EVM News

Nana Patole moves high court, alleges violations

Patole had alleged at a press conference last month that the CCTVs at the strong rooms in South and Central Nagpur, where some of the EVMs have been kept, were not functioning from March 25 to 27.

Congress alleges tinkering of EVMs, once again

Taking on the Narendra Modi government, Pitroda said that the “idea of India was at stake” this election. “Diversity that one sees in India must be celebrated. When you attack this very diversity, you’re attacking the soul of India. This is not done. We’ve a serious situation.”


Gujarat: Old EVMs and VVPATs to be used for all 5 bypolls on April 23

The five locations, where the old EVMs and VVPATs of M2 model will be used, are the Assembly constituencies of Dhrangadhra (Surendranagar district), Manavadar (Junagadh), Talala (Gir Somnath), Unjha (Mehsana) and Jamnagar Rural (Jamnagar).

Delhi: Tasked with voter awareness, meet the man bringing EVM to the people

Manoj was trained for a week by Election Commission officials on handling the EVM, including setting up and connecting the control unit to the ballot unit. He is also trained in installing a white roll of paper to the VVPAT unit, which provides a printed feedback to verify the vote.

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Vehicles carrying reserved EVMs, VVPATs to be equipped with GPS trackers

The decision came in the backdrop of EVMs and voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines being found in hotels, roads and even at the residence of an MLA during the assembly elections held in five states late last year.

PILs for review of software used in EVMs, VVPA; SC seek poll panel's reply

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna asked the poll panel to file its response by March 1 to the PILs which have also suggested changes in the source code of EVMs to make them tamper proof and would prevent a "pre-determined outcome" during elections.


An Expert Explains: Why hacking EVMs are tough and defy science

For wireless hacking on large scale, the hackers would need to invest millions, involve the authorities and manufacturers, use an ultra-small transceiver circuit. Even then, the antenna would stick out as evidence.

The techno dystopia

Controversy over EVMs shows that regulatory structures are needed to ensure the algorithmic world doesn’t trample on democratic rights.

Let EVM be

Political parties must stop blaming the voting machine, focus on winning the trust of voters

Gujarat: New warehouses to replace rental godowns to store EVMs, VVPATs

Gujarat will only be the third state to create such an infrastructure after Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan.

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EVMs return after sixth phase of polling ends

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

Stage set for 6th phase of polling

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.


EVM Videos

Explained: Are EVMs Foolproof?

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