Indian Subcontinent National Votes & Polls

Out of 40 invitees 24 Parties Opposed BJP idea of One India One Nation

Top Opposition politicians like Rahul Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee, Mayawati, N Chandrababu Naidu, Arvind Kejriwal and Akhilesh Yadav skipped a meeting of party chiefs called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an indication that they were going to up the ante against the BJP.   Another absentee was BJP ally Shiv Sena’s chief Uddhav Thackeray as Read More…

Indian Subcontinent Industries Opinion Votes & Polls

While EC remains stoic on mismatch BEL chairman gives Certificate to Poll data

Election Commission is the authority who has to speak on Votes polled vrs Counted data and also 2% VVPAT counting for tally audit ie., 30 EVMS per constituency keep stoic silence over the alleged charges of mismatches found in more than 370 Seats   But the government agency Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) that has no Read More…

Indian Subcontinent Votes & Polls

EC handed over 542 Newly elected members of 2019 election to President

The full Election Commission on Saturday called on President Ram Nath Kovind and handed over the list of 542 newly-elected members of the Lok Sabha that will enable him to initiate the formal process of new government formation.   Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and the other two Commissioners, Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra, met Read More…

Parliament Votes & Polls

VVPAT Vrs EVM 6.4% mismatch reported in Polling Station 63 , Andhra Pradesh

Even when 22 opposition parties  demanding 100% VVPAT to ensure fair and foul free election process EC summarily  rejected 100% matching of EVM and VVPAT slips but offered to count only 2 VVPATs per assembly    But after Opposition Parties approached Supreme Court and  then EC agreed that it will audit only EVM’s from 5 Read More…

Votes & Polls

Former President expresses his concern for EVM tampering

Concerned about alleged EVM tampering, says Pranab Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday almost echoed the opposition parties to express concern over the “alleged tampering of voters’ verdict”.     “There can be no room for speculations that challenge the very basis of our democracy. People’s mandate is sacrosanct and has to be above any iota Read More…

Indian Subcontinent Supreme Court Technology Votes & Polls

Optical Ballot Scan machine in lieu of EVM and 100% VVPAT Counting PIL dismissed

The Apex court had on 8 April directed the Election Commission to increase random matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs from one to five polling booths per assembly segment in Lok Sabha polls, saying it would provide greater satisfaction not just to political parties but also to the entire electorate.   The Supreme Court on Read More…