QHyderabad: Names of Those Who Voted in December Missing & More

1. Andhra Pradesh: ECI to Take a Call on Repoll

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Gopal Krishna Dwivedi has said the election observers, returning officers and District Collectors will scrutinise the polling process at all 45,959 booths on 12 April and make a recommendation to him on adjourned polls or fresh polling at the places where the breakdown of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) caused an inordinate delay in the commencement of polling.

(Source: The Hindu)

2. Names of Those Who Voted in December Missing

Scores of voters from across the state complained that their names were missing from the electoral list without any prior information from the office of the State Election Commission. Many of these voters said they had voted in the Assembly elections in December last year.

In response to the complaints, the State Election Commission, which had apologised in December after 30 lakh names went missing from the list, merely said, “No major complaints were received on missing votes.”

(Source: Deccan Chronicle)

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3. 6 Congressmen Arrested for Campaigning

Six persons, who were trying to influence voters at polling stations by asking them to vote for the Congress, were held by the KPHB police on Thursday.

Just before polling started, the police personnel at the GHMC ward office in KPHB noticed the six persons wearing white T-shirts printed with the slogan ‘your vote your right’ near the polling stations 324, 325, 327 and 328.

(Source: Deccan Chronicle)

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4. Acquittal Won’t End Employer’s Action

Stating that no public servant shall behave in a manner which is derogatory to the prestige of the government, the Telangana High Court upheld the decision of the police to take departmental disciplinary action against a police constable, even after he was acquitted of criminal charges by the criminal court.

A division bench of the High Court was dealing with a petition filed by the Commandant of the Special Armed Reserve Central Police Lines (SARCPL) seeking to set aside the order of the Administrative Tribunal, which had given relief to police constable M Ramesh.

(Source: Deccan Chronicle)

5. 2 Held With Rs 38 Lakh Cash

The Goshamahal traffic police detected a case of illegal transportation of cash amounting to Rs 38 lakh in a cab during vehicle checking on Thursday morning. The police handed over the cash to the Abids police.

Two persons were carrying the cash, who were identified as Ashok Kumar Sharma of Rajasthan and his associate Manoj Kumar.

(Source: Deccan Chronicle)

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