Ensure better services to encourage people to pay taxes: Naidu

Urban Development minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that Urban local bodies should be made viable and use taxes collected from the people to ensure quality services.

Andhra Pradesh parties prepare for urban fight ahead of big battle

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

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.

Students union elections on October 8 in Odisha

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

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.

Odisha Assembly passes women`s reservation bill

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

CAG finds shortfall in TN’s use of central grants

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

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

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