Justifying the decision, EC officials said there has been no case of mismatch in the past. Also, VVPAT verification before EVM counting could delay the final results further.
The Election Commission has conducted 113 Assembly elections and three general elections using EVMs.
A vacation bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and M R Shah made it clear that Singh will not be arrested by the state police till May 28 in connection with around 20 criminal cases.
Gandhi's appeal to workers came a day after opposition parties raised concerns over reports of alleged tampering of EVMs and asked the Election Commission to ensure transparency in counting.
This statement from Irani comes ahead of counting of votes tomorrow. Irani has contested against Rahul Gandhi in the Amethi Lok Sabha seat, which went to the polls on May 6.
The electoral body had earlier ordered re-polling at the polling booth of Amritsar Parliamentary constituency due to negligence during the polling process.
Congress' comments came a day after the Election Commission (EC) decided not to record the dissents put forward by the members of the "full commission".
As per the figures released by the Election Commission here, the overall turnout for female voters stood at 59.92 per cent as against 55.26 per cent for men.
I still say transparency is important: EC Ashok Lavasa on his dissent against poll body's clean chits to Modi, Shah
As his demand to record his dissent notes in EC's orders was not met, Lavasa recused himself from cases relating to relating to violations of model code of conduct.
Twitter recorded 45.6 million tweets on its platform during a one-month period in the run-up to the polls, registering 1.2 million tweets on the first day of voting.
North Goa Collector R Menaka said a report on the BJP complaint would be submitted to the CEO by Saturday evening.
The Election Commission has set up more than 1. 12 lakh polling stations for smooth conduct of polls.
Additional Chief Electoral Officer DK Rattan said that polling agents have either reached their respective polling stations or are on their way.
Naidu and Kejriwal discussed the scenario after the election results are declared and what role their parties, the TDP and the AAP would play in government formation if such a situation rises.
However, reacting to AAP’s claim, BJP said the charges against EC shows that the party has sensed defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, adding that AAP has no trust on constitutional institutions like EC
Addressing a press conference here with the PM by his side, Shah praised Modi for braving scorching temperatures which went up to 46 degrees Celsius.
By 1990s, the anchors of this political shift were two Yadavs — Mulayam Singh and Lalu Prasad — in the two populous and politically significant Hindi-states.
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.
Exclusive Interview | After Rajiv, Modi was first PM to get a blank cheque... he blew it: Rahul Gandhi
In an exclusive interview to TNIE, the Congress chief says the entire Opposition shares the objective of seeing Modi defeated, and if the voters so decide, he will approach his task with humility.
Based on a complaint of the magistrate's flying squad, a case was registered against the Bairia MLA and four others under various sections of the IPC.