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Lok Sabha Elections-2019: Voters Helpline 1950
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Lok Sabha Elections-2019: Voters Helpline 1950

Mysuru: The Voter Helpline 1950 has been activated across the country to cater to voters’ queries. Citizens can call this universal toll-free number to connect directly to the District Helpline Centre. Any user can call 1950 and obtain information about his voter details in the electoral roll, check for the status of his enrolment application…

Special arrangements for physically challenged to vote welcomed
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Special arrangements for physically challenged to vote welcomed

Mysuru: The Election Commission of India (ECI), District Administration and Mysuru Vikala Vikasa Trust has lauded the efforts of the Administration for creating facilities to the Physically Challenged (Persons with Disabilities) and weak senior citizens to freely cast votes without                                                              any hindrance. Trust’s Managing Trustee S.S. Vaidyanath, addressing a press meet at Pathrakartara Bhavan here…

Political funding: Submit details to EC by May 30, says SC
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Political funding: Submit details to EC by May 30, says SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) this morning refused any interim stay on the electoral bond scheme and directed all parties to submit details of political funding received so far to the Election Commission EC in “sealed covers” by May 30. A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice Ranjan Gogoi and comprising…

Fashion Show for voter awareness at Chamarajanagar!
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Fashion Show for voter awareness at Chamarajanagar!

Chamarajanagar: The Election Commission of India is going all out to bring the maximum number of voters to the polling booths during this Lok Sabha election. One of  the novel ways in which this was brought to the public attention was when school and college students came together in a cultural programme and fashion show….

MLA Tanveer Sait holds EC responsible for errors in Voter IDs
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MLA Tanveer Sait holds EC responsible for errors in Voter IDs

Mysuru: MLA Tanveer Sait held the Election Commission of India responsible for the errors in the Voter Identity Cards (Voter ID) as there are discrepancies found in the Part Number and the Polling Station Address. Addressing a press conference at the Patrakarthara Bhavan here this morning, Sait said that these mistakes in the Voter IDs…

Appointed Election Observer
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Appointed Election Observer

Mandya: The Election Commission of India (ECI), which shunted out Ranjit Kumar as General Observer for Melukote, K.R. Nagar, K.R. Pet and Nagamangala Assembly Segments of Mandya Lok Sabha constituency, has appointed Tamil Nadu Cadre IAS Officer P. Annamalai as the New Election Observer. Annamalai will be available for members of the public at Srirangapatna…

Voter Awareness: Six ‘Selfie Zones’ set up at Mysuru Zoo
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Voter Awareness: Six ‘Selfie Zones’ set up at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: In a bid to create voter awareness, the District SVEEP Committee in association with Mysuru Zoo and District Administration, has set up Selfie Zones at six locations in Mysuru Zoo including  Karanji Lake. The six locations where Selfie Zones are set up are at the Zoo’s main entrance, elephant view point, Indian  Gaur enclosure,…

SC directs EC to increase random checking of VVPAT slips
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SC directs EC to increase random checking of VVPAT slips

New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) this morning directed the Election Commission (EC) to increase random checking of VVPAT slips from one booth per Assembly segment to five in Lok Sabha polls for better voter confidence and credibility of electoral process. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi however did not agree to the…

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