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Nasim Zaidi

Nasim Zaidi quits grounded carrier Jet Airways board

Nasim Zaidi has submitted his resignation as a non-independent director of the company with effect from April 21.

22 Apr 2019 12:00 PM

New CEC Achal Joti takes over from Nasim Zaidi

Joti said that the EC would also actively promote e-governance for holding state and Lok Sabha elections.

07 Jul 2017 5:19 AM

Achal Kumar Joti becomes new Chief Election Commissioner

The former Gujarat chief secretary was appointed as the next CEC on Tuesday succeeding Nasim Zaidi.

06 Jul 2017 12:29 PM

Achal Kumar Joti to succeed Zaidi as CEC

Poll panel chief served as Gujarat chief secretary in Modi government.

05 Jul 2017 1:39 AM

Achal Kumar Joti to be appointed EC chief as Nasim Zaidi retires

He will take charge as CEC after Nasim Zaidi, who had been holding the post since April 19, 2015, retires.

04 Jul 2017 5:17 PM


EVMs soon to be stored in special godown in Delhi: Chief Electoral Office

According to a senior official, The proposed godown is a three-storeyed building and a consultant has been hired to design it.

02 Jul 2017 12:06 PM

EC seeks power to initiate contempt proceedings

The poll body had written to the Centre asking it to amend the election laws so that it can use the Contempt of Court Act against such parties.

30 Jun 2017 4:07 AM

Power to act against parties for baseless charges best way: EC

Nasim Zaidi said, the Commission will decide on AIADMK's symbol war after going through the documents filed by the rival factions.

29 Jun 2017 5:47 PM

Kejriwal's AAP to challenge EC's order, says it was 'misinterpreted'

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said about EC's notification that 'finally the noose tightens around corrupt AAP'.

24 Jun 2017 9:45 PM

EC rejects pleas of 21 AAP MLAs in office of profit case; hearing to continue

On September 8, the high court had set aside the appointment of the 21 AAP MLAs as parliamentary secretaries.

24 Jun 2017 12:02 PM


Prez election on July 17, last date for filing of nomination is June 28: EC

The term of President Pranab Mukherjee ends on July 24; the counting of the 2017 Presidential election to be held on July 20.

07 Jun 2017 5:57 PM

EVM Hackathon: NCP, CPI(M) opt out; want to understand voting process, says CEC

Earlier, there were reports of widespread allegations that electronic voting machiens had been tampered with during civic polls.

03 Jun 2017 6:12 PM

Election Commission gets ready for ‘EVM challenge’

Parties like AAP, BSP, SP and the Congress had alleged that the EVM machines were tampered with in the recently held Assembly polls.

20 May 2017 12:55 AM

CEC challenges parties: ‘Hack EVMs if you can’

AAP no longer wants to go back to paper ballots.

13 May 2017 12:42 AM

All future elections on VVPAT-enabled EVMs, Hackathon on used machines: EC

CEC Nasim Zaidi however, did not give any date for the Hackathon, which he announced during a meeting with parties.

12 May 2017 6:25 PM


EC likely to convene all-party meet to prove EVM’s are tamper-proof, reliable

16 opposition parties had urged the ECI to revert to ballot system, claiming that the faith of the people in EVMs has been 'eroded'.

04 May 2017 2:09 PM

Disqualify all charged with vote bribe, EC will urge govt

Chief election commission Nasim Zaidi has also spoken repeatedly about the need to make bribery a cognisable offence.

01 May 2017 3:56 AM

ECI to call all-party meet on EVM issue; aim to use VVPAT for all elections: EC Chief

The electoral body also is planning to throw an open challenge, asking anyone to try hacking its EVMs to dispel doubts of any misuse.

29 Apr 2017 6:58 PM

Paper trail machine matter on Cabinet agenda today

The Supreme Court has asked the Commission to give a tentative time frame by which it can use VVPAT machines in all polling stations.

19 Apr 2017 10:11 AM

Election Commission seeks funds for new EVMs

The EC would need over 16 lakh paper trail machines to cover all polling stations in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

17 Apr 2017 1:35 AM