Calling the issue “sensitive”, the Bench maintained that if the source code or hash code signature of EVMs is placed in the public domain, it could be misused by unscrupulous elements.
“Submission of the Aadhaar number is not mandatory under Rule 26-B of the Registration of Electors (Amendment) Rules 2022," the ECI counsel submitted before a bench.
Delivering the presidential address on the occasion, Stalin said the book was like Kalaignar’s diary.
The bill seeks to replace the Chief Justice of India with a cabinet minister in the panel for selection of the chief election commissioner and election commissioners.
The government has decided to table the Chief Election Commissioner and other Election Commissioners (Appointment Conditions of Service and Term of Office)
They reminded the CEO of the standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued by his officer, which needed to be followed by the verification officers.
While some leaders are seeking the support of woman voters by distributing sarees, some are handing out umbrellas while others are giving appliances like pressure cookers.
The two seats witnessed a one-on-one fight between the ruling BJP and the CPI(M) with the other two opposition parties, Tipra Motha and Congress, not fielding any candidates.
The petitioner had sought direction from the poll panel and the Centre to ensure the voters are able to verify through VVPATs that their vote has been "counted as recorded."
The party sources informed that a candidate can submit applications for any number of constituencies.
Although idea of synchronised elections has been studied before, the required statute changes were a stumbling block, says former CEC SY Quraishi
Eligible voters will have the chance to enrol their names in the voters’ list till September 23 and the final electoral roll will be brought out on October 16.
The bench heard petitions filed by candidates whom the OSSC did not permit to appear in the mains examination for their alleged involvement in the question paper leak case.
Updation of the voters’ list is almost complete, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta informed a Constitution bench led by Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud.
Restoration of complete statehood in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will take some time: Centre to SC hearing Article 370 matter.
The draft electoral roll is now available on the website of J&K Chief Election Officer. The term of ULBs in J&K is coming to an end in October-November this year.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) team will hold review of all poll-related issues with the district collectors on the day.
Leaders of both parties urge ECI to link Voter ID with Aadhaar card for free & fair elections
Field verification of electors’ deletion from the list in random manner part of process
The Election Commission of India formally raised a complaint against the judge before the high court on administrative grounds.