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Smoking at booths prohibited

Hyderabad: Chief Electoral Officer of Telangana State Dr Rajat Kumar has asked all the District Collectors and District Election Officers and the Commissioner, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, to make all polling stations in the State tobacco-free. The CEO instructed them here on Wednesday to ensure that the polling stations in …

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EC satisfied over poll arrangements

Election Commission of India

Hyderabad: The Election Commission of India has expressed satisfaction over the arrangements made in Telangana for the elections and the State’s preparedness for the democratic exercise in all respects. The Commission’s positive impressions about the situation in the State were conveyed to Telangana Chief Electoral Officer Dr Rajat Kumar by …

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Work with moral responsibility: Top officials tell staff

Hyderabad: GHMC Commissioner Dana Kishore said that last final neck of the elections and critical phase is on hands and one has to work with moral responsibility and as per the instructions received from Chief Election Commissioner yesterday after the meeting that seven notes have to be properly taken i.e., …

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EPICs to new voters free of cost: CEO

Hyderabad: The Chief Electoral Officer of Telangana State, Dr Rajat Kumar, has made it clear that the Elector Photo Identity Cards (EPICs) or voter cards will be delivered to the newly enrolled voters free of cost at their door-step. However, the existing voters having old cards will need to pay …

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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, …

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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 …

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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.

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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