Panchayat polls

UP panchayat polls: Only five people will be allowed during door-to-door campaigning, says SEC

The Allahabad High Court had recently asked the state government to complete the panchayat election process by May 25. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh reported 542 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the infection tally in the state to 6,08,076, the UP government said in a statement.

Mar 23, 2021, 11:16 AM IST

Gujarat civic polls: Voting for 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayats underway

The SEC has said voting for 8,473 seats, comprising 2,720 in 680 wards in municipalities, 980 in district panchayats and 4,773 in taluka panchayats, will be held across 36,008 booths. Some 3.04 crore people in the state are eligible to vote for these polls.

Feb 28, 2021, 08:46 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh Gram Panchayat elections underway; check Phase 1 poll districts

The first phase of the gram panchayat elections is underway in Andhra Pradesh. The elections are being held for 2,723 village panchayats across 12 districts of the state. The voting will conclude at 3:30 pm, after which the counting of votes will start at 4 pm.


Feb 09, 2021, 13:27 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir administration sets up 3 committees to prepare for panchayat, BDC bypolls

The by-elections were scheduled to be held in eight phases from March 5 to 20 this year but were postponed due to security reasons.

Sep 17, 2020, 19:09 PM IST

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