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Ensure better services to encourage people to pay taxes: Naidu

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 01:07

Urban Development minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that Urban local bodies should be made viable and use taxes collected from the people to ensure quality services.

Punjab govt announces 6-months deadline for completing reforms

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 18:28

Punjab government on Monday announced a six months deadline for the completion of all governance reforms initiated in the Local Bodies department.

Andhra Pradesh parties prepare for urban fight ahead of big battle

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 19:32

Political parties in Andhra Pradesh will face a preliminary test of their strength in the elections to Urban Local Bodies (ULB) slated for Sunday.

AP parties urge EC to withhold ULB poll results on April 2

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 19:07

Political parties in Andhra Pradesh have requested the Election Commission to withhold results of the ensuing elections to Urban Local Bodies as they could become "exit poll" results ahead of the General Elections.

BJD wins two urban local bodies polls in Kandhamal

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 21:24

Similarly, in G Udayagiri NAC, BJD won from 10 wards, Congress two and independent candidates two for the 13-member NAC, district collector N Tirumala Nayak said.

BJD, BJP join hands to defeat Cong in urban local bodies poll

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 23:22

Ruling BJD joined hands with erstwhile alliance partner BJP to form the Dhenkanal municipal council despite Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik`s claims that his party would maintain equi-distance from both Congress and the saffron party.

Students union elections on October 8 in Odisha

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 19:20

A day after announcement of the results of the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls, Odisha government on Saturday issued a notification for holding elections for students unions in different colleges, official sources said.

About 68 % polling in Odisha urban polls, no violence

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 21:13

About 68 per cent of voters on Thursday exercised their franchise in 66 urban local bodies (ULB) of Odisha where polling was by and large peaceful.

HP Cabinet switches back to indirect polls for local bodies

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 23:23

The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Friday reversed the decision of the previous BJP government in the state which prescribed direct elections for various posts.

BJP puts up brave face over Karnataka drubbing

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 19:00

Karnataka`s ruling BJP Monday put up a brave face over its rout in the urban local bodies polls held Thursday.

GPP gets ‘bat’ symbol for local bodies elections

Last Updated: Saturday, March 09, 2013, 22:18

Gujarat Parivartan Party has got the nod from the State Election Commission to contest local bodies` elections with the symbol of `bat`.

Nearly 12,000 in fray for elections to Urban Local Bodies

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 23:47

About 12,000 candidates remain in fray across Karnataka after final day for withdrawal of nominations for the March 7 elections to urban local bodies.