By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Itanagar
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 01:42 PM IST
The panchayat and municipal polls are scheduled to be held simultaneously in a single phase on December 22.
By Deepa Sharma | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2019 12:15 AM IST
Decision taken in light of Dakha being declared a sensitive area, owing to acts of poll violence in the past
By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Mohali, Mohali
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 05:36 PM IST
Gurvinder, who is due to retire in about 18 months was deployed as polling officer for the Lok Sabha elections on May 19.
By Steffy Thevar
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2019 01:54 AM IST
All pump operators who release water to these buildings have been sent on polling duty. Ward officials have issued a notice saying residents must stock water for two days, however, maintaining that they have made alternative arrangements.
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2019 12:53 AM IST
Sub-divisional magistrate Ghulam Rasool Wani said they were on their way to Vessu to attend an election-related meeting when they were stopped along the Srinagar-Jammu highway to allow a security convoy to pass.
By K A H Dodhiya | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2019 12:04 PM IST
Through a petition, a forum of unaided teachers said that unaided schools are not established under any Act, but have been given registration and affiliation by the state. They can’t be asked to come for election duty.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Health check-up ordered for those seeking exemption from poll duty on medical grounds
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2019 03:15 PM IST
The order also says that requests for cancellation of election duty on medical grounds cannot be sent directly to the district election officer but should be routed through the head of departments.
By Sadaguru Pandit | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2019 04:12 AM IST
With approximately 40% frontline health workers pulled off duty for election work, officials said it’s affecting patients dependent on primary health facilities and the possibility of more monsoon diseases owing to lack of surveillance.
By Smriti Kak Ramachandran and Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2019 07:14 AM IST
The total deployment of such personnel for these coming elections is 450-500 companies, including companies already positioned in various states. This is one of the highest deployments ever.