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  • BNP mayoral candidate Tabith Awal

    People not ready to cast vote using EVMs: Tabith

    Tabith Awal, BNP’s mayoral candidate for the Dhaka North City Corporation election, says people were not ready to cast their votes using the Electronic Voting Machine (EVMs) in the election scheduled for January 30.

  • Writ seeks ban on EVM use

    A Supreme Court lawyer files a writ petition with the High Court seeking a ban on the use of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in the elections, claiming that the ordinance that allows use of EVM is unconstitutional.

  • Indian EC to match EVM results with VVPAT slips during vote counting

    For the first time in India’s parliamentary elections, the country’s Election Commission is to undertake exercise of matching EVM results with Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine slips during vote-count of the ongoing polls on May 23.

  • India polls: EVM glitches reported from 50 places in Andhra

    Andhra Pradesh is going to polls to elect 175 Assembly and 25 Lok Sabha members. Voters turned up in good numbers at the polling stations as the exercise began at 7:00am, even as EVM glitches were reported from some places.

  • Use of EVM,

    EVM to be used from 3rd phase of UZ polls: EC secy

    Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed says the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) will be used from the third phase of Upazila Parishad elections.

  • Election Commission finalises 6 seats for EVM use in 11th parliamentary election 2018

    EC picks 6 seats for EVM use

    Electronic voting machines will be used in Dhaka-6 and-13, Chattogram-9, Rangpur-3, Khulna-2 and Satkhira-2 constituencies in the upcoming parliamentary election.

  • 6 constituencies to see EVM use

    The Election Commission yesterday finally clarified its position on the use of electronic voting machines in the December 30 national election, saying EVMs would be used in all polling centres of six constituencies.

  • Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda talks

    No backing out of EVM use: CEC

    Despite strong opposition from the Jatiya Oikyafront, the election commissioners will sit today and decide how and in which places the electronic voting machines will be used.

  • 11th Nat'l Polls: Rob threatens to sue govt, EC if EVM is used

    A top leader of Jatiya Oikyafront yesterday threatened to sue the government and the Election Commission (EC), if Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) are used in the upcoming general election.

  • DNCC election 2019

    No scope to retreat from EVM, says CEC

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda says there is no scope for the Election Commission to back off from the EVM use and this machine will be used on a limited scale in the national election.

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    EC may seek army support at EVM booths

    The Election Commission is mulling a plan to deploy army at the polling booths equipped with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) to “ensure technical support and security”.

  • EVM use in national election

    EC finalises EVM-included electoral code

    The Election Commission finalises the electoral code for upcoming parliamentary election, which includes use of electronic voting machines (EVMs).

  • President of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid

    President promulgates RPO change ordinance

    President Abdul Hamid promulgates the ordinance of the amendment to the Representation of the People Order (RPO) with provision of using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the elections.

  • EVM use in Bangladesh General Election

    EVM use in JS polls gets nod

    The cabinet yesterday approved major changes to the Representation of the People Order, paving the way for the use of Electronic Voting Machines in polls and relaxing the rules on loan defaulters contesting the polls.

  • Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda

    For dignity of vote

    The Election Commission yesterday exhibited the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) in eight districts amid ongoing criticism and protests by opposition parties regarding its use in the upcoming national polls.

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    Tk 3,825cr EVM project okayed

    The government will purchase 1.5 lakh EVMs in three phases in the next five years.

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    Hasty EVM plan for next JS polls

    With only a few months left before the national elections, the Election Commission is planning to use electronic voting machines in the polls amid opposition from different political parties including the BNP. The commission has even initiated a move to procure 1.5 lakh EVMs at an estimated cost of Tk 3,821 crore, EC sources told The Daily Star yesterday.

  • Bangladesh National Election schedule to announce today

    EC not ready for EVM use: CEC

    The Election Commission is not ready to use Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) in the next general elections, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda says.

  • CEC starts electoral talks mid-July

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda says he will kick off electoral dialogue with political parties in mid-July and will continue till November.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader

    AL in favour of EVM in the next JS polls: Quader

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader urges the Election Commission to use the electronic voting machine (EVM) in the next general election, considering multiple advantages of the modern system.