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EC bribery case: Dinakaran's judicial custody extended till June 12
New Delhi , May 29 : A Delhi court on Friday extended the judicial custody of ousted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader TTV Dinakaran till June 12, in the Election Commission bribery case.

No promise to hold unbarred EVM hackathon was made: EC to AAP
New Delhi , May 27 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday said that no promise to hold unbarred Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) Hackathon was made, which is being claimed by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

RJD's application for EVM hackathon challenge rejected
New Delhi , May 26 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday rejected the request filed by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) to take part in the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) hackathon challenge.

Eight Parties accept EC's hackathon challenge
New Delhi , May 26 : Total eight political parties have accepted the challenge of the Election Commission of India (ECI) to hack the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM).

EC bribery case: Delhi court adjourns Dinakaran's bail plea
New Delhi , May 26 : A Delhi court on Friday adjourned till Monday the hearing of ousted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader TTV Dinakaran's bail plea in the Election Commission Bribery case.

ECI rejects AAP's demand of allowing change of EVM's motherboard
New Delhi , May 26 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) has rejected the demand of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of allowing the 'change or tampering' of the motherboard of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during the 'EVM challenge' which will be held on June 3.

Delhi Crime Branch busts racket related to April 30 SSC MTS paper ...
New Delhi , May 25 : In a major breakthrough, the Delhi Police Crime Branch has busted a racket in connection with the April 30 Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) 2017 recruitment examinations paper leak case.

Biennial Rajya Sabha elections deferred
New Delhi , May 22 : Keeping in view of the upcoming Presidential elections and the June 3 hacking challenge to political parties, the Election Commission on Monday deferred biennial Rajya Sabha elections for 10 seats in Goa, West Bengal and Gujarat, which were scheduled to take place on June 9.

Election oriented BJP makes promises only for wins: Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 22 : The Shiv Sena on Monday said the Election Commission (EC) should take strong note of the false promises given to the voters during the time of campaigning by the candidates.

BJP not releasing funds for EVM paper trail function: Yechury
Agartala (Tripura) , May 21 : Asserting that every Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) should have a paper trail, Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of not releasing the funds for the Election Commission to do this ...

BJP challenges political parties to show how EVMs can be hacked
Bengaluru/New Delhi , May 21 : As the Election Commission of India (ECI) has put forth a challenge before the political party to tamper the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), the Bharatiya JanataParty (BJP) on Sunday asserted that its time for the political parties to prove the claims made by them ...

Cong welcomes EC's decision, says satisfied with EVM's live demo
New Delhi , May 21 : Responding to the challenge given by the Election Commission of India (ECI) to all the political parties to hack the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), the Congress Party on Sunday said that their party only needed assurance from the poll panel that the machines cannot be ...

AAP to meet EC to seek clarity over hackathon guidelines
New Delhi , May 20 : The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday criticised the Election Commission of India for imposing restrictions for hacking the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and said a delegation would meet the poll in two days to seek clarity on the June 3 hackathon challenge.

EC confirms future elections only with EVMs, VVPATs
New Delhi , May 20 : In the wake of a string of allegations levied on the Election Commission of India (ECI) regarding the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in March's Assembly polls, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi clarified that future elections would be conducted using both ...

EC demonstrates successful functioning of EVMs, VVPATs
New Delhi , May 20 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) today demonstrated the working of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail System (VVPATs), while brushing aside the EVM tampering allegation.

EC to demonstrate working of EVMs, VVPATs today
New Delhi , May 20 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) will demonstrate working of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail System (VVPATs) and hold a press conference here at Vigyan Bhavan, today.

Authenticity of EVMs will be retained with EC's live demo: BJP
New Delhi/ Mumbai , May 20 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said that the live demo of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail System (VVPATs) by the Election Commission of India (ECI) will ensure credibility and the authenticity of the voting machine ...

OPS files affidavit with EC alleging money misuse during by-poll
New Delhi , May 19 : Former Tamil Nadu chief minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday said that his faction has submitted an affidavit to the Election Commission, citing that huge amounts of money was used to buy votes at the time of by-polls in the state.

EC to hold live demo of EVMs, VVPATs tomorrow
New Delhi , May 19 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) will hold a live demonstration of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail System (VVPATs) tomorrow in Delhi.

Want 'notice period' rule for politicos, bureaucrats as well: AI pilot
New Delhi , May 17 : In a sardonic attack, an Air India pilot on Wednesday urged the government to come up with a 'Act of Parliament' which would bind politicians belonging to political parties registered with the Election Commission to give a notice of at least 1 year, before they switch their ...

While some hail VVPAT, AAP and Sena express their doubts
New Delhi , May 13 : The Election Commission's (EC) move towards promoting the use of voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) on Friday was received with mixed reactions, some hailed the decision, while others continued to raise doubts about its authenticity.

CPI asks EC to go beyond EVMs, initiate electoral reforms
New Delhi , May 13 : As the Election Commission announced that all the elections would now be held with verifiable paper audit trails (VVPATs), the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Saturday criticised the former for failing to consider proportional representation as an alternative method of ...

CPI (M) asks EC to go beyond EVMs, initiate electoral reforms
New Delhi , May 13 : As the Election Commission announced that all the elections would now be held with verifiable paper audit trails (VVPATs), the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Saturday criticised the former for failing to consider proportional representation as an alternative method of ...

JD(U) welcomes VVPAT-based elections
New Delhi , May 13 : The Janata Dal (United) on Saturday welcomed the Election Commission's move to conduct future elections through verifiable paper audit trails (VVPATs) along with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).

All future elections will be held on VVPAT: Nasim Zaidi
New Delhi May 12 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) held a meeting with all recognised national and state political parties today at Constitution Club here to discuss the following issues:

EC offers 'opportunity' to hold EVM challenge with machines of recent ...
New Delhi , May 12 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday said it would offer an 'opportunity' to the political parties to prove that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used in the recently held assembly polls were tampered with or can be tampered even with laid down safeguards.

EC holds all-party meet to decide on EVMs: Here's who said what!
New Delhi , May 12 : The all-party meeting convened by the Election Commission of India (ECI) to discuss the reliability of EVMs - an issue flagged by opposition parties - today saw various reactions from different political parties.

EC appeals against sealing of EVMs in Uttarakhand High Court
Nainital (Uttarakhand) , May 12 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday appealed to the Uttarakhand High Court against its order of sealing the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) to be used in the upcoming seven assembly constituencies elections.

Congress calls on adamant EC to reconsider opinion about EVMs
New Delhi , May 12 : Batting for the implementation of the Ballot Paper system for conducting elections, the Congress on Friday said the Election Commission of India (ECI) should reconsider its opinion about the same.

EC assures to introduce VVPAT by 2019 LS Elections
New Delhi , May 12 : Welcoming the demand of implementing Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday said it has received the finances for buying the device and will have them activated by 2019 General ...