Friday, Dec 02, 2022



Elector making false complaint over EVM malfunction must know consequence: Supreme Court

November 28, 2022 6:53 pm

A bench headed by Justice Ajay Rastogi told the petitioner to file a written note explaining why the provision was problematic and observed, at this stage, it was not in agreement with his stand.

Himachal Elections: Congress says EVMs carried in private cars to strong room, demands EC action

November 13, 2022 8:41 am

Terming it an "utterly unfortunate incident" in his Vidhan Sabha constituency, Rampur, Congress legal cell working chairman Pranay Pratap Singh said that as per the protocol, the vehicles hired to carry such machines are to be requisitioned beforehand by the poll panel or the returning officers.

Court not place where everybody walks in to get publicity, says SC, dismisses plea over EVM

September 30, 2022 5:10 pm

The apex court said the election process under The Representation of the People Act, 1951 is monitored by the Election Commission (EC) and EVMs are being used in polls for decades now.

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.”

HC directs Bombay Parsi Punchayet Trustee polls to be held on May 29, allows use of EVMs and VVPATs

March 07, 2022 7:24 am

As per the schedule fixed by HC, the final date for submission of candidature will be April 4 and the same can be withdrawn on or before May 8. The final list of candidates will be published on or before May 15.

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.


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.