India  /  Published 28.02.21

'Allow voting machines to be checked'

Rahul Gandhi on Saturday argued that the capture of key institutions by the RSS-BJP had destroyed democracy in India and expressed serious concern at the Election Commission’s failure to address...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.02.21

SC: Sitting in UK, vote here

A sceptical Supreme Court on Thursday issued notices to the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea to allow postal voting and e-voting by all non-resident Indians and internal migrants who live ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.02.21

Congress veteran flags EVM doubts

Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh has asked the Election Commission of India to clarify serious questions raised by former bureaucrat Kannan Gopinathan about the claim of electronic voting machines (EV...
By Sanjay K. Jha 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 26.01.21

IIT experts nudged to speak up on EVMs

Former chief election commissioner S.Y. Quraishi on Monday questioned the silence of the Election Commission’s technical experts committee on the complaints and suspicions aired repeatedly about...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 22.01.21

Ex-poll panel chiefs flag migrant vote hurdles

Three former chief election commissioners (CECs) have highlighted the challenges of extending voting facilities to migrants within and outside India.  In the 2019 polls, a third of eligible vote...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.12.20

J&K alliance: Forces used to rig polls

Leaders of the seven-party alliance fighting for the restoration of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status have accused the government of using the armed forces to rig the ongoing District Developme...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 06.09.20

Trump flaunts Modi rallies as support

US President Donald Trump on Friday appeared hopeful that Indian-Americans would vote for him during his second run for the White House, referring to the two rallies hosted for him by Prime Minister N...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.08.20

Polls: EC issues Covid time norms

Voters will be provided with gloves to press the EVM button and COVID-19 patients in quarantine will be allowed to vote at the last hour of the polling day, according to broad guidelines issued by the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.12.18

Rural bypoll in 130 seats across Jharkhand

Equipped with ballot boxes and other items, polling parties left the capital on Tuesday to hold by-elections in seven panchayat seats across five blocks of Tamar, Sonahatu, Angara, Silli and Ormanjhi ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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