Voice Votes & Polls

EC silence on Statistical tally on VVPATS raise eyebrows

The Election Commission of India, which currently matches the votes cast in one polling booth in every assembly constituency with paper slips in the Voter Verifiable Paper Trail (VVPAT) units, is still not sure of increasing the number to a statistically valid level.   There have been demands from both political parties as well as Read More…

Voice Votes & Polls

Opposition Questions EC intention in not holding JK Assembly Poll

The assembly polls in Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim will be held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha elections but not in Jammu and Kashmir due to security reasons, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said on Sunday.   Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal and Sikkim will go to the polls for all seats in their respective Read More…

Politics South India State Assembly Votes & Polls

Election Commission cancels Jan 28 bypoll for Tiruvarur Assembly

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has cancelled the January 28 Tiruvarur bypoll, necessitated by the demise of DMK leader M Karunanidhi . Karunanidhi has won the election with  68,366 votes margin defetaing the arch rival ADMK and become the highest margin winner in the  state in 2016 Assembly election  An EC order said the Read More…

National Politics Votes & Polls

Parties Complaint EVM rigging Bogus votes to EC

The Congress, Trinamool Congress and several other political parties on Monday conveyed to the poll panel that they still had doubts about the credibility of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).  And 70% of Political parties  even demanded a return to ballot papers in the forthcoming elections. “Many parties opposed (the idea) of ‘One Nation, One Poll’, Read More…