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.

BJP adds Ghaziabad mayor`s seat to its kitty

Continuing its winning spree in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, the BJP Sunday won the Ghaziabad mayoral seat for the fourth time in a row.

Punjab Cong releases manifesto for civic polls

Punjab Congress released its manifesto for the municipal corporation elections promising not to impose property tax on residential units, regularise illegal colonies and made the civic bodies corruption free.

Police Patils cannot contest civic polls: HC

The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has ruled that Police Patils, who perform minor policing duties in villages, cannot contest civic elections.

Maha civic polls: Congress sweeps Latur

Cong on Monday swept the Latur municipal corporation and emerged as the single largest party in three of the four other civic bodies in Maharashtra.

MCD polls: Around 2600 candidates file nominations

Close to 2,600 candidates have filed nominations for the Delhi municipal polls slated next month.