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Panchayat polls: Punjab govt contests HC order on cancellation of nomination papers

The government in the review application has argued that once the election process has started, the courts do not have a jurisdiction and the relief generally is given to only those who are before the court.

Punjab panchayat polls: Several submit pleas challenging rejection of papers

A total of 78 applications were filed by various candidates in Faridkot, 77 in Muktsar and more than 50 applications each in Ludhiana, Barnala, Sangrur, Bathinda, Ferozepur and Fazilka areas.


Panchayat polls in Kashmir: In first seven phases, no contestant on more than half panch seats

Of the 13,347 panch (member) seats that went to polls in the first seven phases, 7,387 remain vacant as no one contested the elections. Also, in 3,453 other seats, candidates were elected unopposed.

J&K panchayat polls: Kashmir records 30.3, Jammu 84.8 pc voting in seventh phase

State Chief Electoral Officer Shaleen Kabra said the state recorded over 75.3 per cent polling held in 12 districts across 2,714 polling stations, including 2,138 in Jammu division and 576 in Kashmir division.

J&K panchayat polls: 64% turnout in Valley, 75% in Jammu; polling peaceful

While Udhampur registered 83.62 per cent polling, Kathua registered 80.2 per cent, Rajouri 78 per cent, Ramban 75.31 per cent and Poonch 70 per cent.

Jammu and Kashmir: Voting underway in first phase of Panchayat polls

The polling was brisk in Kishtwar and Doda districts where terrorists had killed a senior BJP leader and his brother early this month and Hizbul Mujahideen had circulated threatening posters asking people to stay away from the electoral process, respectively.


Notification issued for 2nd phase of panchayat polls in Jammu & Kashmir

The last date for withdrawal of candidature is November 5, while the polling, if necessary, will be from 8.00 am to 2.00 pm on November 20.

West Bengal panchayat polls deferred: Govt to put administrators in 11 civic bodies

Now the government has decided to put administrators so that development work and day-to-day activities can be carried on. Later, polls will be conducted,” North Bengal development minister Rabindranath Ghosh said on Saturday.

J&K local polls Health centres, schools to come under panchayats’ control: Rajnath Singh

The Home Minister on Friday said the panchayats in the state will be given powers for “own fund generation” like collection of building permission fees, taxes on entertainment, advertisement, hoardings, among others.

Punjab panchayat polls: Two injured in clashes in Ludhiana, Moga

Several other incidents of clashes between Akali Dal and Congress workers were reported from Varoke, Demru Khurd, Tharaj and Thatti Bhai and Longiwind villages.