Panchayat Polls

Have more than two kids, can't contest Uttarakhand panchayat polls

The bill is expected to get the Governor's approval before the panchayat elections, scheduled for later this year.

published on : 26th June 2019

EC to conduct local body polls in Andhra Pradesh with revised electoral rolls

The local body elections will be held in three phases, starting with elections for the 13,060 village panchayats.

published on : 4th May 2019

Telangana: Video of man asking voters to return distributed money after his wife loses election surfaces, inquiry on

The man has been identified as Prabhakar and his wife reportedly lost the election for the office of a ward member in the village.

published on : 31st January 2019

Symbol goof-up leads to deferring of Telangana gram panchayat polls

Since the voters did not go to vote for the sarpanch seat, knowing about the missing symbol, ward member seats to six wards - 3,4,5,6,7 and 8 - were not cast.

published on : 27th January 2019

Telangana Rashtra Samithi continues its winning streak, bags 60 per cent of panchayats in first phase polls

According to the State Election Commission officials, the number of panchayats which were unanimously elected were 769.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Telangana Panchayat polls to be held from January 21

The officials have prepared 3.5 crore ballot papers for the elections.

published on : 2nd January 2019

Congress claims massive win in Punjab panchayat polls

Amarinder Singh pointed out that 80.38 per cent out of the over 1.27 crore eligible voters exercised their franchise in the panchayat elections held on Sunday.

published on : 1st January 2019

Ready for panchayat polls, says government official

The State government has submitted the reservation details of Panchayat Raj elections to the State Election Commission (SEC).

published on : 1st January 2019

West Bengal Panchayat poll results: Trinamool Congress wins 2,467 seats

The panchayat elections were held for 621 zilla parishads, 6,123 panchayat samitis and 31,802 gram panchayats in West Bengal on May 14.

published on : 17th May 2018

Centre asks West Bengal government to send another report on panchayat poll violence

The second communication was sent two days after a similar one following large-scale violence during the elections to the local bodies in the state on Monday.

published on : 16th May 2018

West Bengal panchayat polls: Miscreants brandish gun, escape with ballot box

This adds to the long list of violent incidents that have erupted in the ongoing polls in the state, with at least 12 people having lost their lives so far.

published on : 16th May 2018

West Bengal panchayat polls: Police lathicharge on people during re-polling

The re-polling of panchayat polls in West Bengal is being held on Wednesday in 568 panchayat election booths spread across 19 districts of the state.

published on : 16th May 2018

West Bengal panchayat polls: Re-polling underway in 568 booths

The State Election Commission had ordered the re-poll, following complaints of violence during the polls on Monday.

published on : 16th May 2018

West Bengal panchayat polls: 41.51 per cent voter turnout recorded till 1 pm

As polls get underway, a number of incidents of violence have been reported in various parts of the state.

published on : 14th May 2018

Five dead, scores injured in West Bengal panchayat poll violence

Hours before polling even began, CPM workers Debu Das and Usha Das were allegedly burnt to death by TMC workers while they were asleep.

published on : 14th May 2018
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