TMC questions BJP for winning 96 percent panchayat seats uncontested in Tripura, criticises party's silence on issue
The Mamata Banerjee-led TMC's comments come after the BJP had mocked the TMC for winning over 30 percent of local bodies seats unchallenged in West Bengal recently.
SC verdict on West Bengal panchayat polls: TMC welcomes 'victory of democracy', BJP vows to fight 'democratically'
The Trinamool Congress on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict on panchayat polls in West Bengal as a "victory of democracy" and asked opposition parties to apologise to the people of the state
West Bengal panchayat polls: Voting for rural elections in 20 districts of state begins under tight security
Voting for Panchayat elections in 20 districts of West Bengal has begun under tight security. The polling will take place in 621 zilla parishads and 6,157 panchayat samitis, besides in 31,827 gram panchayats, spread across 20 districts
After days of vitriolic exchanges with the estranged ally BJP, the Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackreay on Wednesday expressed happiness over the ruling party's gesture of support to get Sena install its mayor in BMC.
Three poll-related deaths were reported in Maharashtra, where elections for ten municipal corporations - including the cash-rich Mumbai civic body - and eleven zilla parishads (ZPs) were held on Tuesday.
Maharashtra Civic Election 2017: Brisk, peaceful polling under way; 10 percent voter turnout recorded
Polling was under way on a brisk and peaceful note on Tuesday in Maharashtra to pick 10 major civic bodies, including the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
Nearly 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.
The election to the 26 zilla parishads and 11 municipal corporations are round the corner and the State Election Commission could announce the schedule anytime bringing the Model Code of Conduct into immediate effect.
Maharashtra Government has drafted a legislation, under which its officials could face a penalty of up to Rs 5,000 if they fail to provide services to citizens within a designated time.