panchayat elections

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

'Crime against humanity': Priyanka slams UP govt, SEC for conducting panchayat polls amid COVID crisis

The Congress general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh claimed that 700 teachers, including one who was pregnant and forced to attend poll duty, have died in the state.

published on : 1st May 2021

Voting underway in final phase of Uttar Pradesh Panchayat polls amid surging coronavirus cases

Over 5.27 lakh candidates are in the fray for more than 2.10 lakh seats in 17 districts in this round of the election.

published on : 29th 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

Nominations for Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections begin in 18 districts

The nomination process for the first phase of panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh started on Saturday.

published on : 4th April 2021

Three-month jail or fine: Yell at your own peril during Bihar rural poll

The elections are due to be held April-May. Overall, 4,705 polling booths will be set up for the purpose. 

published on : 1st April 2021

With eye on 2022, BJP pulls up its socks for UP panchayat polls

The UP gram panchayat elections 2021 will be a key test of the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government’s popularity, and an opportunity for opposition parties to gauge the public mood.

published on : 31st March 2021

Fill posts formed after Panchayat Raj polls: Telangana State Election Commission

TSEC Commissioner C Parthasarathi said that the disqualifications were due to non submission of election expenditure accounts within 45 days from the date of election.

published on : 31st March 2021

4-phase UP panchayat polls to begin on April 15

The first phase of voting for Panchayat elections will be held on April 15, followed by the second phase of voting on April 19, the third phase on April 26 and the final phase on April 29.

published on : 26th March 2021

COVID-19: Only five people allowed for door-to-door campaigning during UP panchayat polls

Additional Election Commissioner Ved Prakash Verma said a three-member team will be formed under the additional district magistrates to ensure the directives issued by the SEC are being followed.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Panchayat polls: HC asks Yogi government to take 2015 as base year for seat quota

A division bench, comprising Justice Rituraj Awasthi and Manish Mathur, also directed the state to complete the reservation process by March 27.

published on : 16th March 2021

Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls face Allahabad High Court order hurdle

Subsequent to HC order, the state government has issued orders to the panchayati raj department and all district magistrates to stop the rotation of reserved seats till further orders. 

published on : 14th March 2021

Prakasam village to boycott polls for 2nd time

No candidate filed nomination papers for the sarpanch and ward member posts despite their political affiliations.

published on : 9th March 2021

'Volunteers' help not needed for distribution of voter slips: SEC

The SEC said that permission for road shows will be given in a single-window system and focus should be laid on curbing flow of liquor and money during the elections.

published on : 28th February 2021

TDP chief Naidu using abusive language after poll debacle: Sajjala

On panchayat elections, Sajjala said they have put everything on the website including photos and comments of the victors. 

published on : 26th February 2021
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