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Goa Congress flays delay in moving EVMs to strong room (lead)

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
The Congress in Goa on Wednesday questioned the "lackadaisical attitude" of the poll authorities in the state while alleging inordinate delay in transportation of EVMs from polling centres to strong-rooms in respective districts, which they claimed had re... read..
 

Decoded: Questions over EVMs after 10K glitches, EC swears by machines

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
In the midst of the election season, questions are being raised by various Opposition parties over the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) after about 10,000 of these machines malfunctioned at different places during the first three phases of Lok Sabha poll... read..
 

I didn't complain of EVM malfunction fearing punishment: Former Assam DGP Harekrishna Deka

| April 24, 2019 5:41:42 AM IST
Former Assam DGP Harekrishna Deka has alleged that the voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) machine at a polling booth here had malfunctioned as the machine displayed some other name and not the one he had voted for.... read..
 

Javadekar hits out at opposition for raising questions on EVMs

Politics | April 24, 2019 9:11:48 PM IST
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday hit out at opposition parties for raising questions on Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), stating that the parties praise EVMs when they win and blame the machines when they suffer defeat.... read..
 

LS polls: 3rd phase sees largest deployment of EVMs

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
The third phase of ongoing Lok Sabha elections saw the largest-ever deployment of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines across 2.11 lakh polling stations spread over 13 states and 2 Union Territories, th... read..
 

PM Modi snubs Opposition for crying foul over EVM malfunction

Politics | April 24, 2019 1:41:48 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday snubbed Opposition for crying foul over EVM malfunction in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

21 parties file review petition in SC seeking verification of 50% EVMs using VVPAT machines

Politics | April 24, 2019 3:41:47 PM IST
A review petition was filed by 21 opposition parties in the Supreme Court on Wednesday asking it to order verification of 50 per cent EVMs using the voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines.... read..
 

Snags in EVMs reported from different states

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Like in the previous two phases of Lok Sabha elections held on April 11 and April 18, snags in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were reported from different polling stations spread across the 13 states and two Union Territories which went to the polls in... read..
 

Fearing defeat, opposition blaming EVMs: Modi

Lohardagga (Jharkhand) |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the opposition parties had started blaming EVMs after the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections because they feared defeat.... read..
 

EVMs replaced at South Goa poll booth after complaint

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
All EVMs at a polling station in Cuncolim Assembly constituency in South Goa have been replaced after reports of malfunctioning, Goa Chief Electoral Officer Kunal said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Glitches in EVMs, VVPATs delay Karnataka polling

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Glitches in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) in many polling stations delayed or held up voting initially in Karnataka's remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats, said an official on Tuesday.... read..
 

NDA candidate from Wayanad demands re-polling after EVM malfunction

Politics | April 23, 2019 10:11:46 AM IST
Thushar Vellappally, NDA candidate from Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, on Tuesday demanded re-polling after an electronic voting machine (EVM) malfunctioned at a polling booth here.... read..
 

Voter booked for making false allegation about EVM glitches

Politics | April 23, 2019 6:41:47 PM IST
A man was booked for allegedly raising a false complaint against the functioning of the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, on Tuesday.... read..
 

EVMs across India faulty or voting for BJP: Akhilesh

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
EVMs across India are either malfunctioning or voting for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Samajwadi Party leader and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said on Tuesday.... read..
 

EVMs vulnerable to hacking, malfunctioning: Chandrababu Naidu

Politics | April 23, 2019 7:11:48 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday alleged that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are vulnerable to "hacking and programming errors", and urged the Election Commission (EC) to check all polling machines after elections.... read..
 

Azam Khan's son says BJP tampering EVMs

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Samajwadi Party candidate from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh Azam Khan's son Abdullah on Tuesday accused the BJP of tampering the electronic voting machines (EVMs) due to which he said voting in the region had slowed down.... read..
 

CEO of Kerala denies EVM glitches in Kovalam booth

Politics | April 23, 2019 1:11:46 PM IST
The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Kerala has denied reports of technical glitches in Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in a booth in Kovalam which falls under the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency.... read..
 

National opposition leaders attack EVM-VVPATs

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Leaders of various opposition parties on Tuesday launched a fresh attack on the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs)-VVPATs, claiming they are ridden with glitches and vulnerable to programming error.... read..
 

Faulty EVMs delay voting in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2019 3:15:06 PM IST
Numerous complaints of malfunctioning of electronic voting machines (EVMs) were reported from across Kerala on Tuesday as the state voted to elect 20 Lok Sabha members.... read..
 

Akhilesh cries foul over EVM 'malfunctioning'

Politics | April 23, 2019 12:11:44 PM IST
Citing media reports, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday claimed that EVMs across the country are "malfunctioning or voting for the BJP". He has called it "criminal negligence."... read..
 

TN turnout over 63% amid EVM, VVPAT glitches (4th Lead)

Chennai |Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Curtains came down on polling in 37 of 38 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies, where by-elections were held on Thursday, at 6 p.m. As many as 384 faulty electronic voting machines and 692 faulty Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines were ... read..
 

66% voting in 2nd phase amid stray violence, EVM snags (Intro Night Lead)

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
A turnout of 66 per cent was recorded in 95 Lok Sabha constituencies across 12 states and a Union Territory on Thursday in the second phase of polling which was marred by stray incidents of violence in West Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir and EVM glitches in... read..
 

No major issues with EVMs in second phase, says EC

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Amid complaints of glitches in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in several states, the Election Commission (EC) on Thursday said the overall performance of EVMs was satisfactory with only 0.37 per cent of ballot units being replaced across the 95 constit... read..
 

Brisk polling in UP amid EVM glitches (2nd Lead)

Lucknow |Thursday, 2019 5:45:06 PM IST
Brisk voting was seen in all eight of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday which went to the polls in the second phase of the staggered Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Not satisfied with EVM: Sam Pitroda

Politics | April 18, 2019 6:41:48 PM IST
Sam Pitroda, a confidant of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday said that he is not satisfied with the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Glitches in EVMs delay polling in Odisha (Lead)

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Voting in some polling booths in Odisha got delayed following technical glitches in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) on Thursday.... read..
 

EVM glitches delay voting in TN seats, 384 changed (Lead)

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Technical glitches relating to Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines held up polling in the morning in several constituencies across Tamil Nadu till the machines were changed.... read..
 

LS Polls: Multiple instances of EVM, VVPAT malfunctions reported across India

Politics | April 18, 2019 9:11:49 AM IST
As the second phase of polling gets underway to elect members to the 17th Lok Sabha, Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter-verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) glitches have been reported at a number of polling booths across the country.... read..
 

Maharashtra voter smashes EVM

Akola (Maharashtra) |Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
A voter on Thursday smashed the electronic voting machine (EVM) while casting his vote in Akola Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra.... read..
 
 
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