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29 April, 2017 7:55 PM EC to call all-party meet on EVMs

Nasim Zaidi said that the commission intended to use voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) in all coming elections to bring in more transparency and boost the confidence of voters in the electoral process. "The commission's objective is to use VVPATs in all coming elections. India will perhaps be the first country where there will be 100% use of VVPATs 18

29 April, 2017 2:18 PM Election Commission to soon call all-party meet to assure them EVMs are tamper-proof

We will soon hold an all-party meeting in which they will be told how our EVMs are non-tamperable and secured as per our administrative and technical safeguard system, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said. In the wake of the growing chorus of demands from political parties questioning the authenticity of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in ensuring 19

23 April, 2017 12:18 PM MCD Polls: Arvinder Singh Lovely says BJP will make 'history’, Arvind Kejriwal slams ‘faulty EVMs’

Assuring a win for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls, Congress turncoat Arvind Singh Lovely on Sunday said that he joined the saffron bandwagon because of its sincere and dedicated intentions to serve the people. ‘The BJP is laying the foundation of a new corporation with an idea of clean politics. And this is why I have joined 37 1

23 April, 2017 9:14 AM Election Commission wants to buy 16 lakh paper trail machines in two years

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission has set the ball rolling to buy over 16 lakh paper trail machines for EVMs in the next two years to be used in all polling stations in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The Commission issued letter of intent to ECIL and BEL -- both PSUs -- on Friday, two days after the Union Cabinet cleared its proposal to buy 16,15000 voter 18

23 April, 2017 8:39 AM Live Delhi municipal elections: 16% voter turnout till noon

A total of 270 municipal wards will go to the polls today. Voting for the hotly-contested municipal elections began at 8:00 a.m today. A total of 270 municipal wards are going to the polls. These elections have been witnessing a three-way fight, with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) contesting for the first time. With AAP trying to make a last-minute pitch 39

23 April, 2017 6:47 AM Watch: AAP leader Sanjay Singh thrown out of polling booth by EC official

Things got a tad over-enthusiastic at the Janak Puri polling booth in New Delhi during the MCD elections as EC officials and AAP leader Sanjay Singh got into a scuffle. After giving his vote, Sanjay Singh was talking to reporters in which he expressed his belief the AAP would win the MCD polls in 2017 after 10 years of BJP rule. However, polling booth 45

19 April, 2017 10:59 AM What is VVPAT and why it is needed in India: Know what Modi government wants to buy for Rs 3173 crore

Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a proposal to buy 16,15,000 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) Units for use in the General Elections 2019. Amidst controversy over the alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the Assembly elections this year, the Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today 57 1

16 April, 2017 12:45 PM Need to buy VVPAT machines without further delay for 2019 Lok Sabha polls: CEC to government

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission has sent a fresh reminder to the law ministry seeking "urgent" sanction of funds for procurement of voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) in time to hold the 2019 Lok Sabha elections with new-age EVMs. In a letter written to law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on March 22, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi reiterated 22

15 April, 2017 4:10 PM At national executive meet, BJP dares 'hacking CM' Arvind Kejriwal to hack EVM

BJP today attacked AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for questioning the electronic voting machine, saying that he should accept Election Commission's challenge and show how it can be hacked. The BJP today sharpened its attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for questioning the electronic voting machine (EVM). At the BJP national executive meet, the party 23

13 April, 2017 3:57 PM After victory, Congress CM Siddaramaiah says 'No EVM tampering in Karnataka bypolls'

"We cannot say tampering (with EVMs) has taken place in these elections," Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said buouyed by the victory of the Congress candidates in the Nanjangud and Gundlupet assembly bypolls, in which the party retained both the seats in spite of a tough fight by the BJP. BENGALURU: The Congress may be sceptical and carping about the vulnerability 39