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EVM-VVPAT tally matched perfectly: EC on Lok Sabha results

26 May 2019

EVM-VVPAT tally matched perfectly: EC on Lok Sabha results

If there was something which was ridiculed throughout the election season, it was the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM).

Lok Sabha elections: Understanding the difference between EVMs and VVPATs

11 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Understanding the difference between EVMs and VVPATs

The much-anticipated general elections will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 12, and results will be announced on May 23.

After VVPATs' technical glitches, makers eyeing alternative paper

09 Jun 2018

After VVPATs' technical glitches, makers eyeing alternative paper

After technical glitches in VVPAT during the recently held assembly by-polls, the makers BEL and ECIL are looking for alternative paper rolls to be used in the machine.

Simplified: The difference between EVM and VVPAT

31 May 2018

Simplified: The difference between EVM and VVPAT

In April 2017, after allegations of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) tampering, 16 political parties had appealed to the Election Commission (EC) to reintroduce ballot papers in elections.

EC: Don't bring religion into political campaigns

27 Feb 2017

EC: Don't bring religion into political campaigns

The election commission has issued a clarification to all political parties to abstain from using religious undertones during their election campaign speeches. It advised leaders to observe "self-imposed restraint" while campaigning.

EC-RBI tussle over withdrawal limits

30 Jan 2017

EC-RBI tussle over withdrawal limits

The Election Commission and the RBI are embroiled in a tussle over the EC's request to increase the withdrawal limits for candidates in the state elections.

EC gives conditional approval for 'Mann Ki Baat'

29 Jan 2017

EC gives conditional approval for 'Mann Ki Baat'

The Election Commission has given a conditional approval for the next episode of PM Modi's Mann ki Baat radio show.

EC to RBI: Increase withdrawal limits for election candidates

26 Jan 2017

EC to RBI: Increase withdrawal limits for election candidates

The Election Commission has asked the RBI to increase the weekly cash withdrawal limits for candidates in the upcoming polls in 5 states to Rs.2 lakh from Rs.24,000.

No schemes for poll-bound states in Budget: EC

24 Jan 2017

No schemes for poll-bound states in Budget: EC

Hours after the Supreme Court rejected a plea seeking the postponement of the Union Budget, the Election Commission too, cleared the way for the government.

Role of Election Commission in the world's largest democracy

07 Jan 2017

Role of Election Commission in the world's largest democracy

Assembly elections will be held in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa from February onwards.