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Feb 06, 2017
Maharashtra civic polls: Blatant nepotism in political parties fuels unrest among loyalists, cadreAhead of civic polls, parties are faced with a challenge of convincing candidates against rebelling over blatant display of nepotism while issuing tickets.
Feb 04, 2017
Nagaland unrest: Violent protests against women’s quota highlight dominance of patriarchy in the stateRecent spurts of violence to subvert the implementation of a quota for women in Nagaland’s urban civic bodies reflects the state’s gender insensitivity.
Feb 03, 2017
Nagaland unrest has spurred Naga unity in state, with far-reaching implications in storeEven though the bodies of the two slain protesters were finally buried at a public place in Kohima, Nagaland, it does not mean that agitation will come to rest.
Jan 31, 2017
Mumbai civic polls: Raj Thackeray knocking Uddhav’s door after Shiv Sena decides to run solo is surprisingIt is not Raj Thackeray’s style to go knocking on doors, however, he called up his cousin seven times pleading for a tie-up.
Jan 28, 2017
Nagaland civic polls: State faces shutdown as govt to hold elections with 33% quota for womenCivic polls in Nagaland has been boycotted by tribal groups in the state, on account of the government’s decision to reserve 33 percent seats for women in it.
Jan 26, 2017
Maharashtra civic polls: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray says his party to go solo, no alliance with BJPShiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday announced that the party will not be forming an alliance for any of the municipal corporation and zilla parishad polls that will be held across Maharashtra between 16 and 21 February.
Jan 26, 2017
Mumbai civic polls: Shiv Sena-BJP alliance deadlock likely to end, but egos may remain a challengeThe deadlock over alliance between the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janta Party for the upcoming Brihanmumbai Municipal polls has continued longer than expected. However, the suspense is likely to get over by 6 pm on Thursday when Shiv Sena party chief Uddhav Thackeray will make a final announcement on its poll strategy.
Jan 24, 2017
Nagaland: Tribal bodies call for indefinite bandh escalating tension in North EastCivil society organisations in Nagaland view the newly implemented Municipal Act which provides 33% reservation of seats for women, as opposed to the customary laws of the Naga tribes.
Jan 17, 2017
Mumbai civic polls: It's time for a citizens' candidate to go beyond petty politics in the electionThis year could well be an opportunity for citizen-candidates in Mumbai.
Jan 11, 2017
Maharashtra civic polls dates announced, BMC election to be held on 21 Feb, counting on 23 FebNearly 10 crore voters will exercise their franchise in a two-phased election to 10 municipal corporations, 26 zilla parishads and 283 panchayat samitis across the state, Maharashtra State Election Commissioner (SEC) Jageshwar S Saharia announced on Wednesday.