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Telangana Congress spokesperson Sravan Dasoju asks Governor to ensure government forms full-fledged Cabinet
Alleging that entire financial situation in Telangana is in bankruptcy, he questioned who will prepare budget when there is no finance minister.
EC panel of experts on EVMs says machines non-tamperable after self-proclaimed cyber expert's presser
The committee has Prof Emeritus IIT Delhi D T Shahani, IIT Bhilai director Rajat Moona and Prof Emeritus IIT Bombay D K Sharma as its members.
Shuja, currently in the US, made the wild allegations while addressing via Skype a press conference in London organised by the European chapter of the Indian Journalists’ Association.
The EC asked the police to investigate the matter promptly for violation of certain sections of the IPC dealing with spreading rumour to cause public alarm and under other provisions of related laws.
On the other hand the Foreign Press Association (FPA) has dissociated itself from the claims made by Shuja regarding the hacking of EVMs during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
A cyber expert Syed Shuja had claimed in London on Monday that the 2014 general polls and assembly elections of various states were rigged through EVM hacking.
The Election Commission has already rejected the charges and asked the Delhi Police to lodge an FIR against the self-proclaimed cyber expert.
In a teleconference with his party leaders, he demanded that the Election Commission seek opinion of all political parties and revert to the paper ballot system immediately.
Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati, who is Yadav's alliance partner in the state, had also issued a statement criticising the EVMs, a day after the London press conference.
Election Commission writes to Delhi Police seeking FIR against cyber expert who claimed 2014 LS polls were rigged
In its letter, the EC said Syed Shuja has allegedly violated section 505 (1) of the IPC pertaining to spreading rumours which creates panic.
On Monday, a cyber expert, identified as Syed Shuja, addressing a press conference in London via Skype, had alleged that EVMs were hacked during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
The demand comes after a self-proclaimed US-based Indian cyber expert Monday made a sensational claim that the 2014 Lok Sabha elections were "rigged" through the EVMs, which, he said, can be hacked.
Speaking to reporters after attending Cabinet meeting here, Mungantiwar questioned the timing of Shuja's claims.
Speaking to the media here, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad questioned Congress leader Kapil Sibal's presence at the London event on Monday where the expert, Syed Shuja, made the sensational claim.
The Human Resource Development Minister said his party will get more votes and more seats as compared to the previous Lok Sabha elections.