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EC to conduct 'simulated polls' to check EVM trail

Acting on the suggestions of political parties, the Election Commission will conduct a field trial of paper backup in the EVMs in a "simulated election" at five locations on July 24. The field......

EC studies plea for paper backup in EVMs

Acting on the suggestion of political parties for a paper backup in Electronic Voting Machines to enhance people's confidence, the Election Commission has decided to refer the issue to its......

EVM row: Shooting the messenger won't help

Rajeev Srinivasan on how EVM problems are much bigger than technology or politics. Second and final part of the series. Part I: The real issue with Electronic Voting Machines Based on precedents......

'Rigging is possible through EVMs'

A day after Election Commission rejected his claim that Electronic Voting Machines are not tamper-proof, former bureaucrat Omesh Saigal on Tuesday stuck to his charge that a particular software can......

EVMs cannot be tampered, vouches CEC Chawla

Allaying all doubts on the possibility of Electronic Voting Machine tampering, Chief Election Commissioner Navin Chawla on Tuesday said the machines used in India are stand-alone machines and......

Create job creators, not seekers: Kalam

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam has called for new ways to harness rural entrepreneurship and for reorienting the education system to address the twin issues of skills gap and employment."Create......

Should there be quotas in private institutes?

The government's attempt to pass on its social obligation to unaided educational institutions is undemocraticP V Indiresan, former Director, IIT, Madras"Let's face it - reservation policy has......

IITs, IIMs? Joshi has more worries

For over two years now, though the attack is a lot sharper nowadays, Human Resources Development Minister Murli Manohar Joshi has been waging a battle against what he feels is rampant elitism on......
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