Daily Archive: May 9, 2017

India’s shooting team detained at Delhi’s IGI airport for 13 hours after their guns are confiscated

India’s 12-member shooting team, which includes Olympian shooters Gurpreet Singh and Kynan Chenai, were on Tuesday detained at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport for 13 hours by the customs department, The Times of India reported. The customs department refused to clear the shooters’ guns and asked them to stay back at the airport without giving them a reason for their detention.

Anyone can make EVM lookalike, demonstrate ‘magic or tampering’: EC hits back at AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) demonstration in the Delhi assembly on Tuesday to prove its claim that electronic voting machines or EVMs can be hacked cut no ice with the Election Commission which said the "so called demonstration of tampering of ‘look-alike’ EVM" "cannot be exploited to influence intelligent citizens and electorate to assail or vilify the EVMs used by the Commission in its electoral process."

AAP infighting live updates: ‘Open EVM hack challenge to engineers and students’, says Manish Sisodia

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party have been going through a tough time. Following the crushing defeat in the MCD elections last month, AAP’s sacked minister Kapil Mishra had levelled corruption charges against CM Kejriwal. Yesterday, Kejriwal had hinted that he will speak today. The one-day special session of the Delhi Assembly has begun, as per ANI report. Meanwhile, Kapil Mishra this morning held a press conference and sought blessings from the Delhi CM even as he said that he will lodge an FIR against Kejriwal. Kapil Mishra will be going to CBI office at 11:30 am.

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal dares EC to provide EVMs, says machines can be tampered with in just 90 seconds

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday dared the Election Commission of India to provide Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) to his party. Kejriwal, speaking to reporters after a special session of the Delhi Assembly today, said that the ‘motherboard’ installed in a machine can be replaced in just 90 seconds. "We are saying that we should be provided the EVM, it takes 90 seconds to change the motherboard, (Hum toh keh rahe hain aap apni EVM dijiye, motherboard change karna hai 90 second lagte hain)," Kejriwal said.