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Five Odisha poll officials believed abducted by Maoists

Panchayat elections in Odisha will begin from February 13 and conclude on February 21.

Dead candidate wins panchayat polls in Gonda, UP

Rangilal, a Panchayat election candidate who died three days before polling day, has been elected as a member of Ksetra Panchayat after defeating his "alive" opponents in Dharmai village here.

Lohardaga Assembly by-poll deferred

The by-election for the Lohardaga Assembly constituency, which was scheduled to be held on November 21, has now been deferred in view of the Panchayat Election in the state to be held next month.

Two teachers suspended in UP after found missing on election duty

A headmaster and teacher of two different government schools were suspended for allegedly not attending panchayat election duty here, official said on Friday.

Tripura panchayat election on July 15

With 50 per cent seat reservations for women, elections for the three-tier gram panchayats in Tripura will be held on July 15, a senior official said Friday.

WB poll panel calls all-party meet on Tuesday

After Supreme Court order rescheduled dates of the panchayat elections in West Bengal and directed that it be held in 5 phases, State Election on Saturday called an all-party meeting on July 4.

Panchayat polls possible if SC gives direction on Friday: Subrata

Panchayat polls in West Bengal, to begin from July 2 was possible if Supreme Court before which the matter was gave a direction on Friday, state panchayat minister Subrata Mukherjee said.

WB polls: Left Front seeks Governor`s intervention

CPI(M)-led opposition Left Front on Monday met West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan and sought his active intervention for ensuring free, fair and peaceful panchayat elections in the state.

BSF Jawan, 4 others booked for clash in UP

Police has registered a case against a BSF jawan, among five others for their alleged involvement in a clash in which an elderly man was shot dead in Bharsi village.

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.

Bengal election panel moves court against state government

After days of stalemate, the West Bengal Election Commission on Monday moved the Calcutta High Court seeking rejection of the panchayat election date notified by the state government.

By-poll slide leaves Left apprehensive ahead of panchayat polls

With the recent bypolls marking a continuing slide in its vote share since the rout in the 2011 Assembly polls, the Left Front in West Bengal is eyeing the approaching panchayat election with concern.

65% polling in 2nd phase of Assam panchayat elections

An estimated 65 per cent of the electorate on Wednesday cast their ballots on the second day of the three-phase Assam panchayat election, which was marked by sporadic incidents of violence, officials said.

69% votes polled for Odisha panchayat election

About 69 per cent voters
exercised their franchise in the second phase of panchayat
polls in Odisha.

Expenditure limits for panchayat election set

The limit for a member of panchayat is Rs 5,000, for the
Pradhan of Gram Panchyat, the limit would be Rs 25,000.

UDF to win in Kerala panchayat election: Pillai

Kerala Congress (B) leader R.
Balakrishna Pillai on Friday said the chances of winning from
the segments of legislative assembly were different from the chances in Panchayat election.