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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

EC seeks report on VVPAT dispensing BJP slips in Bhind

New Delhi: The Election Commission has sought a detailed report from the district poll authorities in Bhind, Madhya Pradesh on media reports that VVPAT was only dispensing slips of BJP symbol during a demonstration exercise.

Paper verification system will not undermine vote secrecy: EC

He said it is an absolutely false claim that candidates will know which voter has cast ballot for them due to the presence of VVPAT machines.