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Elections: Electronic Voting Machines (EVM)

Raising Concerns Over EVMs, Maharashtra Opposition Demands Use Of Ballot Paper Ahead Of Polls

Aug 02, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Prominent Opposition leaders in Maharashtra termed the Lok Sabha polls result as 'shocking' as they raised concern over the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).

'Why Cannot We Bring The Ballot Papers Back?' Asks West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Jul 21, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

I will request the Election Commission to conduct Panchayat and Municipal elections through ballot paper: Mamata Banerjee


Would Have Attended All-Party Meet Called By PM Modi If It Was On EVMs, Says Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati alleged that the people's faith in the electronic voting machines (EVMs) had dwindled to worrisome level.

Mamata Banerjee Urges Opposition Parties To Demand Return Of Ballot Paper For Voting

Jun 03, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Opposition parties have repeatedly questioned the credibility of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), especially when the results haven't gone in their favour.


No Mismatch In Paper Trail Machine Results With EVM Tally: Report

This is for the first time in a Lok Sabha election that results of voting machines will be matched with slips generated by paper trail machines.

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22 May, 2019

'Enfeebled Commission': Congress Slams EC, Says It Is Black Day For Democracy

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'It is a black day for democracy and it is very sad and unfortunate for an institution like the Election Commission,' Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi told reporters.


22 May, 2019

Delhi Minister, Activist Prashant Bhushan Booked For Tweets On EVM Hacking

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The complaint is registered against eight Twitter account holders including AAP leader and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh, journalist Swati Chaturvedi.


22 May, 2019

'Sore Losers': Ram Vilas Paswan Slams Opposition For 'Desperation' Over VVPAT Issue 'Indicating Their Defeat'

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'When you win, EVMs are alright. But when you lose, allegations about EVM manipulation arise. This kind of pessimistic attitude of the opposition will hurt the Constitution,' Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan hits out at the Opposition.


22 May, 2019

Election Commission Rejects Opposition Demand On VVPATs Counting

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On Tuesday, leaders of 22 opposition parties met Election Commission and asked it to ensure transparency and fairness in the counting process by verifying EVM results with VVPATs.


22 May, 2019

Unable To Digest 'Defeat Of The Dynasty', Congress, Opposition Want To Discredit Democracy: Naqvi

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Senior BJP leader, Naqvi claimed that opposition parties, after becoming alienated from the masses, are now involved in a conspiracy to defame the main pillar of Indian democracy, by raising questions on the credible and transparent election process of the country.


22 May, 2019

'Why Can't All VVPATs Be Verified, Is Supreme Court Also Involved in Rigging', Asks Congress' Udit Raj

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Udit Raj had switched from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to the Congress just before the Lok Sabha elections 2019.


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21 May, 2019

'Accept Defeat With Grace': BJP Slams Opposition Over EVM Tampering Claims

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"The BJP condemns their (opposition) conduct and will tell humbly to accept their defeat with grace," Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.


21 May, 2019

22 Opposition Parties Move Election Commission Over Reports Of EVM Tampering

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During the meeting with the Election Commission officials, the opposition leaders demanded transparency and fairness in counting of votes.


21 May, 2019

'Why Is EC Not Clarifying Facts:' Former CEC SY Qureshi On EVM Tampering Allegations

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Over the past 24 hours, several videos showing the movement of EVMs have surfaced online, raising suspicion among people that the voting machines could be tampered with.


21 May, 2019

Election Commission Must Put All Speculations To Rest: Pranab Mukherjee On EVM Tampering Row

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Mukerjee in a statement on twitter, said there should be “no room for speculations that challenge the very basis of our democracy”.


21 May, 2019

EC's Silence On EVMs Being Switched Is Worrying, Says Mehbooba Mufti

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Reacting to exit polls predicting a clear majority for the BJP-led NDA in the next Lok Sabha, Mufti said, that a poll victory of the saffron party should not deter the resolve of people to fight for what is right.


21 May, 2019

SC Dismisses PIL Seeking 100% Matching Of VVPAT Slips With EVMs

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The Supreme Court dismissed a PIL seeking 100 per cent matching of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during counting of votes on May 23 for Lok Sabha polls.


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21 May, 2019

'Frivolous, Baseless', Says Election Commission On Complaints Of EVM Manipulation In Uttar Pradesh

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The Election Commission said the allegations were ‘frivolous’ and ‘baseless’ and that protocol was being followed ahead of counting of votes on May 23.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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