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EVMs, VVPATs Found At TMC Leader's Residence, Polling Officer Suspended

The incident came into light when villagers spotted a vehicle with an Election Commission sticker outside the house of the TMC leader in the early hours, after which they started protesting

06 April 2021

Delhi Minister, Activist Prashant Bhushan Booked For Tweets On EVM Hacking

The complaint is registered against eight Twitter account holders including AAP leader and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh, journalist Swati Chaturvedi.


EC's Rejection Of Opposition’s Demand On VVPATs Goes Against SC order, Says Sitaram Yechury

The Opposition had approached the EC on Tuesday and demanded that the five random VVPATs should be counted first, so that if there is a problem or a mismatch, all such slips can be counted before it is too late.


Congress Demands Installation Of Jammers In Strong Rooms Housing EVMs, Counting Centres

The opposition party told the Election Commission (EC) that its demand should be considered in the interest of democracy and integrity of the poll process.

23 October 2019

'Sore Losers': Ram Vilas Paswan Slams Opposition For 'Desperation' Over VVPAT Issue 'Indicating Their Defeat'

'When you win, EVMs are alright. But when you lose, allegations about EVM manipulation arise. This kind of pessimistic attitude of the opposition will hurt the Constitution,' Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan hits out at the...


SC Dismisses PIL Seeking 100% Matching Of VVPAT Slips With EVMs

The Supreme Court dismissed a PIL seeking 100 per cent matching of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during counting of votes on May 23 for Lok Sabha polls.

21 May 2019

No Mismatch In Paper Trail Machine Results With EVM Tally: Report

This is for the first time in a Lok Sabha election that results of voting machines will be matched with slips generated by paper trail machines.

24 May 2019

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Oppn Parties To Meet Election Commission Today Over VVPAT Verification

The opposition parties are demanding to tally VVPAT slips with EVM figures in an entire Assembly constituency in case a discrepancy is found in any polling booth.

21 May 2019

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09 December 2019
Counting Chickens

Counting Chickens

The Election Commission will carry out physical verification of paper trails in five random electronic voter machines after the Supreme Court turned down a...


07 May 2019
EVMs, VVPATs Recovered From Hotel In Muzaffarpur, Bihar; Inquiry Ordered

EVMs, VVPATs Recovered From Hotel In Muzaffarpur, Bihar; Inquiry Ordered

District Collector Alok Ranjan Ghosh said that the Sector Officer Awadesh Singh's driver had expressed his desire to vote. Singh had taken the EVM machine and...


07 May 2019
Supreme Court Dismisses Opposition's Review Plea To Increase Random Matching Of VVPAT Slips With EVMs

Supreme Court Dismisses Opposition's Review Plea To Increase Random Matching Of VVPAT Slips With EVMs

A review petition by 21 Opposition leaders sought a direction to the Election Commission to increase the random matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs from five...


06 May 2019
I Was Attacked By TMC Workers: BJP Candidate Alleges In West Bengal's Barrackpore

I Was Attacked By TMC Workers: BJP Candidate Alleges In West Bengal's Barrackpore

Slamming the ruling TMC, BJP candidate from Barrackpore Arjun Singh said he was attacked by TMC goons who have been brought from outside.


03 May 2019
SC Agrees To Hear Next Week Review Plea By Oppn On Matching VVPAT Slips With EVMs

SC Agrees To Hear Next Week Review Plea By Oppn On Matching VVPAT Slips With EVMs

The Supreme Court had on April 8 directed the Election Commission to increase random matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs in five polling booths per assembly...


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23 April 2019
Lok Sabha Elections: Snake Inside VVPAT Machine Delays Voting In Kerala's Kannur

Lok Sabha Elections: Snake Inside VVPAT Machine Delays Voting In Kerala's Kannur

A small snake was found inside a VVPAT machine in a booth at Mayyil Kandakkai of Kannur constituency in Kerala, triggering panic among officials and voters.


23 April 2019
Lok Sabha Elections LIVE: 64.66% Voter Turnout In Phase Three, Says EC

Lok Sabha Elections LIVE: 64.66% Voter Turnout In Phase Three, Says EC

The polling for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections has begun. Follow us for live updates.


18 April 2019
Several Cases Of EVM Glitches Reported Across India

Several Cases Of EVM Glitches Reported Across India

In Uttar Pradesh, EVMs were not functioning at some booths in Mathura, leaving voters irked. Reports suggest that some voters returned without voting.


12 April 2019
Votes Meant For My Party Were Being Cast For BJP: Mayawati Alleges Widespread Vote Rigging in Phase I

Votes Meant For My Party Were Being Cast For BJP: Mayawati Alleges Widespread Vote Rigging in Phase I

The former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh said that if the poll panel does not initiate any strict step, the ongoing election process "would be of no use",...


08 April 2019
Supreme Court Asks Election Commission To Increase VVPAT Slips Verification In Lok Sabha Polls

Supreme Court Asks Election Commission To Increase VVPAT Slips Verification In Lok Sabha Polls

The apex court said it was increasing sample verification of VVPAT slips keeping in mind confidence of voters and credibility of electoral process.The Election...


07 April 2019
6-Day Delay For Election Results Okay If 50% VVPAT Slips Are Counted: Opposition Leaders To SC

6-Day Delay For Election Results Okay If 50% VVPAT Slips Are Counted: Opposition Leaders To SC

The Election Commission follows a system of counting of VVPAT slips in one polling booth per assembly constituency in Vidhan Sabha elections and in one polling...


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01 April 2019
SC Asks Opposition To File Reply On VVPAT Slips Counting Within A Week

SC Asks Opposition To File Reply On VVPAT Slips Counting Within A Week

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked senior advocate A M Singhvi, appearing for Opposition leaders, to file the reply by next Monday.


30 March 2019
50% VVPAT Verification Will Delay Lok Sabha Results By 6 Days: EC To Supreme Court

50% VVPAT Verification Will Delay Lok Sabha Results By 6 Days: EC To Supreme Court

The Election Commission sought dismissal of the petition of 21 opposition leaders seeking that VVPAT slips of at least 50 per cent of voting machines in each...


25 March 2019
SC Seeks EC's Reply On Increasing VVPAT Sample Survey Per Assembly Segment

SC Seeks EC's Reply On Increasing VVPAT Sample Survey Per Assembly Segment

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta sought the response of the poll panel and directed it to apprise whether the number of...


11 March 2019
'The Verdict': Turnout Of Women Voters Will Be More Than Men In 2019 Polls

'The Verdict': Turnout Of Women Voters Will Be More Than Men In 2019 Polls

India’s pioneering psephologists slice through the clutter with some revelations: women voter turnout will be higher than men in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.


08 March 2019
'EVMs Are Tamper, Hack-Proof': Exclusive Extracts From 'THE VERDICT' By Prannoy Roy

'EVMs Are Tamper, Hack-Proof': Exclusive Extracts From 'THE VERDICT' By Prannoy Roy

Most of the criticism of EVMs appears to stem from a knee-jerk mistrust of technology. The authors have studied and analysed EVMs across India first-hand for...


08 March 2019
It’s Shocking That 21 Million Women Can’t Vote: Prannoy Roy

It’s Shocking That 21 Million Women Can’t Vote: Prannoy Roy

Prannoy Roy and Dorab Sopariwala speak to Outlook on their book 'The Verdict' and what makes the 2019 polls the biggest and most important.


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