TMC trying to spread 'terror' before municipal polls: Left

The Left Front Tuesday alleged that the ruling Trinamool Congress was deliberately trying to create a "lawless situation" in West Bengal before the polls to municipal corporations of Bidhanagar and Asansol.

West Bengal: Parties bracing for popularity test in municipal polls

The upcoming polls to the newly- formed Asansol and Bidhannagar municipal corporations in West Bengal are set to be a test of popularity for the political parties in the state ahead of next year's Assembly elections.

I thank people of MP for reposing their trust in BJP, tweets PM Modi

Expressing his delight with the verdict of the civic polls in Madhya Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the people for reposing their trust in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

NRIs should vote in panchayat, municipal polls: Congress

NRIs can participate in democracy in the true sense only after they are allowed to vote in grassroots elections to representative bodies like panchayat and municipalities, Congress Goa unit president Luizinho Faleiro said on Monday.

BJP demands postponement of April 25 municipal polls in West Bengal

The BJP in West Bengal on Tuesday demanded postponement of the April 25 state-wide civic body elections and also repolling in all the wards of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) which went to poll last Saturday.

CPI(M) accuses TMC of unleashing terror before municipal polls

Accusing the ruling Trinamool Congress of letting loose a reign of terror in Bengal before the municipal polls, CPI(M) state secretary Surya Kanta Mishra today alleged the State Election Commissioner (SEC) was not acting impartially to ensure free and fair polls.

Punjab civic polls: 6 MCs to go to polls on Sunday

A total of 1,263 candidates are in the fray for the elections to six municipal corporations in Punjab to be held on Sunday in which about 7.90 lakh voters are eligible to vote.

Municipal polls to be held in January: Punjab CM Badal

 Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday said SAD in alliance with BJP will register victory in municipal corporation elections which will take place in January.

Saudi Arabia allows women to participate in municipal polls

A new law that allows women in Saudi Arabia to vote and contest in municipal elections has come into force, a media report said Wednesday.

Why EC so interested in holding municipal polls, asks minister

With the State Election Commissioner Mira Pandey writing to the state government for holding municipal elections, a West Bengal minister today sought to know why the EC was so `interested` in holding it.

Municipal polls in Andhra Pradesh on March 30

Andhra Pradesh Election Commissioner P Ramakant Reddy announced the programme for elections to 10 municipal corporations and 146 municipalities in the state.

Stray clashes mar municipal polls in WB

Stray clashes and allegations of malpractices levelled by Opposition marred elections to 12 municipalities in nine West Bengal districts on Saturday.

60% votes cast in Arunachal rural, civic polls

An estimated 60 percent voters exercised their franchise for the three-tier Panchayati Raj system in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday.

Arunchal Panchayat and Municipal polls on May 16

The Panchayat and Municipal elections in Arunachal Pradesh will be held on May 16, State Election Commissioner said on Tuesday.

75 per cent voting in Gujarat municipal polls

Average 75 per cent turnout has been registered in elections held for 74 Nagar Palikas in Gujarat on Sunday.

HC reserves ruling on municipal polls in Nagaland

Kohima bench of the court had earlier ordered the government to hold municipal polls with 33 pc women reservation within a month.

SC nod for municipal polls in Uttar Pradesh

Supreme Court gave its nod for holding municipal polls in UP but agreed to examine plea opposing reservation of posts of chairperson of civic bodies.

Punjab municipal polls June 7

The last date for submitting nominations will be May 24. Counting of votes and declaration of results will take place June 10, he ad¬ded.

`Should have mayor in Islamabad, like in Delhi`

The government plans to hold local bodies elections in Islamabad and the capital will then have a mayor like the one in New Delhi, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.

‘Municipal polls not referendum on Delhi govt’

Playing it safe, CM Sheila Dikshit said the election to the trifurcated
municipal corporations will not be a "referendum" on her government.