VVPAT

"And this has been confirmed not by me, but by technical experts, and nobody has still been able to find out any fault; there can be human errors in operating machines."

The petition has been filed in the names of Andhra chief minister and Telegu Desam Party leader N. Chandrababu Naidu, Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar, Indian National Congress K.C. Venugopal, All India Trinamool Congress Derek O'Brien, Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav, DMK leader Stalin, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, National Congress leader Farooq Abdullah, Loktantrik Janta Dal leader Sharad Yadav, Rashtriya Janta Dal leader Manoj Jha, among others.

Mumbai: Amid Opposition’s allegations that nearly 25 per cent EVMs being used in the bypoll in the Bhandara-Gondiya parliamentary constituency on Monday were malfunctioning, the Election Commission said all defective machines have been replaced and polling has resumed. Election Commission (EC) officer in-charge Abhimanyu Kale told the media that around 156 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail …

Shamli: 55 percent voting has been recorded till 1700 hours in Kairana parliamentary seat in Uttar Pradesh. In Kairana, the main contest is between Mriganka Singh of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Tabassum Hasan. Singh, daughter of the late BJP MP from Kairana, Hukum Singh is counting on the …

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 …

Gandhinagar: Visible enthusiasm among voters marked the first phase of Gujarat election on Saturday as large queues lined up outside 24,689 polling booths. The Election Commission said it received several complaints against malfunctioning EVMs and VVPATs, while the Model Code of Conduct was also violated at a few places. In the first two hours of polling …

Chandigarh: Voting began for the by-election in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab on Wednesday. Nearly 15.22 lakh voters, who are eligible to exercise their franchise, will decide the fate of 11 candidates in the fray. Tight security arrangements are in place for the crucial by-election. The main fight is between Bharatiya Janata Party candidate …