electronic voting machine (EVM)

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...

November 25, 2018
November 25, 2018

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...

November 24, 2018
November 24, 2018

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.

November 23, 2018
November 23, 2018

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.

November 12, 2018
November 12, 2018

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.

November 10, 2018
November 10, 2018

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”.

November 4, 2018
November 4, 2018

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).

November 1, 2018
November 1, 2018

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.

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

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...

October 28, 2018
October 28, 2018

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...

September 19, 2018
September 19, 2018

Tk 3,825cr EVM project okayed

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