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Op Rawat

Fake voter card of former Chief Election Commissioner found; cops probe

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

Demonetisation no impact on black money, says OP Rawat

'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

AAP calls EC 'B team of BJP'; sticks at claims of deletion of names from voters' list

Arvind Kejriwal had met OP Rawat Friday and alleged that names of party supporters had been deleted from the voters' list.

03 Nov 2018 8:56 PM

Political parties raise suspicion on EC when competition is tough: OP Rawat

It will be completely ensured that no duplicate voter cast vote in the upcoming elections, Rawat added.

18 Sep 2018 6:40 PM

Current laws can’t fight abuse of money in polls: OP Rawat

Rawat said the Commission was working on the effective use of media and curbing use of fake news as well as paid news.

16 Sep 2018 1:02 AM


Current laws inadequate to tackle black money in polls: OP Rawat

Clean elections are like a 'well spring of legitimacy' for the leadership and the people of the country, OP Rawat said.

15 Sep 2018 5:32 PM

Astrological predictions won’t decide Telangana poll dates: CEC Rawat

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao dissolved state Assembly on Thursday following a cabinet meeting.

07 Sep 2018 4:58 PM

No chance at all, says Election Commission on simultaneous polls

O P Rawat emphatically ruled out the possibility of holding simultaneous elections without 'legal framework' in place.

23 Aug 2018 7:19 PM

Simultaneous polls not possible without legal framework: EC amid BJP push

Any extension or curtailment of term of assemblies will require constitutional amendment, says CEC OP Rawat.

14 Aug 2018 3:57 PM

Those left out can vote if their name on voter's list: CEC

'The Election Commission will publish a voter list in January and will not wait for the final NRC,' CEC OP Rawat said.

01 Aug 2018 12:14 PM


Identity of those exposing electoral malpractices will be protected: CEC

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

Chief Election commissioner debunks failure of EVMs, VVPAT

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

AAP targets CEC, terms as ‘false’ his claim on hearing

Chadha said the AAP MLAs wrote to the EC on October 16 and November 20.

24 Jan 2018 12:43 AM

Joint polls only after all parties agree, says Election Commission

Rawat’s assertion assumes significance as Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already pitched for simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls.

09 Oct 2017 1:30 AM