Navin Chawla demits CEC office

Navin Chawla on Thursday demitted the office of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), setting the stage for senior Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi to take over Friday.

SY Quraishi becomes India`s first Muslim CEC

S Y Quraishi, Election
Commissioner, was today appointed the new Chief Election
Commissioner (CEC) in the place of Navin Chawla.

`Work towards making Arunachal plastic-free`

Chief Election Commissioner Navin Chawla has appealed to the people of Arunachal Pradesh to work towards making the state cleaner, greener and plastic-free.

EC to complete issuance of voter ID cards by 2011

Chief Election Commissioner Navin
Chawla Tuesday said that the process of issuing voter identity
cards to 76 crore voters is expected to be completed by
December 2011.

EVM can`t be tampered with; no question of replacing them: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Navin Chawla on Saturday ruled out replacement of EVMs, asserting that these machines cannot be tampered with or manipulated.

Removal of ECs should be like CEC: Chawla

After the unprecedented
recommendation by his predecessor, Chief Election Commissioner
Navin Chawla wants the Constitution to be amended so that the
removal procedure for the ECs should be
similar to that of the CEC.

Navin Chawla reviews poll preparation in Jharkhand

Chief Election Commissioner Navin Chawla Tuesday arrived in this Jharkhand capital to review the poll preparation in the state for assembly elections beginning Nov 25.

EVMs are tamper-proof: Navin Chawla

Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are tamper-proof, Chief Election Commissioner Navin Chawla said on Wednesday amid doubts from several quarters on its reliability.