EVM

Plea seeks order to ensure poll officials vote through EVMs

The litigant S Pandidurai of Theni submitted that in 2011 Assembly elections, nearly 23,319 out of 1,29,413 votes polled through postal ballots turned out to be invalid.

published on : 20th January 2021

Supreme Court​ refuses to entertain plea seeking to stop use of EVMs

A bench headed by SA Bobde was hearing the plea which said that voting through ballot papers was a more 'reliable and transparent' method for the electoral process.

published on : 6th January 2021

Kerala local body polls: Voting begins in first phase across five districts 

Voting is being held in 11,225 polling booths with an electorate of 88.26 lakh - including 46.68 lakh women, 41.58 lakh men and 61 transgender voters.

published on : 8th December 2020

BJP to move Kerala HC to clear rose hurdle

The BJP will move the High Court seeking a rearrangement of candidates listing on the EVM for the Thiruvananthapuram municipal corporation election.

published on : 30th November 2020

Plea in Supreme Court seeks direction to EC to stop using EVMs, use ballot paper in polls

The plea has alleged that EVMs are prone to error and several other countries have banned its use as doubts have been raised on its accuracy.

published on : 25th November 2020

Modi government will remain in power for years with help of EVMs: Akal Takht

At the gathering, Sukhbir dared the opponents, especially the Congress, to stop “hatching conspiracies” to break the historical SAD-SGPC ties.

published on : 18th November 2020

First phase of  scrutiny of voting machines completed

The first phase of inspections of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the district was  completed by Tuesday as part of the pre-election preparations.

published on : 11th November 2020

EVMs absolutely robust and tamper-proof: Election Commission

Deputy Election Commissioner in-charge of EVMs recalled that in 2017, the commission had offered an "EVM challenge" to political parties.

published on : 10th November 2020

Congress leader Udit Raj questions reliability of EVMs

If the direction of satellites to Mars and Mon can be controlled from the earth, then why can't EVM be hacked, Udit Raj said in a tweet in Hindi.

published on : 10th November 2020

It’s ballot paper instead of  EVMs for GHMC polls

SEC makes the call after taking opinions of political parties into consideration

published on : 6th October 2020

Hold state bypolls through ballots in view of COVID: Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath to EC

Byelections are due in 26 constituencies which have fallen vacant following resignations of 24 MLAs of the Congress, and death of two legislators earlier.

published on : 22nd July 2020

Climate change: Greek entrepreneur cycles for nature

An organic tycoon on a wooden bicycle is bound for Nepal to honour conservation.

published on : 22nd March 2020

EVMs tamper-proof, no question of returning to ballot paper: CEC Sunil Arora

He said the machines are in use for 20 years now and there was no question of returning to the ballot paper.

published on : 12th February 2020

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
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