Voter ID News
eKYC is liveliness check with random body movements, involves capturing a live photo of the person in real-time image capture and compare with Picture used in EPIC data. All general voters who have a valid EPIC Number. All new electors registered during special summary revision 2021 (i.e. those who applied during Nov-Dec2020) and whose mobile number provided while applying is unique will get an SMS and may download e-EPIC between January 25 and 31, 2021. You can search your name in Electoral Roll from http://voterportal.eci.gov.in/ or http://electoralsearch.in/, note your EPIC number and then download e-EPIC.
The Election Commission in the wee hours of Wednesday filed a First Information Report (FIR) over the recovery of thousands of voter ID cards at an apartment in Bengaluru just days ahead of polling in Karnataka Assembly elections. The FIR filed by EC refers to the recovery of counterfoils and 9,746 voters ID cards.