UP Panchayat Elections: AAP Wins One Seat Each in Varanasi, Gorakhpur; AIMIM Raises its Graph

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM may not have been able to do wonders in the UP panchayat elections but both the parties have made their presence felt in the key constituencies of Uttar Pradesh ahead of 2022 State Assembly elections. The AAP has won one seat each in Prime … Read more

Miss India 2015 Runner-Up Diksha Singh Fails to Leave Her Mark in UP Panchayat Elections

File photo of Diksha Singh | Image credit: Instagram Diksha Singh had to be satisfied with fifth position and she could get only 2,000 votes in the name of development. News18 New Delhi Last Updated:May 03, 2021, 21:22 IST FOLLOW US ON: Bollywood actress and Miss India runner-up Diksha Singh has lost her election from … Read more

UP Panchayat Elections: Counting of Votes to Start at 8am on Sunday, Here's How it Will be Done

Counting of votes for the Uttar Pradesh Panchayat Elections will begin on Sunday at 8 am with strict covid-19 protocols as per assurance by the State Election Commission (SEC) to the Supreme Court on Saturday. Ballot boxes will be opened in every block, with the ballot papers colour-coded for different posts. For example, the ballot … Read more

UP Panchayat polls: Teachers threaten to boycott counting of votes on May 2 as COVID-19 cases rise

Lucknow: In view of the surging cases of Covid-19 infections in Uttar Pradesh, the UP Teachers` Federation and workers` organisations have refused to be present during vote counting for the panchayat elections. The State Election Commissioner has been sent a letter as an ultimatum by the UP Teachers` Federation to postpone the counting of votes … Read more

UP Panchayat Elections 2021: Polling Underway for Final Phase, 5.27 Lakh Candidates in Fray Across 17 Districts

Polling stated for the final phase of Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections at 7.00 am on Thursday across 17 districts. The polling is scheduled in the districts of Ambedkar Nagar, Aligarh, Kushinagar, Kaushambi, Ghazipur, Farrukhabad, Bulandshahr, Basti, Bahraich, Banda, Mau, Mathura, Shahjahanpur, Sambhal, Sitapur, Sonbhadra and Hapur. 2.98 crore eligible voters will vote in 48,460 polling … Read more

Cancel UP Panchayat Polls, Can Spread Covid Rapidly, Says BJP as 18 Seats Set to Vote Today | Full Schedule

Several BJP MLAs and MPs, including Kaushal Kishor, have appealed to the Election Commission to postpone the Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections stating that the polling could become a “super spreader” amid the recent surge in coronavirus cases in the state. The State Election Commission (SEC) had said in March that not more than five people … Read more

UP Panchayat Elections 2021: Candidates to File Nomination Papers for 3rd Phase From Today

Lucknow: The nominations for 20 districts that will be going to polls in the third phase of UP Panchayat Elections 2021 started on Tuesday at 8am. The candidates will be able to file nominations till Wednesday, the time for which has been fixed from 8 am to 5 pm in the District Collectorate. After this, … Read more

BJP Leader Shot At, Seriously Injured by Assailants in Kannauj Ahead of UP Panchayat Polls

A BJP leader was shot at and seriously injured by unidentified assailants in Chandapur area of the district, police said on Monday. The 48-year-old BJP leader Neeraj Pandey was shot at on Sunday night while he was returning home after seeking votes for a panchayat poll candidate. Superintendent of Police, Prashant Verma, said a case … Read more

BJP Looks to Retain Dominance as SP, BSP, Cong Play Safe: What's at Stake in UP Panchayat Polls

India’s most-populous state is in election mode. Unlike West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and Puducherry, the fight in Uttar Pradesh (UP) is not for forming the government. Rather, the state is readying for rural polls. Apart from electing representatives in the three-tier panchayat system, this exercise also means testing the waters and putting the … Read more

UP Panchayat Election 2021: Reservation list for Various Posts to be Released Today; Details Here

The information regarding seat reservation for all posts in the Uttar Pradesh gram panchayat election 2021 will be released by the district magistrate today on March 2. The list is ready for all the 75 districts in UP and will enable the candidates to know from where they can contest the elections. The reservation list … Read more