Why no use of EVMs in civic polls: Delhi HC

Justice Rekha Palli asked the counsel for the SEC to take instructions on the issue and listed the matter for further hearing on March 22.

published on : 12th March 2022

As Congress trails in Assembly polls, party workers stage protest blaming EVMs

The Congress is set to lose Punjab to entrant Aam Aadmi Party and is trailing in all the other four states, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, where the BJP is set to form its governments.

published on : 10th March 2022

EC acts over EVM complaints, three UP officials removed from poll duty

The move comes a day after the Samajwadi Party alleged that electronic voting machines were being shifted in an unauthorised manner.

published on : 9th March 2022

Day before counting, SP alleges EVM 'tampering'

The SP uploaded a video clip of an official who had admitted that protocol had not been followed while transporting the Electronic Voting Machines on Tuesday.

published on : 9th March 2022

Assembly polls: Stage set for counting of votes in Uttar Pradesh

Almost all the exit polls have predicted that the BJP will return to power. They have forecast an increase in Samajwadi Party's tally but not enough to form the government.

published on : 9th March 2022

SC to consider hearing PIL challenging use of EVMs in polls

Sharma said Section 61A of the Representation of People Act, which permitted the use of EVMs, was not passed by Parliament and hence cannot be imposed.

published on : 19th January 2022

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

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

Poll rigging claim: BJP minister seeks inquiry against cyber 'expert'

Speaking to reporters after attending Cabinet meeting here, Mungantiwar questioned the timing of Shuja's claims.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Shiv Sena, MNS, NCP blame EVMs for BJP’s Karnataka polls victory

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.

published on : 16th May 2018

Karnataka poll results 2018 UPDATES: BJP's Jagadish Shettar declared winner of Dhardwad-Hubli constituency

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.

published on : 15th May 2018

This assembly polls, photos of candidates to find place on  EVMs in Karnataka

This is to avoid confusion among voters about cadidates with same names.

published on : 27th March 2018

NOTA, Independents played spoilsport to Congress hopes in Gujarat polls

Had it not been for NOTA, the Congress in all likelihood would have won with a majority to form the government, say analysts.

published on : 19th December 2017

If Gujarat exit polls right, BJP has manipulated EVMs, says AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party referred to a news report on the alleged link of a Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd scam to a foreign company making microchips for Electronic Voting Machines abroad.

published on : 15th December 2017

Gujarat polls: Supreme Court rejects Congress' plea for 20 per cent vote count via VVPAT

The court asked Congress to instead move a substantive petition directly to the apex court seeking electoral reforms with regards to Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail.

published on : 15th December 2017
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