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Is Election Commission Free And Fair?

Apr 04, 2021 Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Some of the ECI’s decisions in the ongoing Assembly elections have sparked outrage among the Opposition parties, raising questions about the poll body’s independence.

Nandigram: TMC Delegation Meets EC, Seeks High-Level Probe Into 'Attack' on Mamata

Mar 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The TMC delegation met with the entire EC team for over an hour which also included Sunil Arora, the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC)


Everyone On Poll Duty To Get Vaccinated Against Covid Ahead of Assembly Elections, Says EC

Voting will take place for 126 seats in Assam, 234 in Tamil Nadu, 294 in West Bengal, 140 in Kerala, and 30 in Puducherry.

CEC On Bihar Elections: Bihar Polls Largest Electoral Exercise Amid COVID-19, Be Extra Careful

Oct 05, 2020 PTI

Addressing a briefing of election observers being deployed in Bihar, Sunil Arora said the strength of democracy rests in its primary stakeholder - the voters.


EVMs Can't Be Tampered With, No Question Of Going Back To Ballot Paper: Election Commission

Responding to a question on holding Lok Sabha and assembly elections simultaneously, CEC Sunil Arora said the call on the subject has to be taken at the political level. Once a decision is take, the Commission can only facilitate its implementation.

29 May, 2019

Clean Chit To Modi, Shah Based On 'Appreciation Of Facts': CEC Sunil Arora On LS Elections

PTI

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora has rejected the charges of 'bias' and said the clean chits given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah during election campaigning were based on 'appreciation of facts'


18 May, 2019

Lavasa Dissent Letter: CEC Arora Denies Rift, Says Members Need Not Be Clones Of Each Other

Outlook Web Bureau

CEC Sunil Arora said Ashok Lavasa's decision not to take part in model code related issues comes at a time when the poll watchdog is gearing up for the last phase of Lok Sabha polls and counting of votes.


22 March, 2019

YSR Congress MP Vivekananda's Daughter Meets CEC, Seeks Fair Probe Into Father's Death

Outlook Web Bureau

During Sunitha Narreddy's meeting with CEC Sunil Arora, she submitted a representation demanding a fair investigation be carried out into the 'murder' of her father without interference by the state government.


12 March, 2019

Since 1967, Simultaneous Polls Have Never Been Held In J&K

Tarun Upadhyay

In 1977, 1996 and 2014, the two polls were held in the same year but after a gap of few months.


11 March, 2019

For First Time In Lok Sabha Polls, Candidates Will Have To Advertise Criminal Records

Outlook Web Bureau

The Election Commission said that candidates with criminal antecedents are required to publish information in this regard in newspapers and through television channels on three occasions during the campaign period.


10 March, 2019

7 Phase Lok Sabha Polls From April 11 To May 19, Counting May 23: EC

Outlook Web Bureau

The Election Commission said the ‘voter verifiable paper audit trail’ (VVPAT) will be used in all polling stations this time


01 March, 2019

Lok Sabha Elections Will Be Held On Time Amid Tensions Between India-Pak: CEC

Outlook Web Bureau

The CEC is in the Uttar Pradesh capital for the past two days to review poll preparations in the state.


02 December, 2018

Sunil Arora, Under Whom Lok Sabha Polls Will Be Held, Takes Charge As Chief Election Commissioner

Outlook Web Bureau

A former bureaucrat, Arora was appointed as the election commissioner in August last year. He had been the information and broadcasting secretary, and secretary in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.


27 November, 2018

Who Is Sunil Arora, The New Chief Election Commissioner?

Outlook Web Bureau

A former Rajasthan-cadre IAS officer of 1980 batch, Arora will take over as the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) on December 2.


10 December, 2010

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Radia with Sunil Arora


10 December, 2010

800 New Radia Tapes

Some of the key conversations in the second lot of tapes unearthed by Outlook


18 November, 2010

#124 Sunil Arora: Jul 08, 2009 09:27:26

Asking Sunil Arora to send pointers for Tarun Das who's meeting the PM on how Naresh Goyal and Vijay Mallya have connived with the minister to destroy Air India


18 November, 2010

#121 Sunil Arora: Jul 08, 2009 08:44:32

"They’ve approached Ratan to become the chairman of that advisory committee"


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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