EVMs

Activists protest usage of EVMs, demand ballot paper for upcoming polls

Activists protest usage of EVMs, demand ballot paper for upcoming polls

Mumbai: Hundreds of activists gathered at Azad Maidan on Saturday afternoon, to protest the usage of electronic voting machines (EVMs) fo...Read More

EVMs are technically "very secure" and it is impossible to breach their security, says Maharashtra CEO

EVMs are technically "very secure" and it is impossible to breach their security, says Maharashtra CEO

CEO Baldev Singh said EVMs, which are often the target of criticism by certain political parties who claim the device can be manipulated,...Read More

Will E-Ballots work in India? 9 countries that tried EVMs but discontinued

Will E-Ballots work in India? 9 countries that tried EVMs but discontinued

The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the public interest litigation (PIL) seeking direction to allow NRIs to vote through postal or e-ba...Read More

Raju Shetti in collaboration with Raj Thackeray to launch public movement against use of EVMs

Raju Shetti in collaboration with Raj Thackeray to launch public movement against use of EVMs

Shetti, who attributed his defeat to factors like the use of EVMs, said in his recent meeting with MNS chief Raj Thackeray, he had discus...Read More

Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Sharad Pawar continues to disbelieve EVMs, despite daughter’s win

Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Sharad Pawar continues to disbelieve EVMs, despite daughter’s win

Mumbai: Even after Supriya Sule, daughter of Sharad Pawar won the Lok Sabha from Baramati, he continues to disbelieve EVMs. He has yet ag...Read More

Of nearly 20,600 paper trail machine results, 12,480 matched with EVMs so far: EC sources

Of nearly 20,600 paper trail machine results, 12,480 matched with EVMs so far: EC sources

New Delhi: Of the nearly 20,600 paper trail machine results to be counted Thursday, 12,480 have been matched with electronic voting machi...Read More

Ministry of Home Affairs puts out national advisory on possibility of poll-related violence

Ministry of Home Affairs puts out national advisory on possibility of poll-related violence

New Delhi: A day before counting, Ministry of Home Affairs alerted state chief secretaries and directors general of police regarding the ...Read More

Vasundhara Raje and Ashok Gehlot travel in same flight, but don’t talk to each other

Vasundhara Raje and Ashok Gehlot travel in same flight, but don’t talk to each other

Jaipur: Call it political animosity or compulsion, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and former chief minister Vasundhara Raje travelled in the...Read More

Congress terms EC decision a black day for democracy

Congress terms EC decision a black day for democracy

New Delhi: The Congress Wednesday dubbed the Election Commission as “Enfeebled Commission” after the poll body was learnt to have rejecte...Read More

Lok Sabha elections 2019: This is how votes will be counted, VVPAT verification explained

Lok Sabha elections 2019: This is how votes will be counted, VVPAT verification explained

Voting in India’s mammoth national election ended Sunday with the seventh and final phase of a gruelling poll that lasted more than five ...Read More

Lok Sabha elections 2019: EC sets up 24-hour control room to deal with complaints related to EVMs

Lok Sabha elections 2019: EC sets up 24-hour control room to deal with complaints related to EVMs

New Delhi: On a day it dismissed allegations that the voting machines used in the Lok Sabha election were being switched with fresh ones ...Read More

VVPAT verification of random polling stations should be done prior to counting of votes: Opposition parties to EC

VVPAT verification of random polling stations should be done prior to counting of votes: Opposition parties to EC

A total of 22 opposition parities met Election Commission on Tuesday over concerns of EVM tampering and use of VVPATs. The parties submit...Read More

SC dismisses PIL seeking 100 per cent matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs during vote counting on May 23   

SC dismisses PIL seeking 100 per cent matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs during vote counting on May 23   

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking 100 per cent matching of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips wi...Read More

It is over, get back to nation-building

It is over, get back to nation-building

It is all over bar the shouting. Okay, seeing how they are still hoping against hope that all the exit polls are way off the mark, let us...Read More

Sharad Pawar again raises concern over use of EVMs

Sharad Pawar again raises concern over use of EVMs

Satara: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday raised concerns over the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in polls, claiming he himsel...Read More

Indore: Look, who’s watching the vote machines?

Indore: Look, who’s watching the vote machines?

Indore: In last assembly elections, certain Electronic Voting Machines were found in hotel rooms in the state. This kicked off a controve...Read More

Thane: Congress leaders accuse 3 men of performing black magic outside strongroom

Thane: Congress leaders accuse 3 men of performing black magic outside strongroom

Alleging black magic by some undefined people, Congress Workers protested outside a strongroom in Bhiwandi where EVMS (electronic voting ...Read More

EVMs taken inside a hotel in Bihar, poll official served notice

EVMs taken inside a hotel in Bihar, poll official served notice

Muzaffarpur: A poll official here was on Tuesday served a show cause notice for keeping six EVMs inside a hotel room while voting was on ...Read More

Supreme Court rejects Opposition’s petition on 50% VVPAT verification during counting of votes

Supreme Court rejects Opposition’s petition on 50% VVPAT verification during counting of votes

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a review plea filed by twenty-one Opposition parties seeking a direction to increase Vot...Read More

Bhopal: Betul records highest turnout of 76.44 Percent, Rewa lowest at 56.70 Percent

Bhopal: Betul records highest turnout of 76.44 Percent, Rewa lowest at 56.70 Percent

Bhopal: Fate of 110 candidates contesting for seven parliamentary constituencies was sealed in EVMs on Monday. Voting percentage in Madhy...Read More

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