EVMs

Jaipur: The Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) will carry pictures of candidates along with their names, when by-elections are held in Rajasthan on January 29. According to Chief Election Officer Ashwini Bhagat, this has been done to ensure there was no confusion if there were two candidates with the same name. According to the new arrangement, the …

Mumbai: The much loved star kid Taimur Ali Khan has been nicknamed as Tim by his parents. One of the cutest celebrity kid, who had created headlines because of his name Taimur earlier also, has been gifted this name by father Saif Ali Khan. While talking about the youngest nawab of the Pataudi family, Saif …

Gandhinagar: Over 30 per cent balloting was registered till afternoon in Gujarat’s first phase Assembly elections, as enthusiastic voters queued up in large numbers amid rising complaints of malfunctioning Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). The Election Commission also received complaints of EVMs being connected to Bluetooth or WiFi from Porbandar. By noon, over 32 per cent voting …

Lucknow: The state election commission in Uttar Pradesh on Monday strongly refuted an independent candidate’s accusations about rigged EVMs used in the just concluded civic body polls. Independent candidate from Saharanpur, Shabana, who triggered a storm by claiming that she got zero vote despite casting a vote for herself, has been slammed by the poll panel …

The M3 EVM production is starting from August at the Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL) and Bharat Electronics Lt (BEL) plants. These machines will replace the existing machines in phases. By September next year, the required number

New Delhi: The CPI-M and NCP did not take part in Election Commission’s EVM challenge on Saturday, which was conducted to prove the reliability of the Electronic Voting Machines used in electoral process across the country. It may be mentioned that CPI-M and NCP were the only two parties which had earlier accepted the challenge …

Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court on Friday took a dig at the political parties for denouncing Election Commission, saying the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are not hackable. The HC bench pointed out that the right to freedom of speech and expression does not permit levelling of unsubstantiated charges against constitutional bodies. Rejecting the plea for …

New Delhi: Questioning the “reliability” of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), activists Tehseen Poonawalla and VV Rao on Wednesday asked the Election Commission to prove in front of experts that the machines cannot be tampered with. Poonawalla told reporters here that the total votes polled and counted during the February’s Pune civic polls in 41 of …