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Maha: BJP Claims Of Winning Maximum Seats In Nagar Panchayat Polls

Maha: BJP Claims Of Winning Maximum Seats In Nagar Panchayat Polls

19 January 2022

Speaking to reporters here, Patil claimed that the BJP has so far won more than 400 seats in the recent elections held for 106 nagar panchayats in the state.

SEC cancels panchayat polls in Madhya Pradesh

SEC cancels panchayat polls in Madhya Pradesh

12 January 2022

Voting was scheduled in January-February for the multi-phase elections to gram panchayats and the process of filing nominations for the first and second phases...


OBC Quota: MP Cabinet Decides To Withdraw Ordinance Related To Panchayat Polls

On the basis of this ordinance, the panchayat election process was started as per the delimitation and reservation rotation of 2014.

BJD To Nominate 40 Pc Candidates From OBC Category In Rural, Urban Polls

BJD To Nominate 40 Pc Candidates From OBC Category In Rural, Urban Polls

12 January 2022

In his proposal, Das said that the reservation of seats for the OBC community had been removed by the state government from the panchayat and urban polls...


Odisha Promulgates Ordinance Making Provision Of Jail Term For False Info

The ordinance said that any elected member of the three-tier panchayati raj institutions (PRI) will be disqualified if he/she has not furnished an affidavit...

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12 January 2022
Congress, BJP Bag Two Deputy Zila Pramukh Posts Each In Rajasthan Panchayat Polls

Congress, BJP Bag Two Deputy Zila Pramukh Posts Each In Rajasthan Panchayat Polls

The elections to the posts of deputy pramukh in four zila parishads and deputy pradhans in 30 panchayat samitis were held on Friday.


12 January 2022
Cong Wins 278 Panchayat Samiti Seats, BJP 165 In Polls In 4 Rajasthan Districts

Cong Wins 278 Panchayat Samiti Seats, BJP 165 In Polls In 4 Rajasthan Districts

BJP state president Satish Poonia too hailed the result saying that it was a splendid performance by any opposition party in the Panchayati Raj elections in...


12 January 2022
Centre considering moving review petition in SC to allow reservation of OBCs in local body polls

Centre considering moving review petition in SC to allow reservation of OBCs in local body polls

The development comes after the Supreme Court decided to strike down the recent 27 percent reservation in favour of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in local...


13 January 2022
Five-day MP Assembly Session To Begin From Monday

Five-day MP Assembly Session To Begin From Monday

Earlier, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Narottam Mishra said the government will present several bills, including Madhya Pradesh Damage to Public and...


18 January 2022
AIADMK State Executive Meeting On December 1

AIADMK State Executive Meeting On December 1

The AIADMK district secretary-level meeting held on Wednesday was vociferous with several leaders accusing the present leadership of soft-pedaling certain...


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18 January 2022
AIADMK State Executive Meeting On December 1

AIADMK State Executive Meeting On December 1

The AIADMK district secretary-level meeting held on Wednesday was vociferous with several leaders accusing the present leadership of soft-pedaling certain...


23 November 2021
BJP Questions Odisha Chief Minister's District Visits As Patnaik Launches Health Card Distribution In Kandhamal

BJP Questions Odisha Chief Minister's District Visits As Patnaik Launches Health Card Distribution In Kandhamal

BJP state unit president Samir Mohanty alleged that taxpayers’ money is being wasted in hosting such big events of the CM and on his chopper rides ahead of...


11 January 2022
BJP And Congress On The Same Side? Yes, It Happens In Odisha

BJP And Congress On The Same Side? Yes, It Happens In Odisha

Both national parties see red as Naveen Patnaik changes the rules for counting of votes in panchayat polls. One side fears ‘rigging’, the other a domino...


10 January 2022
BJD Decides To Field 27% OBC Candidates In Odisha Panchayat Polls

BJD Decides To Field 27% OBC Candidates In Odisha Panchayat Polls

The BJD’s move comes barely three days after a delegation of the party MPs met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and sought a legislation to raise quota for OBCs...


10 January 2022
Covid Killed More Than 2,000 State Govt Employees On Panchayat Poll Duty In UP

Covid Killed More Than 2,000 State Govt Employees On Panchayat Poll Duty In UP

The Uttar Pradesh Prathamik Shikshak Sangh had released a list of 1,621 primary schoolteachers and other staff, claiming that they died after contracting...


