EC to publish Uttarakhand panchayat polls results online

For the first time, Uttarakhand panchayat poll results will be available on the internet and mobile phones.

Rebuilding rural Bengal my immediate priority: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said rebuilding rural areas in the state is her immediate priority.

State responsible for panchayat poll in Ramzan

The Left Front on Monday accused the West Bengal government of being solely responsible for pancahayat poll dates coinciding with the Muslim fasting month of Ramzan.

Left Front asks state poll panel to act

Left Front demanded effective steps by State Election commission to put halt to `attack` by Trinamool Congress workers on opposition candidates for panchayat poll and turning election into mockery.

Congress seeks panchayat poll security arrangements from EC

The Congress on Saturday sought details of the security arrangements from the State Election Commission for the panchayat polls in West Bengal.

Bengal suggests alternative panchayat poll date

After SEC raised objection over the choice of July 10 as the date for third phase of Panchayat polls, which coincides with Ratha Yatra and holy Ramzan, the West Bengal government on Sunday suggested an alternative date of July 9.

`Panchayat poll uncertainty a TMC govt conspiracy`

The Congress said its one-time ally Trinamool Congress was "plotting" to defer the panchayat election by entering into a legal battle with the State Election Commission and thus creating constitutional complications.

WB government responsible for panchayat poll delay: Congress

With State Election Commission praying before court that panchayat election date notified by West Bengal government be rejected, WBPCC president Pradip Bhattacharjee attributed impasse to state govt.

SEC sends letter to Bengal government on panchayat poll

The stand-off between the West Bengal government and the State Election Commission persisted with the poll panel shooting off an 11-page letter to the govt hoping it would take steps accordingly.

Panchayat poll candidate caught distributing fake currency

An independent candidate for the ongoing Panchayat polls in Assam was caught red handed when he was distributing fake currency notes among the voters in south Dharamtul gaon panchayat constituency on Sunday.

Panchayat poll winners get six-months for filing caste docus

Maharashtra cabinet on thursday approved a proposal to give six-month time to candidates for submitting caste validity certificates for contesting the gram panchayat elections.

Odisha: 69% turnout in 3rd phase of panchayat poll

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

Bihar: 916 arrested during 8th phase of panchayat poll

Altogether 916 persons were arrested and sporadic incidents of violence on Thursday marred the 8th phase of panchayat election in Bihar which recorded a turnout of around 59 per cent.

One killed in 8th phase of panchayat poll in Bihar

At least one person was killed and
altogether 1053 people were arrested following sporadic incidents of violence today during the 8th phase of panchayat elections in Bihar which witnessed 62 per cent polling.

916 arrested during 8th phase of panchayat poll in Bihar

Altogether 916 persons were
arrested and sporadic incidents of violence on Thursday marred the
8th phase of panchayat election in Bihar which recorded a
turnout of around 59 per cent.

EC rejected central forces in Bihar panchayat polls

The state election commissioner of
Bihar on Saturday said Election Commission of India for rejecting
the state poll panel`s demand for deployment of
central forces during ongoing panchayat polls in Bihar.

Bihar panchayat poll candidate killed

The fourth phase of panchayat polls
is being held amidst tight security in Bihar under the
shadow of the gunning down of a candidate for the post of
mukhia late last night in Vishanpur village in Khagaria
district.

Bihar panchayat poll candidate found hanging from tree

The body of a candidate contesting the ongoing Bihar panchayat polls was found hanging from a tree Friday morning, police said.

Bitterly-fought Phase-1 K’taka panchayat poll held

Polling was held for Panchayats in 12 districts of Karnataka in the first phase of the elections.

First phase of panchayat poll in Jharkhand peaceful

: The first of the five-phase panchayat elections in Jharkhand passed off peacefully Saturday with 47 per cent votes cast.