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Panchayat polls

PM Modi thanks people of Tripura for BJP's win in panchayat polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked the people of Tripura for their unwavering faith in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which recently swept the three-tier panchayat elections, officials said on Saturday.

Aug 03, 2019, 14:44 PM IST

Punjab panchayat polls: EC orders repolling at 14 booths on January 2

The State Election Commission of Punjab Monday ordered repolling at 14 booths of eight districts of the state following reports of "irregularities" at some booths during the gram panchayat elections. 

Jan 01, 2019, 07:40 AM IST

Congress sweeps panchayat polls in Punjab; AAP, SAD cry foul

Opposition parties - AAp and Shiromani Akali Dal - have that the panchayat elections in Punjab were rigged. 

Dec 31, 2018, 16:40 PM IST

Punjab to hold panchayat polls in over 13,000 villages amid tight security on Sunday

Around 8,000 candidates are in fray for the post of sarpanchs and panchs in Punjab.

Dec 29, 2018, 19:40 PM IST

BJP pockets 41% of total seats, marches ahead of Congress in Assam panchayat polls

The BJP has bagged 10,953 seats, followed by the Congress 8,646, Independents 2,927 as counting for the 26,808 posts across the state continued, Assam State Election Commissioner (ASEC) said in a press release.

Dec 16, 2018, 18:51 PM IST

BJP surges in Assam panchayat polls, CM Sarbananda Sonowal thanks voters

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal thanked the people for taking part in the election in large numbers and voting for "development and good governance".

Dec 15, 2018, 00:40 AM IST

Assam panchayat elections: Polling underway for second phase

Polling is being held in 10 districts of Assam in the final phase of panchayat polls. 

Dec 09, 2018, 08:44 AM IST

8th phase of Jammu and Kashmir panchayat polls underway

Voting for the penultimate phase of the nine-phased Panchayat polls is underway Saturday at over 2,600 polling stations in Jammu and Kashmir.

Dec 08, 2018, 09:50 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir witnesses 76.9% voting in 6th phase of panchayat polls

A massive 84.6 per cent polling was witnessed in Jammu division, while only 17.3 per cent polling-- which incidentally was the lowest compared to the previous five phases-- was recorded in Kashmir division, Kabra said.

Dec 01, 2018, 19:41 PM IST

Kashmir records 55.70%, Jammu region 83% in third phase panchayat polls

The trend of high voter turnout in the panchayat polls continued despite militant threats and boycott by main regional parties - the National Conference and the Peoples Democratic Party.

Nov 24, 2018, 21:15 PM IST

Panchayat polls: Kashmir region records 34%, Jammu 59% till noon

The polling began at 8 am and ended at 2 pm in 2,773 polling stations, including 918 in Kashmir division and 1,855 in Jammu division, officials said.

Nov 24, 2018, 17:27 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir: Voting underway for first phase of Panchayat polls amid boycott calls

The National Conference (NC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the CPI(M) have announced that they will stay away from the elections. 

Nov 17, 2018, 09:07 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir all set for Panchayat polls to be held on Saturday

According to officials, 427 candidates are in the fray for 536 Sarpanch Halqas and 5,951 candidates for 4,048 Panch wards for the first phase of the Panchayat polls, as reported by news agency PTI.

Nov 16, 2018, 23:14 PM IST

J&K police, CRPF review security preparedness for panchayat, urban local bodies polls

The meeting was jointly presided over by DG CRPF R R Bhatnagar and DGP J&K Dilbag Singh.

Sep 27, 2018, 22:41 PM IST

Dates of panchayat polls in J&K announced, to be held in 9 phases

The counting of votes will take place on the respective days of polling. The votes will be cast using ballot paper.

Sep 16, 2018, 12:20 PM IST

Civic, panchayat polls won't be deferred: J&K Chief Secretary

J&K Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam has said polls will be held as scheduled.

Sep 12, 2018, 20:01 PM IST

J&K municipal, panchayat polls to be held in phases from October

The decision was taken by the SAC after a meeting under the chairmanship of J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik.

Sep 01, 2018, 07:37 AM IST

Special status to J&K: SC adjourns hearing on Article 35A till January 2019 as panchayat polls due in December

Article 35A gives special status to the residents of Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 31, 2018, 12:04 PM IST

At least eight killed as violence mars West Bengal panchayat polls

Initially, voting for the rural bodies in West Bengal was to be held on May 1, 3 and 5 but as the nomination process started in April, it was rescheduled to May 14 by the SEC following a Calcutta High Court order.

May 15, 2018, 00:26 AM IST

West Bengal Panchayat elections 2018 marred by violence: 6 dead, several injured

In less than three hours after polling began, reports of violence and clashes emerged from several districts across state. 

May 14, 2018, 14:05 PM IST