UP cabinet accepts report on OBC reservation in urban body polls
The UP government is likely to present the report before the Supreme Court within the next two days following an approval from the state cabinet.
Yogi Adityanath welcomes Supreme Court's order on UP civic body polls
The UP government had challenged the Allahabad High Court order blocking the OBC quota in civic polls and asking the state Election Commission to hold the polls before January 31.
SC stays HC order asking UP govt to hold urban local body polls without OBC quota
The apex court directed that a panel appointed by the state government will have to decide the OBC quota-related issues for the local bodies poll by March 31, 2023.
Yogi govt seeks SC stay on Allahabad High Court order on OBC poll quota
The HC’s December 27 order had come in batch of pleas that had challenged state government’s December 5 draft notification for providing proposed reservation for OBCs in civic elections.
UP government moves SC against HCs order to conduct local body polls without OBC quota
Allahabad HC’s December 27 order had come in batch of pleas that had challenged state government’s December 5 draft notification for providing proposed reservation for OBCs in civic elections.
UP: Urban local body polls only after reservation to OBCs, says CM Yogi
CM Yogi said the authorities were going through the High Court order in detail and the state government would consider all the legal aspects associated with it.
Allahabad High Court reserves order over OBC quota issue in UP urban local bodies
The common refrain of the petitioners was that the state government had reserved four of the 17 mayoral seats for OBC without following the triple test norm.
Jolt to BJP in Haryana local body polls, Independents win most seats
The Congress and the BJP’s ally, Jannayak Janata Party, did not contest these elections on their party symbols.
Heir apparent: Maharashtra Congress leaders use yatra to ‘groom’ their children
The yatra started in Nanded district’s Deglur town where former chief minister Ashok Chavan prodded his daughter Shreejaya to walk with Rahul in her home district.
LSG bypoll: LDF, UDF bag 9 seats apiece; BJP and Independent get 1 each
LDF and UDF won nine seats each in the byelection to 20 local body wards held on Thursday.
AAP targets local body polls to expand reach in Uttar Pradesh
AAP has been contesting elections in UP, including the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, and had also tried its luck by fighting its first local body elections in 2017.
Local body bypoll in 10 Kerala districts on July 21
The local bodies include a district panchayat division, two block panchayat divisions, four municipal council wards and 13 grama panchayat wards.
Regional, caste, community mix in Naveen Patnaik’s Rajya Sabha seat choice
Naveen’s choice of candidates reflects a careful mix of representation from OBC, women, tribal and minority communities.
Congress gears up for municipal elections in Uttar Pradesh
The party will launch a digital membership drive with an aim to reach 1.5 crore people through it, Krishnakant Pandey said. "The party has identified seven zones in UP for the elections," Pandey said.
No local body polls without fixing OBC reservation
Govt side-steps SC order on holding elections; panel to give report on political status of OBCs
Local bodies polls: Use ballot boxes, not EVMs, says Mumbai Congress chief in letter to Maharashtra CM
Upcoming local bodies polls in Maharashtra should be conducted using ballot boxes and not EVMs, Mumbai Congress president Bhai Jagtap said.
First phase elections to primary co-op societies to be held on June 19, 26
As the government has allowed all activities to open up due to the fall in the number of fresh Covid cases, a process has been started for cooperative elections.
BJP to go it alone in Puducherry local body polls
The BJP with its ally All India NR Congress (AINRC) in NDA is in power in Puducherry and it had contested the last assembly election together with AINRC and AIADMK.
Bommai chairs all-party meet on quota in Karnataka local body polls
Reservation will be as per SC order, final decision later this month
No legal barriers against holding UT civic elections: SEC
The SEC is planning to hold the polls by end of April, considering the public examinations for Class X and XII students to be conducted in May.
Umesh Pal kidnapping case: Gangster-neta Atiq Ahmed held guilty, his brother acquitted
Chardham Yatra: VIP pilgrims will have to pay Rs 300 for darshan at Kedarnath and Badrinath Dham.
Those involved in corruption coming on one platform: PM Modi attacks Opposition parties
Namibian cheetah’s death at Kuno National Park gets political colour in Madhya Pradesh
BSF shoots at three drones on Indo-Pak border, recovers 10 kg heroin