Sunday, 3 July, 2022


Oppn leaders including CPM, AAP, Congress, TDP, DMK discuss formation of non-NDA govt

Opposition leaders met Tuesday to discuss the possibility of a non-NDA govt as well as moving the Election Commission to tally the VVPAT paper trail with EVMs.

All this Rajiv Gandhi talk shows Modi squandering historic 2014 mandate

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Akhilesh Yadav wants Election Commission to rectify EVM malfunctions immediately

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav said that it is EC's responsibility to rectify the problem within 15 minutes, so that polling is held undisturbed.

Tallying votes with VVPAT at one booth in every seat is more than needed, experts tell EC

Experts from the Indian Statistical Institute have opined that the EC must consider the sample size, not the sample proportion, to verify votes.

Supreme Court wants more random physical verification of VVPAT slips in elections

The top court also told the Election Commission that no institution should insulate itself from improvement, including the judiciary.

Supreme Court asks EC to respond to Opposition demanding counting of VVPAT slips

Several opposition leaders, including CMs of Andhra and Delhi, have asked for the of counting VVPAT slips of 50% of the EVMs that will be used in the Lok Sabha polls before declaring results.

K Chandrashekar Rao’s TRS set to form government again in Telangana with huge victory

As KCR eyes two-thirds majority, Congress party says it suspects 'manipulation' of EVMs, demands votes be counted using VVPAT Hyderabad: The TRS looked set to form...

Opposition wants paper ballot in 2019: No faith in EVMs or excuse for fear of losing to BJP?

A majority of opposition parties, including the Congress, have demanded a return to ballot paper or cross-checking of at least 30 per cent of...

Opposition parties stand with Congress, demand a return to ballot paper at EC meet

The Congress also wants a list of all old and new EVMs in use. The demand was made at an all-party meet called by the poll panel on electoral reforms. 

Simultaneous polls not possible without the requisite legal framework, says CEC Rawat

The CEC’s remark comes at a time when Modi government is pushing for the idea of ‘one nation, one election’.

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.