VVPAT

VVPAT machines will be used along with EVMs in all polling booths in Gujarat: CEC AK Joti

VVPAT machines will be used along with EVMs in all polling booths in Gujarat: CEC AK Joti

Chief Election Commissioner of India AK Joti on Sunday announced that VVPAT machines will be used along with EVMs in all 50,264 voting booths of 182 constituencies in Gujarat.

Dec 03, 2017, 18:10 PM IST
Gujarat Polls: A personalised invitation card for voters in Surat from EC

Gujarat Polls: A personalised invitation card for voters in Surat from EC

In an effort to improve the voting percentage in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls, Chief Electoral Officer of Surat, Mahendra Patel, has undertaken a unique initiative of sending personalised invitation card to the voters.

Nov 18, 2017, 00:27 AM IST

Gujarat Assembly Elections: PIL in SC against returning officer's discretion to count papertrail

Ahead of the Gujarat Assembly polls, a PIL was on Friday filed in the Supreme Court challenging the discretionary power of a returning officer to refuse counting of the paper trail from the VVPAT machines.

Nov 10, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
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
VVPAT to be used in all booths during Gujarat Assembly polls

VVPAT to be used in all booths during Gujarat Assembly polls

The EC has completed revision of electoral rolls and prepared 'mother electoral rolls' (the final rolls which will be used during the election).

Sep 28, 2017, 22:41 PM IST
VVPAT machines may be used in Nanded-Waghala civic polls

VVPAT machines may be used in Nanded-Waghala civic polls

Nanded-Waghala Municipal Corporation (NWMC) may become the first one in Maharashtra to use Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines for its polls, if Electronic Corporation of India (ECI) supplies them on time, said officials in the State Election Commission.

Sep 10, 2017, 22:40 PM IST
VVPAT will be used in Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections: Election Commission

VVPAT will be used in Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections: Election Commission

The assembly polls are due in the state later this year and the EC is expected to announce the dates by end of this month or the beginning of October.

Sep 07, 2017, 23:12 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
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
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
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
Election Commission of India to soon call all party meeting on EVM issue

Election Commission of India to soon call all party meeting on EVM issue

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will soon call a meeting of all political parties to assure them that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) were tampering-proof and secured, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said on Saturday.

Apr 29, 2017, 17:57 PM IST
Setback to Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi HC rejects AAP's plea to use EVMs with VVPAT in MCD polls

Setback to Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi HC rejects AAP's plea to use EVMs with VVPAT in MCD polls

In a big setback to Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the Aam Aadmi Party's plea to use second-generation EVMs with paper trail in the April 23 civic polls in the national capital.

Apr 21, 2017, 14:12 PM IST
16 Opposition parties urge EC to revert to paper ballots

16 Opposition parties urge EC to revert to paper ballots

Sixteen opposition parties on Monday urged the Election Commission to revert to the paper ballot system in future elections saying tampering allegations have created "trust deficit" on the reliability of the voting machines.

Apr 10, 2017, 23:25 PM IST

Opposition for conducting MCD polls through VVPAT machines, ballot papers

With the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections inching closer, the opposition parties will today urge the Election Commission to conduct the upcoming polls partially through VVPAT (voter-verifiable paper audit trail) machines and ballot papers.

Apr 10, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

EVMs in focus in run-up to Madhya Pradesh bypolls

Though the campaign for the April 9 Assembly bypolls in Madhya Pradesh remained politically less intense, there has been much heat over EVMs after a VVPAT machine reportedly dispensed slips of only the BJP symbol during a trial.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:16 PM IST