UP Panchayat polls

UP: Over 2,000 state government employees on panchayat poll duty died due to Covid, say data

The Uttar Pradesh government will give Rs 30 lakh as compensation to the family of the each of its 2,020 employees, who died during the poll duty, according to a senior official.

published on : 16th July 2021

People's 'faith' in UP government's policies led to victory in panchayat polls: CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh CM attributed Bharatiya Janata Party's massive victory in the three-tier panchayat elections to the hard work of the workers and the welfare policies of the government.

published on : 11th July 2021

UP Panchayat polls victory a shot in arm for Yogi Adityanath

After months of speculation over the leadership issue in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is now basking in the glory of the victory in the Zila Panchayat elections. 

published on : 6th July 2021

Mayawati sacks 2 senior party leaders for anti-party activities

The sacking of Ramachal Rajbhar and Lalji Verma came close on the heels of party’s dismal performance in recently concluded Panchayat polls in the state.

published on : 3rd June 2021

UP panchayat polls: Rival sides claim grand show as party symbols not used for contest

A senior State Election Commission (SEC) official said Tuesday evening that counting of votes was likely to continue late into the night.

published on : 4th May 2021

Counting of votes in UP panchayat polls to be held on May 2 after Supreme Court's nod

The apex court directed that there will be a strict curfew in the entire state till Tuesday morning and no victory rallies will be permitted.

published on : 1st May 2021

Supreme Court refuses to stay counting of votes for Uttar Pradesh​ panchayat polls

It said that the State Election Commission will fasten responsibility on gazetted officers for the observance of COVID-19 protocols at counting centres.

published on : 1st May 2021

Panchayat polls: SC seeks replies of UP, SEC on plea for COVID-19 protocol in counting of votes

The bench was hearing the appeal filed by one Sachin Yadav challenging the Allahabad High Court order which had allowed Panchayat elections to continue in the state.

published on : 30th April 2021

'Neither police, nor EC did anything': HC questions UP poll body over death of government employees due to COVID

For easing the situation, the court proposed some immediate steps to be taken by the government in the cities of Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Agra, Kanpur Nagar, Gorakhpur and Jhansi.

published on : 28th April 2021

UP panchayat elections: Second phase sees nearly 68 per cent polling

Of the 20 districts, polling details of 14 have been compiled. While Lalitpur recorded the highest polling percentage of 80.95, Pratapgarh recorded the lowest at 60.06, the commission said.

published on : 20th April 2021

Treat or bribe for voters? Two quintal jalebi, 1,050 samosas seized in Unnao ahead of panchayat polls

Acting on information, police raided the residence of a candidate and recovered LPG cylinders, flour, ghee and other things that used for the preparation for jalebi and samosa.

published on : 11th April 2021