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Elon Musk has not understood what the Indian EVM is: Rajeev Chandrasekhar counters Tesla CEO's claim

New Delhi/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajeev Chandrasekhar has countered Tesla CEO Elon Musk's call for elimination of Electronic Voting Machines or EVMs.

We should eliminate voting machine: Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk posts on X, triggers debate with former Modi-led government's minister

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has triggered a debate by saying that the world should eliminate the use of electronic voting machines since they are vulnerable to hacking.

'Mockery of system': Supreme Court on interim protection to YSRCP MLA who smashed EVM and VVPAT

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has slammed the granting of an interim protection to Andhra Pradesh MLA P Ramakrishna Reddy, who was caught on camera smashing EVM on ground, media reports said.

EVM vandalism: ECI demands action against YSRCP Macherla MLA Pinnelli Ramakrishna Reddy

The Election Commission of India on Tuesday directed Andhra Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer Mukesh Kumar Meena that strict criminal action should be taken against those responsible for damaging EVMs at seven polling stations in Macherla Assembly constituency, media reports said.

After Supreme Court order, Election Commission revises protocols to handle EVM units

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission has changed the protocol for handling and storage of SLU, symbol loading units, in sync with the directions from the Supreme Court which had ordered that the machines should be sealed and secured in a container and stored in a strongroom along with the EVMs at least for 45 days post the declaration of results.

Supreme Court rejects pleas seeking 100 percent verification of votes on EVM with VVPAT slips

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, the Supreme Court on Friday rejected all pleas seeking 100 percent verification of votes on Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) with the slips generated through the VVPAT method, media reports said.

Supreme Court says it cannot control elections on VVPAT case, reserves judgment for now

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Wednesday said it is not the controlling authority for elections and therefore cannot dictate the functioning of the Election Commission, which is a constitutional authority.

Supreme Court to deliver verdict on pleas seeking complete count of VVPAT slips

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court will on Wednesday deliver its verdict on pleas seeking a complete count of Voter-Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips to tally with the number of votes cast in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during elections, media reports said.

'There has to be sanctity in electoral process': SC tells EC to ensure no one has apprehensions over VVPAT

New Delhi: The Supreme Court told the Election Commission of India today that ‘there has to be sanctity in the electoral process,’ asking it to explain in detail the steps of cross-verifying VVPAT slips with EVMs, media reports said.

SC issues notice to poll body on plea to use paper audit trail along with EVMs in upcoming Lok Sabha election

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Election Commission of India on a petition seeking to use Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips with every EVM in elections instead of the verification of only five randomly selected Electronic Voting Machines in each assembly segment of a parliamentary constituency.

HP: 6 poll officials suspended for carrying EVMs in pvt vehicle

Shimla/UNI: Six police personnel posted at the Dattanagar polling station were suspended for allegedly breaching poll duty rules following the recovery of an EVM in a private vehicle.

All regional parties should be united: Mamata Banerjee after Congress' disastrous election result

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday once again pitched in the idea of a unity of all regional parties after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s victory in four states and Congress' disastrous poll performance.

Mamata Banerjee asks party youth workers to remain alert at polling booths on voting days

Kharagpur/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asked party youth workers to remain alert at polling booths on voting days.

EVM used for first time to conduct Leh Autonomous Hills Development Council polls

Leh: The polling for the Leh Autonomous Hills Development Council (LAHDC) election is being held through Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) for the first time on Thursday.

Decision of MNS to boycott Assembly polls on EVM issue not proper: Sharad Pawar

Pune, Jul 28 (UNI) The decision taken by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray to boycott upcoming state assembly elections over EVM issues, is not proper, said NCP president Sharad Pawar here on Sunday.