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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 52

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 39

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 112 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 36

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 46

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 49

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 46

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 114