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BJP, Congress Win Nine Seats Each In MP Urban Body Elections
The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won nine seats each, while one was bagged by an Independent candidate in the elections to 19 urban body seats in Madhya Pradesh held on Saturday. According to the state election office, BJP candidate Kavita Vaishnav from the Pithampur Municipali..
Punjab: Polling Underway In 3 Municipal Corporations
Polling was today underway in three municipal corporations including Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala and 29 municipal councils and nagar panchayats in Punjab today amid tight security. The voting started at 8 AM and will continue till 4 PM, a spokesman of the State Election Commission said here. ..
Nanded Victory Electrifies Congress’ Moral; Bewilders Opposition
The Congress on Friday retained control over the prestigious Nanded-Waghala City Municipal Corporation (NWCMC), bagging a stupendous 73 seats in the 81-member body and decimating the opposition. The elections in the NWCMC, a stronghold of Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan, were held on Wedn..
Nanded Civic Polls: Congress Bags 67 Seats; Crushes Opposition
The Congress on Thursday bagged the prestigious Nanded-Waghala City Municipal Corporation (NWCMC), bagging a staggering 67 of the 73 seats in the 81-seat body and crushing the opposition. The Congress was expected to win a few more seats as it led in another five seats in the NWCMC, a stronghold ..
Shiv Sena Accuses BJP Of Using ‘Money & Muni’ To Win Civic Polls
Two days after the BJP swept the Mira-Bhayander Municipal Corporation (MBMC) elections, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday accused its ally of winning the polls with the help of "money and Muni" (monk). Attacking its ally, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said the BJP had used a Jain Muni to break the Sena vote ..
Trinamool Congress Sweeps Bengal Civic Polls
Virtually bulldozing all opposition, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday, swept all the seven civic bodies where polling was held on Sunday. The BJP emerged as the main but distant opposition by displacing the Left Front. Of the total 148 wards spread across various pockets of the..
Congress Did Not Campaign The Way It Should Have: Dikshit
Former Delhi Chief Minister and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday said the Congress did not campaign aggressively to win the civic polls and added that she had not been invited to campaign for party candidates. "We are going through a bad time. Congress did not campaign in an aggressive..
HC Dismisses AAP’s Plea To Use EVMs With VVPAT In Civic Polls
The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the Aam Aadmi Party's plea to use second-generation EVMs with paper trail in the April 23 civic polls in the national capital. Justice A.K. Pathak declined AAP's plea saying: "It would not be possible to give any such direction, as it would amount to inter..
Bypoll Result Will Not Impact Civic Polls: Kejriwal
A day after the drubbing suffered by the AAP in the Rajouri Garden assembly seat bypoll in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the defeat will not impact his party's prospects in the April 23 MCD elections. He told the media here that his Aam Aadmi Party lost the bypoll because p..
Withdraw EVMs Sourced From Rajasthan: Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday urged the State Election Commission (SEC) not to use Generation 1 EVMs brought in from Rajasthan during the upcoming civic polls, claiming they were all "clearly" tampered with. Kejriwal demanded that the civic polls on April 23 be held only usin..