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Gujarat Assembly elections on December 9, 14; counting on December 18

Gujarat Assembly elections on December 9, 14; counting on December 18

The model code of conduct comes into immediate effect after the poll body announces the dates.

Oct 25, 2017, 09:25 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections on November 9, counting on December 18; Gujarat dates to be announced later

Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections on November 9, counting on December 18; Gujarat dates to be announced later

The dates for the Gujarat Assembly elections will be announced separately, the Election Commission has said.

Oct 12, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
Bawana bypoll: Voting begins on sluggish note, BJP, AAP, Congress locked in triangular contest

Bawana bypoll: Voting begins on sluggish note, BJP, AAP, Congress locked in triangular contest

Polling for the high-stakes Bawana bypoll in Delhi began at a slow pace, with a little over 5 per cent votes being cast in the first hour.

Aug 23, 2017, 11:31 AM IST
Nandyal bypolls: Voting underway, EC uses VVPAT for first time

Nandyal bypolls: Voting underway, EC uses VVPAT for first time

Polling began on a brisk note in the by-election to Nandyal constituency in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday.

Aug 23, 2017, 10:41 AM IST
Bawana bypoll: Over 2.94 lakh electors, 8 candidates in fray

Bawana bypoll: Over 2.94 lakh electors, 8 candidates in fray

The election is scheduled to be held on August 23 and the counting will take place on August 28.

 

Aug 18, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

EVMs to have paper trail (VVPAT) in Gujarat polls: EC to SC

The Election Commission on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it will be able to conduct the Gujarat assembly elections, due late this year, using EVMs with paper trail.

Aug 09, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
Supreme Court to hear plea seeking investigation into EVM tampering by US scientists

Supreme Court to hear plea seeking investigation into EVM tampering by US scientists

The plea filed by the BSP and lawyer Manohar Lal Sharma is seeking an investigation into the tampering of the EVMs by US-based scientists.

Aug 04, 2017, 06:43 AM IST
Explore possibility of using VVPATs in Gujarat polls: SC to EC

Explore possibility of using VVPATs in Gujarat polls: SC to EC

The bench was also informed that over 70,000 EVMs with VVPAT machines would be required for the Gujarat polls.
 

Jul 06, 2017, 20:39 PM IST
AAP all set for its own EVM challenge tomorrow

AAP all set for its own EVM challenge tomorrow

The AAP is all set to organise its own EVM challenge tomorrow at the party office here, after the Election Commission rejected its 'open hackathon' request.

Jun 02, 2017, 22:19 PM IST
Uttarakhand High Court calls EVM challenge unconstitutional, says hackathon cannot be organised tomorrow

Uttarakhand High Court calls EVM challenge unconstitutional, says hackathon cannot be organised tomorrow

In a big surprise, the Uttarakhand High Court on Friday observed that the Election commission's Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) hackathon challenge that is scheduled to be held on Saturday is 'unconstitutional'.

Jun 02, 2017, 20:18 PM IST
Never 'promised no-holds-barred Hackathon', says EC, rejecting AAP's demand to change EVM motherboard

Never 'promised no-holds-barred Hackathon', says EC, rejecting AAP's demand to change EVM motherboard

The poll body said the June 3 EVM challenge will be held according to the framework of existing administrative safeguards and security protocols.

May 27, 2017, 20:22 PM IST

AAP to seek clarity on EVM challenge

The AAP said on Saturday it will meet the Election Commission in two days to seek clarity on the proposed challenge to the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM).

May 20, 2017, 21:01 PM IST
EVMs, VVPATs to be used for all future elections, announces Election Commission

EVMs, VVPATs to be used for all future elections, announces Election Commission

In the wake of a string of allegations levied on the Election Commission of India (ECI) regarding the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in March's Assembly polls, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi on Saturday rubbished the claims of EVMs tampering while announcing that future elections would be conducted using both EVMs and VVPATs.

May 20, 2017, 17:51 PM IST
Election Commission to hold EVM demonstration, announce hackathon date today

Election Commission to hold EVM demonstration, announce hackathon date today

Several opposition politicians had alleged EVM-tampering in Assembly polls but the Election Commission ruled out such a possibility.

May 20, 2017, 09:13 AM IST
Delhi court orders preservation of South Delhi municipal ward's EVM

Delhi court orders preservation of South Delhi municipal ward's EVM

A court here has directed the Election Commission to preserve an EVM as well as video-footage of a municipal ward in South Delhi, officials said on Tuesday.

May 16, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
Why India stands out as a gold standard in electronic voting

Why India stands out as a gold standard in electronic voting

It may come as a surprise but electronic voting is not the prevailing choice among the world's democracies, though most forward-looking nations are aspiring to go electronic to cast ballots.

May 14, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
EC challenges political parties to hack Electronic Voting Machines

EC challenges political parties to hack Electronic Voting Machines

The Election Commission on Friday said it will offer political parties an opportunity to prove that electronic voting machines used in the recent assembly polls were tampered with.

May 12, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
EVMs can't be tampered with: Election Commission at all party meet

EVMs can't be tampered with: Election Commission at all party meet

The Election Commission on Friday assured all political parties that EVMs were secured and could not be tampered with.

May 12, 2017, 13:17 PM IST

EC holds all-party meet on EVM tampering row

All party meet begins. Election commission challenges that EVM can't be hacked. EC also said if opposition who claimed about EVM tampering proves it, then they will have to apologise.

May 12, 2017, 12:52 PM IST
EVM tempering row: All-party meet by Election Commission underway

EVM tempering row: All-party meet by Election Commission underway

The Aam Admi Party had earlier this week staged a demonstration on hacking a 'voting machine' in the Delhi Assembly.

May 12, 2017, 09:37 AM IST