Local body polls

SC seeks govt's reply on plea for common electoral rolls

SC seeks govt's reply on plea for common electoral rolls

The petition has also sought direction to the authorities to take steps to use 'Totaliser' for counting of votes.

Oct 13, 2017, 18:23 PM IST
Tamil Nadu State Election Commission moves Madras High Court to defer local body polls

Tamil Nadu State Election Commission moves Madras High Court to defer local body polls

The Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) on Monday moved to the Madras High Court to defer the local body polls.

Sep 18, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
Madras HC orders local body polls before November 17

Madras HC orders local body polls before November 17

The Madras High Court on Monday ordered the conduct of polls for local bodies in Tamil Nadu before November 17 this year.

Sep 04, 2017, 14:04 PM IST
Madras HC orders local body polls before November 17

Madras HC orders local body polls before November 17

The Madras High Court on Monday ordered the conduct of polls for local bodies in Tamil Nadu before November 17 this year.

Sep 04, 2017, 14:04 PM IST

Nepal Parliament prorogued, fate of second phase poll unknown

Nepal's House Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar on Thursday prorogued Parliament, leaving the fate of the second phase of local body polls unknown and undecided.

 

May 18, 2017, 18:26 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: Congress requests State Election Commission to conduct local body polls before May

Tamil Nadu: Congress requests State Election Commission to conduct local body polls before May

As the State Election Commission (SEC) of Tamil Nadu is yet to announce the date of polls for the local body elections, the Congress Party on Sunday urged the former to conduct the polls before May.

Mar 26, 2017, 08:58 AM IST

12 killed as violence mars Bangladesh local body polls

At least 12 people, including two candidates and two children, were killed and over 200 injured in violence during Bangladesh's fifth phase of voting in the local body polls which have turned out to be the deadliest so far, media reports said on Sunday.

May 29, 2016, 18:10 PM IST

Gujarat local body polls: We must analyse setback in rural areas, says Anandiben Patel

Anandiben Patel on Wednesday said the BJP will have to analyse the reasons for its poor performance in the local body polls in the rural areas.

Dec 02, 2015, 22:05 PM IST

Gujarat's first round of 'anxious' local body polls on Sunday

Many residential colonies had put up 'No Entry' boards against BJP campaigners while in some areas, Patel agitators exhorted people to exercise their 'None of The Above (NOTA) option on the ballot paper.

Nov 21, 2015, 22:22 PM IST

Gujarat Election Commission postpones local body polls in the state

Gujarat State Election Commission has announced postponement of polls to various local bodies in the state, citing law and order situation as a reason.

Oct 04, 2015, 17:43 PM IST

Kerala local body polls on 2010 delimitation: Court

The Kerala High Court on Thursday upheld its single judge's verdict directing the local bodies polls be held on the basis of the 2010 ward delimitation, instead on basis of the recent delimitation. The state government said it will not challenge the ruling.

Aug 20, 2015, 23:14 PM IST

Gujarat BJP expresses confidence in winning local body polls

BJP leaders held a meeting of the Gujarat state executive committee at Gandhinagar here on Sunday and expressed confidence that the party would win local body elections in the state scheduled for October, with a huge margin.

Apr 13, 2015, 03:08 AM IST

Gujarat govt keen to make voting mandatory before local body polls in October

People of Gujarat might have to compulsorily exercise their franchise or face penal action in local body polls to be held in October, as the state government is likely to notify rules for the controversial provision before those elections.

Apr 12, 2015, 00:38 AM IST

Cantonment Board poll results: BJP wins 5 seats in Delhi; loses Varanasi, Lucknow, Agra

 The BJP on Monday won five seats in the election to the eight-member Delhi Cantonment Board, while the Congress got two and the AAP one.

Jan 12, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

Manikrao Thakre discusses party strategy for upcoming local body polls

Congress party, which suffered massive defeats in the Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Assembly elections this year, is gearing up to face some local bodies polls in Maharashtra, which are likely to be announced soon.

Dec 30, 2014, 21:42 PM IST

68 percent turnout in first phase of MP local body polls

Nearly 70 per cent electorate voted in the first phase of local body elections in Madhya Pradesh on Friday, amid reports of minor violence in some areas of the state.

Nov 29, 2014, 00:46 AM IST

Congressmen brawl in party office over local body poll tickets

Congressmen seeking tickets for the forthcoming local body elections in Madhya Pradesh entered into a brawl on Tuesday at the State Congress Office forcing the police to intervene.

Nov 11, 2014, 23:57 PM IST

Gujarat makes voting mandatory in local body polls

Gujarat has become the first state in the country where voters will have to compulsorily exercise their franchise in local body polls with new Governor OP Kohli clearing the Gujarat Local Authoriti

Nov 11, 2014, 15:48 PM IST

Gujarat first state to make voting mandatory in local body polls

Gujarat has become the first state in the country where voters will have to compulsorily exercise their franchise in local body polls with new Governor OP Kohli clearing the Gujarat Local Authorities Laws Bill, passed earlier by the state government under Narendra Modi, but was opposed by ex-Governor Dr Kamla.

Nov 09, 2014, 20:47 PM IST

Notification for AP local body polls in 15 days: Govt

Notification for local body polls in Andhra Pradesh is likely to be issued in fifteen days` time, Panchayat Raj Minister K Jana Reddy said on Sunday.

Jun 16, 2013, 20:17 PM IST