Discrepancies between Election Commission and Electronics Corporation of India Limited data on number of ballot units and control units manufactured have also been revealed.
The Indian government seems to have fallen for the Big Business’ agenda of using electric cars even as climate change is accelerating.
Eight candidates are in the fray in the election, which is being carried out at 379 polling stations. The counting will take place on August 28.
Polling officers did not act when voters complained that a light was flashing against the BJP candidate’s name when they pressed the button in support of the independent candidate.
With cyber interference in elections going beyond hijacking the ballot box, the Election Commission must prepare to address all potential threats – both domestic and international.
The election will be held through ballot papers instead of EVMs since the technology for proportional election and single transferable vote is yet to be developed.
AAP stays away but sends another letter, Congress abstains while the BJP, CPI and RJD prefer to be observers.
Chief election commissioner Nasim Zaidi invited all parties to the EVM challenge and said that there will be two phases in which the participants will attempt to tamper with the EVMs
Scientists and engineers taking up the Election Commission’s EVM challenge have said to understand what kind of tampering is possible, it is important to perform actions that insiders or criminals may attempt.
In episode 32 of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses recent controversies around EVM machines and inflammatory political statements.
The commission shared the results of its investigation into claims that EVMs were giving out BJP slips regardless of which button was pressed during a demonstration in Bhind, MP
The Election Commission has defended its voting machines, insisting there is no credible evidence to back claims of tampering.