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    EC should be more vocal in defending EVMs, says former CEC SY Quraishi

    Politics | Apr 13, 2017, 02:16 PM IST

    Former Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi has said that the Election Commission (EC) should be “more vocal and visible” to assure the public that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are “tamper-proof”.

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    Former CEC Quraishi praises PM Modi for talking about electoral reforms

    Politics | Jan 28, 2017, 05:17 PM IST

    SY Quraishi, former Chief Election Commissioner, today lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for being “vocal on electoral reforms” in the country.

  • sc helped in fair election in the country sy quraishi

    SC helped in fair election in the country: SY Quraishi

    India | Dec 21, 2014, 08:06 AM IST

    Kolkata: Election Commission of India should be grateful to the Supreme Court for helping it conducting a fair election throughout the country, former Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi said."We should be grateful to the Supreme

  • former cec quraishi expresses concern over sc verdict

    Former CEC Quraishi expresses concern over SC verdict

    India | Dec 12, 2013, 09:46 PM IST

    New Delhi: Former Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi today expressed concern over the Supreme Court verdict on gay rights and hoped the government will address the issue."I am also concerned about the Supreme Court

  • polls biggest source of corruption former cec

    Polls biggest source of corruption: Former CEC

    Politics | May 18, 2013, 05:21 PM IST

    New Delhi, May 18: Elections have become the biggest source of corruption in India, former chief election commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi has said, while stressing for the need for poll reforms."Elections have become the biggest

  • outgoing cec quraishi wants paid news to be made cognizable

    Outgoing CEC Quraishi wants paid news to be made cognizable offence

    Politics | Jun 10, 2012, 01:35 PM IST

    New Delhi, Jun 10: As he demits office today, happy and contended, outgoing Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi hopes that paid news, which of late has emerged as a big threat to free and

  • ec withdraws proposal of making iidem an autonomous body

    EC Withdraws Proposal Of Making IIDEM An Autonomous Body

    India | Mar 18, 2012, 01:17 PM IST

    New Delhi, Mar 18: The Election Commission has decided to withdraw its proposal for setting up an autonomous body for imparting electoral training to professionals within and outside the country as it gives “no additional

  • don t need more powers only fine tuning of law says cec

    Don't Need More Powers, Only Fine-Tuning Of Law, Says CEC

    India | Mar 04, 2012, 06:39 PM IST

    New Delhi, March 4: The Mode Code of Conduct, which came under attack recently from ministers in trouble and from government which hurriedly dropped a controversial move to give it a statutory backing, needs to

  • cec heaps praise on politicians

    CEC Heaps Praise On Politicians

    India | Feb 22, 2012, 08:55 AM IST

    Gurgaon, Feb 22: “You love democracy and hate politicians, this is not possible”—quipped Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi on Tuesday as he heaped praised on the country's political leaders, noting that because of their

  • cec seeks statute protection for ecs

    CEC Seeks Statute Protection For ECs

    India | Jan 01, 2012, 11:34 AM IST

    New Delhi, Jan 1: After the episode involving the demand over his predecessor's removal, Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi feels there is need for a constitutional amendment to give protection to the Election Commissioners

  • govt for ban on candidates facing chargesheet 1 yr before

    Govt For Ban On Candidates Facing Chargesheet 1 Yr Before Poll

    India | Dec 30, 2011, 08:34 PM IST

    New Delhi, Dec 30: Government has floated a proposal to bar from elections candidates facing charge sheet for heinous offences one year before elections.  Disclosing this, Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi expressed the hope

  • right to reject an interesting possibility quraishi

    Right to Reject An Interesting Possibility : Quraishi

    India | Dec 26, 2011, 05:51 PM IST

    New Delhi, Dec 26: Team Anna's demand for incorporating Right to Reject a candidate in Parliament and assembly elections is an “interesting possibility”, feels Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi.He, however, finds that their plea

  • team anna s conduct will be monitored quraishi

    Team Anna's Conduct Will Be Monitored : Quraishi

    India | Dec 26, 2011, 01:15 PM IST

    New Delhi, Dec 26: Team Anna's conduct will be monitored during the assembly elections in five states, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said Sunday, adding that its campaign against a "particular party" could become an

  • cec refuses to change uttarakhand poll date

    CEC Refuses To Change Uttarakhand Poll Date

    India | Dec 25, 2011, 09:13 PM IST

    New Delhi, Dec 25: Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi today expressed inability to consider changing the poll date (Jan 30) in Uttarakhand as the political parties in the state have cited bad wintry weather conditions

  • may hold up polls in short span ec

    May Hold UP Polls In Short Span : EC

    India | Dec 22, 2011, 09:33 AM IST

    New Delhi, Dec 22 : Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi on Wednesday  said the poll panel may try to “squeeze in” the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh if schools are not available during the

  • recall issues should be decided in par not jantar mantar cec

    Recall Issues Should Be Decided In Par, Not Jantar Mantar : CEC

    India | Dec 12, 2011, 10:37 PM IST

    Shimla, Dec 12: Taking a jibe at Anna Hazare, Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi today said his demands like right to recall or reject elected representatives should be decided in Parliament and “not at

  • quraishi rules out as impractical right to recall

    Quraishi Rules Out As 'Impractical' Right To Recall

    India | Nov 12, 2011, 08:39 AM IST

    Kolkata, Nov 12: Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi on Friday ruled out social activist Anna Hazare's demand for right to recall saying this was not practical in a country like India.“We have made it

  • right to reject recall may not work in india cec

    Right To Reject, Recall May Not Work In India : CEC

    India | Oct 16, 2011, 02:44 PM IST

    New Delhi, Oct 16: Amid a campaign by Team Anna for polls reforms, the Election Commission has disfavoured any proposal to include the ‘Right to Reject' or ‘Right to Recall' clauses in election rules, saying

  • hazare s suggestion for recall of mp impractical quraishi

    Hazare's Suggestion For Recall Of MP Impractical : Quraishi

    India | Sep 21, 2011, 06:42 PM IST

    New Delhi, September 21: Terming as “impractical” Anna Hazare's suggestion for right to recall an elected MP, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi on Wednesday said such a move will lead to “destabilising” the entire system.“Right

  • cec quraishi owns 3 plots sampath has two

    CEC Quraishi Owns 3 Plots, Sampath Has Two

    India | Jun 03, 2011, 02:06 PM IST

    New Delhi, Jun 3:  Practice what you preach – the Election Commission brought this adage to use with its Chief S Y Quraishi and other two Election Commissioners V S Sampath and H S Brahma

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