Civic Polls
States  /  Published 01.04.21

70% voting in Sikkim local body elections

Over 70 per cent of the 82,000-odd eligible voters exercised their franchise in the election to seven urban local bodies in Sikkim on Wednesday. According to the data culled from different districts,...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 12.03.21

11 elected uncontested to Sikkim civic bodies

Eleven candidates were elected uncontested, leaving 140 others to fight the elections to the seven urban local bodies in Sikkim, the polling for which will take place on March 31. The most prominent ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

India  /  Published 09.03.21

100 file papers in Sikkim civic polls

Over 100 candidates have filed their nomination for the urban local body polls that will be held on a non-partisan basis in Sikkim on March 31. Elections will be held to seven civic bodies — th...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

India  /  Published 24.02.21

BJP sweeps Gujarat civic polls

The BJP on Tuesday swept elections to the six municipal corporations in Gujarat by winning 483 out of 576 seats. The ruling party retained power in all the six municipal corporations in the state &md...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.20

Time short for early CMC polls

The Mamata Banerjee government has informed the state election commission that it is ready to hold polls to the Calcutta Municipal Corporation but 45 days are needed to frame the voter list according ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


India  /  Published 30.11.20

Sikkim plans civic polls in 2021

Elections to seven civic bodies in Sikkim are likely to be held either in January-end or the first week of February, four months after they were due but had to be postponed because of the Covid-19 pan...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.20

Parties want civic polls put off

All major political parties in Bengal are set to ask the state election commission to defer civic polls in the state in view of the novel coronavirus outbreak.Trinamul and the BJP will appeal to the e...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.20

Left, Cong strike civic election deal

Congress and Left leaders in Siliguri and Cooch Behar have finalised a seat-sharing deal for the elections to the Siliguri Municipal Corporation and six municipalities in Cooch Behar district.On Monda...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.20

Doubt on hill polls

The Jalpaiguri circuit bench of Calcutta High Court on Thursday ordered the Bengal government to maintain “status quo” at Darjeeling municipality till April 30 on a petition that challenged the st...
By TT Bureau in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.20

Bengal civic elections deferred

The state election commission on Monday decided to put on hold polls to 100-odd civic bodies in Bengal because of Covid-19, triggering the possibility of appointment of administrators at the Calcutta ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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