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Andhra Pradesh parties prepare for urban fight ahead of big battle

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 19:32

Political parties in Andhra Pradesh will face a preliminary test of their strength in the elections to Urban Local Bodies (ULB) slated for Sunday.

AP parties urge EC to withhold ULB poll results on April 2

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 19:07

Political parties in Andhra Pradesh have requested the Election Commission to withhold results of the ensuing elections to Urban Local Bodies as they could become "exit poll" results ahead of the General Elections.

BJD, BJP join hands to defeat Cong in urban local bodies poll

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 23:22

Ruling BJD joined hands with erstwhile alliance partner BJP to form the Dhenkanal municipal council despite Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik`s claims that his party would maintain equi-distance from both Congress and the saffron party.

Students union elections on October 8 in Odisha

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 19:20

A day after announcement of the results of the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls, Odisha government on Saturday issued a notification for holding elections for students unions in different colleges, official sources said.

About 68 % polling in Odisha urban polls, no violence

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 21:13

About 68 per cent of voters on Thursday exercised their franchise in 66 urban local bodies (ULB) of Odisha where polling was by and large peaceful.

Nearly 12,000 in fray for elections to Urban Local Bodies

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 23:47

About 12,000 candidates remain in fray across Karnataka after final day for withdrawal of nominations for the March 7 elections to urban local bodies.

Odisha Assembly passes women`s reservation bill

Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 22:38

The bill providing 50 per cent reservation for women in urban local bodies in Odisha was passed by the state assembly on Thursday.

Bihar: 61% votes polled in polls to urban bodies

Last Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 15:32

An estimated 61% votes were on Thursday polled in urban bodies elections in Bihar which passed off peacefully barring stray incidents of violence.

World Bank to provide $60 million for urban local bodies

Last Updated: Thursday, December 08, 2011, 21:27

An agreement to this effect was signed here on Thursday between the multilateral agency and the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, an official release said.

CAG finds shortfall in TN’s use of central grants

Last Updated: Sunday, November 14, 2010, 14:24

CAG has found shortfall in the utilisation of central grants to Urban Local Bodies in Tamil Nadu.

Panel backs bill on 50% women`s quota in urban local bodies

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 22:15

A Parliamentary Standing Committee today gave its thumbs-up to a bill that seeks to increase the number of reserved seats for women to 50 per cent in urban local bodies from the existing 33 per cent.

Govt nod to more quota for women in civic bodies

Last Updated: Thursday, October 22, 2009, 20:58

The Government today approved enhancing of reservation for women in urban local bodies from one third to fifty per cent.