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Chhattisgarh dumps EVMs, back to ballot paper

Chhattisgarh would perhaps be the first state in the country to do away with EVMs in favour of ballot paper in the local body polls.

16 Oct 2019 1:50 AM

Opposition parties reject simultaneous polls, demand ballot paper back

Opposition listed several issues in the present electoral system, including interruptions of international companies during polls.

03 Jul 2019 8:39 PM

Will not going back to era of ballot papers, says Chief Election Commissioner

CEC said, 'We will continue to use EVM and VVPAT. We are open to criticism and feedback from any stakeholder including political parties.'

24 Jan 2019 12:48 PM

EC starts process to buy 16 lakh paper trail machines

The poll panel will scrutinise manufacturing and timely delivery of the VVPATs before the 2019 general elections.

24 Apr 2017 5:02 AM

Allow paper ballots if good EVMs not available: UP poll body to EC

Some political parties, including the Congress, have raised the issue of reliability of EVMs.

14 Apr 2017 10:23 AM


For 'free and fair' polls, allow ballot paper in Gujarat elections: AAP to EC

AAP also said that in case use of ballot paper was not possible, the EC should ensure that each polling booth has EVMs with VVPAT.

21 Mar 2017 12:32 PM