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Harishankar Bramha takes over as new Chief Election Commissioner

Harishankar Bramha has assumed charge as the 19th Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) succeeding V.S. Sampath in New Delhi on Friday. Bramha has served as Election Commissioner since 25th August, 2010. An IAS officer of 1975 batch (AP Cadre), Bramha served as Secretary in Ministry of Power before joining the Election Commission. He has held various senior level posts in the ...

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Enable voting by NRIs in 8 weeks, SC tells Govt.

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the government to take steps, within eight weeks, for implementation of e-voting by NRIs after being told the government has accepted the poll panel’s recommendation to this effect. The government has accepted both in “letter and spirit the recommendation of the Election Commission. Further steps are to be taken to implement the suggestions in ...

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