Election Commission Current Affairs - 2019

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Lok Sabha election 2014: EC ropes in Aamir Khan as national icon

The Election Commission signed up Bollywood actor Aamir Khan as its national icon in the run-up to 2014 Lok Sabha poll. Aamir Khan will spread awareness about the importance of voting and will urge people to cast their votes. Purpose: To encourage more and more people to vote in the General Elections 2014. Mr. Khan Read More…

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Lok Sabha elections 2014: EC issued detailed guidelines for political ads on social networking sites

In a bid to curb paid news in the Lok Sabha elections 2014, the Election Commission issued detailed guidelines to social networking sites on posting of election related matters. The guidelines will be applicable to a range of Internet-based social media viz. Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Wikipedia, etc. As per the Election Commission guidelines, the social Read More…

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Mr. Nandan Nilekani resigned as UIDAI chairman

Mr. Nandan Nilekani resigned as chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and formally joined Congress. Infosys co-founder Mr. Nilekani will contest Lok Sabha polls from Bangalore. Mr. Nandan Nilekani declared that his and wife Rohini’s assets were worth Rs.7,700 crore Note: Bangalore South has been a hostile terrain for Congress which had been tasting Read More…

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Assam and Nagaland became first States to get Plastic Photo Identity Card

Nagaland and Assam will be the first two states to be issued plastic Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The new plastic EPICs have many scientific features viz. a hologram with coded details of the voter to prevent duplication, forging and tampering. Plastic Photo Identity Card will be issued through Read More…

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EC sets up multi-agency grid to curb use of black money in polls

The Election Commission set up a multi-agency grid of revenue and security intelligence agencies to curb the use of black money in Lok Sabha and assembly polls. The intelligence agencies include the officials from income tax intelligence and investigations, Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Central Economic Intelligence Bureau, Narcotics Control Bureau and Read More…

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16th Lok Sabha elections 2014 to be held from April 7, 2014 in 9-phases

The Chief election commissioner Mr. VS Sampath announced the schedule for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Some Unique features of 16th Lok Sabha Elections:- For the first time, Voters will be able to exercise the “None Of The Above” (NOTA) option for candidates in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. Electoral strength in 2014 is 81.45 crore (814.5 Read More…

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16th Lok Sabha elections 2014 Schedule

Schedule of polling dates for all 543 Parliamentary constituencies. State – Constituency – Poll Date Andhra Pradesh – Adilabad – April 30, 2014 Andhra Pradesh – Peddapalle – April 30, 2014 Andhra Pradesh – Karimnagar – April 30, 2014 Andhra Pradesh – Nizamabad – April 30, 2014 Andhra Pradesh – Zahirabad – April 30, 2014 Read More…

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