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EVMs, VVPATs recovered from a hotel in Muzzafarpur in Bihar during fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections

On May 7, 2019, during the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar, there was a frenetic mix of EVM and VVPAT machines that were allegedly recovered from a hotel close to the polling booth in Muzzafarpur constituency. Sector magistrate of Avdesh Kumar was in charge of the six EVMs in Muzaffarpur which was kept as a backup...

Chandrababu Naidu asks EC to verify count on all VVPATs if any discrepancy is reported in existing 5 VVPATs

After the Supreme Court dismissed the plea filed by 21 opposition parties asking for 50 % verification of VVPAT slips earlier today, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu said that he will approach Election commission requesting counting of all the VVPATs in assembly segments in case any discrepancy or mismatch is found in any of the five...

Lok Sabha Polls : Supreme Court rejects plea by 21 opposition parties seeking an increase in 50% VVPAT verification

The supreme court on Tuesday, May 7 rejected the plea filed by 21 opposition parties that sought the direction to increase the VVPAT verification from 5 to at least 50 percent of EVMs during the counting of votes for free and fair conduct of general elections. The supreme court directed the Election Commission on April 8 to increase the random...