The 87-year-old was the 10th CEC and died of cardiac arrest.
11 Nov 2019 3:39 PM
Seshan took the job to revamp whole system when Indian elections were flooded with booth rigging and misuse of the government machinery.
11 Nov 2019 2:43 PM
The legendary Seshan was not keeping good health for the past couple of years and passed away around 9.30pm, police official said.
11 Nov 2019 8:13 AM
The decision was taken at a meeting of the full Commission which was called specifically to take on board the concerns expressed by Lavasa.
21 May 2019 8:30 PM
AIADMK alleged that Narayanasamy had been disbursing cash payments from CM's relief fund to his own party members.
12 Mar 2019 12:59 PM
The apex court also took note of the existing vacancies in CIC and SICs and directed authorities to fill them up within six months.
15 Feb 2019 12:35 PM
Official said fake Aadhaar cards and residence proof in the form of electricity bills were submitted to get the bogus voter cards.
29 Jan 2019 11:55 AM
The Chief Election Commissioner is a constitutional authority charged with conducting credible elections.
26 Jan 2019 2:02 AM
Sunil Arora noticed that whenever a party lost an election it started having complaints about EVMs.
19 Jan 2019 2:54 PM
'After note ban it was believed that misuse of money during the elections will be brought down. But it couldn't be proved,' Rawat said.
03 Dec 2018 3:04 PM
The first chief election commissioner was Sukumar Sen, a tower of integrity and independence.
04 Nov 2018 12:05 AM
Any extension or curtailment of term of assemblies will require constitutional amendment, says CEC OP Rawat.
14 Aug 2018 3:57 PM
Over 11 per cent of the 10,300 VVPAT machines across 10 states had developed faults and had to be replaced during the May 28 bypolls.
12 Aug 2018 4:38 PM
Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat dismisses the claims on VVPAT as a ‘canard’.
06 Aug 2018 12:45 AM
The mobile app introduced by EC on a pilot basis in Karnataka assembly elections received 780 video complaints of electoral malpractices.
03 Jun 2018 8:35 AM
During the polling in 14 Lok Sabha and assembly constituencies in ten states of India, faulty EVMs were reported from many booths.
29 May 2018 11:58 AM
The Centre said this in an affidavit filed in response to a notice issued on a PIL filed by advocate Ashiwni Kumar Upadhyaya.
26 Apr 2018 2:30 AM
The former Gujarat chief secretary was appointed as the next CEC on Tuesday succeeding Nasim Zaidi.
06 Jul 2017 12:29 PM
The court, however, acknowledged that till now good persons have been appointed in the poll panel.
05 Jul 2017 12:48 PM
He will take charge as CEC after Nasim Zaidi, who had been holding the post since April 19, 2015, retires.
04 Jul 2017 5:17 PM