India to start voting from tomorrow; strict vigil in 20 States

Even as the ECI is all set to conduct the phase I election in 20 States and few Union Territories tomorrow, works have started to paste the names and symbols of candidates on the EVMs for phase II which will cover Tamilnadu. 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