Tamil Nadu: DMK's preparations point to indirect polls for civic chief posts

Official sources said as per the statutory requirement, each district should have 20 per cent of spare EVMs (ballot units and control units) for conducting elections.

published on : 3rd January 2022

One arrested for alleged EVM tampering in Kolkata

The complaint was lodged at Burtolla Police Station and the 33-year-old accused was arrested from his Sree Aurobinda Sarani residence on Tuesday night.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Opposition accuses TRS of riding roughshod over poll code

Cong and BJP leaders ‘spot’ EVMs and VVPAT units being shifted to a private vehicle, seek CBI inquiry into the incident; returning officer dismisses allegations

published on : 1st November 2021

Operation Bajad: A Mumbai-based physician's solution for visually-impaired voters

Mumbai physician Akshay Bajad says he has developed a prototype for the technology, but needs Election Commission’s permission to access the VVPAT machines.

published on : 12th September 2021

Election Commission moves SC for fixing timeline for release of EVMs, VVPATs used in six states

The court agreed to hear next week the EC's plea after senior advocate Vikas Singh submitted a large number of EVMs and VVPATs are still being preserved and need to be released.

published on : 1st September 2021

Delhi HC order dismissing plea to stop use of EVMs in elections challenged in Supreme Court

In his plea, advocate CR Jaya Sukin has claimed that voting through ballot papers is a more reliable and transparent method for electoral process of any country.

published on : 19th August 2021

Disclose number of EVMs, VVPATs that showed defects in firmware audit: CIC

The information was denied to the activist citing section 8 (1)(d) of the RTI Act which allows exemption of information pertaining to commercial confidence from disclosure.

published on : 8th August 2021

HC to hear in August plea for direction to EC to stop using EVMs, use ballot paper in polls

“Article 324 of the Constitution of India states that elections conducted by Election commission need to be free and fair, and reflect the will of the voters.

published on : 16th July 2021

186 votes polled in Velachery booth re-poll

As many as 186 votes were polled of the total 548 in Velachery’s booth no 92 where re-polls were held on Saturday, said corporation officials. The voting took place from 7 am to 7 pm.

published on : 18th April 2021

No deliberate or mala fide intention to disrupt poll process: EC's special observer on Assam EVM row

The observer said the incident appears to be an isolated one due to the total negligence and foolishness of the presiding officer and his team.

published on : 3rd April 2021

NCP seeks suspension of internet around EVM strong rooms

The NCP submitted a letter to the chief electoral officer, in which it said that there is a fear about the possible hacking of EVMs and VVPATs.

published on : 20th October 2019

Mass EVM tampering difficult to do: US expert

Despite assurance from the Election Commission, there were allegations from some parties about EVM tampering.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Mumbai Congress candidate Urmila Matondkar alleges discrepancy in signatures on EVM form

The actor, who was trailing against BJP's Gopal Shetty by over 1,45,991 votes, said a complaint was filed with the Election Commission in this connection.

published on : 23rd May 2019

VVPAT-EVM tallying will be the last step, not the first, says EC

Justifying the decision, EC officials said there has been no case of mismatch in the past. Also, VVPAT verification before EVM counting could delay the final results further.

published on : 23rd May 2019

This is how vote counting process is undertaken

The Election Commission has conducted 113 Assembly elections and three general elections using EVMs.

published on : 22nd May 2019
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