Electronic voting machines

The EC conducted random vote counts on EVMs and VVPAT slips at one polling station in each of the 182 assembly constituencies of Gujarat on Monday. Photo: PTI
In a country like India, electronic voting machines (EVMs) could be much more welfare-enhancing than paper ballots. Photo: PTI

Why EVMs matter in India

8 min read . 03 Jul 2017
Adult suffrage had been one of the rallying cries of the freedom movement for around three decades preceding the drafting of the Constitution. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint