Electronic Voting Machines Evms
West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.19

Election drill to help the blind

Dilip Sahoo, 30, hates to depend on others in doing his daily chores, despite being blind.But he could not vote without help in East Midnapore in the 2016 state elections.There was no dummy Braille ba...
By Debraj Mitra in Narendrapur

India  /  Published 10.03.19

Paper trail backup but doubts remain

The 17th Lok Sabha elections will be the first where every electronic voting machine will be backed by a voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) device but there was no certainty what percentage of...
By Our Special Correspondent and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.01.20

Man allegedly publishes false info on EVM

A Delhi court on Saturday allowed police to investigate a case against a man who shared allegedly false information on social media, claiming that EVM/VVPAT machines brought to give demo in his area a...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.11.18

745 EVMs, VVPAT machines replaced

Bhopal, Nov 28 (PTI) As many as 745 EVMs and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail machines were replaced Wednesday in Madhya Pradesh, where voting for the Assembly elections is underway, a senior poll o...
By PTI in Bhopal

West Bengal  /  Published 11.05.19

After poll personnel, EVMs feel the heat

The heatwave in south Bengal has hit voters and poll staff. Now, even voting machines are vulnerable.In addition to protecting voters and poll officials from the scorcher, the Election Commission is h...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

India  /  Published 03.05.19

SC to hear opposition plea on matching VVPAT slips next week

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear next week a review plea filed by 21 Opposition leaders seeking a further increase in the random matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs in the ongoing general elec...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.04.19

Opposition moves Supreme Court with vote-tally review plea

Twenty-one Opposition parties on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court pleading that electronic voting machines be backed up by paper trail device printouts in at least half the booths when the country vo...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.01.19

EVM hacking claim: Delhi police file FIR

Delhi police have registered a case based on a complaint filed by the Election Commission against a self-proclaimed cyber expert who alleged that EVMs had been hacked and polls rigged in 2014, officia...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.19

EVM is chor machine: Farooq Abdullah at Mamata rally

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah on Saturday called the EVM a 'chor machine' and demanded that the ballot paper system be brought back for the sake of transparency.'It is not the question of...
By PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.12.18

Dug up: Complaint on EVM that voted BJP

A year-old RTI query is back in the news after Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday — when his party won the Assembly elections to three heartland states — that “issues with EVMs rema...
By Arnab Ganguly in Mumbai


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