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Voter Verified Paper Audit Trial (VVPAT)

EVMs, VVPATs Found At TMC Leader's Residence, Polling Officer Suspended

Apr 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The incident came into light when villagers spotted a vehicle with an Election Commission sticker outside the house of the TMC leader in the early hours, after which they started protesting

Congress Demands Installation Of Jammers In Strong Rooms Housing EVMs, Counting Centres

Oct 23, 2019 PTI

The opposition party told the Election Commission (EC) that its demand should be considered in the interest of democracy and integrity of the poll process.

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.

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

May 22, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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

'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

EC's Rejection Of Opposition’s Demand On VVPATs Goes Against SC order, Says Sitaram Yechury

Outlook Web Bureau

The Opposition had approached the EC on Tuesday and demanded that the five random VVPATs should be counted first, so that if there is a problem or a mismatch, all such slips can be counted before it is too late.

21 May, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

21 May, 2019

Oppn Parties To Meet Election Commission Today Over VVPAT Verification

Outlook Web Bureau

The opposition parties are demanding to tally VVPAT slips with EVM figures in an entire Assembly constituency in case a discrepancy is found in any polling booth.

07 May, 2019

EVMs, VVPATs Recovered From Hotel In Muzaffarpur, Bihar; Inquiry Ordered

Outlook Web Bureau

District Collector Alok Ranjan Ghosh said that the Sector Officer Awadesh Singh's driver had expressed his desire to vote. Singh had taken the EVM machine and VVPAT into a private hotel.

07 May, 2019

Supreme Court Dismisses Opposition's Review Plea To Increase Random Matching Of VVPAT Slips With EVMs

Outlook Web Bureau

A review petition by 21 Opposition leaders sought a direction to the Election Commission to increase the random matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs from five polling booths per assembly segment to 25 per cent at least.

06 May, 2019

I Was Attacked By TMC Workers: BJP Candidate Alleges In West Bengal's Barrackpore

Outlook Web Bureau

Slamming the ruling TMC, BJP candidate from Barrackpore Arjun Singh said he was attacked by TMC goons who have been brought from outside.


03 May, 2019

SC Agrees To Hear Next Week Review Plea By Oppn On Matching VVPAT Slips With EVMs

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court had on April 8 directed the Election Commission to increase random matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs in five polling booths per assembly segment from one booth.

23 April, 2019

Lok Sabha Elections: Snake Inside VVPAT Machine Delays Voting In Kerala's Kannur

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A small snake was found inside a VVPAT machine in a booth at Mayyil Kandakkai of Kannur constituency in Kerala, triggering panic among officials and voters.

22 April, 2019

Lok Sabha Elections LIVE: 64.66% Voter Turnout In Phase Three, Says EC

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The polling for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections has begun. Follow us for live updates.

18 April, 2019

Several Cases Of EVM Glitches Reported Across India

Outlook Web Bureau

In Uttar Pradesh, EVMs were not functioning at some booths in Mathura, leaving voters irked. Reports suggest that some voters returned without voting.

12 April, 2019

Votes Meant For My Party Were Being Cast For BJP: Mayawati Alleges Widespread Vote Rigging in Phase I

Outlook Web Bureau

The former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh said that if the poll panel does not initiate any strict step, the ongoing election process "would be of no use", and hoped that something concrete will be done in this regard.

08 April, 2019

Supreme Court Asks Election Commission To Increase VVPAT Slips Verification In Lok Sabha Polls

Outlook Web Bureau

The apex court said it was increasing sample verification of VVPAT slips keeping in mind confidence of voters and credibility of electoral process.The Election Commission has agreed to implement the order with immediate effect.


07 April, 2019

6-Day Delay For Election Results Okay If 50% VVPAT Slips Are Counted: Opposition Leaders To SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The Election Commission follows a system of counting of VVPAT slips in one polling booth per assembly constituency in Vidhan Sabha elections and in one polling booth in each assembly segment for Lok Sabha polls.

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