Panchayat Elections

Counting for 1st phase of Jharkhand panchayat polls to start on Tuesday

A total of 6,231 candidates have already been declared winners unopposed in the first phase, as only one candidate was left in each of those posts after withdrawal and rejection of nomination.

published on : 16th May 2022

Jharkhand: Three persons arrested for raising ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogan

As many as 10 persons have been made named accused in the FIR, along with several other unidentified persons. The FIR was filed by the Gandey Police Station in Giridih.

published on : 21st April 2022

Maintain neutrality during ULB polls, Odisha government tells employees 

The Chief Secretary said government servants should remain absolutely impartial during the urban local body elections.

published on : 5th March 2022

Tough task at hand for BJD to retain Kantapada, Niali PS in Odisha 

The ruling party is expected to manage the dissidents and somehow retain 12 of the 14 panchayat samitis.

published on : 4th March 2022

‘Demoralised’ BJP faces odds in upcoming urban polls in Odisha 

Saffron party has no charismatic leader or funds to take on the mighty BJD

published on : 4th March 2022

Odisha Panchayat Elections: Hat-trick win for this Bangladesh war hero

For 72-year-old Duryodhan Mohanty, the new sarpanch of Barunadia gram panchayat in Rajkanika block, it is a hat-trick of wins in the rural polls.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Odisha Panchayat Polls: In race for sarpanch post, priest defeats engineer

Bijay Kumar Dash, a priest in Maa Durga temple of Marzitapur village, had contested for the sarpanch post as an Independent and defeated BJD's Sunil Kumar Sahoo, an engineer by qualification.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Odisha Panchayat Elections: He planted saplings that bore fruits of victory

Today, after winning the election as ward member of Haladipal panchayat in Morada block, Das believes his noble intention did make a lasting impression on every voter.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Nothing to be surprised about BJP poll debacle when division is more: Bijoy Mohapatra

After Kharavela Swain, another party veteran Bijoy Mohapatra disapproved the manner in which the BJP leadership handled the rural polls.

published on : 2nd March 2022

With all Odisha Panchayat poll results out, focus shifts to Urban Local Body polls

BJD swept the Panchayat polls but experts say it will face difficulty in the urban local body polls as it is not as well placed in urban areas.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Odisha Panchayat elections: Steel project protest reaps poll dividends for Congress in Erasma block

Outgoing sarpanch of Nuagaon Bidyadhar Mallick said BJD candidates lost the election due to the discontentment among villagers over the proposed steel project.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Odisha Panchayat elections: Anjali Behera loses, political career at stake

According to political circles, she was eyeing the block chairperson’s post as it is reserved for women but her failure to win has put a question mark on her career.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Women SHGs star in BJD’s poll show in Kendrapara

Considering their large-scale presence, the entry of many office-bearers of WSHGs in the poll worked as the trump card given the support they enjoy at ground level.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Odisha Panchayat elections: In her home, slain teacher Mamita Meher’s uncles register wins

Of the 34 zilla parishad zone seats, BJD won an overwhelming 26 seats while the saffron outfit managed just four. Congress which has two MLAs in the district also bagged four zones. 

published on : 2nd March 2022

Odisha urban local body elections notified

While scrutiny will be done on March 9, the last date of withdrawal of nominations is March 14.

published on : 1st March 2022

BJD breaks all records, to form zilla parishad across 30 districts

In 2017, the BJD held 20 districts while BJP and Congress were ahead in eight and two districts respectively.

published on : 1st March 2022

BJD pushes BJP to the margins in its strongholds and how!

Despite all the opposition noise over Mamita murder case, Minister Mishra helps BJD win all 7 ZP seats in Junagarh and Golamunda under his Assembly constituency

published on : 1st March 2022

Odisha Panchayat elections: Stellar show of Congress in Koraput

In face of an unstoppable BJD juggernaut, the Congress has managed to put up an impressive show in the panchayat elections in the tribal-dominated Koraput district.

published on : 1st March 2022

BJD win rings alarm bells among opposition ahead of urban polls 

As per reports, BJP, Congress and JMM have started conducting meetings to strengthen their organisational hold and select candidates for the civic polls.

published on : 1st March 2022

BJD alleges rigging, demands recounting in Mayurbhanj

In a memorandum submitted to the State Election Commission (SEC), a delegation of BJD alleged that large-scale irregularities were committed by Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) supporters in the booth.

published on : 28th February 2022
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