Panchayat Elections In Rajasthan Next Month, Voting Machines To Be Used For First Time
Friday, December 27, 2019, 7:53 AM
Over 9,000 panchayats will go to the polls in Rajasthan next month, said an official on Thursday. The elections to elect 9,171 sarpanches and 90,400 panches will be held in three phases on January 17, 22 and 29. The polling will be held from 8 am to 5 pm and the counting will be held on the same day.
Vote Machine Tampering Claims Made With Criminal Intent: Top Poll Officer
Monday, August 12, 2019, 8:14 AM
CEC Sunil Arora has said allegations of EVM tampering are "more than unfair" and made with a "criminal intent". The machines might malfunction occasionally, as does the equipment used for other purposes, but it cannot be tampered with, Mr Arora said at the annual business conclave at IIM-Calcutta. The CEC, however, admitted that there were a few "black sheep", who had to be replaced.