidelines on elections during coronavirus pandemic

The commission considered the views and suggestions given by the political parties.

18 Aug 2020 5:53 PM

Telangana keen to explore blockchain technology's applications in remote voting

Blockchain tech would provide a secure system whereby voters can cast their votes remotely, without the risk of privacy breaches.

11 Aug 2020 4:51 PM

No postal ballot facility for voters above the age of 65 in Bihar polls, says Election Commission

the EC had earlier decided to allow those above 65, COVID-positive voters and all those under quarantine to use the option of postal ballots

17 Jul 2020 10:53 AM


ECI bound to carry out mandate, says Ashok Lavasa

Ashok Lavasa said that VVPAT would be used at polling booths.

27 Feb 2019 3:12 AM

Sunil Arora takes over as CEC, vows free and fair national poll

A 1980 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, Arora is the senior most officer in the Election Commission.

02 Dec 2018 1:18 PM

VVPAT system to be used in Palghar byelections

Around 25,476 personnel will be deployed at 4,246 polling stations.

27 May 2018 2:06 AM

Election Commission considers linking Aadhaar with Voter ID

The linking of Aadhaar with Voter ID cards will be required for 'various electoral services', said P P Chaudhary.

10 Aug 2017 12:50 PM

Power to act against parties for baseless charges best way: EC

Nasim Zaidi said, the Commission will decide on AIADMK's symbol war after going through the documents filed by the rival factions.

29 Jun 2017 5:47 PM