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23 July, 2017 2:32 AM Malfunctioning EVM at Buldhana contradicts EC’s tamper-proof claim

A malfunctioning EVM had compelled the State Election Commission (SEC) to hold fresh elections at a centre in Sultanpur during the February 2017 polls to the Buldhana zilla parishad, contradicting the claims of the Election Commission (EC). Data obtained under the RTI Act by activist Anil Galgali revealed that officials deputed to the polling centre 48

2 July, 2017 1:02 AM Electoral bonds will rob poll funding of transparency, fears CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi, who hangs up his boots on July 5, tells TOI that notwithstanding the sustained campaign by parties like AAP questioning EC’s neutrality, the poll body had always gone by the rule-book and court rulings to decide cases. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi , who hangs up his boots on July 5, tells Bharti 42

7 June, 2017 6:58 PM 4896 voters to elect India's next President on July 17

Polls to elect the next President of India will be held on July 17 for which the nomination process will begin from June 14 with the issuance of a notification, the Election Commission announced on Thursday. The counting of votes will take place on July 20 in New Delhi where all the ballot boxes will be brought. Both the ruling NDA and the opposition 109

3 June, 2017 11:21 PM Poll panel's EVM hackathon ends with a whimper

The much hyped Election Commission's EVM challenge proved to be a dud on Saturday with both Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) opting out of the event and instead choosing to observe the demonstration given by the Technical Expert Committee. Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said the issue of 'tamperability 50

3 June, 2017 7:43 PM Election Commission's EVM challenge fizzles out as CPM, NCP stay away

EVM challenge, announced after over a dozen parties questioned the infallibility of EVMs in the backdrop of recent state poll results, ended in an anti-climax with neither of the two takers for the 'dare', CPM and NCP, coming forward to demonstrate that the machines could be tampered with. NEW DELHI: The Election Commission's 'EVM challenge', announced 35

3 June, 2017 5:53 PM EVM Challenge 'An Eyewash': Nationalist Congress Party

An NCP leader said: "We fail to understand why the data was not provided to use despite its availability." New Delhi: The Sharad Pawar-led NCP on Saturday said the Election Commission's EVM challenge was an "eyewash" because of last-minute change in procedure for the selection of EVMs and non-supply of sought information. "Non-supply of information sought 35

3 June, 2017 2:53 PM EVM challenge: CPM, NCP don't attempt tampering; CEC says 'issue should be closed'

Briefing reporters after the EVM challenge, chief election commissioner Nasim Zaidi said the issue of "tamperability of machines" should be closed with the end of the challenge. NEW DELHI: As many as 13 political parties questioned the reliability of the EVMs, but when the Election Commission threw open a challenge to prove that the machines can be tampered 31

3 June, 2017 2:37 PM EVMs Cannot Be Tampered With, The Matter Stands Closed, Says Chief Election Commissioner

In a post-event press conference, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi maintained that the EVMs used by the EC are "non-tamperable" and with 100 per cent use of paper trail machines in all future elections the issue of tamperability of the machines "stands closed". With these remarks Zaidi made it clear that there would be no such challenge in future 4

3 June, 2017 8:19 AM EVM challenge: How the world has dealt with electronic voting machines

There are about 120 countries that practice democracy. Of these, only about 25 have experimented with or used electronic voting machines to elect their governments. So, the EVM is not the dominant choice globally for recording votes in elections. In February 2004, the Karnataka High Court hailed, in a case involving former Railway Minister CK Jaffer 60

3 June, 2017 7:28 AM Live EVM challenge: EC conducts demo to parties

AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj says Aam Aadmi Party will hold its own EVM Challenge. The Uttarakhand High Court on Friday refused to stay the ‘EVM Challenge’, paving way for the Election Commission to hold the event today. “The EVM Challenge is on as scheduled. The NCP and the CPI (M) have nominated three representatives each. The challenge will happen in two separate 28