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Election officials pasting name and symbol on EVMs before dispatching to the polling booths ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, in Chennai on Tuesday (file pic)/Photo: UNI

SC gives 2 wks’ time to EC to respond on plea questioning the genuineness...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave two weeks’ time to Election Commission (EC) to file its reply on PIL filed by Mumbai based advocate...
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Election Commission Says Movement of EVM’s With Full Safety and Security

The Election Commission has rubbished reports about the EVMs safety and said all allegations were “baseless and frivolous”. A few incidents of EVM’s being transported...
Darul Aqsha (right) at a local polling station in Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesians Want To Go The EVM Way While Sceptics In India Want It Junked

Above: Darul Aqsha (right) at a local polling station in Jakarta, Indonesia By Asif Ullah Khan At a time when the clamour for going back to...
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SC dismisses opposition parties’ review plea seeking increase of the count of VVPAT slips...

The apex court on Tuesday rejected the demand of opposition parties seeking increase of the count for the verification of voter-verified paper audit trail...
Lead picture: UNI

SC to review petition seeking verification of 50% VVPAT next week

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear review petition filed by 21 opposition parties seeking verification of 50 per cent Electronic Voting Machines...
VVPAT

SC tells opposition parties to file response on EC affidavit seeking continuation of present...

The Supreme Court on Monday (Mar 1) told 21 opposition parties seeking 50 per cent VVPAT count to file their replies by April 8...
EVMs: A Question of Credibility

SC issues notice to Election Commission, asks whether 50 percent EVM results can be...

The Supreme Court on Friday (Mar 15) issued notice to Election Commission and sought reply on the plea of 21 opposition parties seeking direction...
Lead Picture Credit: UNI

SC seeks EC response on autonomous audit review of software products related to EVM,...

The Supreme Court on Friday (Feb 22) sought response from Election Commission of India on a plea seeking direction for the government to carry...
Election officials pasting name and symbol on EVMs before dispatching to the polling booths ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, in Chennai on Tuesday (file pic)/Photo: UNI

Hold Up Democracy, Not Technology

Above: Election officials pasting name and symbol on EVMs before dispatching to the polling booths ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, in Chennai on...
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SC seeks reply from EC, Centre on tallying of VVPAT

The Supreme Court on Monday asked Centre and the Election Commission (EC) to file response on a PIL seeking direction to the poll panel...
SC seeks EC and Madhya Pradesh election commission reply on random verification of VVPAT machines in the state

SC seeks EC and Madhya Pradesh election commission reply on random verification of VVPAT...

The apex court on Thursday (August 23) sought a response from Election Commission of India and Madhya Pradesh State Election Commission on a plea...
EVMs: A Question of Credibility

EVMs: A Question of Credibility

Above: A poll official explains the working of an EVM to his colleagues in Amritsar/Photo: UNI Despite demand for paper ballots and tampering claims...
Aam Aadmi Party: Election Commission of India’s thunderbolt

AAP: EC’s Thunderbolt

In a shocking development, Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti, who retires on January 23, recommended the disqualification of 20 MLAs of this party for...
BJP emerges clear winner in UP civic polls but there are warning signs

BJP emerges clear winner in UP civic polls but there are warning signs

Above: BJP workers celebrating the landslide victory of the party in civic polls, at the party office in Lucknow/Photo: UNI In the noise about...
Above: A man casting his vote inside a polling booth in India. Photo: UNI

Election duty: SC directs ECI to not appoint any officer against whom probe is...

Above: A man casting his vote inside a polling booth in India. Photo: UNI The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices...
The Chief Election Commissioner, Achal Kumar Joti along with the Election Commissioners, OP Rawat and Sunil Arora addressing the press conference to announce Election Schedule to Legislative Assembly of Gujarat. Photo: PIB

With Modi having completed announcing sops, EC announces Gujarat poll dates

Above: The Chief Election Commissioner, Achal Kumar Joti along with the Election Commissioners, OP Rawat and Sunil Arora addressing the press conference to announce...
Himachal Pradesh election on Nov 9, counting on Dec 18; Gujarat dates to be announced later: EC

Himachal Pradesh election on Nov 9, counting on Dec 18; Gujarat dates to be...

CEC Jyoti said that the Gujarat Assembly elections will be held prior to December 18, to help enable simultaneous counting in both the states. Himachal...
RTI reveals mysterious thefts of EVMs; no effort at investigation by EC

RTI reveals mysterious thefts of EVMs; no effort at investigation by EC

Above: Officials inspecting the EVMs before elections. Photo: UNI Why would anybody steal an EVM if not to tamper with it? EC’s claim of EVMs...
Are EVMs Sitting Ducks?

Are EVMs Sitting Ducks?

Above: Under the paper-ballot system, voters could check the accuracy of the ballot paper, candidate’s name and symbol. Under the electronic voting system, they...
Election Commission of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

The ECI feels so threatened that it now wants powers of contempt

The direct fallout of the EVM controversy, in which the Election Commission of India (ECI) was forced to do a face-saving ‘EVM Challenge’—one that...
Uttarakhand High Court

Uttarakhand High Court stays EC’s EVM hackathon

June 3 was the slated date of the Election Commission’s (EC) EVM challenge. Already, the event had come under the scanner as impractical and untenable....
SC tells Centre to constitute Tribunal to resolve Mahanadi water dispute

Supreme Court closes contempt plea against Election Commission

A Supreme Court bench, comprising Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Navin Sinha, closed a contempt petition filed against the Election Commission of India (EC)...

