Tag: Sunil Arora

Five assembly polls to begin March 27, West Bengal to have 8 phases, counting on May 2

NEW DELHI: Voting for five assembly elections will begin on March 27, the Election Commission announced Friday with West Bengal set to hold eight-phase polls and Assam three. Counting for all the seats will be held on May 2. To be held till April 29 amid the coronavirus pandemic, the elections are expected to witness a […]

Rajeev Kumar takes over as new Election Commissioner

NEW DELHI: Rajiv Kumar today assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India. Sh Kumar joins the Election Commission of India with Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra. Born on 19th February 1960, Kumar is a 1984 batch Indian Administrative Service Officer. During the span of more than 36 […]

Sunil Arora appointed as Chief Election Commissioner 

NEW DELHI: The government of India formally announced the appointment of seniormost election commissioner Sunil Arora as the Chief Election Commissioner  (CEC) on Tuesday. A notification issued by the Law Ministry said the 62-year-old former bureaucrat would take over his new position Sunday. The incumbent CEC, Om Prakash Rawat, demits office Saturday. The Election Commission […]

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