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.
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.
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.
Andhra Pradesh Election Commissioner P Ramakant Reddy announced the programme for elections to 10 municipal corporations and 146 municipalities in the state.
Stray clashes and allegations of malpractices levelled by Opposition marred elections to 12 municipalities in nine West Bengal districts on Saturday.
An estimated 60 percent voters exercised their franchise for the three-tier Panchayati Raj system in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday.
The Panchayat and Municipal elections in Arunachal Pradesh will be held on May 16, State Election Commissioner said on Tuesday.
Average 75 per cent turnout has been registered in elections held for 74 Nagar Palikas in Gujarat on Sunday.
Kohima bench of the court had earlier ordered the government to hold municipal polls with 33 pc women reservation within a month.
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.
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.
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.
Playing it safe, CM Sheila Dikshit said the election to the trifurcated
municipal corporations will not be a "referendum" on her government.
Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Tuesday called for boycott of municipal elections, likely to be held in May, in Jammu and Kashmir.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila
Dikshit on Monday discussed preparations for the municipal polls
with her cabinet colleagues.
The candidates are also asked to open a separate bank account for the purpose and submit the details to the concerned authority.
Samajwadi Party (SP) will contest
165 of the 227 seats in the ensuing elections for Mumbai
Municipal Corporation, state party president Abu Azmi said.
With no seat adjustment with Cong
yet for next month`s municipal polls in the city, NCP chief
Sharad Pawar asked the senior coalition partner to speed
up the seat-sharing talks.
The stalemate between the Congress and the NCP over an alliance for Mumbai municipal
polls continues with the NCP firm on its demand for 65 seats.
The Leader of Opposition in the
Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Eknath Khadse said
BJP did not perform well in the recent municipal polls.
Day in Pics: 30th January
Showbiz World - January 30, 2015