22 Dec 2014
Kolkata: To check the misuse of money in the voting process, Election Commission's writ should begin six months before a poll and pre-election expenditures should also be taken into account, former chief election commissioner S Y Quraishi has said.
18 Nov 2012
The much-anticipated Indian Olympic Association's election took a dramatic twist on Saturday with the chairman of the election committee, S Y Quraishi resigning from the post, saying his conscience did not allow him to continue after the apex sports body backtracked on its commitment.
26 Mar 2011
Observing the incidents of paid news during polls, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S Y Quraishi said elections had become the biggest source for corruption in India.
01 Jan 2012
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 so that they are not under any pressure.
12 Dec 2011
Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi on Monday rejected social activist Anna Hazare's demand for right to recall or reject saying the move would endanger political stability in the country.
22 Nov 2012
The high-profile election of the Indian Olympic Association will now be held on December 5, ten days after its earlier scheduled date of November 25 following the resignation of Election Commission Chairman S Y Quraishi.
19 Nov 2012
Indian Olympic Association on Monday appointed Anil Dev Singh, retired Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court, as the head of a three-member Election Commission to conduct its upcoming polls, in place of S Y Quraishi who has resigned from the post.
19 Nov 2012
IOA presidential candidate Randhir Singh has questioned the authority of acting chief V K Malhotra to appoint the new chairman of Election Commission for next week's polls following S Y Quraishi's resignation, which has evoked sharp reaction from rival Abhay Singh Chautala's camp.
20 Jan 2012
Journalists in Goa are planning to stage protests during the visit of Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi to the state to highlight the alleged "non cooperative attitude" adopted by the local election office.
30 Jan 2012
Asking government to take up electoral reforms in the coming session of Parliament, Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi on Sunday said the time has come to consider the Right to Reject proposal.