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MLC Election: Poll schedule announced
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MLC Election: Poll schedule announced

Mysuru: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced the poll schedule for six Legislative Council seats from Teachers’ and Graduates’ Constituencies across the State. In a press release, Mysuru Regional Commissioner P. Hemalatha said that the election for the Legislative Council seats from Karnataka South-East Teachers, South Teachers, South-West Teachers, South-West Graduates, Bengaluru Graduates…

May 12 declared as paid holiday
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May 12 declared as paid holiday

Mysuru:  The Election Commission of India has announced May 12 as election day for the Assembly elections in Karnataka and in view of this, the State Government has declared May 12 as paid holiday, to enable voters to exercise their franchise on that day. This will be applicable to all those who are working in…

Steps taken for casting vote through postal ballot
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Steps taken for casting vote through postal ballot

Mysuru: As per the direction of Election Commission of India, necessary steps have been taken for officers and staff deputed for election duty to exercise their franchise on Assembly election day through postal ballot. The Returning Officer of respective Assembly Constituency has been entrusted the responsibility to take care of the postal ballot.  In that…

Media Cell to monitor poll publicity 24×7
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Media Cell to monitor poll publicity 24×7

Mysuru:  An exclusive Media Cell has been set up at the Office of the Information Department on Dhanvantri Road here to monitor media publicity indulged by political parties and to report if there are any violations in the Election Model Code of Conduct. The Cell has been set up on the first floor of the…

Election Commission launches Samadhan, Suvidha, Sugam facilities
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Election Commission launches Samadhan, Suvidha, Sugam facilities

Mysuru: The Election Commission (EC) has launched three Information Technology systems — Samadhan, Suvidha and Sugam ­— to make the election process smooth, effective and transparent. A single window platform using IT solution for quality interactions with the electors, citizens, political parties, civil societies and media would help in ensuring the election process smooth and…

Now Photo Voter Slip will be delivered at doorstep
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Now Photo Voter Slip will be delivered at doorstep

Mysuru: For this Assembly election in the State, Election Commission will be despatching Photo Voter Slips to voter’s residences coming under the jurisdiction of the corresponding polling booths. The Voters Slips will be delivered by the Booth Officer one week before the poll date. If the voter is not available, the slips will be handed…

Keep vehicles in good condition for poll duty
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Keep vehicles in good condition for poll duty

Mysuru:  With the Election Commission of India (ECI) announcing the Karnataka Assembly poll schedule, Deputy Commissioner (DC) K.B. Sivakumar has asked all Government Departments to keep the vehicles attached to them in good running condition. In a press release, the DC said that Government vehicles must be ready for poll work deployment whenever asked to…

Poll code violation will be dealt with ruthlessly: DC K.B. Sivakumar
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Poll code violation will be dealt with ruthlessly: DC K.B. Sivakumar

Mysuru: With Election Commission of India (ECI) announcing the schedule for the Karnataka Assembly elections yesterday, political parties and their leaders have come under scanner as the Model Code of Conduct came into effect immediately. Deputy Commissioner K.B. Sivakumar, who is also the District Electoral Officer, said that the administration will be ‘ruthless’, if there…

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