AIADMK on Friday requested the
Election Commission to probe into reports of tampering of EVMs
in Tamil Nadu, where elections to the assembly were held on
Opposition Asom Gana Parishad
(AGP) on Sunday said it was against the use of EVMs in the
assembly polls next month as these could be tampered with.
Representatives of regional political parties on Thursday met an expert panel of Election Commission here and reposed their faith in Electronic Voting Machines but said more efforts should be made to make the system fool-proof.Dec 23, 2010, 20:01 PM IST
Stung by the rout in the last
month`s Assembly polls in Bihar, LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan
on Wednesday expressed doubt over transparency in voting with EVMs
and said the EC should consider restoration of ballot papers.
Gujarat became the first state in India to introduce online voting when the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation polls were held this month.Oct 27, 2010, 16:18 PM IST
Acting on the suggestion of
political parties for a paper backup in Electronic Voting
Machines to enhance people`s confidence, the Election
Commission has decided to refer the issue to its Technical
Electronic Voting Machines (EVM)
would be used for the first time in urban local bodies
elections in Himachal Pradesh.
A former senior bureaucrat today said
that an inquiry should be ordered into the role of public
sector units BEL and ECIL for reported outsourcing to foreign
companies of the programme code on the chips for the machines.
Several MPs on Thursday said
the issue of alleged tampering of the voting machines should
be looked into thoroughly and an all-party meeting be called
to discuss the issue.
Dismissing claims that
electronic voting machines could be tampered with, CEC Navin Chawala on Saturday said that private
manufacturers, which failed to sell their machines for use in
polls, were behind the propaganda.
Janata Party President
Subramanium Swamy today contended before the Delhi High Court
that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are not tamper-proof
and it needs rectification to ensure free and fair elections.
Chief Election Commissioner Navin Chawla on Saturday ruled out replacement of EVMs, asserting that these machines cannot be tampered with or manipulated.Jan 02, 2010, 17:33 PM IST
In the backdrop of some
opposition parties raising doubts about the functioning of
Electronic Voting Machines (EVMS), the Election Commission
today said no party has been able to prove that the machine
could be tampered with.
Emphasising on the need
for a change in the election system, Leader of the Opposition
LK Advani urged the Centre and Election Commission to make
efforts, so that general and assembly elections could be held
A PIL has demanded that election
commission should not reveal voting figures of individual
Electronic Voting Machines, as it violates principle of