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26 February, 2018 6:50 PM Tripura: Over 90% voting recorded in re-poll at six centres

The re-polling was held after the Election Commission declared void the polling at these centres on February 18. Agartala: Over 90 percent turnout was recorded at the six polling stations where re-polling was held on Monday. The re-polling was held after the Election Commission (EC) declared void the polling at these centres on February 18, a senior 57

24 February, 2018 3:22 PM Madhya Pradesh bypolls: 58.75% turnout in Kolaras, 69.35% in Mungaoli till 4 pm

Voting is currently underway in two key assembly constituencies – Mungaoli and Kolaras - in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday.     Bhopal: Polling is currently underway in Mungaoli and Kolaras - two key assembly constituencies in Madhya Pradesh where the bypoll has become a battle of prestige between the ruling BJP and the main opposition party Congress 41

24 February, 2018 5:01 AM Voting begins for Assembly bypolls in Madhya Pradesh

Voting for by-polls in the Mungaoli and Kolaras Assembly seats of Madhya Pradesh began at 8 a.m. on Saturday, a poll official said. “An error was reported in the EVM machine in the beginning at booth number 57 of Kolaras, but it was rectified and polling began soon after,” the official said. The bypolls were necessitated due to the death of Congress 33

21 December, 2017 7:39 PM For the disabled, the booths weren’t friendly

More facilities need to be provided for them, says activist Some people with disabilities experienced difficulties while casting their votes at the R.K. Nagar bypoll on Thursday, while a few did not know about arrangements made for them. Disability rights activists say that while some booths were accessible, more needs to be done at others. When S. Mohan 59

18 December, 2017 7:57 AM BJP victory because of EVMs, says Sanjay Nirupam

“I still stand by this tweet. This would have been the result if EVM would not have been tampered,” says the Mumbai Congress chief. Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam on Monday said the BJP’s victory in Gujarat was not because of the people in the State but because of electronic voting machines (EVMs). “When the entire Gujarat was against the BJP and empty 29

15 December, 2017 6:06 PM Assembly polls: CM favours ballot paper over EVM

He fears EVMs will be tampered with Stressing on the possibility of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) being tampered with, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said his party wanted to use the traditional ballot paper system in the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections. The Chief Minister said he would write to the Election Commission (EC) to use ballot papers 28

10 December, 2017 4:25 PM Gujarat Poll Officials 'Forget' EVM In Jeep, Driver Brings It Back

Rajpipla, Gujarat: In a lapse, officials posted in Dediapada constituency in Gujarat's Narmada district during the first phase of polls yesterday "forgot" a "spare" VVPAT EVM unit in a private jeep while returning to Rajpipala, a senior officer said today. However, the unit, packed in three separate bags, was spotted by the driver of the jeep and some local 40

9 December, 2017 2:21 PM Complaint of EVM tampering through bluetooth baseless: EC

The Election Commission (EC) in Gujarat said on Saturday that an inquiry found that the apprehension about possible EVM tampering through bluetooth technology, raised by opposition Congress, was baseless. The device which the complainant's mobile phone detected after putting on bluetooth was not an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) but a mobile phone 118 1

7 December, 2017 9:49 AM Rift remains? Shivpal contradicts Akhilesh, says allegations of EVM tampering in UP polls unfounded

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Singh Yadav on Thursday trashed charges by parties that the BJP got the EVMs tampered in the civic polls in Uttar Pradesh. In Mainpuri to attend a wedding, the former minister said had this been the case, he would not be a legislator now. Shivpal Yadav`s statement contradicts what his estranged nephew and party 39

12 October, 2017 10:24 PM Size Of VVPAT Paper Slips To Be Increased: Election Commission

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission has decided to increase the size of the slip of the paper trail machines to make it more visible for the voters. The electors see voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) slip for seven seconds, which would be an acknowledgement receipt for the party they voted for in the election. VVPAT is a machine which dispenses 47