Electronic Voting Machines Evms
Calcutta  /  Published 29.04.21

EVM: Everyone Vies for Machine

Many were also seen laying out newspapers and having lunch huddled in groups. Some others had tucked their masks into their pockets to have lunch or tea and biscuits. No facilities to conduct tempera...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.04.21

No protocol at EVM centre

Covid-19 cases are rising alarmingly but there was no such alarm at the centres where thousands of polling and police personnel had gathered to collect EVMs before being sent to their respective polli...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 12.04.21

EVMS: two-tier security in place

The mandate of the seven Assembly constituencies in and around Calcutta that voted on Saturday is lying sealed in 2,000-odd electronic voting machines (EVMs) that are in safe custody in strongrooms ac...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.04.21

Row over EVM use in Bihar panchayat polls

Bihar appears to be heading towards a constitutional crisis as elections to the three-tier panchayati raj system are likely to miss the deadline for completion because the Election Commission and the ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

North East  /  Published 10.04.21

Probe on ‘poll officers spotted with ballots’

The Cachar district administration in Assam on Friday said it will conduct an inquiry into media reports that a few “election officers” were spotted with ballot papers here at night. A pr...
By PTI in Silchar


West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.21

EVMs, VVPATs seized from TMC leader's home

  Four EVMs and a similar number of VVPATs were found at the house of a Trinamool Congress leader in West Bengal's Howrah district, following which a poll official was suspended, a senior of...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.04.21

Assam: EVM takes a BJP ‘lift’

The Election Commission on Friday ordered re-polling at an Assam booth and suspended four polling officials and a police officer after an electronic voting machine was found in a car owned by a BJP ca...
By Pheroze L. Vincent, Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati, New Delhi

North East  /  Published 02.04.21

Assam second phase polls peaceful

Polling was held in 15 constituencies in Barak Valley and five in the two hill districts of Dima Hasao and Karbi Anglong, among others, to decide the fate of 365 candidates in 13 districts. The remain...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 23.03.21

EC issues ads backing EVMs

The Election Commission of India on Monday published full-page advertisements in leading dailies as well as tweeted a graphic of poll results since 2004 to bolster credentials of the electronic voting...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.03.21

EVM: plea in SC on symbols

The Supreme Court on Friday directed a petitioner to serve a copy to the attorney-general, the country’s highest law officer, of a plea for replacing party symbols on EVMs with candidates’...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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