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MNF chief Zoramthanga blames EVMs for defeat of regional parties


May 17th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 17 (IANS) Mizo National Front (MNF) president and former Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga Thursday blamed the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) for defeat of regional parties like ... Read more...

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Polling begins in Goa


March 3rd, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Polling for the single phase Goa assembly elections began Saturday at 8 a.m.The total electorate numbering 10,26,306 (men 5,11,111, women 5,15,195) will seal the ... Read more...

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Polling begins for UP elections’ last phase


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Polling for the seventh and last phase of Uttar Pradesh's staggered elections in 60 assembly seats spread across 10 districts began Saturday at 7 a.m.The ... Read more...

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Goa assembly polls - Facts at a glance


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Goa assembly elections are to be held Saturday.Following is the fact file:Number of seats - 40Voters - 10,26,306 (Men 5,11,111, women 5,15,195)Total candidates ... Read more...

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Seventh phase of UP polls - facts at a glance


March 1st, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The seventh and the last phase of the staggered Uttar Pradesh assembly polls are to be held Saturday. Following are the facts:Number of seats - ... Read more...

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‘No damage to EVMs in Lucknow strong-room’


February 26th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 26 (IANS) The Election Commission Sunday denied any damage to the electronic voting machines (EVMs) due to seepage from an overhead water tank in a strong-room where the ... Read more...

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Polling begins for UP election’s fifth phase


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) Polling for the fifth phase of Uttar Pradesh's staggered elections in 49 assembly seats spread across 13 districts began Thursday at 7 a.m.The total electorate ... Read more...

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Fifth phase of UP polls - Facts at a glance


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The fifth phase of Uttar Pradesh's staggered assembly polls are to be held Thursday. Following are the facts:Number of seats - 49Voters - 1,56,54,936 (men ... Read more...

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Polling begins for UP election’s fourth phase


February 19th, 2012 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Polling for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh's staggered elections in 56 assembly seats began Sunday at 7 a.m.The total electorate numbering 17,414,545 (men 9,583,429, ... Read more...

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Fourth phase of UP polls - Facts at a glance


February 16th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh's staggered assembly polls are to be held Sunday. Following are the facts:Number of assembly seats - 56Total voters ... Read more...

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Polling begins for UP third phase


February 15th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Polling for the third phase of Uttar Pradesh's staggered elections in 56 assembly seats began Wednesday at 7.00 a.m.The total number of candidates in this ... Read more...

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Third phase of UP polls - Facts at a glance


February 13th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The third phase of Uttar Pradesh's staggered polls are to be held Wednesday.Following are the facts -Number of assembly seats - 56Total voters ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh second phase - Facts at a glance


February 9th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The second phase of Uttar Pradesh's staggered polls is to be held Saturday.Following are the facts -Number of assembly seats - 59Total voters ... Read more...

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UP first phase polls - Facts at a glance


February 7th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 7 (IANS) The first phase of Uttar Pradesh's staggered polls is to be held Wednesday.Following are the facts -Number of assembly seats - 55Total voters - ... Read more...

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Additional security for Manipur re-poll


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Feb 3 (IANS) The Election Commission of India will take additional security measures to ensure free and fair balloting in five hill districts of Manipur where re-polling is scheduled ... Read more...

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11 EVMs replaced in Punjab after tampering complaint


January 30th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Election authorities in Punjab Monday replaced 11 electronic voting machines (EVMs) in Mansa district after complaints that an unidentified person had tried to tamper with ... Read more...

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Choppers bring EVMs from remote districts to Imphal


January 29th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 29 (IANS) Election officials in in Manipur on Sunday used helicopters to collect electronic voting machines (EVMs) from 63 polling booths in the remote Ukhrul and Chandel districts ... Read more...

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Don’t use EVMs in Assam: AGP


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) Believing that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are not tamper proof, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) Sunday said it will ask the Election Commission not to ... Read more...

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Voting machines will soon give paper receipt: Official


January 20th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Electronic voting machines (EVMs) may soon provide a paper proof of the ballot cast in view of past complaints of tampering of the machines, defence public ... Read more...

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Swamy’s plea on EVMs disposed of (Second Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday disposed of a plea by Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy that electronic voting machines (EVMs) were not tamper free and ... Read more...

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Swamy’s plea on voting machines dismissed (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea by Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy that electronic voting machines (EVMs) were not tamper free and must ... Read more...

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Swamy’s plea on voting machines disposed of


January 17th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday disposed of a plea of Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy that electronic voting machines (EVMs) were not tamper-free and needed ... Read more...

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Uncertainty over simultaneous counting of votes for civic bodies’ polls


January 11th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) The Maharashtra State Election Commission Wednesday expressed uncertainty over conducting simultaneous counting of votes polled in the Zilla Parishad and municipal corporation elections scheduled in ... Read more...

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Order reserved on Swamy’s plea on voting machines (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its order on a plea filed by Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) were ... Read more...

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Right to recall unworkable in India: CEC


October 16th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Sunday said the right to reject or the right to recall non-performing members of parliament may not work in ... Read more...

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New voting machine with paper trail tested


July 26th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sohra (Meghalaya), July 26 (IANS) Braving the rain, people Tuesday participated in a mock poll in Cherrapunjee, one of the wettest places on earth, using a new electronic voting machine ... Read more...

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Simulated polls to test new voting system Tuesday


July 25th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 25 (IANS) The Election Commission will Tuesday conduct a mock poll exercice in Cherrapunjee, one of the wettest places on earth, to test the Voter Verifiable Paper Trial ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to poll panel on EVMs


July 25th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the Election Commission to decide on a petiton seeking provisions for instant verification of votes cast through electronic voting machines ... Read more...

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Simulated polls to test new voting system


June 15th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 15 (IANS) The Election Commission will conduct a mock election in 175 polling booths in five states across India to test the prototype Voter Verifiable Paper Trail (VVPT) ... Read more...

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Plea to declare Supreme Court bar association poll void


June 4th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A candidate who contested the May 11 Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) election has approached the Delhi High Court seeking to declare the poll "null ... Read more...

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Gogoi to be sworn in Assam chief minister third time


May 17th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 17 (IANS) Tarun Gogoi was set to be sworn in as Assam's chief minister for the third straight term after being unanimously chosen leader by the 77 ... Read more...

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Congress juggernaut decimates AGP, BJP in Assam (Roundup)


May 13th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) The Congress juggernaut decimated the opposition to smithereens by securing a majority by winning 78 of the 126 assembly seats in Assam with the wily ... Read more...

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AGP blames machine manipulation for defeat


May 13th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) Assam's beleaguered main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) Friday blamed "manipulation of electronic voting machines (EVM) by the ruling Congress party" for its rout in ... Read more...

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Kashmir panchayat candidate injured in firing


May 10th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) A panchayat candidate was shot at by separatist guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district Tuesday, police said.Police here said Ghulam Mohiuddin, a candidate in Machipora ... Read more...

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83 percent votes cast in round five of Bengal polls (Intro Roundup)


May 8th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) An estimated 83 percent voting was recorded in three Maoist-affected districts as well as parts of Burdwan in the fifth and penultimate phase of the ... Read more...

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