Congressmen brawl in party office over local body poll tickets

Congressmen seeking tickets for the forthcoming local body elections in Madhya Pradesh entered into a brawl on Tuesday at the State Congress Office forcing the police to intervene.

Gujarat makes voting mandatory in local body polls

Gujarat has become the first state in the country where voters will have to compulsorily exercise their franchise in local body polls with new Governor OP Kohli clearing the Gujarat Local Authorities Laws Bill, passed earlier by the state government under Narendra Modi, but was opposed by ex-Gove

Gujarat first state to make voting mandatory in local body polls

Gujarat has become the first state in the country where voters will have to compulsorily exercise their franchise in local body polls with new Governor OP Kohli clearing the Gujarat Local Authorities Laws Bill, passed earlier by the state government under Narendra Modi, but was opposed by ex-Governor Dr Kamla.

Notification for AP local body polls in 15 days: Govt

Notification for local body polls in Andhra Pradesh is likely to be issued in fifteen days` time, Panchayat Raj Minister K Jana Reddy said on Sunday.

Post SC order, Andhra ready to conduct local body

Andhra Pradesh government Monday said it is in favour of conducting local body polls in the state as early as possible in the wake of Supreme Court order that the elections be held on the basis of existing 60.5 per cent quota.

K’taka moves SC seeking postponement of urban loca

Karnataka Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister S Suresh Kumar Wednesday said the government has moved the Supreme Court seeking postponement of the Urban Local Body elections in the state.

Keshubhai asks party to prepare for local body polls in Gujarat

After challenging Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the recently-concluded Assembly elections, Gujarat Parivartan Party chief Keshubhai Patel on Sunday appealed to party cadres to gear up for upcoming polls to local bodies.

Notification for UP urban local bodies poll issued

UP Election Commission issued notification for elections in all urban local bodies, excluding those covered under Kannauj Lok Sabha constituency.

Local body election process starts

The district administration has moved a step forward in holding local bodies and panchayat elections next month as per state election commission directions.

Local bodies polls in UP next month

Local bodies elections in Uttar Pradesh will be held next month in which EVMs are likely to be used for the first time, a top Election Commission official said here on Tuesday.

MP Congress gears up gears up for local body polls

The Congress in Madhya Pradesh would work hard to ensure the party`s victory in elections to 52 local bodies spread over 16 districts.

DMDK to contest local body polls alone

The Vijayakant-led DMDK on Friday decided to contest the local body elections on its own.

NCP can go it alone in 2012 local body polls: Pawar

The NCP has the option of contesting the upcoming local bodies elections on its own despite its stand that secular votes should not be divided, party chief
Sharad Pawar said.

NCP can go alone in 2012 local body polls: Sharad Pawar

The NCP has the option of contesting
the upcoming local bodies elections on its own despite its stand that secular votes should not be divided, party chief
and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said.

BJP leading in Gujarat local body polls

Initial trends in counting of the
votes polled indicate that BJP is leading in most of the local
bodies in the Gujarat panchayat and municipality elections.

Local body polls in J&K in October: Omar tells all-party meet

Local body elections in J&K will be held as per schedule in October and the
state government will make every effort to reduce the
"influence of the gun", CM Omar Abdullah told an all-party meeting.