More than 333,000 candidates are in the fray this time in over 221,000 seats for the posts of district council members, block panchayat members, village panchayat heads and wards
In February, the Allahabad High Court had instructed the UP Election Commission to conduct the civic body polls by 30 April
Rajasthan gram panchayat elections: 19% of votes cast till 10 am in first phase of polling across 947 panchayats
The polls are currently being held as per the guidelines given by the election commission. Voters have to wear face masks and follow other COVID-19 norms while voting
Jammu and Kashmir bypolls postponed due to security reasons; Opposition parties seek release of leaders from detention
The eight-phase poll in Jammu and Kashmir was earlier scheduled to be held from 5 March to 20 March on a party basis.
Uttarakhand BJP strips 90 for anti-party activities, filing panchayat nominations against establishment candidates
The Uttarakhand BJP on Friday expelled 90 party workers and office bearers for indulging in anti-party activities.
Uttarakhand BJP strips 40 for anti-party activities, filing panchayat nominations against establishment candidates
BJP on Sunday stripped 40 of its office bearers of their organisational posts for indulging in anti-party activities and filing nominations for the forthcoming Uttarakhand Panchayat elections.
Mamata Banerjee at TMC Martyrs' Day rally says BJP engaging in horse-trading everywhere, alleges pressure from central agencies
Mamata Banerjee accused the BJP-led central government of having won the 2019 Lok Sabha elections by cheating, using EVMs, CRPF and the Election Commission.
Rescued from bondage, labourers contest in panchayat, ward polls to end illegal practice, bring positive change
It is still a distant dream for people rescued from bondage and bereft of basic human rights to come out and contest the Lok Sabha elections, but their entry into panchayat and ward elections is a positive step forward for India
Narendra Modi on violence in Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee govt, TMC goons have teamed up against people of West Bengal
Following the unrest in Kolkata on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Trinamool Congress and the state government have teamed up against the people of West Bengal
Telangana panchayat elections: Voting begins for third and final phase; counting to be taken up at 2 pm
Though 4,116 panchayats were scheduled to go to the polls in the third phase, the election was declared unanimous in 577 panchayats, and polling to another ten was cancelled due to other reasons, the state eleciton commission (SEC) had said.
Polling for second phase of Telangana Panchayat elections begins; over 50,000 security personals deployed
Polling began for the second phase of the Panchayat elections in Telangana Friday amid tight security.
PM Modi also spoke about his government's decision to implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord "hanging" for 35 years
In the Punjab panchayat polls, as many as 13,276 sarpanches and 83,831 panches will be elected for 13,276 villages, an election official said. Around 1.27 crore voters will take part in the polling, he added.
BJP ahead after first day of counting in Assam panchayat polls; saffron party gets 45 percent votes followed by Congress
The BJP has won the highest number of seats in the first day of the counting of panchayat polls in Assam on Wednesday, with 45 percent of declared results going in its favour, followed by the Congress, the state election commission said.
Assam panchayat election: Counting for two-phase polls underway after re-polling at 53 stations across state
Initial trends from most areas in Assam are expected only by Wednesday afternoon. However, the final results from across various districts are likely to be available only by Thursday as voting was carried out using paper ballots.
Assam panchayat polls: State sees 65.5% voting in first phase; re-election ordered in 20 polling stations
Over 65 percent polling was recorded in the first phase of the panchayat election in Assam on Wednesday during which voters at several places complained of anomalies in ballot papers and the authorities have ordered repoll in around 20 polling stations.
Hizbul Mujahideen posters in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda ask candidates not to participate in panchayat polls; case registered
A case was registered Sunday on surfacing of posters in Dhandal and Gurmal area of Kastigarh in Doda after which over a dozen suspected persons were rounded up for questioning, the official said. The nine-phase village panchayat elections are scheduled to start in the state on 17 November.
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.
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.
Kashmir polls: Chance for BJP to fill vacuum as NC, PDP boycott but terror threats may deter mass participation
Amid paranoia over attempts to further dilute the state’s special status, the popular wave in the Valley seems opposed to the polls.