Electronic Voting Machines

Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Criticism of EVMs due to fear of defeat, says Nitish Kumar

Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Criticism of EVMs due to fear of defeat, says Nitish Kumar

The Patidar community accounts for around 12 percent of Gujarat's population.

Dec 17, 2017, 23:55 PM IST
Conduct polls with ballot paper, Mayawati challenges BJP

Conduct polls with ballot paper, Mayawati challenges BJP

Mayawati on Sunday challenged the BJP to conduct Vidhan Sabha and Lok Sabha elections on ballot paper.

Dec 10, 2017, 21:08 PM IST
EVMs connected to Bluetooth, WiFi in Gujarat polls? Here is Election Commission's explanation

EVMs connected to Bluetooth, WiFi in Gujarat polls? Here is Election Commission's explanation

Congress had said they detected EVMs at three polling booths at Memanwada which were connected to external devices through Bluetooth.

Dec 09, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
Gujarat Elections 2017: EC must address queries related to working of EVMs: Omar

Gujarat Elections 2017: EC must address queries related to working of EVMs: Omar

"I've been extremely sceptical of EVM related conspiracy theories but I'm beginning to question my unwavering faith in the machines & their infallibility," Abdullah wrote in a Twitter post.

Dec 09, 2017, 15:11 PM IST
Reports of faulty EVMs rock Gujarat, Election Commission says machines replaced

Reports of faulty EVMs rock Gujarat, Election Commission says machines replaced

Reports of faulty Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) are emerging from some parts of Gujarat in the first phase of polling in the state.

Dec 09, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
UP civic polls: SEC 'punctures' candidate's claim of zero vote

UP civic polls: SEC 'punctures' candidate's claim of zero vote

The state election commission in Uttar Pradesh on Monday strongly refuted an independent candidate`s accusations about rigged EVMs.

Dec 04, 2017, 13:48 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
NCP, CPI (M), only parties to attend hackathon, satisfied with EVMs, says Election Commission

NCP, CPI (M), only parties to attend hackathon, satisfied with EVMs, says Election Commission

The Commission conducted the hackathon to prove its EVMs are 'unhackable'.

Jun 03, 2017, 17:41 PM IST
EC denies AAP permission to tamper with EVM's motherboard during hackathon; calls demand irrational

EC denies AAP permission to tamper with EVM's motherboard during hackathon; calls demand irrational

The EC on Thursday rejected the demand of the Aam Aadmi Party to allow it to tamper with the motherboard of the electronic voting machines during the challenge.

May 25, 2017, 22:13 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
Election Commission confirms future elections only with EVMs, VVPATs

Election Commission confirms future elections only with EVMs, VVPATs

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi clarified that future elections would be conducted using both EVMs and VVPATs.

May 20, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
Election Commission to announce schedule for its 'EVM challenge' on Saturday

Election Commission to announce schedule for its 'EVM challenge' on Saturday

In 2009, the Election Commission had held a similar challenge and it claims no one was able to tamper with its machines.

May 19, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
Future polls to be held on VVPAT, will offer parties chance to prove if EVMs can be hacked: EC

Future polls to be held on VVPAT, will offer parties chance to prove if EVMs can be hacked: EC

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

May 12, 2017, 16:46 PM IST
Election Commission meeting on EVMs underway, AAP claims its proposal rejected

Election Commission meeting on EVMs underway, AAP claims its proposal rejected

AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj told reporters on the sidelines of the closed-door meeting that EC shared nothing new so far towards alleviating the fears of the parties.

May 12, 2017, 16:04 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
EVM tampering: Election Commission to convene all-party meet on May 12; may throw open challenge for hacking

EVM tampering: Election Commission to convene all-party meet on May 12; may throw open challenge for hacking

Amid debate over whether EVMs can be tampered with, the Election Commission has announced to convene an all-party meeting on May 12.

May 04, 2017, 19:40 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

Akhilesh Yadav again questions credibility of EVMs

Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday again questioned the credibility of electronic voting machines (EVMs) after the state police found a chip-like device used in stealing petrol.

Apr 29, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

Mocking AAP on EVM issue is not right: Sanjay Singh

The Bharatiya Janata Party won the civic polls, bagging 181 municipal wards out of 270 and pushed the AAP to a distant second spot with just 48 wins.

Apr 28, 2017, 17:30 PM IST