EVM's Treated Like "Football" By Those Losing Polls: Election Body Chief
Saturday, January 19, 2019, 7:39 AM
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora lamented that EVMs were being treated like a "football" by parties suffering electoral losses, and said voting equipment was foolproof as far as fears of manipulation were concerned. Talking to reporters upon the conclusion of his two-day tour of Bihar, the CEC, heading a team of poll-panel, said though EVMs could suffer occasional technical snags, they were promptly fixed.
Sunil Arora Is Next Election Panel Chief, Takes Charge On Dec 2: Sources
Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 8:18 AM
Sunil Arora has been appointed the new Chief Election Commissioner by President Ram Nath Kovind, sources said on Monday. He will take over from OP Rawat on December 2. A former bureaucrat, Mr Arora was appointed to the election body in September last year. Mr Arora, 62, had been the Information and Broadcasting Secretary, and Secretary in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.