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As opponents fear rigged polls, Namibian court rejects case against EVMs

November 25, 2019 4:38 pm

Namibia's voting machines were supplied by majority state-owned Indian company Bharat Electronics. Their use in Indian elections has also been controversial.

'They think elections are won by EVMs': Fadnavis mocks Opposition signature campaign

August 03, 2019 8:48 pm

Speaking in Bhandara in Maharashtra, Fadnavis said, "We go to voters because we know it is them who vote for us and make us win."

Madhya Pradesh: Latest inspections find EVM components missing from safe rooms in few districts

June 23, 2019 3:10 pm

Nine DMMs were found missing during the inspection of EVMs store room in Umaria, the reply said, without mentioning any reason behind it.

2,200 spare EVMs from Gujarat sent to Himachal

May 09, 2019 4:52 am

Himachal Pradesh is the third state after Bihar and Kerala to which Gujarat has sent EVMs for the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.

ECIL says 'cyber expert' who claimed 2014 polls rigged was not its employee

January 22, 2019 7:06 pm

The EVMs are designed and developed by the ECIL. The Election Commission has already rejected the charges and asked the Delhi Police to lodge an FIR against the self-proclaimed cyber expert.

Andhra CM says EVMs turning out to be big threat to democracy

January 22, 2019 6:27 pm

Naidu, the president of the Telugu Desam Party, said the EVMs were turning out to be a "big threat" to democracy and advised his party rank and file to be alert in view of the claims by "hackers".

SC rejects plea calling for ballot papers to replace EVMs

November 23, 2018 4:08 pm

The petition, filed by Delhi-based society Nyaya Bhoomi, referred to news reports about 17 political parties passing a resolution requesting the Election Commission to use ballot papers for the 2019 general elections.

Election Commission gets EVMs for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

November 01, 2018 6:41 pm

These machines would be deployed at the nearly 10.6 lakh polling stations across India in the next parliamentary elections.

2019 general elections to have paper-trail EVMs: CEC

February 23, 2016 4:03 pm

Polling for 2019 general elections will be conducted through paper trail-based electronic voting machines to enhance transparency.

Shelf-life of 50% EVMs ending, have to buy 14 lakh for 2019: EC

October 25, 2015 5:51 am

Taking into account the additional requirements, the EC has sought funds for 13.91 lakh new EVMs, estimated to cost over Rs 2,000 crore.


Stage set for 6th phase of polling

April 23, 2014 9:19 pm

Stakes will be high for Congress and BJP and a number of other parties like AIADMK, DMK, NCP and Shiv Sena when 117 constituencies will go to polls on Thursday in yet another substantial round of polling in the Lok Sabha elections.