Despite assurance from the Election Commission, there were allegations from some parties about EVM tampering.
The Election Commission has conducted 113 Assembly elections and three general elections using EVMs.
With just a week to go for the announcement of the Lok Sabha poll results, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy expressed confidence that the JDS-Congress combine will win 16 to 18 seats.
Trinamool Congress leader Moon Moon Sen said that violence was rampant during the erstwhile Left regime.
The state government opposed the plea and told a bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Navin Sinha that Giri was wanted in several cases and the apex court should not grant him any protection from arrest.
In a notice that was issued on Friday by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, the Government has raised questions like- how it came to be in possession of user data.