LOCAL BODY POLLS

  • Congress to organise meet to gear up for local body polls May 22, 2013

    Hyderabad: The ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh plans to organise a convention of party leaders from the block level to gear up the party machinery for local body polls. The meeting would also discuss ways to spead numerous welfare schemes being implemented by the Centre and state governments, state Congress...
  • Karnataka urban local bodies polls today March 7, 2013

    Bangalore: In what is being seen as a "semi-final" before Assembly elections due in May, polls to urban local bodies in BJP-ruled Karnataka will be held on Thursday. About 85 lakh people are eligible to cast their ballot in 208 urban local bodies, seven city corporations, 43 city municipal corporations, 65...
  • Local body polls in Karnataka on March 7 February 14, 2013

    Bangalore: Elections for 208 urban local bodies in Karnataka will be held on March 7. This was announced by State Election Commissioner CR Chikkamath after the Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the State Chief Secretary to comply with the directions issued by SEC on holding elections. Chikkamath said that elections...
  • BJP upbeat as Cong loses tribal bastions in MP July 13, 2012

    Bhopal: The ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh is in an upbeat mood after emerging victorious at majority of the seats in the recent local bodies elections in tribal areas by virtually decimating the main Opposition Congress even in its strongholds. To add to the woes of Congress, the BJP also wrested...
  • Jaya hands out laptops, cattle to voters September 16, 2011

    Tiruvallur: With the local body polls in early October, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has gone all out to reach out to rural voters with the freebies she promised during the assembly polls. Violet, a Class XII Student from Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, is a proud owner of a brand new...