10 January 2022
UP Labourer's Wife Elected Block Panchayat Chief, CM Lauds Victory

UP Labourer's Wife Elected Block Panchayat Chief, CM Lauds Victory

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday congratulated social worker Gita Devi who won the polls to become the block panchayat head from...


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11 January 2022
Polling Officers Who Died To Covid During UP Panchayat Polls Must Get Compensation Of Rs 1 Crore: Allahabad HC

Polling Officers Who Died To Covid During UP Panchayat Polls Must Get Compensation Of Rs 1 Crore: Allahabad HC

The observation was made by a two-judge bench comprising Justice Siddharth Verma and Justice Ajit Kumar while hearing a Public Interest Litigation on the...


11 January 2022
Uttar Pradesh Panchayat Polls: SC Refuses To Stay Counting Of Votes

Uttar Pradesh Panchayat Polls: SC Refuses To Stay Counting Of Votes

The SC has also directed the Uttar Pradesh government to impose a curfew in the state from Sunday till Tuesday during the counting of votes


11 January 2022
UP Panchayat Poll: BJP Candidate's Relative Killed Near Varanasi

UP Panchayat Poll: BJP Candidate's Relative Killed Near Varanasi

Two men arrested for the murder, a sub-inspector of police suspended


12 January 2022
Mixed Shots

Mixed Shots

Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there


12 January 2022
Old Dispute Crosses Boundary

Old Dispute Crosses Boundary

Double citizenship within India? Meet the twice-blessed people of Ganjeipadar, Patusineri and Phagunseneri. They should be part of Odisha’s Koraput district,...


19 January 2022
Pakistani Woman Who Became Village Panchayat’s Interim Chief Arrested: Police

Pakistani Woman Who Became Village Panchayat’s Interim Chief Arrested: Police

After the death of the elected panchayat pradhan, Bano Begum had become the interim panchayat head.


19 January 2022
Himachal Pradesh Panchayat Polls:103-Year-Old India's First Voter Shyam Saran Negi Cast His Vote

Himachal Pradesh Panchayat Polls:103-Year-Old India's First Voter Shyam Saran Negi Cast His Vote

As Himachal Pradesh began the first phase of its panchayat polls, a voter turnout of 70 per cent was recorded


12 January 2022
Polls Apart In Jagan Panchayat

Polls Apart In Jagan Panchayat

Yedugiri vs Nimmagadda makes for a champion fight in Andhra. Should there be local polls? Who should conduct it? The ball ping-pongs between HC, EC and...


03 January 2021
Villagers In Himachal Ditch Elections, Choose Pradhans Through Consensus

Villagers In Himachal Ditch Elections, Choose Pradhans Through Consensus

Even BJP national President JP Nadda's native panchayat has chosen its representative through a consensus.


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Opinion

Maha: BJP Claims Of Winning Maximum Seats In Nagar Panchayat Polls

Maha: BJP Claims Of Winning Maximum Seats In Nagar Panchayat Polls

Speaking to reporters here, Patil claimed that the BJP has so far won more than 400 seats in the recent elections held for 106 nagar panchayats in the state.

19 January 2022
SEC cancels panchayat polls in Madhya Pradesh

SEC cancels panchayat polls in Madhya Pradesh

Voting was scheduled in January-February for the multi-phase elections to gram panchayats and the process of filing nominations for the first and second phases had started from December 13.

12 January 2022
OBC Quota: MP Cabinet Decides To Withdraw Ordinance Related To Panchayat Polls

OBC Quota: MP Cabinet Decides To Withdraw Ordinance Related To Panchayat Polls

On the basis of this ordinance, the panchayat election process was started as per the delimitation and reservation rotation of 2014.

12 January 2022
BJD To Nominate 40 Pc Candidates From OBC Category In Rural, Urban Polls

BJD To Nominate 40 Pc Candidates From OBC Category In Rural, Urban Polls

In his proposal, Das said that the reservation of seats for the OBC community had been removed by the state government from the panchayat and urban polls following the Supreme Court’s direction.

12 January 2022
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