EVM News

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

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

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

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.

Election Results 2019: How EVMs travel from strong room to poll booth and back

Election Results 2019: Amid controversy over the movement of EVMs, a look at the EC procedures for storing these machines, commissioning them for polls, and how they travel from the strong room to the poll booth and back.

Jalandhar: BSP workers keep 24-hour watch on strongrooms

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.

Congress workers guard Chandigarh's counting centre; party insecure, allege political rivals

Congress candidate Pawan Kumar Bansal also visited the counting centre Wednesday with his workers.


Lok Sabha polls results in Kerala to be announced later than usual

The plea of 21 Opposition parties, for VVPAT verification in 50 per cent or 125 polling booths in each constituency was earlier dismissed by the Supreme Court.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: How to vote in India

Elections 2019, How to Vote in #India, Voting Timings: The states which are voting in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha Elections are Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir.

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.”

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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.


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Explained: Are EVMs Foolproof?

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