urban local body polls

Direct fight between DMK and AIADMK alliances in Urban Local Body polls in Tamil Nadu

The urban local body elections of Tamil Nadu scheduled to be held in February 2022 will be a direct fight between coalitions led by DMK and AIADMK.

published on : 19th January 2022

TNSEC free to issue notification for urban local body polls: Madras HC

The AG said the Supreme Court had set a deadline of Jan. 27 for issuing the poll notification.

published on : 7th January 2022

Congress outperforms BJP in urban local body elections in Karnataka

Many BJP leaders including CM Basavaraj Bommai, ministers B Sriramulu, Shashikala Jolle and Halappa Achar faced a setback as urban local bodies in their home towns were being won by the Congress

published on : 30th December 2021

AIADMK vows to sweep urban local body polls in TN

During the event, the duo, along with the cadre, took a pledge to strive for the party’s victory in the forthcoming elections to urban local bodies.

published on : 25th December 2021

'Ready for urban local body polls': Odisha government

Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena said the process of reservation of seats has already been started at the district-level. 

published on : 26th November 2021

Bhubaneswar civic body polls: No change in number of wards

The BMC has submitted its ward delimitation and seat reservation report to the Housing and Urban Development department as part of the preparations for the Urban Local Body polls next year.

published on : 17th November 2021

Purge in DMK ahead of urban local body polls

Now, the party has suspended several functionaries, including four union secretaries, two union in-charges, and the husband of one union chairperson. 

published on : 7th November 2021

D Jayakumar urges SEC to conduct free and fair urban local body polls in TN

In his representation, the former minister stated that CCTV cameras should be installed at all polling centres, strong rooms and counting centres. 

published on : 2nd November 2021

Odisha: Delimitation exercise to begin soon to pave way for urbal local body elections

Elections to Sambalpur and Rourkela municipal corporations will not be held because of court cases.

published on : 26th October 2021

BJP, Congress to continue 'ULB election' fight in Odisha

Cuttack-Barabati MLA Mohammad Moquim said that Odisha government has taken a step towards holding the polls after all-round criticism.

published on : 13th October 2021

Tamil Nadu urban local body polls should be over by January 2022: SC to poll panel

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the State Election Commission (SEC) to complete the polls to urban local bodies within four months i.e. by January 2022.

published on : 28th September 2021

After SC rap, SEC seeks 3-4 months to conduct urban local body polls

The minister said the preliminary work would take up to 20 days, after which the general public would be given 100 days to raise objections.

published on : 21st September 2021

Orissa HC notices to SEC, chief secretary over delay in holding civic polls

Three separate petitions filed by two BJP leaders and a former bureaucrat alleged that the State Election Commission, which conducts the civic polls failed in carrying out its Constitutional mandate.

published on : 25th August 2021

Elections to Tamil Nadu urban local bodies likely by December

Municipal Administration Minister KN Nehru on Saturday said his department has expedited works for conducting elections to urban local bodies as per the directions given by the CM.

published on : 17th July 2021

Biggies in Karnataka gird up for urban local body polls

Congress leaders, during party meetings, have accused the BJP of being hesitant to hold elections and have said that the government was trying to delay the polls.

published on : 13th July 2021