Civic Polls News
On Friday, the Calcutta High Court had asked the West Bengal SEC to consider postponing the municipal elections by at least four to six weeks
The state election commission has left out Howrah Municipal Corporation, amid the ongoing row between the Mamata Banerjee government and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar over a bill seeking its bifurcation
Uttarakhand civic polls: Voting begins for 84 urban local bodies; 52 'strong rooms' created to secure ballot boxes
Polling has begun in Uttarakhand for the 84 urban local bodies across the state. A total of 23.53 lakh voters consisting of 12.20 lakh male and 11.33 lakh female will seal the fate of 4,978 candidates contesting in the polls across the state.
Jammu and Kashmir civic polls: This nondescript Bandipora village of Inderkoot has the guts to put up candidates, vote
Local residents said that the lack of basic amenities in the village and the failures of previous administrations compelled the local residents of Inderkoot to participate despite boycott calls by Kashmiri separatists and militant threats.
Jammu and Kashmir Civic Election Phase 2 LIVE updates: Zealous voters show up in Kathua, Reasi but Baramulla and Kupwara register low turnout
Jammu and Kashmir Civic Election Phase 2 LIVE updates: The Opposition has attacked Governor Satya Pal Malik for poor handling of the polls and has alleged that "bogus voting" is underway as "the governor has already decided on the Mayor of Srinagar"
Jammu and Kashmir local body polls: Independents demand security post results, complain of 'disparity' with BJP candidates
In July, former Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra declared that local body polls would be held in a phased manner.
Civic polls in Jammu and Kashmir updates: JMC records 61.92% turnout; Khour sees highest polling in district
Civic polls in Jammu and Kashmir LIVE updates: As per figures provided by Chief Election Officer, Jammu Municipal Corporation area recorded 61.92 percent polling, while MC Khour witnessed the highest polling (89 percent) in Jammu district.
Civic polls in Jammu and Kashmir offer chance to rebuild state's polity, help Valley re-imagine ties with India
For politics to heal the wounds of Kashmir, it must give the people of the region new ways to imagine their relationship with themselves, and with India.
Jammu and Kashmir local body polls: Amid tight security and boycott calls, Rajouri registers highest voter turnout, Srinagar lowest
Elections are being held in 422 of the Jammu and Kashmir's 1,145 municipal wards.
Daily Bulletin: Phase 1 voting in J&K ULB polls today, Tanushree Dutta files FIR against Nana Patekar; day's top stories
As many as 584 polling stations will be set up in Jammu where the first phase of the four-phased local body elections which will start from Monday, officials said. In the first of the four-phase elections, eight districts of the Kashmir division, including Leh and Kargil, will vote Monday to elect representatives to 15 municipal councils and committees, including three wards of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation.
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Local Body polls: Many local residents 'clueless' about first phase voting schedule, candidates
The first phase of urban local body (ULB) polls begin in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, but many here are "clueless" about the exercise with most of them complaining about not knowing their candidates or even when to vote.
Punjab civic polls: 30% turnout in Jalandhar, 25% in Amritsar till 12 pm; reports of violence in Patiala
Voting for three municipal corporations of Amritsar, Jalandhar, and Patiala and 32 municipal councils and nagar panchayats in Punjab began on Sunday
Mayawati on Wednesday charged Prime Minister Narendra Modi with indulging in "cheap politics" after the civic body elections in Uttar Pradesh.
BJP's victory in Uttar Pradesh civic polls nothing compared to what will happen in Gujarat, says Amit Shah
BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday said his party's victory in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls was nothing compared to what was going to happen in Gujarat on 18 December.
BJP's performance in UP civic election 2017 might tilt scales in its favour ahead of Gujarat Assembly polls
Uttar Pradesh civic election results as declared today have shown that saffron surge continues in Uttar Pradesh. This was first big test for Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath — popularity and performance, which he has passed with flying colours.
Arun Jaitley said that the results of Uttar Pradesh civic polls reaffirmed people's support for the GST which has made doing business "easier" for traders.
UP civic polls: Five booth-level officers suspended, cases lodged against 48 for anomalies in voters' list
Taking cognizance of reports of anomalies in the voters' list in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, the Bareilly district administration five booth-level officers (BLOs)
Uttar Pradesh civic polls third phase updates: Shots fired at Aliganj MLA Satyapal Rathore's sons in polling booth
The voting for the third phase of Uttar Pradesh civic polls will take place on Wednesday.
BJP's alliance partner, Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP), is now planning to put up its candidates for 12 seats in 3 districts of Gujarat for Assembly election