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Local body polls: Consensus among parties, says Maharashtra CM after all-party meet on OBC quota

August 28, 2021 3:22 am

Sources said that the views of leaders of all political parties were sought at the meeting in order to resolve the OBC reservation issue.

Won’t let local bodies’ polls take place until OBC quota issue resolved, says Maharashtra social welfare minister

June 21, 2021 9:15 pm

The minister’s statement came two days after he said that a review petition will be filed in the Supreme Court on its verdict to quash the reservation for Other Backward Class (OBC) category in local bodies’ polls.

Punjab local body polls: Banking on work, personal connect, several women candidates enter poll fight for first time

February 13, 2021 12:51 am

While BJP candidates are facing protests at most places in Punjab, Nupur claims that she is getting good response as she was already working as general secretary of BJP Yuva Morcha in Khanna tehsil.

Punjab: Akali Chief’s car damaged in clash between SAD, Congress workers

February 03, 2021 1:25 am

Late in the evening, Fazilka police lodged an FIR against 50-60 unidentified persons on charges of attempt to murder, Arms Act , rioting and unlawful assembly and voluntarily causing hurt.

Kerala local body polls: Citizen outfits like V4 Kochi to face off against established parties

October 05, 2020 8:24 pm

The corporation, founded in 1967, is currently ruled by the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) which has been in power for the past 10 years. On Opposition benches are independent councillors as well as those allied to the CPM-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) and the BJP.

Rajasthan civic polls: 43% voting till 1 pm

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.

Uttarakhand polls: Voting begins in 84 urban local bodies

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.