Voting begins in first phase of MP civic polls

Polling in 135 municipal bodies under the first phase of urban bodies elections is currently underway in Madhya Pradesh.

SAD-BJP to contest civic polls jointly

SAD and BJP on Wednesday declared that they would jointly contest the forthcoming civic elections in the Punjab as per the existing arrangement.

SAD discusses preparations for civic polls

The Shiromani Akali Dal core committee on Friday met to discuss in detail preparations for the civic elections due in Punjab sometime towards the end of next month.

Madhya Pradesh Congress vice-president quits post

Madhya Pradesh Congress vice-president Manak Agarwal has quit his post following differences with the party over ticket distribution for the forthcoming civic polls in the state.

Filing of nominations for civic polls ends in Rajasthan

Filing of nomination papers for 46 civic bodies, including six municipal corporations, in Rajasthan for which elections are scheduled to be held on November 22 ended on Tuesday, an official of State Election Commission (RSEC) said.

Rajasthan civic polls: 40% Congress candidates to be below 40 yrs of age

Congress on Wednesday announced that forty per cent of its candidates for next month's civic polls in Rajasthan will be the below the age of 40 years.

BJD wins civic polls in Odisha

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Wednesday won civic body elections in two Odisha towns. Of 15 wards in the notified area council of Titilagarh in Bolangir district, about 330 km from here, the BJD won 14, an official said.

WB state BJP writes to Governor on civic polls

The state BJP unit today wrote to West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan to ask the state government to hold polls in 17 municipalities whose term would be completed in June 2014.

State BJP writes to Governor on civic polls

The state BJP unit Thursday wrote to West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan to ask the state government to hold polls in 17 municipalities whose term would be completed in June 2014.

Multi-post EVMs for civic polls in Kerala mooted

Political parties in Kerala have backed a proposal of the State Election Commission to introduce multi-post Electronic Voting Machines in three-tier local body elections due in September 2015.

Chhattisgarh to hold recall vote for two municipal bodies

An election for recalling elected chairmen of two municipal bodies will be held under `Right to Recall` in Chhattisgarh.

Trinamool sweeps civic polls in West Bengal

Congress Monday scored a resounding victory in the civic elections, winning four out of five municipal bodies, including the prestigious Howrah Municipal Corporation.

Cong blames own workers for party`s drubbing in civic polls

Congress, which did not win a single seat in the civic polls, issued a show cause notice to 100 party leaders, including state minister Dinesh Aggarwal, for allegedly working against its official nominees.

UKD civic polls: Cong, BJP, BSP release list

Major political parties, including the Congress, BJP and BSP, have announced their first list of candidates for the forthcoming civic body polls in Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand civic polls date announced

The state election commission on Friday announced the schedule for the municipal elections which will take place on April 28.

Trinamool withdraws support to Congress-led civic body

Trinamool Congress today withdrew support to Congress-led civic body in Siliguri, West Bengal`s key commercial town, resulting in failure to pass the budget for current year 2013.

AP govt asked to hold local poll on existing quota

The Supreme Court Monday asked the Andhra Pradesh Government to conduct elections to urban local bodies and panchayati raj institutions on the basis of existing 60.5 quota to backward classes.

Congress upbeat after victory in MP civic polls

Opposition Congress today said the party`s victory in municipality elections at Pithampur, Raghogarh and Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh was a good sign for it ahead of the Assembly polls slated by the year-end.

Cong to hold workshops to publicise govt schemes

The responsibilities were assigned to the task force at its first meeting chaired by Pradesh Congress Committee chief Yashpal Arya here yesterday.

J&K Govt to issue calendar for civic polls shortly

The Jammu and Kashmir government has said it is committed to hold local body elections in the state during this calendar year.