Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Election Commissioner

SC questions ‘tearing hurry’ in appointment of EC

The Supreme Court on Thursday questioned the “haste” and “tearing hurry” in appointing Arun Goel as Election Commissioner.The Centre vehemently resisted the observations, with Attorney General R Venkataramani saying the whole issue pertaining to the appointment of Goel be...

Appointment of EC under SC lens

The Supreme Court asked the Centre on Wednesday to produce before it the file related to the appointment of Election Commissioner Arun Goel, who was appointed on November 19.A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice KM Joseph said it...

Goel assumes charge as EC

Former bureaucrat Arun Goel on Monday assumed charge of his new responsibility as an Election Commissioner.The poll panel said Goel assumed charge this morning.A 1985-batch IAS officer of the Punjab cadre, Goel took voluntary retirement on November 18. He...

Rajiv Kumar named new CEC

Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar was on Thursday appointed as the next chief election commissioner and will oversee the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, besides various assembly polls. He will assume charge on May 15 after incumbent Sushil Chandra demits office...