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The Election Commission says it is working on a formula that will 'minimise errors and maximise confidence' of the stakeholders in the working of the electronic voting machines.
Telangana Assembly polls will be held separately if state is not ready: Election Commissioner O P Rawat
Elections can be held in January or February in Telangana which has time up to March 5, 2019 for constitution of the new Assembly, said Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat.
Re-elections to be held soon, caretaker governments cannot continue: OP Rawat on Telangana assembly dissolution
'The SC has ruled clearly that in case of the House dissolution, polls should be held on first occasion because caretaker governments cannot continue and get the advantage,' said OP Rawat.
Reddy said that Rao had himself claimed that he spoke to the CEC and had arrived at the decision to hold elections in October this year.
Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat today emphatically ruled out the possibility of holding simultaneous elections to the state assemblies along with the Lok Sabha polls anytime soon.
The CEC said the poll panel would continue to deliver its responsibility of conducting elections whenever term of the state assemblies come to an end.
Many political parties in Uttarakhand demanded a new EVM after mock poll at a polling booth in Tharali's Sarpani area due to the same reason.
Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat began a three-day visit to the state to review preparations for elections and oversaw an awareness drive for voters.
OP Rawat was asked if the Facebook would continue to be the EC's social media partner in the wake of reports that its user data had been harvested by a company without the users' consent.
OP Rawat on Saturday said the first tranche of electoral bonds has been issued, scheme for which was notified on January 2.
The Congress submitted a memorandum to CEC for action against the BJP and the TDP for failure to deliver on election promises, including granting special status to the state.
Former CEC N Gopalaswami to head a panel that will select India's 20 "World-Class" educational institutes
Gopalaswami, at present is president of an RSS affiliate Vivekananda Educational Society that runs schools in and around Chennai.
The Supreme Court sought responses from the Centre and the poll panel on a plea to treat the two EC's on a par with the CEC in the matter of removability.
The three commissioners, like the judges of the Supreme Court and chief justices of the high courts, will draw a monthly salary of Rs 2.50 lakh from the current Rs 90,000.
Though the EC had expressed its reservations earlier, the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) O P Rawat said the commission was preparing the final paper and would reveal it soon.