Following the rejection of the claims by ECI and the clarification over the issue, Frontline magazine had accepted that their report is false and a rejoinder will be published. TV9 Bharatvarsh had removed the report from their website and YouTube channel.
The spokesperson of the ECI has clarified that the allegations of EVM tampering arising from political parties are baseless and all protocols are being duly followed in storage and security of the EVMs.
The theories of EVM hacking are wide and colourful. During the Gujarat assembly polls, 'journalist' Sagarika Ghose had attempted to peddle the theory that EVMs are picking up 'Bluetooth signals' and that can lead to 'network hacking'.
Congress workers created ruckus after embarrassing results in the Jind by-polls, where senior Congress leader and close aide of Rahul Gandhi, Randeep Singh Surjewala was pushed to humiliating third position