Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail
26 May 2019
If there was something which was ridiculed throughout the election season, it was the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM).
11 Mar 2019
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.
09 Jun 2018
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.
31 May 2018
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.
27 Feb 2017
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.
30 Jan 2017
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.
29 Jan 2017
The Election Commission has given a conditional approval for the next episode of PM Modi's Mann ki Baat radio show.
26 Jan 2017
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.
24 Jan 2017
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.
07 Jan 2017
Assembly elections will be held in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa from February onwards.