Urban Local Bodies

ULBs in Andhra to collect labour cess at building approval phase

Direction follows the recommendations of the vigilance department which found that several establishments evaded payment of cess meant for labour welfare.

published on : 25th June 2021

MHUs to assist Covid patients

Alongside, a round-the-clock call centre comprising trained officials and teachers has been set up to counsel isolated patients over phone regarding their health needs.

published on : 12th May 2021

Telangana: TRS to decide on chiefs of seven Urban Local Bodies on Friday

The party leadership has already appointed observers for the elections to the posts of Mayors, Chairpersons, Deputy Mayors and Vice-Chairpersons for the seven civic bodies.

published on : 6th May 2021

Poll results prove urban local bodies in Telangana are still TRS bastion

Though, the TRS captured Nakrekal municipality in Nalgonda district as well, internal bickering within the party proved costly for the party, after the TRS rivals won in six wards in the town.

published on : 4th May 2021

Setback for Yediyurappa in home district: BJP loses ULB polls in Thirthahalli, Bhadravathi

The BJP lost in Thirthahalli after 25 years while its effort to win in Bhadravati also failed to yield expected results. Congress is set to rule in both Thirthahalli and Bhadravathi urban bodies.

published on : 30th April 2021

Despite HC’s rap, SEC to go ahead with ULB polls

The High Court deplored the SEC for going ahead with the elections and asked it if it was necessary even at the cost of people’s the lives.  

published on : 30th April 2021

Tax collections post growth due to 5% discount scheme in Prakasam district

OMC stood at the top in the district by collecting Rs 429.78 lakh, but achievement wise, Addanki Nagar Panchayat stood at the first position with 322.80 per cent tax collection.

published on : 29th April 2021

68 new urban local bodies in Telangana told to apply for Open Defecation Free Plus certification

All the Municipal Commissioners of the newly constituted ULBs have been told to issue notification for ODF self declaration, which is mandatory to apply for ODF+ certification.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Urban local bodies to have two deputy chiefs

In fact, the SEC had filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court stating that the election process for MPTCs/ZPTCs will be resumed from where it was stopped.

published on : 17th March 2021

Clean sweep by ruling YSRCP in Andhra's ULB elections

The Opposition TDP could not put up an impressive performance in the Guntur Municipal Corporation too where it was expected to give a tough fight.

published on : 14th March 2021

WATCH: TDP chief Naidu squats at Renigunta Airport in protest as cops deny entry into Tirupati

Naidu was en route to Tirupati and Chittoor to protests against alleged excesses of ruling YSRC leaders on TDP cadre to withdraw their nominations from ensuing polls to urban local bodies in AP.

published on : 1st March 2021

GMC to levy property tax under new system

Revised tax structure to come into effect from next fiscal; civic body to collect property tax on capital value

published on : 24th February 2021

Andhra Pradesh municipal polls to be held on March 10, counting on March 14

The election process for these Urban Local Bodies had to be stopped mid-way in March, last year due to the Covid pandemic. 

published on : 15th February 2021

Rajasthan urban local bodies' polls: Congress wins 1,197 wards, BJP comes second

The elections were held in 3,035 wards of 90 urban local bodies across 20 districts.

published on : 31st January 2021

City governance needs to improve: Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Puri felt that there is a need for a trained body of professionals in urban governance in city municipal bodies to improve urban governance in cities.

published on : 13th January 2021
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