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Panchayat Polls

BJD Decides To Field 27% OBC Candidates In Odisha Panchayat Polls

Aug 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The BJD’s move comes barely three days after a delegation of the party MPs met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and sought a legislation to raise quota for OBCs in the state.

Covid Killed More Than 2,000 State Govt Employees On Panchayat Poll Duty In UP

Jul 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Uttar Pradesh Prathamik Shikshak Sangh had released a list of 1,621 primary schoolteachers and other staff, claiming that they died after contracting COVID-19 while performing election duty between April 15 and May 5.

UP Labourer's Wife Elected Block Panchayat Chief, CM Lauds Victory

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday congratulated social worker Gita Devi who won the polls to become the block panchayat head from Prayagpur.

Polling Officers Who Died To Covid During UP Panchayat Polls Must Get Compensation Of Rs 1 Crore: Allahabad HC

May 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The observation was made by a two-judge bench comprising Justice Siddharth Verma and Justice Ajit Kumar while hearing a Public Interest Litigation on the spread of the pandemic in UP.

Uttar Pradesh Panchayat Polls: SC Refuses To Stay Counting Of Votes

The SC has also directed the Uttar Pradesh government to impose a curfew in the state from Sunday till Tuesday during the counting of votes

27 April, 2021

UP Panchayat Poll: BJP Candidate's Relative Killed Near Varanasi

Outlook Web Bureau

Two men arrested for the murder, a sub-inspector of police suspended

15 February, 2021

Pakistani Woman Who Became Village Panchayat’s Interim Chief Arrested: Police

Outlook Web Bureau

After the death of the elected panchayat pradhan, Bano Begum had become the interim panchayat head.

17 January, 2021

Himachal Pradesh Panchayat Polls:103-Year-Old India's First Voter Shyam Saran Negi Cast His Vote

Outlook Web Bureau

As Himachal Pradesh began the first phase of its panchayat polls, a voter turnout of 70 per cent was recorded

03 January, 2021

Villagers In Himachal Ditch Elections, Choose Pradhans Through Consensus

Ashwani Sharma

Even BJP national President JP Nadda's native panchayat has chosen its representative through a consensus.

30 December, 2020

Karnataka Panchayat Election Results: Counting Of Votes Begins


As many as 2,22,814 candidates contested the panchayat election whereas 8,074 candidates were elected unopposed.

27 December, 2020

Gram Panchayat Elections: 2nd Phase Of Voting Underway In Karnataka


There are 1,05,431 candidates in the fray for 39,378 seats


16 December, 2020

LDF Sweeps Local Body Polls In Kerala, BJP Fails To Make A Dent

Preetha Nair

Kerala Local Body Polls Results: The local body elections are likely to set the tone for the upcoming Assembly polls.

09 December, 2020

Rajasthan Panchayat Polls: BJP Leads On Most Seats, Vasundhara Raje Congratulates BJP Candidates


'Heartiest congratulations to all the hard-working candidates of the BJP who won the Zila Parishad and Panchayati Samiti elections,' Raje said.

19 February, 2020

Jammu And Kashmir Panchayat Elections Postponed Due To Security Reasons


By-election to over 12,500 panchayat seats in Jammu and Kashmir was scheduled to be held in eight phases from March 5.

13 February, 2020

Jammu And Kashmir Panchayat Bypolls To Be Held In March


Panchayat elections were held in 2018 which were boycotted by the mainstream Kashmir-based political parties.

25 October, 2019

Jammu And Kashmir BDC Polls Register Voter Turnout Of 98.3%


Srinagar district witnessed the highest poll percentage of 100 per cent while Shopian and Pulwama recorded the lowest percentage.

24 October, 2019

J&K Block Development Council Polls See Over 98% Turnout Amid Boycott By Cong, PDP And NC


This will be the first electoral exercise in the state after the abrogation of Article 370.


23 October, 2019

J&K Sarpanch, Panch Leave Govt Lodging For Local Body Polls, NC Calls It 'Sham'

The panchayat members were being housed and guarded by the government due to security threat in the Valley.

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A medic administers a dose of Covid-19 vaccine to a beneficiary at a government vaccination centre in Bengaluru.

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Hindu pilgrims offer prayers on the banks of Jhelum river during the Pushkar festival, at Shadipura village in Ganderbal district. Pilgrims arrived at the confluence of the Jhelum river and Sindh stream to celebrate the...

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A medic sorts the vials of Covid-19 vaccine at a government vaccination centre in Bengaluru.

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Students outside an examination centre after appearing in the CBSE 10th Social Science Theory (SST) Board Exams 2022 for Term-1, in Ghaziabad.

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Wrestler Deepak Punia waves towards his fans as he arrives at Jaiprakash Narayan airport, in Patna.

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