November 16, 2019 4:13 pm
The highest voter turnout was 73.95 per cent in Nasirabad municipality, while the Udaipur municipal corporation recorded the lowest turnout at 25 per cent.
November 18, 2018 12:48 pm
The polls are a high stake battle for the BJP as it faces the challenge of matching its own impressive performance in the assembly elections last year in which it had won 57 of 70 seats to sweep to power.
August 08, 2018 4:43 am
Besides, the SEC has also said parties in power or in a ruling combine in the local bodies would have to publish an annual report regarding fulfilment of promises made in their election manifesto. If they fail to publish the report for two consecutive years, their registration would be cancelled.
August 22, 2017 9:00 am
The results came as a big setback for the Sena, which was hoping to win between 45 and 54 seats. The Sena had started preparations for the polls months ago with the induction of sitting corporators and leaders from the Congress, NCP and BJP.
July 18, 2017 5:16 pm
The petitioner said he was aggrieved over the indefinite extension of term of special officers "by frequent passing of ordinances and government orders" and sought a direction to the state government and the SEC to hold local body polls within a time frame as may be fixed by the court.
December 25, 2015 11:15 pm
Prajapati has written a letter to Chief Election Commissioner of ECI and Gujarat’s CEO in this connection.
October 16, 2015 3:40 am
The bench was hearing a petition seeking timely panchayat polls which has been delayed by the state government which passed an ordinance in this connection.
October 04, 2015 2:26 am
The release added that the commission will again do the assessment of the law and order situation in the state and hold elections within three months.
July 23, 2013 2:01 am
Students of the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in Hyderabad will have a unique role to play in the upcoming local body polls starting Tuesday.
October 15, 2011 5:50 am
The Allahabad High Court on Friday reserved its judgment on two petitions related to holding of elections to the urban local bodies before its present term expires on November 15.