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SC junks TMC leader's plea for 100% matching of VVPAT slips with EVM count

April 20, 2021 9:24 am

“We are not going to interfere in the middle of the election process,” a bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said, dismissing the plea by Gopal Seth.

VVPAT mismatch: poll panel defends criminalisation of false complaint

July 25, 2019 1:13 am

The provision was hotly debated during recently-concluded Lok Sabha elections when retired Assam DGP Harekrishna Deka, who after finding the discrepancy in the VVPAT did not complain, as falsity of such complaint would have led to his imprisonment and heavy fine.

351 new EVMs fail on counting day in Gujarat, officials resort to manual counting of VVPAT slips

May 29, 2019 3:50 am

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.

Gujarat: Mock-poll data not erased at 15 booths, EC to count VVPAT slips

May 23, 2019 12:44 am

The verification of VVPAT paper slips of 930 randomly selected — five in each Assembly constituency — polling booths shall be taken up after the completion of the last round of counting of votes.

Jalandhar: BSP workers keep 24-hour watch on strongrooms

May 22, 2019 3:53 pm

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.

EC rejects Opposition parties demand on changes to VVPAT counting process

May 23, 2019 12:03 am

The BJP had called the Opposition move a desperate attempt in the face of certain defeat.

In case of mismatch with EVM figures, all VVPATs must be counted: Sitaram Yechury

May 20, 2019 3:44 pm

Polling for the seven-phased Lok Sabha election came to an end on Sunday and the counting of votes will be taken up on May 23.

Delhi: EC seeks report after man claims VVPAT issue

May 14, 2019 2:14 am

The man said he didn’t want to reveal his vote so he pressed a random symbol in front of officers and the VVPAT slip printed the one he clicked in the test vote — rendering his allegation false.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: How to vote in India

May 06, 2019 6:52 am

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.

Increase VVPAT sample audits to 50%: 21 political parties submit review petition before SC

April 24, 2019 2:16 pm

The apex court earlier this month directed the EC to increase the number of EVMs subjected to checks from one per assembly segment to five in this Lok Sabha and assembly polls.