Matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs: SC dismisses review plea

The Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed the plea filed by 21 Opposition leaders seeking a review of its 8 April order directing the Election Commission to increase random matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs to five polling booths per assembly segment. Continue Reading

EVM-based voting is tamper-proof: CEO

Puducherry Chief Electoral Officer V Candavelou today said the present system of exercising franchise through Electronic Voting Machines in elections ‘is tamper-proof and most reliable.’ Presiding over the ninth ‘National Voters Day’ celebrations here, he said ‘unnecessary and ugly propaganda was being made now against EVM-based voting. Such propaganda will not hold water and hence is untenable.’ Continue Reading