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Gujarat assembly elections 2017: Congress to file fresh plea for counting of VVPAT slips
New Delhi : The Congress said it would file a 'fresh comprehensive petition' on the Gujarat election after the Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain its plea seeking counting of at least 20 per cent of the paper trail slips manually along with votes ...
 Sify2 months ago
Business Standard
Gujarat polls: SC refuses Cong plea to verify VVPAT slips with EVM votes
The bench said: We can't substitute the decision of the Election Commission unless you demonstrate that the poll panel's decision is either arbitrary or not in accordance with the law IANS | New Delhi Last Updated at December 15, 2017 17:29 IST Photo: ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Money Control
SC refuses Congress plea for counting of VVPAT slips in Gujarat
The apex court said that a debate on polls reforms can only take place after the election process in the state is over.
 Money Control2 months ago
SC rejects Congress' plea for 20% vote count via VVPAT in Gujarat
The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee seeking direction to the Election Commission to count votes through paper trail attached to the EVMs in 20 per cent of the polling booths in Gujarat.A bench of ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
India Today
Won't interfere in Gujarat polls, says Supreme Court rejecting Congress EVM-VVPAT plea
The Congress has approached the Supreme Court praying that the Election Commission be directed to count 25 per cent of votes cast in the Gujarat election with VVAT slips. New Delhi, December 15, 2017 | UPDATED 14:03 IST Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi ...
 India Today2 months ago
DNA
Gujarat elections 2017: 1,517 EVMs, VVPATs replaced during elections
As the second and final phase in Gujarat assembly polls ended on Thursday, as many as 1517 Electronic Voting Machines and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail units were replaced, following complaints and technical glitches. Votes were cast in Banaskantha, ...
 DNA2 months ago
Money Control
Gujarat polls: 11.71% polling till 10 am, PM Narendra Modi votes in Sabarmati
There were reports of malfunctioning of electronic voting places (EVMs) and VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) at some places in Aravalli and Panchmahal districts
 Money Control2 months ago
SC refuses Congress' plea for counting of VVPAT slips in Gujarat
Fri, Dec 15 2017 07:13:22 PM New Delhi, Dec 15 (PTI): The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea of the Gujarat Congress seeking counting of at least 20 per cent of the paper trail slips manually along with votes cast in the EVMs in each constituency ...
 Daiji World2 months ago
SC rejects Congress plea for 20% vote count via VVPAT in Gujarat
The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) seeking direction to the Election Commission (EC) to count votes through paper trail attached to the EVMs in 20 per cent of the polling booths in ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
VVPATs raised voters' confidence in Gujarat, says EC
The Election Commission said that the use of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) devices with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) has raised the confidence of voters in Gujarat. Ahead of the second phase polling for Assembly elections on Thursday, the ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Rediff.com
Congress to file fresh plea for counting of VVPAT slips in Gujarat
The Congress said it would file a 'fresh comprehensive petition' on the Gujarat election after the Supreme Court today refused to entertain its plea seeking counting of at least 20 per cent of the paper trail slips manually along with votes cast in EVMs in each constituency."We are very shortly going to represent and then file a fresh comprehensive petition," Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi told reporters."...the Congress will remain at the forefront of creating awareness about what is ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Rediff.com
SC rejects Congress plea for counting of VVPAT slips in Gujarat
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea of the Gujarat Congress seeking counting of at least 20 per cent of the paper trail slips manually along with votes cast in the electronic voting machines in each constituency of the state. It said that the court cannot interfere unless the Election Commission of India's decision to restrict the EVM-voter verifiable paper audit trail to one booth per constituency is proved 'arbitrary', 'illegal' or 'mala ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Rediff.com
SC rejects Congress plea to match 20% VVPAT slips with EVM votes in Gujarat
Supreme Court has rejected a plea of the Gujarat Congress for counting of at least 20 per cent of VVPAT slips manually along with votes cast in electronic voting machines in each constituency, says PTI.The apex court dismissed the plea arguing that it cannot override the Election Commission's complete discretion to conduct polls, the Times of India reported.Following the refusal, the Congress said it was ready to scale down the demand to counting of 10 per cent of EVM paper trail.However, the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
DNA
Gujarat Elections 2017 | 800 EVMs & VVPATs unfit
Glitches in more than 800 Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) marked the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly election on Saturday. According to officials, of the total 26,865 EVMs and 24,689 Control Units (CUs) ...
 DNA2 months ago
Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: EVM, VVPAT machines are safe, says Election Commission
All contesting candidates can depute their representatives to keep a close watch on security arrangement of strong rooms. They will be allowed to stay outside the inner perimeter at a location, which enables them to view the entry points of the strong room, ...
 Zee News2 months ago
DNA
UP civic polls rigged; BJP won from places where EVMs were used, says Samajwadi Party
SP chief general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav also said the use of VVPAT machines, along with EVMs, would enhance the confidence of the political parties as well as the candidates in the poll procedure.
