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Election Commission: Will consider matter if Uttarakhand HC order on EVMs violated
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Election Commission: Will consider matter if Uttarakhand HC order on EVMs violated

New Delhi: The Election Commission today said in future if anyone "violates" the order of the Uttarakhand High Court on the constitutionality of the EVM challenge by indulging in its "unhealthy criticism", it will consider the matter and take a decision.

EVM 'hackathon' challenge: NCP, CPM didn't participate, but understood the process, says EC
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EVM 'hackathon' challenge: NCP, CPM didn't participate, but understood the process, says EC

The CPM and the NCP, the only two parties that agreed to accept the Election Commission's EVM challenge, did not take part in the test.

EVM tampering row: Election Commission never used the term 'hackathon', says Nasim Zaidi
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EVM tampering row: Election Commission never used the term 'hackathon', says Nasim Zaidi

The whole attempt on the part of the Election Commission has been to clear doubts, suspicions and aspersions that were being cast on the EC, says Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi.

EVM tampering row: AAP unlikely to take part in EC's hackathon challenge
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EVM tampering row: AAP unlikely to take part in EC's hackathon challenge

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which has accused the Election Commission of "running away from a no-holds barred hackathon", is unlikely to take up the commission's challenge to demonstrate that its Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) can be tampered with.

No takers for EVM hacking challenge: As deadline looms, parties remain silent, says Election Commission
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No takers for EVM hacking challenge: As deadline looms, parties remain silent, says Election Commission

With less than 24 hours left for the interested political parties to apply to participate in the Election Commission's challenge to try and tamper with the electronic voting machines, none have applied.

EVM challenge on 3 June: Participants to be given four hours to hack machine, says EC
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EVM challenge on 3 June: Participants to be given four hours to hack machine, says EC

The EVM challenge will start from 3 June in which political parties can use machines deployed in assembly polls, the Election Commission announced

EVM tampering row: No need of reverting to paper ballot system, says Nasim Zaidi
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EVM tampering row: No need of reverting to paper ballot system, says Nasim Zaidi

There is no need of reverting to the paper ballot system, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said on Saturday.

Election Commission: Electronic voting machines challenge to start from 3 June
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Election Commission: Electronic voting machines challenge to start from 3 June

New Delhi: The challenge to prove that EVMs can be tampered with will start from 3 June, the Election Commission announced, asserting that the machines are tamper-proof.

EVM tampering: Election Commission to hold hackathon to prove rigging of Assembly polls tomorrow
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EVM tampering: Election Commission to hold hackathon to prove rigging of Assembly polls tomorrow

Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said that parties can try and prove that EVMs can be tampered with even under strict technical and administrative safeguards as applicable during elections.

EVM tampering row: Future elections will be held with paper trail, EC tells political parties
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EVM tampering row: Future elections will be held with paper trail, EC tells political parties

The Election Commission on Friday ruled out any possibility of the EVMs being tampered with in elections even as it announced that all future elections will be held with VVPAT slips to prevent any doubts while the AAP demanded 'hackathon', a view others were not apparently enthusiastic about at an all-party meeting convened to discuss worries over the machines.

Election Commission at all-party meet assures that EVMs can't be manipulated
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Election Commission at all-party meet assures that EVMs can't be manipulated

The Election Commission on Friday assured all political parties that EVMs were secured and could not be tampered with.

Election Commission to call meeting with 16 political parties to discuss EVM issue
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Election Commission to call meeting with 16 political parties to discuss EVM issue

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will soon call a meeting of all political parties to assure them that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) were tampering-proof and secured, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said on Saturday

MCD polls 2017: EC throws hacking challenge to parties, AAP seeks official communication
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MCD polls 2017: EC throws hacking challenge to parties, AAP seeks official communication

Come try hack our EVMs and show they can be tampered with, the Election Commission said on Wednesday, inviting political parties and experts to the "open challenge".

An EVM that would just vote for BJP? Oppn goes berserk after media reports, demands poll by ballet paper
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An EVM that would just vote for BJP? Oppn goes berserk after media reports, demands poll by ballet paper

Latching onto the report, the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which had raised doubts on the functioning of EVM's after the recent Assembly elections, sought a through probe and return to old ballot paper system in upcoming polls including in Gujarat.

Election Commission favours lifetime ban on convicts from contesting polls
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Election Commission favours lifetime ban on convicts from contesting polls

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday told the Supreme Court that it was in favour of barring convicted persons from contesting polls for life and stopping their entry into judiciary and the executive.

Manipur Election 2017: Enforcement agencies have seized over 51 litres of liquor since 4 January
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Manipur Election 2017: Enforcement agencies have seized over 51 litres of liquor since 4 January

Manipur, which is officially a dry state, seems to be on a high during electioneering with huge amount of liquor being regularly seized by the Excise department.

Election Commission urges HRD Ministry to include 'electoral literacy' in school education
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Election Commission urges HRD Ministry to include 'electoral literacy' in school education

The Election Commission wants students to learn from the secondary school level how to become responsible voters.

Election Commission tells political parties not to use photos of President, VP, Governors
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Election Commission tells political parties not to use photos of President, VP, Governors

The Election Commission on Tuesday directed all political parties to desist from displaying photographs of the President and Vice President of India and Governors of the states in their election campaigns.

Arvind Kejriwal accuses the Election Commission of promoting bribery
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Arvind Kejriwal accuses the Election Commission of promoting bribery

Arvind Kejriwal accused Election Commission of promoting bribery by banning him from telling people to take money from other parties but vote for the AAP.

Goa Assembly Election: CEC receives complaints on abuse of money, distribution of gifts
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Goa Assembly Election: CEC receives complaints on abuse of money, distribution of gifts

Abuse of money, distribution of gifts and the ruling party's misuse of government beneficiary database to lure voters are some of the complaints received by election authorities in Goa, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said on Sunday.