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Odisha to increase quota for women in urban bodies


July 14th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 13 (IANS) Odisha will increase the quota for women in the state's urban local bodies to 50 percent from the existing 33 percent, an official said Friday.The urban ... Read more...

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Punjab abolishes octroi on petrol, diesel


April 30th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday announced its decision to abolish octroi on petrol and diesel in the state. This will lower prices of the fuel by up ... Read more...

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Four barred from civic polls in Bihar


April 11th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 11 (IANS) Four candidates have been barred from contesting Bihar's civic polls next month for having more than two children.A.B. Pandey of the state Election Commission identified the ... Read more...

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MCD trifurcation: Delhi mayor meets Chidambaram


November 19th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Delhi Mayor Rajni Abbi Saturday requested Home Minister P. Chidambaram not to "succumb" to the "pressure tactics" by the Sheila Dikshit-led government to trifurcate ... Read more...

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Councillor has six kids, loses post


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 22 (IANS) A councillor in a civic body here has lost her post for having more than two children - the maximum limit set under a new ... Read more...

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Delhi cabinet clears bill to split MCD (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Tuesday cleared a bill envisaging splitting the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) into three smaller units, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit ... Read more...

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Tripura civic polls slated for Dec 11


November 15th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 15 (IANS) The civic polls in Tripura, with half the seats reserved for women, would be held Dec 11, it was officially announced here Monday.According to officials, Tripura is the ... Read more...

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Garo Hills civic polls postponed after violence


October 29th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 29 (IANS) Meghalaya Friday set in abeyance the first-ever municipal elections in its three districts of Garo Hills following violent protests by the Joint Action Committee (JAC) against the polls. ... Read more...

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Garo Hills to hold first-ever civic polls, despite violence


October 28th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 28 (IANS) The Meghalaya government is all set to conduct the first-ever municipal elections in its three districts of Garo Hills despite violent protests from the Joint Action Committee (JAC) ... Read more...

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Shutdown against civic polls turns violent in Meghalaya


October 27th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 27 (IANS) A three-day shutdown called by the Joint Action Committee (JAC) protesting the first-ever municipal elections in three districts of Meghalaya's Garo Hills turned violent with trucks and a ... Read more...

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Tripura to hold polls with 50 percent quota for women


October 8th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 8 (IANS) Tripura is the first state in northeastern India where elections to the urban local bodies would be held with 50 percent of seats reserved for women, officials said ... Read more...

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Trinamool humbles Left in Bengal, snatches Kolkata (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday wrested control of the prestigious Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) in an electoral sweep of the civic polls that saw it humble West Bengal's ... Read more...

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MCD needs no extra funds, but utilise alloction: Congress


January 21st, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Opposition Congress councillors in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Thursday alleged that the civic agency required no additional funding for Commonwealth Games related projects and should ... Read more...

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Pets peeve Delhi civic agency, licensing policy soon


November 4th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) With increasing mumber of abandoned pets and complaints of unregulated pet shops in the national capital, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi Wednesday took a stand to form ... Read more...

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Population data collection for coastal states in progress: Chidambaram


October 30th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 30(ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said that direct data collection for the National Population Register (NPR) is in progress in the coastal villages of Andhra ... Read more...

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Conduct code violation no ground to set aside election: Court


January 8th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Violation of the model code of conduct of the Election Commission is no ground to set aside the election of a candidate as the guidelines do not ... Read more...

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Poster ban puts political parties in bind in Delhi


September 10th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Told by a city court that they cannot put up posters, political parties here are in a bind. "How else do we publicise, or reach out to ... Read more...

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Jharkhand law for civic poll in tribal areas challenged


March 24th, 2008 - 7:38 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notices to the Jharkhand government and the State Election Commission on a petition challenging the legality of a state law to conduct ... Read more...

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