Electronic Voting Machines Evms
India  /  Published 25.04.19

High voter turnout raises questions in Kerala

Record polling in Kerala has raised more questions than answers, as all three alliances are trying to figure out what the high voter turnout meant and which way the state would go.The highest polling ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Kalpetta(Kerala)

India  /  Published 14.04.19

Oppn parties to approach SC to demand verification of 50 pc votes by paper trails

Opposition parties on Sunday held a meeting to discuss the issue of EVM malfunctioning and said they will approach the Supreme Court again to demand that at least 50 per cent of paper trails be verifi...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.04.19

Nota mix-up fear grips Trinamul in Darjeeling

Two EVMs will be used in the Darjeeling constituency, one with Trinamul candidate Amar Singh Rai and the other with Nota at the top, sparking fears in the party that this may confuse voters and lead t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Books  /  Published 02.04.19

An insider’s account of the Indian electoral system

A fierce discussion on the Indian electoral system stormed the stage as former chief election commissioner, Navin Chawla, took the stage at the Calcutta launch of his new book — Every Vote Counts: T...
By Kanjyik Ghosh in

India  /  Published 24.09.19

Paper machine chink in EVM: Officer

IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan, who resigned last month to be able to regain “my voice”, on Tuesday claimed that paper trail machines had made electronic voting machines (EVMs) vulnerable to tamper...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.19

Raj Thackeray in ballot paper return call

Raj Thackeray on Wednesday urged Mamata Banerjee to join his campaign against EVMs and attend a rally in Maharashtra on August 21 demanding a return to ballots, making common cause with an issue she h...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.07.19

Does the order of names on an EVM matter?

My parents must be thanked for giving me a name starting with the letter ‘A’. There’s a possibility that my name will figure in the topmost position of an electronic voting machine. Section 38 o...
By Atanu Biswas in

Education  /  Published 18.06.19

EVM tampering cannot make you win an election

YESDifficult to tamperThere are strict regulations regarding EVM storage. It would be difficult to tamper with EVMs on a mass basis without being observed. The addition of the VVPAT adds another check...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 16.06.19

Chouhan uneasy with new role

Not all glad tidings bring joy. The former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, was flooded with greetings on being appointed the chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s new member...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 22.05.19

Rahul to workers: Don’t be afraid

On the eve of counting day, fear of mischief is the overriding concern of senior Opposition leaders who otherwise believe that the game is wide open no matter what the exit polls predicted.An appeal C...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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