civic polls

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to  kick off civic poll campaign from Ayodhya

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to kick off civic poll campaign from Ayodhya

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will kick off the campaign for urban local body polls from the temple town of Ayodhya tomorrow.

Nov 13, 2017, 12:48 PM IST

Political parties trade barbs ahead of UP urban body polls

The war of words has escalated among political parties in UP ahead of urban local body polls with the BJP saying that rival parties were waging a battle to keep their electoral identity intact while the Congress asserted that the ruling party will be wiped out in the polls.

Nov 05, 2017, 15:06 PM IST

Madras High Court directs holding of Tamil Nadu civic polls by November 17

The Madras High Court on Monday directed the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission to complete the local body elections by November 17.

Sep 04, 2017, 20:46 PM IST

Madras HC directs holding of Tamil Nadu civic polls by Nov 17

The Madras High Court on Monday directed the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission to complete the local body elections by November 17.

Sep 04, 2017, 13:50 PM IST
Maharashtra Municipal Corporation Election Results: Final tally – BJP wrests Panvel, Congress wins Bhiwandi, gets maximum seats in Malegaon

Maharashtra Municipal Corporation Election Results: Final tally – BJP wrests Panvel, Congress wins Bhiwandi, gets maximum seats in Malegaon

The results of Panvel, Bhiwandi and Malegaon Municipal Corporation Elections were announced on Friday.

May 26, 2017, 10:08 AM IST
West Bengal Civic Poll Results 2017: TMC wins 4 municipality wards, GJM 3

West Bengal Civic Poll Results 2017: TMC wins 4 municipality wards, GJM 3

The counting for the seven municipalities in West Bengal that went to polls on May 14 began on Wednesday.

May 17, 2017, 09:22 AM IST
Promising 'sensible governance', Ajay maken says Delhi should vote for Congress

Promising 'sensible governance', Ajay maken says Delhi should vote for Congress

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Sunday said the national capital should vote for the grand old party for sensible governance.

Apr 23, 2017, 11:03 AM IST
I fear tampering with EVMs in MCD polls too: Arvind Kejriwal

I fear tampering with EVMs in MCD polls too: Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday he fears "5 to 10 per cent" EVM tampering in Delhi`s civic polls and urged people to vote heavily for the AAP to defeat this.

Apr 22, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal wants civic polls to be deferred until EVMs are equipped

Arvind Kejriwal wants civic polls to be deferred until EVMs are equipped

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who has been vouching for conducting upcoming municipal polls through ballot paper citing EVM rigging, has demanded that the civic elections in the national capital be postponed by a month.

Apr 15, 2017, 09:12 AM IST
Bypoll result will not impact civic polls: Arvind Kejriwal

Bypoll result will not impact civic polls: Arvind Kejriwal

A day after the drubbing suffered by the AAP in the Rajouri Garden assembly seat bypoll in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the defeat will not impact his party`s prospects in the April 23 MCD elections.

Apr 14, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
Delhi MCD polls: BJP promises houses for all, kicks off campaign from Rajouri Garden

Delhi MCD polls: BJP promises houses for all, kicks off campaign from Rajouri Garden

The Delhi unit of the BJP on Thursday promised homes for all residents of the capital city by 2022, if it was voted to power in the civic polls to be held on April 23.

Apr 06, 2017, 21:43 PM IST
Delhi State Election panel rejects CM Arvind Kejriwal's demand to use ballot paper in civic polls

Delhi State Election panel rejects CM Arvind Kejriwal's demand to use ballot paper in civic polls

The Delhi State Election Commission (SEC) on Tuesday rejected Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's demand to hold coming elections to the three municipal corporations in Delhi using ballot papers instead of EVMs.

Mar 14, 2017, 22:46 PM IST

Hotels approach HC against order on dry days during civic poll

A hotel owners association has filed a petition in Bombay High Court challenging an order of state Excise department declaring dry days from the evening of February 19 to 21 and on February 23, due to the civic polls.

Feb 16, 2017, 17:32 PM IST

Civic polls: 'Confused' NCP will be wiped out in Pune, PCMC, says Fadnavis

Calling the NCP a "confused" party, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said that in the civic polls next week, the Sharad Pawar-led party will be defeated by BJP in Pune and neighbouring Pimpri Chinchwad.

Feb 13, 2017, 22:57 PM IST

Swaraj India welcomes delimitation; says party 'geared up'

Swaraj India has recently initiated a campaign 'Jawab Do Hisab Do' aiming to reach out to 10 lakh houses in Delhi which would culminate in an event on February 12.

Jan 17, 2017, 21:57 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi hails BJP's victory in polls after note ban, says 'it shows people won't tolerate corruption'

PM Narendra Modi hails BJP's victory in polls after note ban, says 'it shows people won't tolerate corruption'

"Over the last few days, we have seen the results of various polls -- parliamentary, assembly and civic polls -- across India," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a series of tweets.
 

Nov 29, 2016, 16:25 PM IST
Maharashtra civic polls: Caste tensions cause of worry for parties

Maharashtra civic polls: Caste tensions cause of worry for parties

NCP has 1,300 seats while Congress 1,293. BJP has 437, Sena 454 and MNS 61. There are over 400 independents as well.

Nov 11, 2016, 10:46 AM IST

Civic polls: Fadnavis, Uddhav hold preliminary talks

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday held preliminary talks with Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray over phone about alliance for the upcoming elections to 10 municipal corporations including those in Mumbai and neighbouring Thane.

Oct 28, 2016, 01:29 AM IST

Madras HC declares Tamil Nadu civic poll notification null and void

The Madras High Court on Tuesday declared the notification for civic polls in the state, scheduled for October 17 and 19, as null and void, holding that it violated the Tamil Nadu Panchayat Election Rules.

Oct 04, 2016, 20:26 PM IST

AIMIM's registration in Maharashtra​ can be restored if they file requisite docs: State Election Commission

The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Musalmeen can still restore its registration with the State Election Commission of Maharashtra (SECM) by submitting the documents of its audited accounts and Income Tax returns, even as the Hyderabad-based party has decided to file its appeal with the poll watchdog against its de-registration in state.

Jul 18, 2016, 00:32 AM IST