Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail Vvpat
West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.21

Trinamul team asks EC to count all VVPAT slips

The Trinamul Congress on Friday alleged a “partisan and biased approach” by the Election Commission in the ongoing poll process in Bengal and demanded that all slips printed by the Voter V...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.21

Tally VVPAT and EVM, says poll watchdog

The Citizens’ Commission on Elections (CCE), a civil society group, said on Saturday that the Election Commission of India must optimise the tallying of voter-verified paper audit trails (VVPATs...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.05.19

EC cold to call to verify votes first

Twenty-two Opposition parties met the Election Commission on Tuesday to request that tallying of votes with the paper trail — at five random polling stations in each Assembly segment — be taken up...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.05.19

Opposition leaders discuss possibility of non-NDA alliance

Opposition leaders met on Tuesday, ahead of the Lok Sabha poll results on May 23, to discuss the possibility of a non-NDA alliance, staking claim to government formation.They will also move the Electi...
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 05.11.19

VVPAT ‘behind Lavasa harassment’

Kannan Gopinathan, an IAS officer who alleged in September that paper audit trail machines had made EVMs vulnerable to tampering, on Tuesday tweeted in support of election commissioner Ashok Lavasa, s...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.04.19

Complaint about vote carries risk

Few outside his immediate circle would have heard about Ebin Babu before Tuesday. Fewer still would have heard about Rule 49MA although it has been around since 2013.Rule 49MA of Conduct of Elections ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

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

North East  /  Published 12.04.19

First phase polls record 78% turnout

The first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Assam recorded 78.23 per cent turnout, a marginal dip from the 2014 elections, when the percentage was 78.75. The first phase was held in five constituencies ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.19

Kalighat street wears deserted look

The police barricades were in place on Harish Chatterjee Street since Thursday morning but there were not many people trying to sneak through them. Over the past decade, Harish Chatterjee Street had t...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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