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Narendra Modi slams Congress' 'arrogance' in Rajya Sabha speech, says party can neither accept defeat nor digest win
A day after mounting a bitter attack on the Opposition for obstructing triple talaq bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the Congress in the Rajya Sabha, saying it insulted voters of the country by questioning veracity of EVMs and the massive victory of the BJP in Lok Sabha polls
EVM row: New battle for BJP, Congress as nation's attention shifts to EVMs after Rafale controversy, quota calculations
The political slugfest in the aftermath of the EVM demonstration by Syed Shuja in London has led to the Congress and the BJP forgetting the Rafale and the quota row and instead subscribing to a new issue.
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."
Prakash Javadekar claims Opposition making EVM 'excuse' as parties know they will face defeat in Lok Sabha polls
Javadekar exuded confidence that the National Democratic Alliance will get "tremendous success in the leadership of Narendra Modi".
With several opposition parties urging the Election Commission (EC) to revert to ballot paper system, a parliamentary committee has summoned senior officials of the poll panel to discuss issues related to the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs).
In an apparent dig at the AAP, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said BJP's impressive show in the MCD polls is a "lesson" for those crying foul over EVMs and asked it to respect people's mandate.
Congress Delhi unit chief Ajay Maken offered to resign from his post taking responsibility for the defeat.
On Wednesday, the EC has thrown an open challenge to political parties doubting the veracity of the recently conducted Assembly elections, especially in UP, where the BJP has secured a massive win.