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'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.

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.

Opposition's dreams shattered: PM Modi on Supreme Court's VVPAT verdict

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday attacked the opposition bloc INDIA after the Supreme Court rejected petitions seeking 100 percent verification of votes cast on Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) using the VVPAT, or Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail.

Supreme Court rejects plea seeking 100 pct votes verification on EVMs, rules out returning to ballot papers

New Delhi: In a significant development Friday morning as the country commenced voting in the second phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha election, the Supreme Court has given Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) a big vote of confidence.

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.

'We all know what happened': SC observes on ballot paper voting, says human interference causes more trouble

New Delhi/IBNS: A Supreme Court bench comprising Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Dipankar Datta Tuesday heard petitions seeking cross-verification of the votes cast with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT).

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.

ECI dismisses Jairam Ramesh’s letter on VVPAT, says nothing new for clarification

New Delhi/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has iterated its full faith in the use of EVMs in elections, and dismissed Congress leader Jairam Ramesh's request that the I.N.D.I.A bloc be given an opportunity to put forth its views on VVPAT to the apex poll panel.

Election Commission rejects Opposition's demand on VVPAT

New Delhi, May 22 (IBNS): The Election Commission (EC) has rejected the Opposition's demand to tally the Voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) slips before the beginning of the counting process, media reports said.

SC refuses to hear PIL seeking checking of 100 per cent VVPAT slips

New Delhi, May 21 (IBNS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a 100 per cent matching of Voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) slips with Electronic Voting Machines (EMVs) while counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls on May 23, media reports said.

Opposition parties to meet poll body over concerns about EVMs

New Delhi, May 21 (IBNS): After the exit polls predicted a landslide victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), 21 opposition parties will rally to the Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday to voice their concerns about Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines, media reports said.

Supreme Court turns down Opposition's request to increase VVPAT counting

New Delhi, May 7 (IBNS/UNI): In a jolt to the Opposition, the Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected 21 anti-ruling parties' request to increase the counting of VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail) machines from five to 25 per cent in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.