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Walk to spread awareness about accessible elections

Hyderabad: The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Telangana has organized a walk on Sunday at People’s Plaza, Necklace Road, Hyderabad to spread awareness about the various measures initiated to ensure inclusion of persons with disabilities in the electoral process and fulfil the Election Commission of India’s motto, “No Voter …

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443 candidates in fray for 17 LS seats in Telangana

Hyderabad: After the end of deadline for withdrawal of nominations on Thursday, as many as 443 candidates have remained in fray for 17 Lok Sabha seats in Telangana State. Polling will be held in these constituencies in the first phase on April 11. With 185 candidates, Nizamabad Lok Sabha constituency …

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EC bans misuse of SMS by political parties

Election Commission of India

Hyderabad: The Election Commission of India has issued instructions to prohibit the misuse of Short Message Services during the campaign by political parties and punish the offenders, in the run-up to the General Elections to the Lok Sabha to be held in Telangana on April 11. To implement the instruction …

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LS Polls: Distribution of EPIC Card, Voters Slip begins

LS Polls: Distribution of EPIC Card, Voters Slip begins

Hyderabad: EPIC card, photo voter slip and voters guide distribution has started in various places across the state and will be in full swing in all assembly constituencies from tomorrow. BLOs will be going from house to house distributing these documents. Election Commission of India (ECI) has directed in an …

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Social Media Platforms present ‘Voluntary Code of Ethics’ to ECI

Election Commission of India

Hyderabad: The Social Media Platforms and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) today presented a “Voluntary Code of Ethics for the General Election 2019” to Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and Election Commissioners Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra. The Code of Ethics has been developed as a follow up …

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Election Code provides a level playing field to all: Jt CEO

Election Code provides a level playing field to all: Jt CEO

Hyderabad: Telangana State Joint Chief Electoral Officer (Jt CEO) Ravi Kiran Tirumala said the Election Commission is taking all measures to curb money and liquor flow, paid news and hate speeches in the run up to the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. During live discussion on All India Radio News today, …

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EC to act tough against MCC violations

Hyderabad: In view of the announcement of schedule on March 10 for the General Elections to Lok Sabha, 2019, enforcement of Model Code of Conduct is being implemented in the state by removing 4,098 wall writings, 29,526 posters, 975 cutouts, 11,485 banners, 3,498 flags and 7,308 other materials within 24 …

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Lok Sabha polls in Telangana, AP on April 11

Election Commission of India

Hyderabad: The Election Commission of India on Sunday annouced the schedule for conduct of Lok Sabha elections in country. As per the schedule announced by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, Lok Sabha polls in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh will be held on April 11. The Gazette Notification for the polls …

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