Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu is planning to file a review petition in Supreme Court over counting of slips in at least 25 per cent of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines in every assembly constituency.
Polling was underway on Thursday for the 42 Lok Sabha seats in the Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, while in Andhra Pradesh votes were also being cast for the 175-member Assembly.
Reports of Telugu Desam Party activists going on rampage in several places in Andhra Pradesh, as the ongoing elections have become a do or die battle for the party.
Nearly 30 per cent of the Electronic Voting Machines turned out to be faulty in different parts of Andhra Pradesh, which is going to polls for both 175 state assembly seats and 25 Lok Sabah seats on Thursday.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday expressed his unhappiness over Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) not functioning at several polling booths.
Polling has started in Andhra Pradesh for the Lok Sabha elections and Legislative Assembly elections for the single phase.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N. Chandrababu Naidu along with his family members cast his vote in the state capital region Amaravati on Thursday in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.
A Jana Sena Party candidate in Andhra Pradesh was arrested after he damaged an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) on Thursday as polling for the 25 Lok Sabha seats and 175-member Assembly was underway in the state.
The electoral fate of many political bigwigs will be at stake on Thursday as voting for polls to state assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim and Odisha will take place on Wednesday, simultaneously with 91 Lok Sabha seats in 18 states and two union territories in the first phase of national election.
The Income Tax Department seized Rs 45.4 lakh cash during a search at the residence of an aide of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader and outgoing MP from Guntur, Galla Jayadev, late Tuesday night.
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The Income Tax officials have raided the residence of an aide of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) candidate and outgoing MP from Guntur Galla Jayadev, evoking strong protest from the party.
The reports that a close follower of Congress candidate from Chevella parliamentary constituency Konda Vishweshwar Reddy was caught by the police with Rs 10 crore aimed at distributing among the voters kicked up a storm in the media circles on Wednesday.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday staged a sit-in here to protest against the Election Commission 'bias' in transferring election officials and Income Tax (I-T) raids on his TDP's leaders.
Andhra Pradesh will vote for the state Assembly and Lok Sabha simultaneously on April 11 and caste arithmetic will again play a key role in deciding the winner.