Panchayat Elections
West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.21

GTA polls after voter list: Didi

Giri and BGPM MLA Ruden Sada Lepcha also sought elections to panchayats. While these two leaders sought a two-tier panchayat elections (gram panchayat and panchayat samity), the chief minister talked ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Kurseong

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Clamour for rural polls in hills grows

The demand to hold panchayat elections in the hills is getting louder as all the major political parties, including the BJP and Trinamul, are voicing support for the rural polls last held in 2000. Hi...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

Leaders raise pitch for panchayat polls in hills

Hill leaders are raising the pitch for panchayat elections in the region, a demand which could smoothen the path for the state government to hold the rural polls for the first time in two decades. An...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 14.08.21

Ballot box dusted, hill poll hope brightens

The Darjeeling district administration has cleaned ballot boxes that were lying unused in a store room for decades, a move which has created excitement among political parties because panchayat electi...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.08.21

State panchayat tenures extended

The tenure of three-tier panchayat bodies in Jharkhand has been extended till fresh elections are held, the state panchayati raj department announced on Tuesday, notifying what will be the second such...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


India  /  Published 29.06.21

UP: 22 district panchayat chiefs elected unopposed

Chairpersons of 22 zila panchayats out of a total of 75 in Uttar Pradesh were on Tuesday declared elected unopposed by the state poll panel with the BJP claiming victory in 21 seats. The remaining on...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Lucknow

India  /  Published 21.06.21

Bihar seeks poll vaccine fiat

The Bihar government has petitioned the state election commission to make Covid vaccination mandatory for people who want to contest the upcoming panchayat polls in the state. The request is being se...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 04.06.21

Mayawati sacks one-time loyalists over rural polls

Mayawati on Thursday suspended two senior Bahujan Samaj Party MLAs, who had once been among her most trusted lieutenants, on the charge of “anti-party activities” during the recent panchay...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

India  /  Published 21.05.21

UP signals aid for all teachers' kin

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.05.21

UP: post-election violence hits state

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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