local body polls

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.

published on : 23rd July 2022

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.

published on : 26th June 2022

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.

published on : 24th June 2022

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.

published on : 30th May 2022

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.

published on : 23rd May 2022

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   

published on : 13th May 2022

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.

published on : 6th May 2022

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.

published on : 5th April 2022

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.

published on : 27th March 2022

Bommai chairs all-party meet on quota in Karnataka local body polls

Reservation will be as per SC order, final decision later this month 

published on : 24th March 2022

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.

published on : 18th March 2022

Karnataka govt wants local body polls with reservation for OBCs

“The Chief Minister has discussed the matter with legal experts. Also, the Panchayat Raj Delimitation Committee is yet to submit its report.

published on : 12th March 2022

Police step up patrolling ahead of urban polls in Bhubaneshwar

In the last one week, more than 300 persons have been fined in the Capital city for consuming alcohol in public places.

published on : 10th March 2022

VCK to contest for deputy chairman post?

The chairman’s post in the Nellikuppam municipality was allocated to VCK for the civic polls by the DMK leadership.

published on : 10th March 2022

Returning officer suspended for tampering with election result

The Returning Officer for urban local body polls to a town panchayat in Madurai district was placed under suspension for tampering with the results of vote counting for a ward.

published on : 8th March 2022

DMK's R Priya to be first Dalit Mayor of Chennai

R Priya is a Post Graduate in Commerce from Sri Kanyaka Parameswari Arts and Science College for Women in George Town, Chennai.

published on : 3rd March 2022

ULB Polls: Naveen Patnaik again shifts into election mode after panchayat poll results

Chief Minister asks leaders to repeat rural elections victory

published on : 3rd March 2022

Odisha: Senior Congress leaders seek financial support for ULB candidates

Meanwhile, Congress has authorised the presidents of the District Congress Committees (DCCs) to decide candidates for the ULB elections.

published on : 3rd 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

BJD holds meet to chalk out Nabarangpur urban local body election plans

With an impressive lead in the rural elections, the BJD is eying a similar victory for the upcoming urban polls in Nabarangpur by starting to hold preparatory meetings in the district.

published on : 1st March 2022
1 2 >