State Election Commission

HC seeks SEC posting papers from Governor’s secretary 

The High Court on Wednesday asked the secretary to the Governor to place before it the records pertaining to the appointment of Neelam Sawhney as the State Election Commissioner (SEC).

published on : 29th July 2021

Andhra's Eluru municipal corporation poll counting on July 25

The State Election Commissioner Nilah Sawhney issued a notification to conduct a special meeting for the election of Mayor and two Deputy Mayors in the Eluru Municipal Corporation on July 30.

published on : 25th July 2021

State Election Commissioner appointment as per rules: Andhra government

All constitutional appointments were made considering the suitability of the officer, the State government told the Andhra High Court.

published on : 24th July 2021

Privileges Committee of Andhra legislative assembly summons TDP MLA Atchannaidu

Committee chairperson Govardhan Reddy said as Atchannaidu failed to give a proper explanation on the remarks made by him against the Speaker, the Committee directed for his appearance in person.

published on : 20th July 2021

Due process followed in SEC posting, Andhra Pradesh HC told

Governor used his discretionary powers properly in appointment of SEC, secretary to Governor tells High Court

published on : 30th June 2021

SEC files appeal against cancellation of ZPTC polls 

 The State Election Commission filed an appeal before the Division Bench of the AP High Court against the May 21 single Judge orders for re-conduct of elections to MPTCs and ZPTCs in the State.

published on : 24th June 2021

Maharashtra to write to SEC about its inability to conduct Zilla Parishad and panchayat samiti polls: Sources

Maharashtra State Election Commissioner UPS Madan had issued a statement stating that Dhule, Nandurbar, Akola, Washim and Nagpur Zilla Parishads will vote on July 19.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Telangana State Election Commission puts polls to PR bodies on hold

Under casual vacancies, polls to sarpanch positions (104), ward members (2,084), MPPs (26), MPTCs (34) and ZPTC (one) have to be held.

published on : 12th May 2021

HC nod to counting of EMC votes 

The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday accorded permission for counting of votes for Eluru Municipal Corporation and announcement of results.

published on : 8th May 2021

UP panchayat polls: Rival sides claim grand show as party symbols not used for contest

A senior State Election Commission (SEC) official said Tuesday evening that counting of votes was likely to continue late into the night.

published on : 4th May 2021

Telangana State Election Commission sets guidelines for poll agents

The Telangana State Election Commission issued guidelines for appointment of polling agents by contesting candidates on the day of poll.

published on : 27th April 2021

Fill posts formed after Panchayat Raj polls: Telangana State Election Commission

TSEC Commissioner C Parthasarathi said that the disqualifications were due to non submission of election expenditure accounts within 45 days from the date of election.

published on : 31st March 2021

Nilam Sawhney quits as advisor to CM to take over as SEC

In her resignation letter, she said it was an honour to serve the Government of Andhra Pradesh as the Principal Advisor to the Chief Minister.

published on : 28th March 2021

Andhra Pradesh HC refuses to direct SEC to hold MPTC, ZPTC elections

Justice Somayajulu said the petitioner filed the writ petition before the completion of election process for urban local bodies. 

published on : 24th March 2021

Telangana government explores ways to integrate blockchain with voting process

The IT Department is contemplating making the technology available for voting, for any election, provided it gets all the necessary clearances.

published on : 24th March 2021
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