COUNCIL POLLS

  • Bihar Legislative Council polls on March 20 February 28, 2014

    With the term of 18 MLCs each from Bihar and Maharashtra coming to an end in April and May, the Election Commission on Friday announced the biennial elections to the two Legislative Councils on March 20. The term of nine members each from the Legislative Councils will expire on April 24...
  • Bihar Legislative Council polls on March 20 February 25, 2014

    With the term of 18 MLCs each from Bihar and Maharashtra coming to an end in April and May, the Election Commission on Tuesday announced the biennial elections to the two Legislative Councils on March 20. The term of nine members each from the Legislative Councils will expire on April 24...
  • Jammu & Kashmir to vote for council polls today December 3, 2012

    Jammu: Arrangements, including security and other measures, are in place for elections Monday for four seats to the state Legislative Council from the panchayat quota, being held in Jammu and Kashmir after 38 years. The contest is set to be multicornered with all political parties fielding their candidates and coalition partners...
  • Will step down if Oppn charges on LC polls are proved: Omar November 30, 2012

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said he will step down if the opposition proves the allegations that his National Conference (NC) is using money to buy the votes of Panches and Sarpanches for the forthcoming Legislative Council polls. "I swear before God that I will resign...
  • Cong, NCP to jointly fight for 6 council seats May 2, 2012

    Mumbai: After facing each other in the recent polls to Zilla Parishad and five municipal corporations in Maharashtra, Congress and NCP are now joining hands to fight the May 25 biennial elections to six Legislative Council seats in the State. Talking to reporters in Mumbai on Tuesday, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee...
  • K'taka: Cong to seek JD(S) help in Council poll December 19, 2011

    Bangalore: Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president Dr G Parameshwar said that efforts are being made to seek the support of the JD(S) and independent MLAs for the Congress candidate in the December22 election to the State Legislative Council. Speaking to the media on Sunday, he exuded confidence of the victory...
  • Phase 2 of Maharashtra municipal polls today December 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The second phase of the Municipal Council polls in Maharashtra will be held on Tuesday. In the second phase, 18 municipal councils will go to polls, while counting of votes for 44 municipal councils will be taken up on December 14. In the third and fourth phases, elections...
  • Maharashtra municipal polls: CongNCP take lead December 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The CongressNCP alliance took the lead in the initial counting of the municipal council elections of Maharashtra on Monday. The alliance won in all seats in Solapur. The alliance took lead in the Roha district as well, winning in 13 out of the 17 seats. In Mahad in...