Panchayat Elections
India  /  Published 14.12.21

Two Dalits ‘forced to lick spit’ for vote

The accused was identified as Balwant Singh from Singhna village in Dumri panchayat and arrested...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.21

GTA polls after voter list: Didi

Her announcement assumes significance as this is the first formal declaration that the two key polls will be held soon in the region...
By Vivek Chhetri in Kurseong

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Clamour for rural polls in hills grows

Hill leaders such as Anit Thapa, the president of the newly floated BGPM, Binay Tamang and Ajoy Edwards have been vocal on rural polls...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

Leaders raise pitch for panchayat polls in hills

The demand could smoothen the path for the state govt to hold the rural election for the first time in two decades...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 14.08.21

Ballot box dusted, hill poll hope brightens

Sources in the district administration did confirm that the boxes had been cleaned about '10-12 days' back...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


Jharkhand  /  Published 10.08.21

State panchayat tenures extended

State goverment brings in ordinance, plans elections by end-2021 if there is no Covid surge ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 29.06.21

UP: 22 district panchayat chiefs elected unopposed

Voting for the remaining 53 seats will be held on July 3, from 11 am to 3 pm, the state election commission said...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Lucknow

India  /  Published 21.06.21

Bihar seeks poll vaccine fiat

The request is being seen as an attempt to boost the state’s vaccination drive, which is lagging because of hesitancy and resistance from people, especially in the rural areas...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 04.06.21

Mayawati sacks one-time loyalists over rural polls

Lalji Verma and Ram Achal Rajbhar had allegedly been hobnobbing with BJP and Samajwadi Party leaders over the past few weeks...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

India  /  Published 21.05.21

UP signals aid for all teachers' kin

Teachers’ bodies had demanded ex-gratia for the bereaved kin of all the thousand-plus teachers who had worked during the panchayat elections...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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