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Elections for 12 gram panchayats in Chandigarh on December 15

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 17:38

Elections to 12 gram panchayats in Chandigarh will be held on December 15 and the model code of conduct came into force in the rural areas on Friday.

Left will not intervene in hung Malda zilla parishad: Biman

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 18:42

The Left Front would not intervene in the hung Malda zilla parishad in West Bengal and would support independents in hung gram panchayat and panchayat samities instead of the Trinamool Congress, Congress and the BJP.

Left regained lost ground despite defeat: Buddhadeb

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 23:20

Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Monday said the results of the panchayat election have shown that despite its defeat, the Left regained a portion of the political ground it had lost during the last Assembly polls.

Andhra panchayat elections: 85% polling recorded

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 21:30

Over 85 percent polling was reported in the third and final phase of gram panchayat elections in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday.

HC grants anticipatory bail to Forward Bloc MLA

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 18:52

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to Forward Bloc MLA Udayan Guha, who apprehended arrest for the killing of a youth.

Second phase of AP panchayat polls on Saturday

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 23:03

As many as 7,038 offices of sarpanchs (village heads) would go to the polls during the second phase of Gram Panchayat elections to be held in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday.

Kadapa geared up for first phase of Panchayat elections

Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 20:00

All arrangements are completed in Kadapa division ahead of the first phase of Panchayat elections to be held on July 23.

West Bengal panchayat elections: 75% votes polled, 4 killed in violence

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 08:39

Four people were killed, including one in firing by central security forces, in round three of the five-phase West Bengal panchayat elections Friday.

`Vote for Mamata Banerjee, burn houses of independent candidates`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 08:13

A district president of the Trinamool Congress courted controversy again by inciting partymen to "attack" independent candidates in the ongoing panchayat elections.

Trinamool Congress activist shot dead, 8 arrested

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 13:04

A Trinamool Congress (TMC) activist was shot dead at Bhangar in south 24 Parganas district ahead of the panchayat polls in the district on July 19.

WB panchayat polls: 75% voting in 2nd phase, 3 dead in violence

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 08:45

Three persons, including husband of a CPI(M) candidate, were on Monday killed and several others injured in violence during the second phase of panchayat elections in West Bengal where 75 per cent polling was recorded.

There is no rule of law in Bengal: Congress

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 18:18

Terming that no rule of law existed in West Bengal, Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed Khan alleged that the state government did not use central forces properly in the first phase of the panchayat elections.