 DNA2 months ago
Business Standard
VVPATs to be used in Gujarat, all future elections: CEC Achal Kumar Joti
The Election Commission would buy new EVMs and VVPATs before the 2019 Lok Sabha election, he said Press Trust of India | Agartala Last Updated at November 29, 2017 18:40 IST Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti today said Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
EC to get 40 lakh VVPAT machines, EVMs by September 2018: Joti
machines and EVMs by September 2018 for use in the 2019 general elections, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) A.K. Joti said on Wednesday. The VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) machine attached to an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) generates a paper ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Business Standard
SC judge should oversee functioning of EVMs in Gujarat: Congress
The VVPAT carries a paper trail left by a voter after he or she has exercised their franchise. Press Trust of India | New Delhi Last Updated at November 23, 2017 21:45 IST The Congress today demanded that a sitting or retired Supreme Court judge of "very high ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
DNA
Gujarat Elections 2017 | EVM-tampering charges now seem silly, but Hardik Patel still at it
The close contest between the BJP and Congress in Gujarat elections, that swung like a pendulum for most part of the day, seems to have drawn curtains on the controversy revolving around Electronic Voting Machines (EVM). The Congress, which continuously ...
 DNA2 months ago
DNA
Gujarat elections 2017: Cong complains, Wi-Fi suspended in Surat
After Congress candidate from Kamrej seat in Surat city Ashok Jirawala wrote to the District Election Office objecting to the presence of wifi network at a counting centre, authorities have suspended the network. Jirawala said, "We had deputed two people to ...
 DNA2 months ago
Gujarat polls: Second phase sees 68.70% turnout
About 68.70% of over 2.23 crore voters cast their ballot in the second and final phase of Gujarat Assembly election on Thursday. People from across 14 districts of Central and North Gujarat voted to elect 93 legislators from 851 candidates to the 182-seat ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Modi's 'roadshow' after voting earns ire of Congress, EC called 'puppet' of BJP
Prime Minister Narendra Modis roadshow after casting his vote in the second phase of Gujarat Assembly elections has created a fresh controversy with senior Congress leader P Chidambaram accusing the Election Commission of allowing a political campaign. Modi ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Business Standard
Target remains to replace faulty EVMs as soon as possible: Gujarat CEO
Gujarat Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) B. B. Swain on Thursday said that out of total machines deployed for the second phase of the polls, 1.63 percent of the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs) were replaced after mock polls.Addressing the media, ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
DNA
Gujarat Elections 2017 | High turnout a reply to those spreading anarchy: CM Vijay Rupani
Chief minister Vijay Rupani said on Saturday that the high voter turnout in the first phase of the Assembly elections was a response to attempts being made in the last two years to spread anarchy in the state. Without naming the Congress or the Patidar ...
 DNA2 months ago
DNA
Gujarat Elections 2017 | Gujarat Phase 1 sees 68% turnout
More than 68% voter turnout, the highest in many years and little lower than 72% recorded in the 2012 polls, was recorded in the first phase of the crucial Gujarat Assembly elections on Saturday. The high turnout came amid several complaints of malfunctioning ...
 DNA2 months ago
Rediff.com
Gujarat polls: EVM malfunctions in Surat, replaced
Gujarat first phase voting update:A faulty electronic voting machine in Sardar Patel Vidyalaya booth in Surat's Varaccha has been replaced."Have replaced two machines and one VVPAT, you cannot really call it a technical error, these are electronic items there can be some issues. Now everything is okay and voting has started," said Vipul Goti, master trainer, Election Commission in Surat's Varaccha.Meanwhile, Congress leader Ahmed Patel demanded deft handling of EVM issues."Wherever there are ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
SC rejects Congress' plea for 20% vote count via VVPAT in Gujarat
Fri, Dec 15 2017 04:28:36 PM New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee seeking direction to the Election Commission to count votes through paper trail attached to the EVMs in ...
 Daiji World2 months ago
SC rejects Congress' plea for 20% vote count via VVPAT in Gujarat
to count votes through paper trail attached to the EVMs in 20 per cent of the polling booths in Gujarat. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud said: "We can't substitute the decision of the Election ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
SC rejects Congress plea for 20% vote count via VVPAT in Gujarat
Friday, 15 December 2017|http://www.nerve.in/news:2535003976905|channel:India " --IANS" New Delhi, Dec 15 - The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) seeking direction to the Election Commission ...
 Nerve2 months ago
EC to get 40 lakh VVPAT machines, EVMs by September 2018: Joti
17 06:22:43 PM Agartala, Nov 29 (IANS): The Election Commission will get 40 lakh VVPAT machines and EVMs by September 2018 for use in the 2019 general elections, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) A.K. Joti said on Wednesday. The VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper ...
 Daiji World2 months ago
EC to get 40 lakh VVPAT machines, EVMs by September 2018: Chief Election Commissioner
The VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) machine attached to an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) generates a paper slip with the name of candidate and his/her party symbol for whom an elector votes for. Pic Courtesy: PTI Agartala: The Election Commission ...
 Zee News2 months ago
EC to get 40 lakh VVPAT machines, EVMs by September 2018: Joti
Wednesday, 29 November 2017|http://www.nerve.in/news:2535003972614|channel:India " --IANS" Agartala, Nov 29 - The Election Commission will get 40 lakh VVPAT machines and EVMs by September 2018 for use in the 2019 general elections, Chief Election Commissioner ...
 Nerve2 months ago
EC to get 40 lakh VVPAT machines, EVMs by September 2018: Joti
Wednesday, 29 November 2017|http://www.nerve.in/news:2535003972630|channel:India " --IANS" Agartala, Nov 29 - The Election Commission will get 40 lakh VVPAT machines and EVMs by September 2018 for use in the 2019 general elections, Chief Election Commissioner ...
 Nerve2 months ago

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