Delhi/Hyderabad, Nov 7 (Hydnow): The Central Election Commission (ECI) has appointed three special observers to monitor the election affairs in Telangana, It includes retired IAS officer Ajay V Naik, retired IPS officer Deepak Mishra and retired IRS officer R. Balakrishnan.
The Special Officers held a high-level meeting at the Election Commission office here. “Police personnel should be assigned duties in other areas other than polling centers within their police station. Randomization should be done on all the personnel participating in the duties on the polling day.
The details of those who have filed complaints against the voter list should be entered in a separate district-wise register, including their cell phone number. Observers should talk to them on the phone to find out the extent to which complaints have been resolved
The election authorities of the respective constituencies should take steps to ensure that the candidates contest the elections and that the polling agents download the C-whistle app compulsorily. Inspection teams in the field should film the proceedings with video cameras and not with cell phones. Special observers explained that the district authorities should make arrangements to monitor the news broadcast on TV on the polling day.
EC Expenditure Affairs Deputy Election Commissioner Ajay Bhadu stated that the officials and observers of the enforcement agencies should widen their surveillance and prevent irregularities in the elections. He spoke in a meeting with agencies and observers. It is suggested to stop the distribution of money, liquor, and freebies in elections. EC Expenditure Affairs Director Pankaj Srivastava.
State chief Electoral Officer Vikas Raj, Additional Chief Electoral Officer Lokesh Kumar, Joint Chief Electoral Officer Sarfraz Ahmed, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer Satyavani, and others participated in the meeting. (Hydnow)
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (Hydnow): Minister for Civil Supplies, Jupally Krishna Rao said he will come closer to the people with Praja Darbar.
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (Hydnow): In Telangana, the administration started as the Congress government came into power. Revanth Reddy, who was sworn in as Chief Minister at LB Stadium, today, went to the Secretariat for the first time as the Chief Minister. Ministers also went to the Secretariat along with Revanth Reddy.
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (Hydnow): With the heavy rains that fell on Tuesday and Wednesday under the influence of Cyclone Michaung in the state of Telangana, crops in 4.72 lakh acres were submerged in water, causing huge losses to rice farmers.
The gold prices in Hyderabad on 7 December, 2023 have been stable. Going by the rates today, the price of 10 grams of 22-carat gold stands at Rs. 57,450 while the rate of 10 grams of 24-carat gold is trading at Rs. 61,700.
The Tamil Nadu government has declared a holiday for schools and colleges in Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, and Chengalpattu on Thursday due to severe flooding caused by Cyclone Michaung.