09 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi is set to assume the charge as Chief Election Commissioner from April 19. The Law Ministry has initiated the file to appoint the next CEC as present incumbent H S Brahma retire later this month.
15 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Election Commissioner Hari Shankar Brahma was on Thursday elevated as the Chief Election Commissioner.
14 Jan 2015
New Delhi: VS Sampath, Chief Election Commissioner, demits office on Thursday, capping less than six years of an eventful tenure, occasionally marked by controversies, that saw him conduct two Lok Sabha elections and at least one round of Assembly polls in all the states.
06 Dec 2014
Islamabad: Justice (retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan on Saturday took oath as Pakistan's Chief Election Commissioner at the Supreme Court here.
04 Dec 2014
Islamabad: Justice Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan was on Thursday named Pakistan's new Chief Election Commissioner, a day before the expiry of a Supreme Court deadline to fill the key constitutional office lying vacant for over 16 months. The announcement was made by Senator Rafiq Rajwana, chief of the parliamentary committee that appointed Justice Khan, 69.
13 May 2015
New Delhi: Achal Kumar Jyoti, a former Chief Secretary of Gujarat, on Wednesday took over as the new Election Commissioner, filling one of the two vacancies in the three-member body.
19 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The government is yet to take a call on appointing an Election Commissioner to fill up the vacancy created by the elevation of Hari Shankar Brahma as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC).
10 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today remained non-committal over appointment of a new Delhi Police Commissioner saying incumbent BS Bassi has his tenure till February 2016.
19 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Holding free and fair elections "at all cost" will be the aim of the Election Commission, Nasim Zaidi, who on Sunday took over as the 20th Chief Election Commissioner, said.
06 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday approached the Election Commission seeking removal of anomalies in the voters list of Delhi and said free and fair polls will not be possible if such discrepancies exist.