Panchayat elections

West Bengal panchayat polls: Kolkata HC puts all procedures on hold, seeks report

West Bengal panchayat polls: Kolkata HC puts all procedures on hold, seeks report

The Kolkata High Court has asked the state Election Commission to put all procedures for West Bengal panchayat elections on hold till April 16.

Apr 12, 2018, 13:16 PM IST

Maneka Gandhi wants educational criteria for village heads

In 2015, Rajasthan and Haryana governments amended their Panchayati Raj laws and laid down minimum educational qualifications required to contest panchayat elections.

Nov 27, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

''Trinamool Congress, BJP to be main rivals in West Bengal panchayat polls''

BJP`s West Bengal unit chief Dilip Ghosh held the state government responsible for the recurring incidents of violence against police.

May 02, 2017, 18:53 PM IST

Odisha Govt. became violent after poll defeat: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan

The Odisha government has become `violent` after suffering defeat in the recently held Panchayat elections, said Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday.

May 01, 2017, 15:46 PM IST

Five tribals beaten by Maoists

At least five tribals were severly beaten up by Maoists suspecting them as police informers and also for casting votes in the three-tire panchayat elections in Malkangiri district, police said today.

Feb 22, 2017, 18:41 PM IST
Odisha: Polling underway for final phase of three tier Panchayat Elections

Odisha: Polling underway for final phase of three tier Panchayat Elections

Polling is currently underway for the fifth and final phase of three-tier Panchayat polls in 26 districts of Odisha.

Feb 21, 2017, 10:36 AM IST

Drones deployed during fourth phase of panchayat polls in Odisha

Drones have been deployed in Maoist-hit Malkangiri district of Odisha for aerial surveillance during the fourth phase of panchayat elections today to ensure smooth voting.

Feb 19, 2017, 15:25 PM IST

Centenarian casts vote in Odisha Panchayat polls

Panchayat elections will be held in five phases in Odisha on February 13, 15, 17, 19 and 21 respectively.

Feb 13, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
Ahead of Panchayat elections, Amit Shah to attend BJP mega meet in Odisha on Nov 25

Ahead of Panchayat elections, Amit Shah to attend BJP mega meet in Odisha on Nov 25

Ahead of Panchayat elections in Odisha, BJP on Saturday announced plans to organise a large meeting here on November 25, where party president Amit Shah will sound the poll bugle and "expose the inefficiency, inertia and misrule" during 17 years of BJD rule in the state.

Nov 06, 2016, 02:53 AM IST
Bihar panchayat elections: Polling begins for third phase

Bihar panchayat elections: Polling begins for third phase

Polling has begun for the third phase of panchayat elections in Bihar Monday morning.

May 02, 2016, 10:30 AM IST

Second phase of Bihar panchayat polls begins

The panchayat system elects representatives at the district, block and village levels.
 

Apr 28, 2016, 08:40 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi's idea: Hold all elections simultaneously, save time and money

PM Narendra Modi's idea: Hold all elections simultaneously, save time and money

As per the PM's proposal, elections at all levels - panchayats, urban local bodies, state Assemblies and Parliament - should be held simultaneously.

Mar 31, 2016, 09:33 AM IST

Bihar dumps toilet as panchayat polls necessity

The Bihar Cabinet on Tuesday decided that a toilet in their homes will not be a legal requirement for those wishing to contest Panchayat Elections to be held in March-April.

Feb 02, 2016, 17:39 PM IST

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Jan 24, 2016, 13:25 PM IST

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-Congress's party workers are protesting against BJP and central government.
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Dec 20, 2015, 11:55 AM IST

Gujarat local body poll: 45 members of family turn up to cast vote

In a unique participation in the local bodies election, as many as 45 members of one family exercised their right to franchise during the panchayat polls at a village in the neighbouring Narmada district.

Nov 30, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

Candidate accused of distributing free liquor to gain votes in UP's Ballia

To win the elections of Panchayat in Ballia, a candidate distributed free liquor to gain votes. Also intake of that liquor killed 3 men and 15 are in serious condition.

Nov 22, 2015, 21:42 PM IST

Kozhikode district panchayat elections 2015: Check results here

The Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) won 47 seats, Congress-led United Democratic Front 20 and the Bharatiya Janata Party 7 seats in the Kozhikode Corporation.

Nov 07, 2015, 05:20 AM IST

Malappuaram district panchayat elections 2015

The district consist of six talukas known as Tirur, Ernad, Tirurangadi, Perinthalmanna, Nilambur and Ponnani.

Nov 07, 2015, 05:18 AM IST

Palakkad district panchayat elections 2015

Palakkad district is one of the 14 districts of Kerala. Situated at the foot of the Western Ghats, Palakkad is the gateway to Kerala from the north.

Nov 07, 2015, 05:14 AM IST