VVPAT

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  • Himachal Elections 2017: HP polls see 74% turnout, highest in four decades

    Himachal Elections 2017: HP polls see 74% turnout, highest in four decades

    A record over 74 per cent, highest in four decades, of Himachal Pradesh's 50.25 lakh electorate on Thursday exercised their franchise in the assembly elections where the ruling Congress and the BJP were locked in a straight contest. "The percentage......

    November 10, 2017
  • VVPAT machines, new weapon in hands of opposition parties in Guj

    VVPAT machines, new weapon in hands of opposition parties in Guj

    The Election Commission (EC) on 29 September had declared the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) along with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) in all the 50,128 voting booths in Gujarat during the elections to be held on 9......

    November 4, 2017
  • ‘Himachal Janmat-2017’ app launched for info on assembly polls

    ‘Himachal Janmat-2017’ app launched for info on assembly polls

    The Election Department on Thursday launched a new mobile app ‘Himachal Janmat-2017’ to provide various kind of information to the citizens relating to Assembly elections. Any citizen will be able to obtain information about use of electronic voting machines and votes cast......

    October 12, 2017
  • Gujarat Assembly polls in December: Election Commission

    Gujarat Assembly polls in December: Election Commission

    The Election Commission on Tuesday said the assembly elections in Gujarat will be held in December. "I cannot confirm the dates yet, but the (assembly) elections will be held in December," Chief Election Commissioner A.K. Joti told the media here.......

    October 10, 2017
  • HP to be second state to have assembly elections with VVPAT-enabled EVMs

    HP to be second state to have assembly elections with VVPAT-enabled EVMs

    After Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh is all set to be the second state to witness use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) with paper trail in all the assembly elections which is slated to be held by the end of 2017. Shimla......

    September 20, 2017
  • EVM challenge to start from June 3, says EC

    EVM challenge to start from June 3, says EC

    To prove that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) cannot be tampered with, the EVM challenge will start from 3 June, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said on Saturday. "The ECI throws opens the challenge to all national and state political......

    May 20, 2017
  • Parliamentary panel summons senior EC officials over EVM issue

    Parliamentary panel summons senior EC officials over EVM issue

    With several opposition parties urging the Election Commission (EC) to revert to ballot paper system, a parliamentary committee has summoned senior officials of the poll panel to discuss issues related to the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs). EC has......

    May 17, 2017
  • Future elections will be held with paper trail, EC tells political parties

    Future elections will be held with paper trail, EC tells political parties

    The Election Commission on Friday ruled out any possibility of the EVMs being tampered with in elections even as it announced that all future elections will be held with VVPAT slips to prevent any doubts while the AAP demanded 'hackathon',......

    May 12, 2017
  • EC assures use of VVPAT in all future polls

    EC assures use of VVPAT in all future polls

    The Election Commission on Friday assured all political parties that it would use the voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) system) with EVMs in all future elections. The use of VVPAT would not only ensure total credibility and transparency in......

    May 12, 2017
  • Prove reliability of EVMs in front of global experts: Activists to EC

    Prove reliability of EVMs in front of global experts: Activists to EC

    Claiming that electronic voting machines (EVMs) can be tampered with "in several ways", two activists today challenged the Election Commission (EC) to prove the reliability of the machines in the presence of international experts. Tehseen Poonawalla, who calls himself a......

    May 10, 2017
  • EC convenes meet on 12 May to discuss EVM issue

    EC convenes meet on 12 May to discuss EVM issue

    The Election Commission of India has convened a meeting of all recognised national and state political parties on 12 May to discuss all issues related to electronic voting machines (EVMs) and voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT). It a letter to......

    May 4, 2017
  • Centre clears EC's proposal to buy new VVPAT-enabled EVM machines

    Centre clears EC's proposal to buy new VVPAT-enabled EVM machines

    Amid the ongoing debate over use of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT)-enabled EVM machines in elections, the Centre on Wednesday cleared the proposal of the Election Commission (EC) to buy new VVPAT-enabled EVM machines. The EC has so far......

    April 19, 2017
  • EC must prove EVMs are fair

    EC must prove EVMs are fair

    Do we need Electronic Voting Machines? Are they tamper- proof?  If we decide to abandon the EVMs what is the alternative? Go back to the old ballot paper system? The debate about efficacy of EVMs has surfaced once again after......

    April 15, 2017