BJP wins all four civic body by-elections in Maharashtra

The by-elections for the four seats in Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur and Nagpur civic bodies were held on Wednesday.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 12th, 2017

If exit polls right about Gujarat, BJP has certainly manipulated EVMs: AAP

Sanjay Singh said the BJP had lost popular support as depicted by the civic body elections, wherein of the 12,000 municipal seats, independents won over 8,000.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 15th, 2017

AAP enters UP politics, wins 11 seats in civic polls; should BJP worry?

According to the state election commission, AAP has also managed to win three corporation seats in the urban body polls as well.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 2nd, 2017

Shah takes a dig at Rahul over Cong’s loss in Amethi

Buoyed by the party’s victories in the Uttar Pradesh civic body elections, BJP President Amit Shah on Friday mocked Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi for his party’s losses, especially in the Amet........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 1st, 2017

Congress sweeps Nanded municipal polls, wins 67 seats

Congress not only retained the civic body but also hugely improved its tally compared to 2012 when it secured 41 seats.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 12th, 2017

HC directs holding of TN civic polls by November 2017

The Madras High Court today directed the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (SEC) to complete the local body elections by November 17.The first bench comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Ju........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineSep 4th, 2017

A vote for Modi, claims BJP; says Cong hurtling out of country’s political picture

Exultant after its extraordinary performance in the Maharashtra local body elections, the BJP on Thursday declared it a sign of things to come in the States of Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhan........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineFeb 23rd, 2017

Maharashtra: BJP wins 51 municipal chief"s posts in civic polls

BJP was followed by Shiv Sena with 25, Congress 23 and NCP with 18 posts, according to the final poll results declared this evening, by the State Election Commission.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 29th, 2016

Hyderabad civic body tops tax collections among 22 cities

Kalyan in Maharashtra stood in second position by collecting Rs 170 crore, followed by Ahmedabad Rs 150 crore.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 21st, 2016

Rajya Sabha election result: BJP wins 29 seats, Cong 9, TRS 3; highlights

In the Rajya Sabha elections held to 58 seats, the BJP won 29, the Congress nine, Trinamool four, TRS and BJD three each, JD-U, TDP and RJD two each and SP, Shiv Sena, NCP and YSRC one each.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard11 hr. 16 min. ago

BJD wins Bijepur bypoll in Odisha, trounces BJP by over 41,000 votes

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) retained its hegemony by winning the Bijepur by elections with a handsome margin. BJD candidate Rita Sahu won garnered 102,871 votes after 20 rounds of counting, piping her nearest rival Ashok Panig.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 28th, 2018

Liberia"s Former President Wins $5 Million African Leadership Prize

Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was awarded a $5 million award for African leaders who relinquish power at elections, becoming the first winner after several years where no one was deemed worthy of the prize......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 12th, 2018

Maharashtra caste conflict: A sociopolitical cocktail ahead of elections

Maharashtra is changing fast; despite being hailed as one of India's most progressive and most developed states, it is witnessing the fallout of lopsided progress.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 7th, 2018

Mumbai pub fire: BMC continues crackdown on illegal structures

The city civic body continued to raze unauthorised structures of restaurants, hotels and other food joints for the third day today, after a fire in an upscale pub here claimed 14 lives on Friday. The........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 31st, 2017

Kamala Mills fire: Demolition at 314 sites, 7 hotels sealed in Mumbai

The civic body has directed its officials to form teams to ensure that restaurants and bars follow the safety norms, in view of the New Year parties.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 31st, 2017

BMC to ensure eateries follow safety norms during New Year celebrations

The city civic body has directed its officials to form teams to ensure that all the restaurants are fire safety compliant in view of the New Year celebrations, a day after a massive fire at a plush p........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 30th, 2017

Mumbai fire: Manager, pub staff ran away without helping, say cops

According to the official, the pub had obtained the fire safety and building permissions from the civic body in October 2016.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 29th, 2017

Corrupt functioning of civic body caused Kamala Mills fire: Opposition

Sanjay Nirupam, demanding a probe, said the fire was a result of clear violation of fire and safety norms.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 29th, 2017

TTV Dhinakaran wins RK Nagar by-elections

57 candidates, including the DMK, have forfeited deposit.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 24th, 2017

Mumbai civic body rules on rooftop dining put restaurants in a spot

Restaurant associations in Mumbai have expressed concern over the feasibility of rooftop restaurants based on the regulations passed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on November 1.Dilip........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 22nd, 2017

BJP wins 44 out of 68 seats in Himachal with best vote share ever

As many as 338 candidates contested the 2017 assembly elections in Himachal of which only 5 per cent (19) were women candidates.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 19th, 2017