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Cuba convenes municipal elections

Cuba on Monday convened Municipal Elections, in which the ruling party allegedly ensures that no opposition candidates even run for office.

Haiti postpones legislative, municipal elections: Official

Haiti`s government announced it was postponing long-delayed legislative and municipal elections that had been due to be held Sunday, triggering protests by thousands of angry would-be voters.


Bahrain opposition to boycott legislative election

Bahrain`s top Shiite opposition parties say they will boycott parliamentary and municipal elections slated for October.

Municipal elections in Andhra Pradesh March 30

Municipal elections in Andhra Pradesh will be held March 30, the state election commission announced Monday.

Congress wins municipal elections in Arunachal

The ruling Congress in Arunachal Pradesh has won the Itanagar and Pasighat municipality elections with absolute majority by bagging 21 and 7 seats respectively.

Haryana Election Commission issues schedule for MC polls

Elections of seven municipal corporations and two municipal committees in Haryana will be held on June 2, State Election Commission on Thursday said.

NCP, Aam Admi Party and PPA to jointly contest polls

Arunachal Pradesh unit of NCP, Aam Admi Party (AAP) and the Peoples Party of Arunachal (PPA) have decided to jointly contest the ensuing panchayat and municipal elections in state slated for May 16.

Maha:Congress sweeps municipal elections in Nanded

The Congress swept away the elections for Nanded Municipal Corporation of the state by winning 41 out of the total 81 seats.

Municipal elections reduced to a `joke`: Cong

Defeated in municipal corporation polls in Punjab, Congress on Monday alleged that the ruling SAD-BJP combine had unleashed unprecedented "state terror" and reduced the elections to a "joke".

`Congress losing identity in national politics`

The recent drubbing of Congress in Delhi`s municipal elections connotes that the party is losing its identity in the nation`s politics, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said.

No canvassing 36 hours prior to close of polls: EC

Candidates contesting municipal
elections will not be allowed to hold public meetings or canvass for votes 36 hours prior to the close of polls.

Delhi civic polls: 2,400 candidates to contest

The battle-lines for the upcoming
Delhi municipal polls have been drawn with 2,400 candidates contesting for 272 wards in three civic bodies.

MCD polls: Parties rely less on South Indian candidates

Govindan was BJP`s candidate in 2002 MCD polls while
Kumar is active in resident welfare association of the area.

Organisers reschedule IPL 5 due to Delhi Municipal Elections

The Indian Premier League (IPL) organisers have tweaked the schedule of the fifth edition of the Twenty20 tournament because of the upcoming Municipal Elections in the Capital in mid April.

Saudi men to vote as women wait

Saudi men are to vote Thursday in
municipal elections, the last all-male affair in the Muslim kingdom after a royal decree this week giving women the right
to cast ballots in four years.

Palestinians to hold municipal elections

The Western-backed Palestinian
government in the West Bank says it will hold local council
elections "as soon as possible."

First municipal elections in Meghalaya deferred

The Meghalaya cabinet on Tuesday deferred the first municipal elections in the state slated for next week in the wake of opposition from various organisations.

Maya bans political parties from contesting municipal polls

Mayawati govt issued a notification banning all political parties from contesting municipal elections.

Over 1.5 mn Cubans vote in municipal elections

More than 1.5 million Cubans in 166 municipalities have voted in the second round of municipal elections, the National Electoral Commission said.

Cubans go to polls as dissident group harassed

Cubans voted on Sunday in municipal elections touted as proof of democracy on the communist-led island, while the dissident "Ladies in White" were harassed by government supporters for seven hours.