voting

Donald Trump ordered Pentagon to seize voting machines after 2020 poll debacle: Report

A document highlights the extreme measures Trump may have been willing to take to cling to power against the will of voters who picked Joe Biden to be their next president.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Voting bill collapses, Democrats unable to change filibuster

The outcome was a stinging defeat for President Joe Biden and his party, coming at the tumultuous close to his first year in office.

published on : 20th January 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

Wild tusker damages boundary wall of EVM warehouse in Odisha's Khurda

The warehouse where electronic voting machines (EVMs) are stored is located adjacent to the Khurda Collectorate. Officials said there has been no damage to the warehouse or the Collectorate.

published on : 15th January 2022

Biden takes on Republicans in all out battle for voting rights reforms

Democrats accuse Republican state legislatures of enacting a spate of local laws restricting the voting rights of minorities and curtailing early voting and mail-in voting.

published on : 11th January 2022

Florida: Three voters from retirement haven charged with voting fraud

Three voters from a Florida retirement community that is a GOP stronghold have been arrested on charges of voting more than once.

published on : 15th December 2021

Telangana MLC Elections: Cross-vote shocks TRS in Khammam 

Sattupalli MLA Sandra Venkata Veeraiah suspects conspiracy, demands internal review to zero in on ‘one TRS leader’ behind the ‘plot’ in Khammam

published on : 15th December 2021

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
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