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MCC polls: Residents block vehicle; allege EVM hijack
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MCC polls: Residents block vehicle; allege EVM hijack

Mysuru: Tense atmosphere prevailed last night at Gandhinagar where local residents and members of different political parties claimed that Electronic Voter Machines (EVMs) that stored the votes cast for Mysuru City Corporation  (MCC) yesterday were hijacked from the Polling Booths instead of being carried into Strong Rooms. The residents and party activists alleged that EVMs…

EVMs, VVPATs shifted from Counting  Centres to warehouse
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EVMs, VVPATs shifted from Counting  Centres to warehouse

Mysuru:  The two counting centres, one at Maharani’s Women’s Commerce and Management College on Valimiki Road and NIE-IT at Koorgalli which was a beehive of activity yesterday, returned to normalcy today. The Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and VVPATs (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) which were used for counting of votes cast by the electorate on…

Mock Poll held to validate EVMs and VVPAT units
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Mock Poll held to validate EVMs and VVPAT units

Mysuru: With the State Assembly poll schedule announced, the District Administration held a Mock Poll Drill at the MysoreOne Centre on Seshadri Iyer Road this morning where the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) units are stocked. The exercise was just to ensure that the equipment was in order with…

Checking of EVMs, VVPAT at MCC Zonal Office
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Checking of EVMs, VVPAT at MCC Zonal Office

Mysuru: The First Level Checking (FLC) of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) is going on at the storage room in the MCC Zonal Office, opposite  Vidyavardhaka College on Seshadri Iyer Road, since the last four to five days. Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep (now transferred) and the officials from…

Don’t mislead voters on EVMs, VVPATs: SEC warns of criminal action
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Don’t mislead voters on EVMs, VVPATs: SEC warns of criminal action

Bengaluru:  The State Election Commission (SEC) will initiate criminal action against those carrying reports to mislead voters regarding Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT), warned Karnataka Election Commission Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sanjiv Kumar. He was speaking to reporters at his office ‘Nirvachana Nilaya’ in  Bengaluru yesterday. “Rumours are being…

EC plans EVMs with paper trail for 2018 Assembly elections
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EC plans EVMs with paper trail for 2018 Assembly elections

Bengaluru: The demand of the ruling Congress Government in Karnataka for replacing Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) with ballot papers is unlikely to cut much ice with the Election Commission (EC) as the poll body has already initiated the process to introduce EVMs equipped with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) for the forthcoming Assembly elections…

EVM tampering case: SC issues notice to Centre
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EVM tampering case: SC issues notice to Centre

New Delhi – The Supreme Court yesterday sought responses from the Centre and the Election Commission (EC) to a plea filed by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). The Congress, Aam Aadmi Party, Trinamool Congress and the Samajwadi Party sought to implead themselves in the case along with…

Nanjangud By-election: Fate of candidates sealed in EVMs
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Nanjangud By-election: Fate of candidates sealed in EVMs

Nanjangud – With voters of Nanjangud making a choice of their representative in the Karnataka Assembly in the by-election that was held yesterday, the responsibility of counting votes and declaring the results now rests with election officials. The counting will take place on April 13 from 8 am and election officials have stored the Electronic…

Indian EVMs cannot be Hacked or Tampered
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Indian EVMs cannot be Hacked or Tampered

Just after the election results of 5 States were out, the Bahujan Samajwadi Party Supremo Mayawati alleged that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) have been tampered with, otherwise this result in Uttar Pradesh elections is not at all possible. After that, the New Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also expressed his doubt about EVMs and…

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