Monday, Oct 03, 2022

EVM tampering


Journalist held for ruckus over EVMs alleges torture by cops

March 18, 2022 2:13 am

Bansal’s lawyer Adhar Sharma said: “He was given third degree torture and humiliated by police officers. They beat him up mercilessly all night.”

Allegations of EVM tampering made with criminal intent, says CEC Sunil Arora

August 11, 2019 2:15 pm

The CEC, however, admitted that there were a few "black sheep", who had to be replaced. "The poll panel had to make changes, replace a couple of officers, including one in West Bengal, during the Lok Sabha polls," he explained.

BSP worker booked for spreading ‘rumours’ about faulty EVM

April 13, 2019 3:39 am

The FIR is lodged at Bhopa police station in Muzaffarnagar based on a complaint filed by sub-divisional magistrate of Jansath.

Opposition parties to approach EC over EVM tampering issue

February 01, 2019 7:03 pm

This comes after Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Friday ruled out going back to the ballot paper.

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".

TMC MP wants return to ballots: EVMs not foolproof

August 07, 2018 5:03 am

Seventeen parties have already demanded that the Election Commission should use ballot papers,” TMC member Saugata Roy said, raising the issue during the zero hour.

Palghar bypolls: Opposition parties cry foul over faulty EVMs, attack BJP

May 29, 2018 6:30 am

In Palghar, big fight between Shiv Sena and BJP relates to clashes of the ego. Sena’s decision to hijack and field Shrinivas Wanaga, son of late sitting BJP (MP) Chintaman Wanaga had come as a rude shock to the BJP.

I can guarantee if ballot papers are used, BJP won't come to power: BSP supremo Mayawati

December 02, 2017 2:43 pm

Similar demands and allegations about the misuse of EVMs to favour a certain party were raised by Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal.

Ramraje Nimbalkar asks government to issue statement on EVM ‘fraud’

July 26, 2017 4:45 am

Referring to Buldhana “EVM fraud”, Congress legislator Sanjay Dutt said during the Zilla Parishad polls, in Booth 56 in Sultanpur tehsil in Buldhana, the LED light was flashing for the BJP candidate when a vote was caste in favour of an independent candidate. The district collector confirmed the incident of malfunctioning, he said.

Faulty EVM 'ocassionally' casts vote for BJP in Buldhana: Report

July 24, 2017 11:41 am

The report says that on February 16th, the day of polling, Zore and her representatives made a complaint at around 10 am after they objected to LED light flashing for BJP candidate when votes were case in her favour at an EVM unit in Sultanpur.