Home / Tag Archives: Elections

Tag Archives: Elections

No specific colour to all-women polling stations: EC

Hyderabad: Chief Electoral Officer Dr Rajat Kumar, has issued a direction to the effect that no specific colour should be used in all-women managed polling stations in the State. This is to avoid any inadvertent use of the colour of any particular political party in or at such polling booths, …

Read More »

CEO inspect poll arrangements in Tribal areas

Hyderabad: Chief Electoral Officer of Telangana State Dr Rajat Kumar took his time off from the daily tight schedules at Hyderabad and visited Banjara thandas in Nalgonda district on Saturday and inspected polling stations to check up if they are of specified standards. The CEO was particularly impressed that names …

Read More »

39 candidates file nominations on Day 2

Hyderabad: As many as 39 candidates filed their papers from 32 Assembly constituencies of second day of submitting nominations for elections to Telangana Legislative Assembly. The remaining 87 Returning Officers have submitted nil report of nominations, according a press release from the Chief Electoral Officer.

Read More »

Congress writes to EC against ‘pink’ ballot papers

TPCC Spokesperson Dr. Sravan Dasoju

Hyderabad: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) Chief Spokesperson Dr. Sravan Dasoju has strongly condemned the Election Commission for inaction on his request against the usage of pink colour ballot papers. Addressing a press conference at Gandhi Bhavan on Monday, Sravan said that the use of pink colour ballot papers was …

Read More »

EC issues notification for Telangana Assembly polls

Election Commission of India

Hyderabad: The Election Commission of India on Monday issued notification for the conduct of general elections to the Telangana State Legislative Assembly. As per the notification, last date for submission of nominations will be November 19 and they would be scrutinised on November 20. The last date for withdraw of …

Read More »

EC restriction on exit polls

Election Commission of India

Hyderabad: The Election Commission of India has issued an order imposing a ban on conducting of exit polls and the publication of its results in Telangana State during the period from 7 AM on November 12 to 5.30 PM on December 7. A notification has been issued to this effect …

Read More »

Youth must play active role in increasing voting percentage: DEO

Youth must play active role in increasing voting percentage: DEO

Hyderabad: GHMC Commissioner and Hyderabad District Electoral Officer (DEO) M. Dana Kishore said that youth and students must play a very vital role to increase the polling percentage for the ensuing elections. The DEO interacted with the students of Muffakamjah College, Banjara Hills where he has participated as chief guest …

Read More »

Congress seeks extension in polling time by one hour

Hyderabad: The Congress party on Tuesday demanded that the Election Commission of India extend the polling time by an hour on December 7 in view of Friday. Speaking to media persons after giving a representation to Chief Electoral Officer Dr. Rajath Kumar at the Secretariat, Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) …

Read More »

AP police trying to influence TS polls, alleges TRS

Hyderabad: A delegation fo TRS leaders on Saturday lodged a complaint with Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar alleging that officials of Intelligence Department of Andhra Pradesh police camping in Hyderabad to influence the Assembly elections in Telangana in the name of conducting surveys. TRS leaders and MLCs Palla Rajeshwar Reddy, …

Read More »