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Updated : 5 days, 4 hours ago IST
Responding to a question asked by a Congress MP whether the Government has any plans to enact a law for the appointment of Election Commissioners (ECs) and the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) to conduct free and fair elections, Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said that the government is examinin
Updated : 2 weeks, 5 days ago IST
Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar anlong with Election Commissioners Anup Chandra Pandey and Arun Goel on Thursday reviewed the poll preparedness for the upcoming Assembly elections in Karnataka.
Updated : 3 weeks, 5 days ago IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday while ordering to set up a panel consisting of the Prime Minister, LOP, CJI for selecting Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Election Commissioners said that it is concerned with leaving the appointments in the sole hands of the Executive.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision on the appointment of the chief election commissioner and election commissioners and described it as a "democratic victory".
The Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a panel consists the Prime Minister, the Leader of the Opposition and the Chief Justice of India for the selection of Commissioners in the Election Commission of India.
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
In a press note, the Election Commission of India (ECI) said The German Foreign Minister was accompanied by four Members of Parliament and other officers from her Foreign Office. Speaking on the occasion, CEC Rajiv Kumar said that the idea of democracy is deeply rooted in India's historical
Updated : 4 months ago IST
A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice KM Joseph emphasised that the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner and the Election Commissioners should be "procedure-based and transparent".
Legal experts said that appointments to constitutional posts is a fundamental principle of good governance after the Centre appointed bureaucrats as Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Election Commissioners (EC).
Attorney General R Venkataramani, appearing for the Centre, objected to the mixing up of the appointment of Goel with the larger issue of the appointment of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Election Commissioners (ECs) already being heard by the court.
The Supreme Court has said that the Constitution has vested enormous powers on the "fragile shoulder" of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and the two Election Commissioners (ECs) and stressed on the "fair and transparent mechanism" so that the "best man" is appointed as the CEC.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], December 18 (ANI): The Law Ministry clarified on Saturday that a separate informal interaction was held virtually with the Chief Election Commissioner and the two Election Commissioners on certain issues "requiring further finetuning" and a letter sent by Legislative Depar
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], December 16 (ANI): As part of a voter awareness campaign, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sushil Chandra and two Election Commissioners flagged off Voter Awareness Vans in Punjab on Thursday.