Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail

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PIL seeking 100% VVPAT verification dismissed by SC

21 May 2019

PIL seeking 100% VVPAT verification dismissed by SC

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court dismissed a writ petition seeking 100 percent matching of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during the counting of votes for the Lok Sabha polls on May 23.

#MPPolls: 745 EVMs, VVPAT machines replaced; Cong complains to CEC

28 Nov 2018

#MPPolls: 745 EVMs, VVPAT machines replaced; Cong complains to CEC

As many as 745 EVMs and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines were replaced today in Madhya Pradesh, where voting for the Assembly elections is underway, a senior poll official said.

SC dismisses Congress leaders' pleas demanding voters' list in text-format

12 Oct 2018

SC dismisses Congress leaders' pleas demanding voters' list in text-format

Supreme Court today dismissed two separate petitions of senior Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot seeking directions to Election Commission to provide draft voters' list in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in text format.

SC seeks EC's response on duplicate-voters issue in MP, Rajasthan

23 Aug 2018

SC seeks EC's response on duplicate-voters issue in MP, Rajasthan

The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Election Commission of India on pleas of Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot alleging duplication of voters in the voters' list in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Using VVPATs to detect tampered EVMs is a good idea?

28 Apr 2018

Using VVPATs to detect tampered EVMs is a good idea?

In the wake of rising complaints of tampered electronic voting machines (EVMs) hindering fair polling, the Election Commission of India (ECI) will use Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines in the 2019 elections.

Three election-related apps, week-long exhibition: Steps taken before Karnataka polls

06 Apr 2018

Three election-related apps, week-long exhibition: Steps taken before Karnataka polls

Three election-related BBMP-developed apps were launched by CEC Om Prakash Rawat yesterday in Bengaluru ahead of the May elections.

UP: Voting starts for Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls

11 Mar 2018

UP: Voting starts for Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls

The voting for the by-elections to Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats has begun amid tight security, said a report.

#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Interesting records of Gujarat elections 2017!

18 Dec 2017

#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Interesting records of Gujarat elections 2017!

Did you know that during Gujarat election 2017, at 80, Congress won the highest number of seats since 1985?

Hardik: BJP will use "fake sex CD" to defame me!

04 Nov 2017

Hardik: BJP will use "fake sex CD" to defame me!

The run-up to the Gujarat elections seems to be getting sensational by the day.

EVM tampering: Cabinet clears proposal for new VVPAT machines

19 Apr 2017

EVM tampering: Cabinet clears proposal for new VVPAT machines

Amid several allegations of EVM tampering, the Union Cabinet has cleared the Election Commission's proposal to buy Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines.

EC issues reminder to govt for VVPATs

17 Apr 2017

EC issues reminder to govt for VVPATs

The Election Commission has issued a fresh reminder to the Centre to sanction funds for the procurement of voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) systems in time for the 2019 General Elections.