Kerala local body polls: Voting begins in first phase across five districts 

Voting is being held in 11,225 polling booths with an electorate of 88.26 lakh - including 46.68 lakh women, 41.58 lakh men and 61 transgender voters.

published on : 8th December 2020

It’s ballot paper instead of  EVMs for GHMC polls

SEC makes the call after taking opinions of political parties into consideration

published on : 6th October 2020

Hold state bypolls through ballots in view of COVID: Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath to EC

Byelections are due in 26 constituencies which have fallen vacant following resignations of 24 MLAs of the Congress, and death of two legislators earlier.

published on : 22nd July 2020

EVMs tamper-proof, no question of returning to ballot paper: CEC Sunil Arora

He said the machines are in use for 20 years now and there was no question of returning to the ballot paper.

published on : 12th February 2020

NCP seeks suspension of internet around EVM strong rooms

The NCP submitted a letter to the chief electoral officer, in which it said that there is a fear about the possible hacking of EVMs and VVPATs.

published on : 20th October 2019

Poll rigging claim: BJP minister seeks inquiry against cyber 'expert'

Speaking to reporters after attending Cabinet meeting here, Mungantiwar questioned the timing of Shuja's claims.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Shiv Sena, MNS, NCP blame EVMs for BJP’s Karnataka polls victory

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said that while he congratulates everybody who has won the election, he would like to dare the BJP to conduct elections via paper ballot.

published on : 16th May 2018

Karnataka poll results 2018 UPDATES: BJP's Jagadish Shettar declared winner of Dhardwad-Hubli constituency

Simple majority of 112 seats eluded BJP and the Congress quickly gave its support to the third-placed JD(S) to keep the saffron party out of power in the southern states.

published on : 15th May 2018

This assembly polls, photos of candidates to find place on  EVMs in Karnataka

This is to avoid confusion among voters about cadidates with same names.

published on : 27th March 2018

NOTA, Independents played spoilsport to Congress hopes in Gujarat polls

Had it not been for NOTA, the Congress in all likelihood would have won with a majority to form the government, say analysts.

published on : 19th December 2017

If Gujarat exit polls right, BJP has manipulated EVMs, says AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party referred to a news report on the alleged link of a Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd scam to a foreign company making microchips for Electronic Voting Machines abroad.

published on : 15th December 2017

Gujarat polls: Supreme Court rejects Congress' plea for 20 per cent vote count via VVPAT

The court asked Congress to instead move a substantive petition directly to the apex court seeking electoral reforms with regards to Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail.

published on : 15th December 2017

Gujarat polls: Bharuch District Collector dismisses allegations of EVM tampering

Bharuch District Collector Sandeep Sangle on Saturday dismissed the allegations of EVM tampering in the first phase of the Gujarat assembly elections.

published on : 9th December 2017

Ahead of Gujarat polling, Election Commission seeks to allay fears on EVMs integrity

The Election Commission is using 81,860 Ballot Units, 66,358 Control Units and 71,564 VVPATs, including the surplus units, in the Gujarat polls.

published on : 8th December 2017

MCD polls: Voters face problems due to faulty EVMs in some wards

Some people could not vote because their names were missing from the voters list.

published on : 23rd April 2017