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AAP hacked 'look-alike' gadget, not our EVM: EC

AAP hacked 'look-alike' gadget, not our EVM: EC

The Election Commission earlier in the day said the AAP demonstrated in Delhi Assembly on prototype Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and not on Election Commission of India Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), sources said. "This is the biggest achievement of the meeting that the commission has agreed to use VVPAT in all future elections", said Congress leader Vivek Tankha.



Presidents Trump and Putin 'very good' Syria phone call

The State Department announced that a top official, Acting Assistant Secretary Stuart Jones, would participate in the talks, signaling "U.S. support for a political resolution to the Syrian crisis". A Kremlin readout of the phone call said Trump and Putin had focused on the "possibility of coordinating Russian and U.S. actions for the fight against global terrorism in the context of the Syria crisis" and agreed to work to establish a real ceasefire there.


SC starts hearing on validity of triple talaq

SC starts hearing on validity of triple talaq

The article will also tell you that the five judges are Chief Justice JS Khehar, who is Sikh, Kurian Joseph, who is Christian, RF Nariman, Parsi, UU Lalit, a Hindu and Abdul Nazeer, a Muslim. The top court will examine the issue to give an authoritative pronouncement on the constitutional and legal validity of triple talaq , nikah halala and polygamy practices among Muslims.


Absentee ballots: What they are, why they matter

Absentee ballots: What they are, why they matter

Lindsay Meredith, part of SFU's Beedie School of Business and an expert in political strategy and marketing, called Green party leader Andrew Weaver the "king maker" should the current 43-41-3 seat ratio stand, between the Liberals, NDP and Greens, respectively.



Netanyahu dumps new Hamas document into trash in new video

After he was declared as the new chief of Hamas political bureau chief on Saturday, Fatah movement led by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was reported as saying that "it welcomed the election" and hoped that Haniyeh's major focus would be placed on the Palestinian internal situation "in order to achieve unity and end internal division".



Projections show Macron elected French President

Macron stepped down from the chairmanship of the movement on Thursday and 68-year-old former Socialist government adviser Catherine Barbaroux was named as interim president. She congratulated Macron for winning the election, and wished him success in facing "immense coming challenges". Le Pen responded to the defeat by vowing she would lead her anti-immigration National Front (FN) strongly in the legislative elections.