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Is Election Commission equipped to handle fake news? Former CEC discusses the challenge

In a fireside chat leading up to the IE Thinc panel discussion on the impact of fake news on elections, former Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi discusses the role the Election Commission can play:

Not consulted by govt on electoral bonds: CEC Nasim Zaidi

Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said any consultation between the government and the EC before the announcement on electoral bonds would have impacted transparency negatively.


EC EVM hacking challenge: NCP, CPI(M) opted out saying they only want to understand EVM process, says CEC

After the EVM hacking challenge, the Election Commission said CPM team expressed complete satisfaction and suggested that commission should hold such demonstration and awareness sessions proactively.

Three from a party, four hours to do it: EC throws open EVM challenge

Naseem Zaidi specifies what would be ‘a failed attempt’, mum on what would happen if tampering successful

Election Commission throws open EVM challenge from June 3, asserts machines are tamper-proof

The CEC said replacement of internal circuit of EVMs was not possible as they have strong technological features and are tamper-proof.

Election Commission press conference: 'Holding EVM challenge not to win or lose but to strengthen our processes'

Election Commission press conference Live updates: Doubts have been cast on the functionality of EVMs but commission has duly examined the complaints, says Nasim Zaidi.


EC to announce schedule for its 'EVM challenge' tomorrow

A demonstration of EVMs and paper trail machines has also been organised by the Commission before the press conference planned tomorrow afternoon.

Poll panel staff allege move to retain Nasim Zaidi’s secy, ECI denies

Zaidi will complete his term as CEC on July 6. Ashwini Kumar, who was working in the Civil Aviation Ministry, was appointed as his PPS in August 2012.

Will hold EVM challenge with machines of recent polls: CEC

"Although use of VVPAT (voter verifiable paper audit trail system) with EVMs will ensure total credibility and transparency and put to rest all controversy, the Commission will hold a challenge after the meeting, ," Nasim Zaidi said.

EC has no favourites, we maintain equidistance from all parties: CEC Nasim Zaidi at all-party meet

AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal, after losing state legislative polls in Punjab had earlier alleged that the EVMs used during the elections were tampered.