State Election Commissioner

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

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

Do you think discretionary powers don’t come under legal scrutiny?: Andhra HC to SEC

Aswini Kumar said no decision was taken on conduct of elections to the MPTCs and ZPTCs and that the same cannot be faulted. 

published on : 21st March 2021

Ex-bureaucrat UPS Madan takes over as State Election Commissioner of Maharashtra

Madan replaces J S Saharia, who has completed his five -year tenure in the top post at the State Election Commission.

published on : 5th September 2019