'EVM' - 22 News Results

Election officials pasting name and symbol on EVMs before dispatching to the polling booths ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, in Chennai on Tuesday (file pic)/Photo: UNI

SC gives 2 wks’ time to EC to respond on plea questioning the genuineness...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave two weeks’ time to Election Commission (EC) to file its reply on PIL filed by Mumbai based advocate...
EVM

Election Commission Says Movement of EVM’s With Full Safety and Security

The Election Commission has rubbished reports about the EVMs safety and said all allegations were “baseless and frivolous”. A few incidents of EVM’s being transported...
Darul Aqsha (right) at a local polling station in Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesians Want To Go The EVM Way While Sceptics In India Want It Junked

Above: Darul Aqsha (right) at a local polling station in Jakarta, Indonesia By Asif Ullah Khan At a time when the clamour for going back to...
VVPAT

SC dismisses opposition parties’ review plea seeking increase of the count of VVPAT slips...

The apex court on Tuesday rejected the demand of opposition parties seeking increase of the count for the verification of voter-verified paper audit trail...
Lead picture: UNI

SC to review petition seeking verification of 50% VVPAT next week

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear review petition filed by 21 opposition parties seeking verification of 50 per cent Electronic Voting Machines...
VVPAT

SC tells opposition parties to file response on EC affidavit seeking continuation of present...

The Supreme Court on Monday (Mar 1) told 21 opposition parties seeking 50 per cent VVPAT count to file their replies by April 8...
EVMs: A Question of Credibility

SC issues notice to Election Commission, asks whether 50 percent EVM results can be...

The Supreme Court on Friday (Mar 15) issued notice to Election Commission and sought reply on the plea of 21 opposition parties seeking direction...
Lead Picture Credit: UNI

SC seeks EC response on autonomous audit review of software products related to EVM,...

The Supreme Court on Friday (Feb 22) sought response from Election Commission of India on a plea seeking direction for the government to carry...
Election officials pasting name and symbol on EVMs before dispatching to the polling booths ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, in Chennai on Tuesday (file pic)/Photo: UNI

Hold Up Democracy, Not Technology

Above: Election officials pasting name and symbol on EVMs before dispatching to the polling booths ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, in Chennai on...
EVM

SC seeks reply from EC, Centre on tallying of VVPAT

The Supreme Court on Monday asked Centre and the Election Commission (EC) to file response on a PIL seeking direction to the poll panel...
SC seeks EC and Madhya Pradesh election commission reply on random verification of VVPAT machines in the state

SC seeks EC and Madhya Pradesh election commission reply on random verification of VVPAT...

The apex court on Thursday (August 23) sought a response from Election Commission of India and Madhya Pradesh State Election Commission on a plea...
EVMs: A Question of Credibility

EVMs: A Question of Credibility

Above: A poll official explains the working of an EVM to his colleagues in Amritsar/Photo: UNI Despite demand for paper ballots and tampering claims...
Aam Aadmi Party: Election Commission of India’s thunderbolt

AAP: EC’s Thunderbolt

In a shocking development, Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti, who retires on January 23, recommended the disqualification of 20 MLAs of this party for...
BJP emerges clear winner in UP civic polls but there are warning signs

BJP emerges clear winner in UP civic polls but there are warning signs

Above: BJP workers celebrating the landslide victory of the party in civic polls, at the party office in Lucknow/Photo: UNI In the noise about...
Above: A man casting his vote inside a polling booth in India. Photo: UNI

Election duty: SC directs ECI to not appoint any officer against whom probe is...

Above: A man casting his vote inside a polling booth in India. Photo: UNI The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices...
The Chief Election Commissioner, Achal Kumar Joti along with the Election Commissioners, OP Rawat and Sunil Arora addressing the press conference to announce Election Schedule to Legislative Assembly of Gujarat. Photo: PIB

With Modi having completed announcing sops, EC announces Gujarat poll dates

Above: The Chief Election Commissioner, Achal Kumar Joti along with the Election Commissioners, OP Rawat and Sunil Arora addressing the press conference to announce...
Himachal Pradesh election on Nov 9, counting on Dec 18; Gujarat dates to be announced later: EC

Himachal Pradesh election on Nov 9, counting on Dec 18; Gujarat dates to be...

CEC Jyoti said that the Gujarat Assembly elections will be held prior to December 18, to help enable simultaneous counting in both the states. Himachal...
RTI reveals mysterious thefts of EVMs; no effort at investigation by EC

RTI reveals mysterious thefts of EVMs; no effort at investigation by EC

Above: Officials inspecting the EVMs before elections. Photo: UNI Why would anybody steal an EVM if not to tamper with it? EC’s claim of EVMs...
Are EVMs Sitting Ducks?

Are EVMs Sitting Ducks?

Above: Under the paper-ballot system, voters could check the accuracy of the ballot paper, candidate’s name and symbol. Under the electronic voting system, they...
Election Commission of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

The ECI feels so threatened that it now wants powers of contempt

The direct fallout of the EVM controversy, in which the Election Commission of India (ECI) was forced to do a face-saving ‘EVM Challenge’—one that...
Uttarakhand High Court

Uttarakhand High Court stays EC’s EVM hackathon

June 3 was the slated date of the Election Commission’s (EC) EVM challenge. Already, the event had come under the scanner as impractical and untenable....
SC tells Centre to constitute Tribunal to resolve Mahanadi water dispute

Supreme Court closes contempt plea against Election Commission

A Supreme Court bench, comprising Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Navin Sinha, closed a contempt petition filed against the Election Commission of India (EC)...

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