urban local body

CM Naveen Patnaik asks newly elected mayors, chairpersons to fulfill poll promises

The Chief Minister announced that the MUKTA Yojana started by the government during the Covid-19 pandemic for the urban poor and migrant workers will continue.

published on : 26th April 2022

Women empowerment was close to Biju Babu’s heart: CM Naveen Patnaik 

Stating that Biju Babu was a unique personality and the style of his work was very different from others, the Chief Minister said his only aim was the all-round development of Odia people.

published on : 18th April 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

Central Congress leaders ditched State unit during polls: Suresh

Bahinipati had alleged that Patnaik falls ill whenever there is any election and does not provide any fund to the party candidates. 

published on : 3rd April 2022

Bahinipati demands State Congress chief Niranjan’s resignation

Lack of funds and other resources were major issues for the Congress during the panchayat and urban elections.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Odisha: Urban polls pass off smoothly, Jajpur records highest 79 per cent turnout

Administration sources said the three municipalities recorded average polling at about 62.66 pc, a drop of about 16.34 pc against rural polls. 

published on : 25th 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

Parties search for ST women candidate as Ward 4 has none

Ward 4 of the Sundargarh Municipality has been reserved for Scheduled Tribe women but surprisingly, not a single tribal family resides there, thereby putting the political parties in a fix.

published on : 7th March 2022

Highest increase among five election-bound state in Uttarakhand sparks demographic change apprehensions

The highest electorate gain has been in Uttarakhand with 30% during the 2012 to 2022 period.

published on : 6th March 2022

Opposition targets govt over delay in Sambalpur Municipal Corporation polls

Due to the delay in holding elections, residents of Sambalpur City are yet to get the opportunity to elect their representatives nearly eight years after the formation of SMC.

published on : 6th 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

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

BJP leader Binod Dash’s name deleted from voters list, HC to decide on Mar 3

The petition has sought the Court’s direction to publish the final wardwise electoral roll for CMC and including his name by making necessary correction.

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 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
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