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Uttarakhand polls: Voting begins in 84 urban local bodies

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.

Parties failing to contest a single seat in five years to lose registration: SEC

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.

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Mira Bhayander polls: BJP increases tally to 61, Shiv Sena suffers setback

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.

Madras HC issues notice to Tamil Nadu Election Commission on local body polls

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. 

Local body polls: Restore NOTA option or else face legal action, says activist

Prajapati has written a letter to Chief Election Commissioner of ECI and Gujarat’s CEO in this connection.

Will wrap up local polls by Dec 25: Gujarat poll panel to High Court

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.

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Gujarat govt issues ordinance to delay local body polls

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.

Andhra local bodies’ polls start today; litmus test for Congress

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.

HC reserves verdict on urban local body polls

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.

BJP lets local units take call on alliance

PCMC had said they were interested in contesting the elections on their own merit.

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