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Panchayat poll

SC verdict on panchayat poll victory of democracy, people: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

"I think it is a victory of democracy and victory of the people. I want to dedicate it to the people of the country," Banerjee told reporters at the state secretariat.

Aug 24, 2018, 18:35 PM IST

Will review BJD's panchayat poll performance: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said the performance of the ruling BJD will be reviewed diligently and correctives applied in both the party and government.

Feb 27, 2017, 15:08 PM IST

Over 70 percent turnout in Jharkhand panchayat polls' final phase

The final phase of polling, held in 41 blocks of the state`s 13 districts and involving a 29.76 lakh-strong electorate, began at 7 a.m. and ended at 3 p.m.

Dec 12, 2015, 23:26 PM IST

UP panchayat poll results: Big jolt to SP heavyweights

In a major setback to Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party, relatives of many ministers and senior leaders were defeated in the panchayat elections.

Nov 02, 2015, 20:39 PM IST

Naxals attack booths, security forces during panchayat poll

 Naxals went on rampage during the first phase of panchayat polls in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday as they looted ballot boxes at several polling stations in insurgency- hit Bastar division but no causality has been reported.

Jan 28, 2015, 15:25 PM IST

Panchayat poll candidate shoots supporter after defeat in Indore

A 35-year-old man, who unsuccessfully contested a recent panchayat poll in the district, shot at his supporter with a country-made pistol, injuring him seriously, police said on Thursday.

Jan 15, 2015, 13:02 PM IST

Raj fixes minimum educational qualification for panchayat poll contestants

Rajasthan government has implemented a provision related to minimum educational qualification for contesting panchayat polls in the state.

Dec 21, 2014, 15:03 PM IST

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.

Jun 26, 2014, 22:34 PM IST

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.

Jul 13, 2013, 19:49 PM IST

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.

Jul 01, 2013, 21:44 PM IST

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.

Jun 15, 2013, 20:09 PM IST

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.

May 25, 2013, 18:46 PM IST

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.

May 19, 2013, 21:26 PM IST

`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.

Apr 08, 2013, 18:11 PM IST

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.

Apr 01, 2013, 18:59 PM IST

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.

Mar 25, 2013, 20:33 PM IST

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.

Feb 03, 2013, 16:08 PM IST

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.

Oct 04, 2012, 15:08 PM IST

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.

Feb 15, 2012, 22:39 PM IST

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.

May 12, 2011, 20:31 PM IST