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SP candidate from Hastinapur who 'kept eye' on EVMs with binoculars loses UP Assembly polls
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SP candidate from Hastinapur who 'kept eye' on EVMs with binoculars loses UP Assembly polls

No EVM mishandling was reported from Hastinapur during or ahead of vote counting

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections: Samajwadi Party will not win even 100 seats, says Anurag Thakur
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Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections: Samajwadi Party will not win even 100 seats, says Anurag Thakur

The Union minister also claimed that Akhilesh Yadav will not be able to win Karhal Assembly seat, from where he contested in the third phase of the polls, which concluded on Sunday

Third phase of Odisha panchayati raj polls to be held tomorrow amid heavy security arrangements
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Third phase of Odisha panchayati raj polls to be held tomorrow amid heavy security arrangements

Starting from 16 February, the panchayat elections in Odisha are being held in five phases. Two phases have already concluded

Assam Assembly Election 2021: Congress demands access to CCTV feed from strong rooms across state
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Assam Assembly Election 2021: Congress demands access to CCTV feed from strong rooms across state

The Congress also accused the Election Commission of acting "as per instructions of the BJP", adding that there are reports of people detecting EVMs being transported in private vehicles

West Bengal election: Poll officer suspended after EVMs, VVPATs found at TMC leader's house
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West Bengal election: Poll officer suspended after EVMs, VVPATs found at TMC leader's house

A senior officer said the incident took place in Tulsiberia village in the Uluberia Uttar constituency and the four machines seized will not be used in today's polling

Assam polls: EC orders repolling in Ratabari booth after EVM found in BJP candidate's car; Congress threatens to boycott polls
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Assam polls: EC orders repolling in Ratabari booth after EVM found in BJP candidate's car; Congress threatens to boycott polls

The area also witnessed violence over the incident on Thursday night, forcing the police to fire in the air to bring the situation under control

Assembly Elections 2021: What are EVMs, how are they used? All you need to know about electronic voting
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Assembly Elections 2021: What are EVMs, how are they used? All you need to know about electronic voting

Even though the initial investment in EVMs was heavy, it has since been expected to save costs of production and printing of crores of ballot papers, their transportation and storage, substantial reduction in the counting staff and the remuneration paid to them.

West Bengal polls: 79.79% turnout recorded in phase 1, voters allege VVPAT malfunction in Kanthi Dakshin constituency
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West Bengal polls: 79.79% turnout recorded in phase 1, voters allege VVPAT malfunction in Kanthi Dakshin constituency

Purba Medinipur district recorded the highest turnout at 82.51%, followed by Jhargram at 80.56%, Paschim Medinipur at 80.12%, Bankura at 79.90% and Purulia at 77.07%

Union Budget 2021: Law Ministry allocated Rs 1,005 crore to buy EVMs, Rs 7.20 crore for publishing voter ID cards
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Union Budget 2021: Law Ministry allocated Rs 1,005 crore to buy EVMs, Rs 7.20 crore for publishing voter ID cards

The Union law ministry has also been allocated Rs 100 crore to meet the Election Commission's "carry forward liability" for expenditure on the 2019 Lok Sabha election

Delhi Election 2020: Digvijaya Singh casts aspersions on sanctity of EVMs; urges EC, SC to take fresh look at credibility of machines
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Delhi Election 2020: Digvijaya Singh casts aspersions on sanctity of EVMs; urges EC, SC to take fresh look at credibility of machines

The Election Commission on Sunday announced that the final voter turnout was 62.59 percent, five percent less than 2015

Kejriwal slamming EC over 'delay', AAP raising EVM tampering fears aimed at saving face in case party falls short
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Kejriwal slamming EC over 'delay', AAP raising EVM tampering fears aimed at saving face in case party falls short

AAP, making an accusation without any evidence, charged that EC is compromised and deliberately delayed announcing final voting percentage

Delhi election 2020: Press AAP's symbol in EVM so hard that party breaks its 2015 record, says Arvind Kejriwal during north Delhi roadshow
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Delhi election 2020: Press AAP's symbol in EVM so hard that party breaks its 2015 record, says Arvind Kejriwal during north Delhi roadshow

Surrounded by scores of supporters, AAP national convenor took out roadshow in north Delhi's Narela and Bawana areas

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Uddhav Thackeray says time to implement 50-50 formula for power sharing with BJP
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Maharashtra Assembly polls: Uddhav Thackeray says time to implement 50-50 formula for power sharing with BJP

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said on Thursday that it was time to implement 'fifty-fifty' formula for power-sharing with the BJP.

Devendra Fadnavis likens Opposition with 'dim-witted child' over EVM charge at Solapur rally; one Congress, two NCP MLAs join BJP
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Devendra Fadnavis likens Opposition with 'dim-witted child' over EVM charge at Solapur rally; one Congress, two NCP MLAs join BJP

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday took a dig at the Congress and the NCP over their EVM tampering allegations by equating them with a 'dim-witted child, who blames it on a faulty pen for failing in an exam'

MNS leader Sandeep Deshpande taken into custody; police imposes Section 144 outside ED's office in Mumbai ahead of Raj Thackeray meeting
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MNS leader Sandeep Deshpande taken into custody; police imposes Section 144 outside ED's office in Mumbai ahead of Raj Thackeray meeting

Mumbai police on Thursday imposed section 144 of CrPC outside the ED office in south Mumbai, where MNS chief Raj Thackeray will be present in connection with a money-laundering probe

MNS activist ends life after ED sends notice to Raj Thackeray in connection with IL&FS loan case, claim party sources
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MNS activist ends life after ED sends notice to Raj Thackeray in connection with IL&FS loan case, claim party sources

An activist of the MNS allegedly committed suicide in Thane, with a party leader claiming he was 'depressed' over the ED notice to MNS chief Raj Thackeray

ED summons Raj Thackeray over money laundering charges involving IL&FS; MNS terms action political vendetta
India

ED summons Raj Thackeray over money laundering charges involving IL&FS; MNS terms action political vendetta

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to Raj Thackeray in connection with a money-laundering probe.

Maharashtra has never seen such ‘frustrated, desperate and directionless’ Opposition in history, says Devendra Fadnavis
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Maharashtra has never seen such ‘frustrated, desperate and directionless’ Opposition in history, says Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Saturday that the state had never seen such "frustrated, desperate and directionless" Opposition in its history.

Raj Thackeray to meet Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday ‘to discuss electoral reforms’, says source close to MNS chief
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Raj Thackeray to meet Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday ‘to discuss electoral reforms’, says source close to MNS chief

MNS supremo Raj Thackeray will meet West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee at state Secretariat Nabanna on Wednesday. 'They are likely to discuss electoral reforms, political situation in the country', said source close to MNS chief.