Electronic Voting Machine

Bengaluru: The Election Commission (EC) late on Tuesday cleared the result for Hubballi-Dharwad (central) Assembly segment, which was held up over the issue of mock slips not being cleared from the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM)’s control unit. “As few mock slips weren’t cleared from the control unit of the EVM after a mock poll, we (state …

New Delhi: India’s first plant to convert coal to synthetic gas is to be set up in Odisha under the supervision of state-run gas transmission utility GAIL, the Petroleum Minister said on Thursday. Addressing industry chamber Ficci on the domestic production potential of hydrocarbons, Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the synthetic gas was expected to be cheaper …

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Singh Yadav on Thursday trashed charges by opposition parties that the BJP got the EVMs tampered in the civic polls in Uttar Pradesh. In Mainpuri to attend a wedding, the former minister said had this been the case, he would not be a legislator now. Shivpal Yadav’s statement contradicts what his …

New Delhi: To brush aside the tampering allegations, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday exhibited the working method of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail System (VVPATs) and asserted that they cannot be rigged. EC, however, has announced that it will conduct ‘hackathon’ challenge on June 3, in which …

New Delhi: Taking on Aam Aadmi Party’s demonstration of alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra claimed on Tuesday that after the party’s nest defeat, its leaders will start claiming that it was the fault of people’s fingers. “Tomorrow AAP will claim that their defeat was the fault of people’s …

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing internal tiff within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), a party legislator Saurabh Bharadwaj on Tuesday demonstrated in the Delhi assembly how an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) can be tampered without any rig results. AAP, which has alleged that EVMs had been tampered with in the assembly elections in Punjab and …

Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday directed the Election Commission to hand over the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used for voting in the Vikasnagar constituency during the recently concluded state assembly elections. The HC took the decision to seize the machines after hearing a petition filed by a Congress party leader, who lost the …