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Supreme Court notice to EC on misuse of EVMs

A Bench of Justices A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan issued notice after hearing senior counsel Kapil Sibal, appearing for the journalist Asish Goyal.

05 Sep 2018 1:11 AM

Over Rs 4,500 Cr needed to buy EVMs for ‘imminent’ simultaneous polls: Law panel

In draft report, law panel said as of now there is shortfall of 12.9 lakh ballot units, 9.4 lakh control units and about 12.3 lakh VVPATs.

03 Sep 2018 2:46 PM

Congress wants ballots back, hints EVMs favour BJP

The Congress also raised the issue of women’s reservation in the Parliament and state legislatures and that of electoral bonds.

28 Aug 2018 1:04 AM

Election Commission makes small changes to prevent VVPAT failures

Over 11 per cent of the 10,300 VVPAT machines across 10 states had developed faults and had to be replaced during the May 28 bypolls.

12 Aug 2018 4:38 PM

Snags in new EVMs worry Cong ahead of November polls

Two lakh new EVMs supplied by the govt-owned BHEL would be used in the state Assembly elections. Testing of the new machines will begin soon.

21 Jul 2018 1:02 AM


Onus on EC to ensure EVM credibility: EVMs too need a physical record

Many people are quite surprised when it turns out that computer scientists and security experts are among those most critical of EVMs.

18 Jun 2018 1:57 AM

Onus on EC to ensure EVM credibility: Glitches apart, EVMs are necessary

The issue of ‘tamperability’ of EVMs has been doing the rounds ever since they were introduced.

18 Jun 2018 1:53 AM

EC must clean up mess

The stakes are high in 2019, and the EC must ensure that its credibility remains high.

06 Jun 2018 1:41 AM

Repoll passes off peacefully in 123 booths

The Kairana byelections are being seen as a testing ground for the unity of the Opposition parties against the BJP.

31 May 2018 2:20 AM

All eyes on Kairana as BJP takes on united Opposition

The results of all the byelections would be announced on May 31.

29 May 2018 2:12 AM


EC terms EVM failure reports ‘exaggeration’

The poll panel also rejected reports that polling was cancelled in 35 booths in Bhandara-Gondiya LS constituency in Maharashtra.

29 May 2018 1:45 AM

Can consider paper ballots over EVMs in future elections: BJP

Cong urged that the EC revert to the old practice of paper ballots in future elections instead of EVMs.

18 Mar 2018 2:03 PM

Opposition unity: An evolving conflict

In any case, a view cannot be formed on the strength of the line-up in a clutch of byelections.

18 Feb 2018 4:35 AM

Akhilesh to discuss EVM issue with Opposition leaders

People want free and fair polls. The use of EVMs has led to erosion of people’s faith and this is not a good sign for democracy.

03 Jan 2018 1:54 AM

NOTA becomes 3rd favourite option after BJP, Congress in Guj, Himachal elections

In case of Gujarat elections, the NOTA vote share was higher than that of any party other than the Congress and the BJP.

19 Dec 2017 4:31 PM


Himachal, Gujarat polls: Clamour over EVMs dies down

The controversy grew so much that even Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti had to assure that there can be no EVM tampering.

19 Dec 2017 7:31 AM

Surat: Wi-Fi services suspended near strong rooms after EVM hacking complaint

Hardik Patel also claimed on Saturday that 150 software engineers of an Ahmedabad-based company were preparing to hack 5,000 EVMs.

17 Dec 2017 5:58 PM

It’s time to rethink democratic values

Religion has become a means to deflect attention from what should really matter in a mature democracy, which is governance.

03 Dec 2017 12:13 AM

‘EVM rigging’ sparks violence in Uttar Pradesh

In Kanpur, SP and BJP workers clashed over the allegations of “rigged EVMs” in Harsh Nagar area.

23 Nov 2017 6:31 AM

Delhi: Candidates’ fate sealed in EVMs

The total turnout was substantially better than last year’s elections where it was recorded at 37 per cent, said Mr Babbar.

13 Sep 2017 3:12 AM