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

Angry farmers ask Rahul to ‘go back to Italy’

Farmers in Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s parliamentary constituency Amethi shouted slogans against him on Wednesday demanding that either they are provided employment or the land that was given to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation should be returned to them. Continue Reading

We are not returning to era of ballot papers: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India Sunil Arora today said that the Election Commission (EC) is not thinking to return to ballot papers at all during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Addressing an event in Delhi, the CEC said: ‘I would like to make it very clear that we are not going back to the era of ballot papers.’ Continue Reading