Former President Pranab Mukherjee (File Photo)

Pranab Mukherjee expresses concern on EVM tampering reports

New Delhi:  Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday expressed concern over reports of alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and said the onus of ensuring institutional integrity lay with the Election Commission of India (ECI). “They must do so and put all speculations to rest,” he said in a statement. Mukherjee said the safety […]

Leaders of opposition parties Ghulam Nabi Azad (Congress), N. Chandrababu Naidu, Ram Gopal Yadav (Samajwadi Party) Sitaram Yechury (CPI-M). Arvind Kejriwal (AAP), Derek O'Brien (Trinamool Congress), Ashok Gehlot (Congress) and D Raja (CPI) during a meeting in New Delhi on May 21, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Opposition leaders meet over EVM concerns

New Delhi: Two days ahead of the Lok Sabha election results, leaders of around 20 opposition parties met here on Tuesday amid their concerns over the electronic voting machines (EVM) and use of VVPATs. Among those who attended the meeting were Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu, Nationalist Congress Party’s Praful […]

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Row over alleged EVM ‘maninpulation’, EC dismisses charges

New Delhi:  A major controversy erupted on Tuesday after allegations that EVMs were being changed in the Election Commissions strong rooms in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar but the poll body asserted that the charges were “baseless” and “frivolous”. The charges of manipulations surfaced after some videos went viral purportedly showing EVMs being transported in open […]