We are not going to interfere in the middle of election process, a bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian said.
Following complaints from Congress and DMK on unauthorised transportation of EVMs and a VVPAT machine, the Chennai Corporation suspended the staff involved.
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Explaining their demands, Pasuvaraj, a graduate from Allakattu, said that the residents were forced to walk 11-15 kilometres to avail of basic services including healthcare, and education.
However, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo assuaged fears and clarified that they were unpolled EVMs kept in the reserve.
Additional District Magistrate Rajeshan Terang has been asked to conduct the enquiry and submit a detailed report within three days.
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He said this is a record, bettering the mark of 81 per cent set by Chandrababu Naidu in Andhra Pradesh.
A few days earlier, another former CEO SY Quraishi had spoken in favour of 100 per cent VVPAT counting.
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.
SEC makes the call after taking opinions of political parties into consideration
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.
Speaking to reporters after attending Cabinet meeting here, Mungantiwar questioned the timing of Shuja's claims.
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said that while he congratulates everybody who has won the election, he would like to dare the BJP to conduct elections via paper ballot.
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Simple majority of 112 seats eluded BJP and the Congress quickly gave its support to the third-placed JD(S) to keep the saffron party out of power in the southern states.
This is to avoid confusion among voters about cadidates with same names.