EVM News

BJP sees Congress plot; Akhilesh, Mayawati call for paper ballot in Lok Sabha polls

Ravi Shankar Prasad said he had never heard of Syed Shuja, who claimed that 2014 Lok Sabha polls were “rigged” and that EVMs can be hacked, even though as Union IT minister he keeps in touch with experts and developments in the field.

FIR against man who claimed EVMs hacked

On Monday, addressing a press conference in London from the US via Skype, Syed Shuja, who claimed to have worked with EVM manufacturing PSU ECIL in past, made sensational claims but offered no evidence to back them.


'EVM hacking': Congress sponsored event, party finding excuses before 2019 polls, says BJP

The BJP said the Congress is "defaming the popular mandate" given by the voters in 2014 and that it is already " finding excuses" for their defeat in the upcoming 2019 elections

Delhi poll body’s outreach campaign to focus on removing EVM doubts

The Delhi Chief Electoral Officer, Ranbir Singh, launched a voter awareness campaign for the city on Wednesday, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

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What if the EVM could approximate voter behaviour?

Over 1.74 lakh EVMs store fate of 8,500 candidates of five states

These electronic voting machines are now stored in over 670 strongrooms across Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana. A total of 1,74,724 EVMs were used at polling stations in the five states.


All eyes on the screen

They are part of the Congress’s night vigil team outside Bhopal’s old district jail building, where EVMs and VVPATs were stored after votes were cast for the seven Assembly seats in the district on November 28.

BSF sub-inspector found using laptop outside EVM strongroom

The laptop and its contents are being checked by a team of officials, including technical experts.

No material information on number of EVMs, VVPAT needed for simultaneous polls: EC

In their discussions on holding simultaneous elections in the country, the EC officials had said they would need around Rs 4,500 crore to buy nearly 12 lakh additional EVMs and an equal number VVPAT machines.

Law panel: Rs 4,555 crore needed to buy EVMs for 'imminent' simultaneous polls

In its draft report on simultaneous polls issued last week, the law panel quoted the Election Commission as saying that around 10,60,000 polling stations will be set up for the 2019 general elections.

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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.