Chief Electoral Officer

  • CEC seeks report on poll code violation by former DGP Harish Meena 22-03-2014 09:59 PM

    The Rajasthan Election Department has sought factual report about the alleged violation of poll code by former DGP and BJP candidate Harish Meena at a government bungalow in Jaipur. "I have sought a report in this case," Chief Electoral Officer of Rajasthan Ashok Jain told reporters here on Saturday when...
  • Election Commission bans exit polls till December 4 09-11-2013 08:13 PM

    The Election Commission has banned the publication and dissemination of exit polls of any kind in the five poll bound states from November 11 till December 4, when the Assembly elections are over. The Commission issued these orders and sent them to Chief Electoral Officers of all the five poll-bound...
  • BJP files complaint with Rajasthan Chief Electoral Officer against Rahul's speech 25-10-2013 09:10 AM

    BJP on Thursday filed a complaint with the Rajasthan Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), alleging violation of the model code of conduct by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi during his speech in Churu and Alwar. A BJP delegation, led by party vice-president Onkar Singh Lakhawat, alleged Rahul's speeches in Churu and Alwar...
  • EC keeping a watch on use of gold during poll campaign in Delhi 11-10-2013 10:18 PM

    After taking steps to stop flow of black money in the run up to the assembly election, the Election Commission today decided to monitor transactions involving gold in the national capital. The Chief Electoral officer has already directed the Income Tax Department officials to keep a close watch on places...
  • Himachal: Kinnaur sees 54 per cent polling 28-06-2013 02:04 AM

    Shimla: Polling for the second and last phase of the Mandi Lok Sabha by-election in Himachal Pradesh's rain-hit Kinnaur district on Thursday saw 54 percent voter turnout, an election official said. "The turnout was just 11 percent in the first two hours but by noon it picked up pace," said...
  • BSP demands removal of Karnataka chief electoral officer 30-04-2013 01:11 AM

    New Delhi: Taking strong exception to alleged harassment of party chief Mayawati while campaigning in Karnataka, BSP on Monday demanded immediate removal of the state Chief Electoral Officer and action against erring officials to ensure fair polls. BSP general secretary Satish Chandra Misra has complained to the Chief Election Commissioner,...
  • Stop distribution of TV sets: EC tells TN govt 02-03-2011 01:32 PM

    Chennai: With the model code of conduct coming into force for the April 13 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, the Election Commission on Wednesday ordered stoppage of distribution of free colour TV sets, the ruling DMK's flagship scheme. Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Kumar also warned of "severe action" against officials found...