NCP writes to Maharashtra election commission seeking order to stop internet services around polling booths, claims EVMs can be 'hacked'
The NCP wrote to the Maharashtra State Election Commission seeking an order to stop internet services within a three-kilometre radius of every poll booth and strong room in the poll-bound state.
EC terms reports of 'ghost voters' in recent polls incorrect, says data published on website is 'provisional'
'The provisional voter turnout data reported on ECI website is only the tentative number of voters and not the final numbers,' the EC said.
A vacation bench of the apex court headed by Justice Arun Mishra, and comprising Justice MR Shah did not find any merit in the petition.
Lok Sabha election 2019: N Chandrababu Naidu urges Election Commission to verify 50% EVMs using VVPAT slips
This comes ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on a petition filed by 21 Opposition parties, led by Naidu, to review its judgment rejecting 50 percent random physical verification of EVMs using VVPAT.
Supreme Court junks Opposition's review plea seeking to increase VVPAT verification to 50%, says 'not inclined to modify order'
Singhvi said that the Election Commission has no guidelines regarding the VVPAT-EVM verification, and that if the court would not issue guidelines to the poll watchdog, the court's order would be impractical to implement.
Lok Sabha election 2019: EC orders re-polling in five booth in Andhra Pradesh on 6 May along with fifth phase of voting
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has directed officials to conduct re-elections at five polling stations in Andhra Pradesh on 6 May. Voting will be held in polling booths located in Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore districts, the ECI said in a letter dated 1 May.
LS polls: 21 Opposition parties move SC over EVM malfunctions, demand at least 50% votes be verified by VVPAT
This comes after the issue of malfunctioning EVMs came to a boil once again Tuesday, during the third phase of polling, when several EVMs reportedly malfunctioned
Chandrababu Naidu demanded the EC to revert to ballot paper system immediately to 'preserve the sanctity and protect the spirit of the electoral process and democracy.'
India’s constitution-makers went fearlessly into a terrain that other democracies took years to explore. Despite a bitter legacy of Partition and rampant illiteracy, all Indians bar none were deemed an equal part of the electorate. However, today, some questions are being raised on the integrity of the poll process under electronic voting machines (EVMs).
Postal ballots: Who can vote through ETPB, how to get registered and how the voting is done; an explainer
Postal voting is a type of voting in elections whereby Electronically Transmitted Postal Ballot Papers (ETPB) are distributed to electors and returned by post, in contrast to electors voting in person at a polling station via an electronic voting system aided by Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). In India, service voters are entitled to the same.
Asked whether there are any chances of simultaneous polls of the Lok Sabha and the Jharkhand Assembly, the CEC said there was neither formal nor informal information on it
EVM hacking charge: CEC Sunil Arora says India 'won't be intimidated, bullied' into going back to ballot papers
Three days after self proclaimed cyber expert Syed Shuja claimed that EVMs could be hacked, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said there is no way the country will be "intimidated, bullied or coerced" into going back to the ballot paper system.
ECIL tells EC that 'cyber expert' Syed Shuja, who claimed 2014 polls rigged, was neither its employee nor associated with making of EVMs
The self-proclaimed Indian cyber expert, who alleged that the 2014 general election was 'rigged', was not an employee of the Electronic Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL) as claimed by him, the public sector undertaking said Tuesday.
EVM hacking row: Election Commission files complaint with Delhi Police against 'cyber expert' Syed Shuja
At the hackathon's press conference on Monday, Syed Shuja alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had hacked the EVMs in 2014 using a modulator which transmits military-grade frequency.
Kapil Sibal lends London 'hackathon' undeserved gravitas, gives BJP opportunity to corner Congress on EVMs
Kapil Sibal’s presence also raises the question whether the Congress endorses such wild conspiracy theories
Akhilesh, Mayawati urge Election Commission to provide alternative to EVMs amid hacking row, calls them 'threat to democracy'
Mayawati said: "Keeping democracy's larger interest in mind, it is essential to look into the EVM issue so that it gets resolved soon. It is possible to validate ballot paper, but it is not possible with EVM."
'Cyber expert' Syed Shuja says EVMs for 2014 LS polls rigged: Who is he and what can EC do to put claim to rest
Self-proclaimed cyber expert Syed Shuja asserted that the 2014 general elections had been rigged from the beginning, and that the EVMs used in the polls were found to have been transmitting some kind of disruptive frequency.
Chhattisgarh Election Results: Congress ahead in 16 seats, BJP in 4; former CM Ajit Jogi's party leads in two seats
The Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J) of former chief minister Ajit Jogi was ahead in two seats in Bilaspur division
Assembly elections counting of votes 2018: Watch trends, results, repercussions, analysed live by our panel of experts
To be anchored Naghma Sahar and Rupali Tewari, the live broadcast will start at 7 am on Tuesday (11 December) and continue till 3 pm.
Madhya Pradesh: Congress meets EC over EVM 'conspiracy', raises tampering concerns; poll panel says all machines safe
Opposition parties in Madhya Pradesh raised vociferous protests over alleged foul play with respect to EVMs and said that this was part of a "major conspiracy."