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Election victory mandate against UNHRC resolution: Rajapaksa

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 22:52

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has described his party`s victory in the provincial polls as a mandate against the UN rights resolution on his country.

Sri Lanka ruling coalition wins local polls with lower margins

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 20:52

Sri Lanka`s ruling coalition has retained two provincial councils with significant loss of seats in a crucial mid-term test for President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

BJD sweeps urban polls in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 18:29

The ruling BJD on Friday swept the urban elections in Odisha by winning 44 of 66 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) while opposition Congress captured 12 and BJP had to rest with only one, official sources said.

Security stepped up ahead of Warangal local polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 16:44

Ahead of the local body elections slated later in July, the district police have identified sensitive gram panchayats and made adequate security arrangements for free and fair polling, police said.

After Sangli poll win, Cong wants coordination panel meet

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 21:00

Congress wrested control of the Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation in western Maharashtra, on Monday.

Anti-incumbency fear stopping Cong govt from holding local polls?

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 18:47

Cong govt in AP appears to have developed election phobia against the backdrop of growing unrest over issues like power shortage and water scarcity.

AP Cong govt afraid of losing local polls?

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 12:23

The term of elected councils in ULBs ended way back in September 2010 while that of PRIs expired in August 2011.

BJP sweeps corporation polls in Uttar Pradesh

Last Updated: Saturday, July 07, 2012, 10:19

Bhartiya Janata Party won 8 of 12 Mayoral posts in municipal corporations in three-tier elections in Uttar Pradesh.

Local polls: Cong alleges code violation by BJP

Last Updated: Saturday, January 07, 2012, 15:01

Congress has lodged a complaint pertaining to violation of code of conduct against the ruling BJP in the Nagpur Municipal Corporation.

Madras HC declines to stay counting of votes

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 22:16

The Madras High Court declined to stay counting of votes cast in Monday`s polling for the Chennai City Corporation and mayoral post.

DMDK to contest local body polls alone

Last Updated: Friday, September 23, 2011, 14:32

After contesting the Assembly polls together, the Vijayakant-led DMDK Friday decided to contest the local body elections on its own, virtually snapping its ties with the AIADMK.

Local polls: Maha BJP open to `friendly fights`

Last Updated: Saturday, September 17, 2011, 00:19

Maharashtra BJP said it was open to "friendly fights" with partners Shiv Sena and RPI.