J&K: National Conference accuses EC of creating stir over EVMs

Ruling National Conference on Wednesday alleged that the move of Election Commission to get electronic voting machines (EVMs) from Gujarat for Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls had created unnecessary apprehensions about the fairness of forthcoming elections.

Voting machines tamper proof: EC to Panthers Party

The Election Commission Tuesday rejected suggestions that Electronic Voting Machines being sent to Jammu and Kashmir for the coming Assembly polls were manufactured in Gujarat and have been manipulated.

India-made EVMs to be used in Namibia`s presidential poll

Ahead of its Presidential Election, the Namibian government has purchased 3,400 India-made electronic voting machines which have already been used by other countries in Asia to conduct smooth and fair polls.

Pakistan keen on using Indian EVMs in its elections

Impressed by their performance, Pakistan has asked the Election Commission of India to provide it electronic voting machines for use in future elections there.

SC wants EVM paper trail for next general election

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Election Commission to introduce paper trail in electronic voting machines (EVMs).

Rahul Gandhi`s stand reflection of differences within Congress: Rajnath Singh

BJP President Rajnath Singh on Friday said Rahul Gandhi`s stand that the ordinance on convicted lawmakers was a `nonsense` only underlined the `well known fact` that there were differences within the Congress and sought to know how the party leader would describe the other actions of the UPA Government.

Surprised PM to deal with Rahul Gandhi`s criticism on return

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was apparently taken by surprise by Rahul Gandhi`s attack on the ordinance on lawmakers but "will deal with the matter" only on his return to India next week.

Narendra Modi hails SC on negative vote, pitches for compulsory voting

The Bharatiya Janata Party`s PM nominee on Friday hailed the Supreme Court`s order that voters now have a right to reject all candidates contesting polls in a constituency by pressing a button for negative vote.

Voters get right to reject all candidates in elections

In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court on Friday gave the citizens of India the right to reject all candidates in elections.

India provides EVMs, CEC to Bhutan for elections

India has provided 1,935 electronic voting machines to Bhutan for the country`s second national elections to be held on Saturday.

EC mulling foolproof methods to ensure EVMs are not misused

The EC has told the SC that "it is contemplating foolproof methods" to ensure that electronic voting machines are not misused or tampered.

1,377 EVMs malfunctioned during recent polls

A total of 1,377 EVMs had been reported defective and had to be replaced on poll day during the recent Assembly Elections in five states.

HC refuses to issue directions on EVMs

The Delhi HC refused to issue directions to the EC on a plea that either paper
printouts be incorporated in EVMs or paper ballot be brought back.

Pakistan to have Electronic Voting Machines

Pakistani authorities say some 200,000 EVMs would be procured before polls.

Not against EVMs, but need paper back-up: Gadkari

BJP chief Nitin Gadkari on Friday said his party was not against Electronic Voting Machines or use of technology in elections but wanted paper back-up as it had still not been proved that EVMs were tamper-proof.

Show how EVMs can be tampered with, EC tells parties

In the wake of objections by some political parties to the use of Electronic Voting Machines, the Election Commission on Saturday asked anti-EVM lobbyists to demonstrate before it how the machines could be tampered with.