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Thursday, October 21, 2021



Bihar panchayat polls to use both EVMs, ballot papers

July 01, 2021 3:28 am

As against demand for approximately 7.5 lakh EVMs from the Election Commission of India, the state has got 2.33 lakh such machines, it was informed.

SC for AG and SG's views on PIL for replacing symbol with name, qualification of candidates on EVMs

March 19, 2021 1:57 pm

The plea said that the best solution to weed corruption and criminalisation in politics is to replace political party symbols on ballot and EVM with name, age, educational qualification and photograph of the candidates.

EVMs are completely foolproof: State Election Commission to Gujarat HC

February 19, 2021 3:27 am

The petition moved by Ahmedabad resident Imtiyaz Khan Pathan had sought the court’s direction to the SEC to conduct the polls through ballot paper since the state does not have sufficient VVPAT inventory to attach to the EVMs.

Voting for DUSU underway, NSUI alleges EVM malfunction

September 12, 2019 6:08 pm

There are 16 candidates in the fray and 52 polling centres have been set up. Over 1.3 lakh students are eligible to cast their vote. Polling began in morning colleges at 9.30 am and ended at 1 pm. Polling in evening colleges commenced at 3 pm and will end at 7.30 pm.

Pointless to blame EVMs, Oppn should introspect: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

August 03, 2019 2:57 am

Speaking at Buti Bori in Vidarbha’s Nagpur district, as part of his statewide Mahajanadesh Yatra ahead of the Assembly polls, the CM said: “The Opposition should admit that they lost people’s mandate in the Lok Sabha polls.

Maharashtra: Opposition parties plan signature campaign, protest march against EVMs on Aug 21

August 03, 2019 10:42 am

"None of these countries use EVMs during their elections. My questions is then why are they being used only in India,” said Thackeray.

EC must clear doubts about EVM-VVPAT system: ex-CEC S Y Quraishi

June 01, 2019 6:15 pm

On the opposition demand to go back to the ballot paper voting system, Quraishi said rather than doing away with the EVMs, one should look at improving these machines.

Raju Shetti blames EVMs for his defeat

June 01, 2019 4:05 am

In a statement to the media, Shetti said he became suspicious a day before the counting of votes, when “mysterious WiFi signals were detected near the storehouse of EVMs”. “The signals were named after the six Assembly segments. The returning officer had assured us that no such signal would be available in the area," he said.

351 new EVMs fail on counting day in Gujarat, officials resort to manual counting of VVPAT slips

May 29, 2019 3:50 am

A total of 1,305 VVPATs were manually counted in polling booths where Lok Sabha polls for 26 seats were held. Apart from the 351 VVPATs counted where CUs malfunctioned, 29 VVPATs were counted in polling booths where mock-poll data were not erased.

Jalandhar: BSP workers keep 24-hour watch on strongrooms

May 22, 2019 3:53 pm

In Jalandhar, EVM and VVPAT machines have been deposited at the office of the Director Land Records, Government Sports School and the State Patwar School, both located at the premises of land record office.


EVMs return after sixth phase of polling ends

April 25, 2014 10:17 am

As the sixth phase of polling ended, poll officials return with EVMs from various polling booths.

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.


Explained: Are EVMs Foolproof?

June 22, 2020 6:03 pm

Paper ballots or electronic voting? We break down the controversy behind EVMs.