The EC subsequently pointed out that the hacking of any device that looks like an EVM does not mean that an EVM is hackable or has been hacked. A beleaguered Election Commission, which is facing a volley of questions and allegations over EVMs, will meet representatives of 48 recognised political parties to clear the air on the issue on Friday.
In the afternoon, landslides occurred here after huge boulders rolled down the Hathi Pahar mountain. "The road will be opened for the traffic by this afternoon today", a district official said. Badrinath is a Hindu pilgrim site in Uttarakhand. "Road will reopen today" he added. The district administration and other departments concerned are reported to have made arrangements for providing overnight accommodation to the pilgrims held following the landslide.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told the full Senate he knew that former Director James Comey would be fired before he wrote his controversial memo that the White House initially used as justification for President Trump firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director.
Another 6-percent had mixed feelings. The percentage of voters that approve of Trump's job performance has dipped to 41% from 42%, resulting in a 4-point drop in his net approval rating compared to the previous poll. Though Trump's popularity remains comparatively high in the ranks of supporters and party members, many simple Republican members seem to have changed their minds in the last week.
It may be recalled that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) today ordered Pakistan not to execute Jadhav till the court announces its final decision in the case. "Now, the government of India must use this decision to see that Jadhav comes back home safely", Tewari said. A lawyer for Pakistan added that a bilateral agreement allows either country to decide on consular access in cases involving "political or security" issues.
Haslam, a self-proclaimed whistle blower who has been photographed with top BJP leaders, has been assisting Mishra in framing the allegations. On Tuesday, Kejriwal had accused the Centre of "stalling" the Delhi government's activities by allegedly holding back the files relating to the appointment of the two ministers.