4 killed as Bangladesh votes for rural councils amid boycott

The largest opposition party is boycotting the vote, saying a skewed political atmosphere is preventing fair participation.

published on : 11th November 2021

Biden administration sues Texas over new voting restrictions

The law also bans 24-hour polling locations and drive-thru voting, which are not contested in the Justice Department's lawsuit.

published on : 5th November 2021

Electoral roll, Covid vaccinations, Ayushman Bharat on focus of Parliamentary panels

With the Winter session of Parliament likely to begin later this month, the reconstituted Parliamentary panels have begun picking up issues for deliberations.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Mock e-voting pilot sees 67% turnout in Khammam

The e-voting was held from 8 am till 5 pm on Wednesday, where registered voters used their smartphones to vote using the app.

published on : 21st October 2021

Casteing the vote bank no more a leadership mantra

When Akhilesh Yadav became Uttar Pradesh's youngest chief minister after demolishing Mayawati, it wasn't considered a victory of caste but a defeat of a failed leader.

published on : 17th October 2021

COVID-safe voting process top priority: Odisha Chief Electoral Officer Sushil Kumar Lohani

On Pipili bypolls, the CEO said that they have ensured that all the polling personnel and manpower deputed by candidates including polling and counting agents are fully vaccinated.

published on : 30th September 2021

Apple, Google raise new concerns by yanking Russian app

The app in question, called Smart Voting, was a tool for organizing opposition to Russia President Vladimir Putin ahead of elections held over the weekend.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Putin's party set to retain parliament majority after polls

In the lead-up to this weekend's vote, all of Putin's top allies were arrested or had fled the country, with anyone associated with his groups kept from running in the parliamentary and local polls.

published on : 19th September 2021

Navalny app removed from Apple and Google stores as Russian polls open

It comes as Russian authorities seek to suppress the use of Smart Voting, a project designed by Navalny to promote candidates that are most likely to defeat those backed by the Kremlin.

published on : 17th September 2021

Brazil's Bolsonaro loses bid to reform voting system

Without presenting any evidence, Bolsonaro has insisted Brazil’s electronic voting system is prone to fraud, and that printouts would allow for auditing results.

published on : 11th August 2021

Delhi High Court dismisses plea to stop use of EVMs, imposes Rs 10,000 cost

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh said the petition by C R Jaya Sukin - a lawyer, was a 'publicity interest litigation' based on hearsay & 'baseless allegations and averment.'

published on : 3rd August 2021

Brazil's election body targets Bolsonaro after he fails to show fraud in electronic voting system

Bolsonaro has alleged that Brazil's electronic voting system isn't reliable and makes it impossible to audit results.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Any attempt of booth capturing, bogus voting should be dealt with iron hands: SC

Referring to its earlier verdicts, a bench of Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justice M R Shah said freedom of voting is part of freedom of expression.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Bengal CEO asks officials to check EVMs in vacant assembly seats

The TMC is keen on the bypolls as party supremo Mamata Banerjee, who lost the assembly election from Nandigram, will have to get elected within six months to continue as the chief minister.

published on : 17th July 2021

Sebi bars PNB Housing shareholders from voting on Rs 4,000 crore Carlyle deal

The watchdog said the resolution regarding the deal, which was to be put for shareholders' vote on June 22, was "ultra-vires" of the company's Articles of Association

published on : 20th June 2021
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