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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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Polls biggest source of corruption: Former CEC
Elections have become the biggest source of corruption in India, former chief election commissioner ...
Ex-CEC Quraishi to start innings in philanthropy
After a six-year tenure in the poll body, former Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi is set to l...
Make mandatory audit of funds received by pol parties: Ex-CEC
Former Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi has proposed mandatory annual audit of funds and don...
VS Sampath takes charge as new CEC
Veeravalli Sundaram Sampath took over as the 18th Chief Election Commissioner at the poll panel’s he...
Make paid news cognizable offence: Quraishi
Quraishi hopes that paid news, which of late has emerged as a big threat to free and fair elections,...
CEC SY Quraishi retires today
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) SY Quraishi is retiring on Sunday. He will be succeeded by VS Samp...
EC seeks I&B Min help to bring adults on electoral roll
Aiming to bring every eligible youth on electoral rolls, CEC SY Quraishi has sought I&B Ministry`s s...
Jagan`s arrest: Mother seeks CEC`s intervention
Kadapa MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy`s mother and the party honorary chief YS Vijaya on Monday requested SY...
Law Ministry cannot control EC: Quraishi
Describing the Law Ministry as a nodal body, Quraishi said there is no way Government can think of c...
Differences in NDA as race for president nears
A day after the BJP hinted that it could support the candidature of APJ Abdul Kalam for the post of ...
Opinion, exit polls have no scientific basis: CEC
Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi said there is no scientific basis for exit and opinion polls...
Quraishi rules out online voting in near future
Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi on Tuesday said he doesn`t see online voting becoming a real...
Quraishi rules out online voting in near future
CEC SY Quraishi said he doesn`t see online voting becoming a reality in near future.
Quraishi writes to PM for speeding electoral refor
Upset over failure of successive governments to bring key electoral reforms, Chief Election Commissi...
Paid news should be completely checked: CEC
CEC SY Quraishi called for a "complete check" on the menace of paid news during polls.
Retirement age for politicians not practical: CEC
Right to recall elected representatives and fixing retirement age for them are "not practical soluti...
Jharkhand RS polls: ‘Election process seriously vitiated’
The EC on Friday night countermanded the RS polls in Jharkhand in the wake of allegations of horse t...
Debar criminals from contesting polls, says CEC
CEC SY Quraishi said the government was not acting on the poll panel`s proposal to debar criminals f...
Election Commission to give tips to Jordan
Chief Electoral Officer Uttar Pradesh Umesh Sinha flew to Jordan late Friday night to participate in...
‘EC withdraws proposal for independent training bo
Quraishi had written to the Prime Minister after Khurshid made his controversial remarks.
EC makes strong pitch for financial autonomy
The Election Commission on Thursday made a strong pitch for financial autonomy on the lines granted...
‘Law Ministry can’t control Election Commission’
In a candid chat, SY Quraishi spoke to Swati Chturvedi about EC’s model code of conduct.
‘Khurshid reprimand needed to uphold EC`s dignity’
With the Assembly polls successfully completed to five states, including the all-important Uttar Pra...
Exit polls best for entertainment channels: CEC
Amid a flurry of exit polls predicting the outcome of Assembly elections ahead of the March 6 resu...
Don`t need more powers, says CEC
The Mode Code of Conduct needs to be further strengthened, CEC SY Quraishi said.
EC opposes statutory backing to poll code
The Election Commission opposed any move to provide statutory backing to the Model Code of Conduct, ...
CEC SY Quraishi logs in to Twitter
India`s Chief Election Commissioner has finally "surrendered" to the Twitter.
Anna meets CEC, calls for electoral reforms
Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Thursday met CEC SY Quraishi and pressed the poll panel to c...
EC yet to decide on Khurshid matter: CEC
The Election Commission said it has not yet taken a decision on the letter of Law Minister Salman K...
Right to reject can be considered: SY Quraishi
Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi said the time has come to consider the Right to reject prop...
EC flays parties for irresponsible remarks
SY Quraishi was asked about criticism of the poll authority by political parties in cases of violat...
Think before you attack us: CEC to Mayawati
CEC SY Quraishi on Wednesday said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati should think before criticis...
Cong backs Khurshid on quota issue
Party sources said SY Quraishi and the other two Election Commissioners will hear the matter on Jan...
PETA to put up banners on draped elephant statues
PETA appealed to the Election Commission to allow it to use the covered up elephant statues in UP a...
CEC writes to PM on Khurshid issue
Khurshid, in a recent interview to a TV channel, said the centre possessed some sort of administrati...
Khurshid, EC fight reaches PM’s door
The Prime Minister has replied to the CEC reiterating that no one could undermine the EC`s independe...
Quraishi defends cover-up directive to BSP
Quraishi said the decision was in accordance with the model code of conduct.
Criticism of EC order on statues ill-informed: CEC
The CEC said there is nothing per se wrong about statues of political personalities and symbols ere...
EC reschedules UP polls, counting on March 6
The Election Commission has rescheduled the first phase of polling in the upcoming Assembly election...
Statue row: EC playing ‘neutral umpire’, says CEC
A day after Election Commission’s crucial order -- to drape the statues of Mayawati -- the CEC said ...
BJP demands removal of three top UP officials
Demanding removal of three top officials of UP govt, a delegation of state BJP leaders met Chief El...
CEC Vs Badal over ‘poll mandate’
CEC SY Quraishi has slammed Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal for asking the Election Commission to advi...
Congress attacks Badal over poll panel row
The Congress attacked Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for criticising the Election Commiss...
Limit yourself, Parkash Singh Badal tells EC
Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal has urged the ECI to ask its officials in the state "to act within the...
Govt for changes in barring criminal candidates
Govt has made significant changes in the proposal to debar criminal candidates from contesting elec...
Right to reject an interesting possibility: CEC
Quraishi said, Right to Reject a candidate in Parliament and assembly elections is an interesting po...
EC likely to announce poll dates for 5 states
The Election Commission is likely to announce the schedule for 2012 Assembly Elections in five state...
Can postpone UP school exams for polls: CEC
Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi has said that the poll panel can get the board examinations ...
May hold Uttar Pradesh polls in short span: EC
SY Quraishi said the poll panel may try to "squeeze in" the assembly elections in UP if schools are ...
Right to recall will risk political stability: CEC
CEC SY Quraishi rejected social activist Anna Hazare`s demand for right to recall or reject.
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