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Dec 08, 2018
In Jammu and Kashmir, Hindu-majority village sets example of communal harmony, elects Muslim man as panchSetting an example of communal harmony and brotherhood, a Hindu-majority village in Bhaderwah town of Jammu and Kashmir elected unopposed the head of its only Muslim family as their Panch in the ongoing nine-phased Panchayat polls.
Dec 06, 2018
Assam panchayat polls: State sees 65.5% voting in first phase; re-election ordered in 20 polling stationsOver 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.
Dec 04, 2018
Voting underway for 7th phase of Jammu and Kashmir panchayat polls amid tight security; 5,575 candidates in frayVoting was underway on Tuesday for the seventh phase of the panchayat polls across Jammu and Kashmir amid tight security.Voters were seen queuing outside polling stations in both Jammu and the Kashmir Valley despite the morning chill.
Dec 01, 2018
Sixth phase of Jammu and Kashmir panchayat polls witnesses 76.9% voting, highest turnout so farThe sixth phase of the panchayat polls concluded peacefully across Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday with an estimated 76.9 percent electorate — the highest so far — exercising their franchise amid tight security arrangements, state's chief electoral officer Shaleen Kabra said.
Nov 27, 2018
Fourth phase of Jammu and Kashmir panchayat polls begins: Voting to take place in 2,618 polling stations across stateVoting started on a regular note on Tuesday for the fourth phase of panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir under tight security arrangements.
Nov 24, 2018
Voting underway for third phase of Jammu and Kashmir panchayat polls; polling to end at 2 pmVoting was underway on Saturday for the third phase of panchayat polls across Jammu and Kashmir amid tight security.
Nov 20, 2018
Second phase of J&K panchayat polls begins amid tight security; 4,014 candidates in fray for 281 sarpanch, 1,286 panch seatsThe polls were being held at 2,179 polling stations including 828 in the valley and 1,351 in Jammu division. Polling started at 8 am and will end at 2 pm. A poll official said 4,014 candidates were in the fray for 281 sarpanch and 1,286 panch seats in the second phase.
Sep 30, 2018
Tripura panchayat bypolls record over 81% voter turnout; 'minor squabbles' reported from northern partsThe panchayat bypolls were necessitated in Tripura due to large-scale resignations of elected representatives of the Left and other parties after the BJP-led coalition came to power in the state in March.
Sep 29, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir BJP demands action against parties boycotting panchayat, urban local body polls in stateBJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit demanded de-recognition and withdrawal of symbol of the parties which have announced that they will boycott the urban local bodies (ULB) and panchayat polls
Sep 28, 2018
Centre's measures for Jammu and Kashmir local body polls will increase accountability, improve governanceA series of measures announced by Home Minister Rajnath Singh on empowering local government in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to significantly change the ground rules in Kashmir if implemented.