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On January 16, K Yadava Reddy, S Ramulu Naik and R Bhoopathi Reddy were disqualified from the MLC posts.
A cyber expert Syed Shuja had claimed in London on Monday that the 2014 general polls and assembly elections of various states were rigged through EVM hacking.
They sought for implementation of the orders passed by the ECI earlier and for arranging special polling booths to the disabled persons.
Vedha submitted that the ECI has no power to cancel the by-election without consulting with the Central Government and sought for a direction to quash the cancellation order.
The Election Commission will be briefing the Nodal Officers of Ministries, Government of India and a representative from Federations on January 16 at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra here, read a statement.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has directed the Guntur administration to verify two lakh doubtful voters, identified by electoral officers in the district.
The High Court has heard petition and has asked ECI to file counter arguments.
The clarification issued stated, “Objections under Form No.7 are invariably invited from citizens to raise objections within seven days before carrying out deletions.
Since GPS is inherently prone to errors, the ECI recommended to find out if the issues were hardware or software related.
When the bench sought reply from the ECI, its standing counsel Avinash Desai said that there was no subsequent representation by the party on this issue.
If no reply is received within the prescribed time limit, it will be presumed that the pink party has nothing to say and action will be taken without any further communication with the party.
Chandra also asked for the monitoring of digital platforms created/used by political parties and called for the accounts to be audited for the same.
After hearing both the sides, the bench said the affidavits filed by the petitioners would not come in the way of the ECI in performing its duties.
Ranganatha contended that declaring byelections to Shivamogga, Ballari and Mandya is violative of Section 151-A of the Representation of Peoples Act.
Regarding the complaints of fake entries and other issues surrounding the electoral list, CEC says the EC is banking on digitization and other steps to ensure clean electoral rolls as far as possible