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Gandhinagar polls on Sunday, 162 candidates in fray for 44 seats

October 01, 2021 8:06 pm

This will be the first major election after Bhupendra Patel took charge as chief minister.

Political parties, residents bat for early civic polls in Bengaluru

September 16, 2021 7:31 am

The five-year term of the BBMP council ended in September 2020. The civic polls have reportedly been postponed owing to the state government’s plan to carry out a delimitation exercise. The BBMP, at present, has 198 wards.

Karnataka civic poll results: BJP wins Belagavi corporation, slightly short of majority in Hubballi-Dharwad

September 07, 2021 6:58 am

CM Basavaraj Bommai hailed the party’s performance as the people’s acceptance of the BJP regime while, conceding defeat, Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah alleged that the complete administrative machinery was in the hands of the BJP.

Gujarat: BJP campaign material has special items for youth, women

February 12, 2021 8:17 pm

The material — having 42 items — has been prepared targeting various sections of the society such as youth, students, women, SCs, STs and OBCs from urban and rural backgrounds.

Jammu and Kashmir civic polls: Srinagar turnout 1.8 %, Samba records 81 %

October 14, 2018 1:39 am

While 72 of city's 221 booths did not see any voter, the 12 wards of downtown Srinagar together accounted for 72.1 per cent of the total vote cast in Srinagar.

Madhya Pradesh Civic polls: Hoarding to help voters make informed choices

August 06, 2017 6:49 am

Polling officials will make comparative charts of the details and display them on not more than 5x5 feet hoardings based on the information the candidates provide in their affidavits. Each hoarding will have information about a maximum of eight candidates.

Panvel civic polls: BJP eyes big gains in PWP-NCP bastion, hopes to win 60 seats

May 24, 2017 3:19 am

The is the first election after the Panvel municipality was formed in October last year.

Mumbai civic elections: In poll mode, parties rename roads, chowks, playgrounds

May 17, 2016 12:37 am

20 such proposals have been passed this month alone, say BMC officials.

With civic polls just a year away, corporators struggle for development funds

February 23, 2016 2:52 am

This year, while each BJP corporator will get an extra Rs 1 crore, the Sena corporators have managed to get just Rs 70 lakh.

BJP retains urban hold, rural Gujarat gives Congress a chance

December 03, 2015 3:50 am

In the urban centres, the BJP won in the Patidar constituencies, though its ward-wise tally, compared to 2010, was down in the municipal corporations.