Election Commission would be "logistically equipped" by September 2018 to hold simultaneous polls for Lok Sabha and assemblies, Election Commissioner O P Rawat said on Wednesday.
Supreme Court today sought the response of the Election Commission on the possibility of using EVMs with VVPATs in the Gujarat assembly election later this year.
EC has decided to verify votes cast in 5 per cent of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) selected randomly by cross-checking them with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT).
The EC is all set to hold a demonstration on the working of the EVMs and VVPATs which aims to allay fears that these can be tampered with in favour of a candidate/party.
The Election Commission (EC) has decided to hold a live demo of Voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) and EVMs and explain how they function. The demonstrations, to be held on Saturday, are an attempt to prove that the machines are infallible.
Supreme Court has sought response of the Centre and the chief election commissioner on a plea filed a Gujarat Patidar leader seeking VVPAT for the upcoming Assembly election in the state.
New Delhi: The Election Commission has issued a letter of intent for purchase of 16,15,000 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail ( VVPAT) machines in the next two years to be used in all polling stations in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The Commission issue
The Delhi High Court today dismissed the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) plea for using paper trail voting machines in the municipal polls slated to be held on April 23. The High Court pointed out that it cannot pass such an order at the last minute.
Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Wednesday welcomed the government's decision to buy paper trail machines for EVMs saying "it's a victory for Congress, opposition parties and democracy".
The idea of an additional layer of transparency for the satisfaction of voters in the form of a ‘voter verifiable paper trail’ was suggested by the political parties in a meeting taken by the Election Commission of India on 4th October, 2010
The Supreme Court today issued notices to the central government and the Election Commission (EC) on a BSP plea seeking direction for use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) with the Voter Verifiable Paper Trail (VVPAT).
Members in the Rajya Sabha today sought the use of VVPAT machines and called for bold electoral reforms like state funding of polls and audit of election spending by political parties.
Mumbai: The process for the October 15 election to the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly began today with authorities issuing the poll notification. The by-poll for the parliamentary seat of Beed, vacated following the death of BJP
Kolkata : The Election Commission has chosen Jadavpur Lok Sabha constituency in West Bengal for the launch of the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail system in EVMs on an experimental basis.The Voter Verifiable Paper Audit