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Allegations of EVM tampering made with criminal intent, says CEC Sunil Arora

The CEC, however, admitted that there were a few "black sheep", who had to be replaced. "The poll panel had to make changes, replace a couple of officers, including one in West Bengal, during the Lok Sabha polls," he explained.

CEC: We’re not going back to ballot box era

“We are not going back to the era of ballot papers. The Supreme Court has more than once said that the ballot papers are our past,” Arora told reporters at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport after arriving in Kolkata on Friday.

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No question of going back to ballot papers: CEC Sunil Arora

"We are not going back to the era of ballot papers. The Supreme Court has more than once said that ballot papers are our past," Arora said.

In letter to Law Minister, CEC Sunil Arora pushes for pending poll reforms

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad is learnt to have received a letter from Arora last week, highlighting eight pending reform proposals.

Election Commission may revisit penal provision on test vote: CEC Sunil Arora

A voter who claims that the electronic voting machine (EVM) or the paper trail machine did not recorded his or her vote correctly is allowed to cast a test vote under Rule 49 MA of the Conduct of Election Rules.

EC terms reports of 'ghost voters' in recent polls incorrect

The poll panel reacted days after a section of the media reported that there was discrepancy in the total turnout and the actual number of electors in some states.

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Silence difficult, but more desirable to see through poll process: CEC on Ashok Lavasa's public dissent

Sunil Arora also defended the clean chits given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah on complaints related to model code violations, saying decisions were taken on merit and on "appreciation of facts".

Sought prompt action after Supreme Court frowned on delays: Ashok Lavasa

The Indian Express had first reported that Lavasa had, on five occasions, opposed clean chits given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah on charges of violating the MCC during their campaign for the Lok Sabha polls.

PM violated model code by 'invoking success' of Balakot strikes: Punjab CM to EC

Singh further requested the EC to put an immediate end to such "gross violations" of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC).

Day of drama as AAP says call centres being targeted

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and Election Commissioners Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra met the AAP leaders Friday, and later arranged for a meeting between them and the state's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) and Delhi Police officers to discuss the issue.

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