Post Tagged with: "sarpanch"

Mohali?s fossil village finally gets bridge

Mohali?s fossil village finally gets bridge

CHANDIGARH: Located about 10km from Chandigarh, the fossil village of , Masol, has finally got a . To date, the only road to the village crossed over streambeds and lacked bridges on at least three points. In case of heavy rain, residents of the village could not cross over and […]

Woman defeats mother-in-law

Woman defeats mother-in-law

JALANDHAR: Kamaljeet Kaur, who faced her mother-in-law in elections to the post of in Begampura village, won by a comfortable margin. Out of 160 votes polled, Kamaljeet got 88 votes, while her mother-in-law got just 41 votes. The remaining 31 votes went to a third candidate. Kamaljeet was supported by […]

Nominee‘s hubby booked for fake votes

Nominee‘s hubby booked for fake votes

PATIALA: SSP MS Sidhu said police booked two people, Nirmal Kumar and Ram Singh, residents of Hari Majra for allegedly casting fake votes during panchayat polls. He said both were arrested after the registration of a case against them at Ghanaur police station. The case had been registered under various […]

Now, mayor will be peoples? choice

Now, mayor will be peoples? choice

JAIPUR: The see-saw battle between the Congress and the BJP over the direct and indirect elections for the post of mayor and chairperson of municipalities and corporations continues in the state. After coming to power, the ruling Congress government in its first cabinet meeting on Saturday reversed the BJP?s 2014 […]

Rural polls: 84.16 percent voting in Mohali district

Rural polls: 84.16 percent voting in Mohali district

MOHALI: The panchayat in district were conducted peacefully with 84.16% overall voting percentage recorded here on Sunday. While Kharar witnessed 83% voting, Majri saw 83.5% and 86% was seen in Derabassi. 63 panchayats were elected unanimously, said deputy commissioner Gurpreet Kaur Sapra. She said, ?Results are pouring in and as […]

Doaba peaceful despite clash, bid to capture booth

Doaba peaceful despite clash, bid to capture booth

JALANDHAR: District recorded a poll percentage of 77.4% while Hoshiarpur recorded poll percentage of around 70%. Overall polling in Doaba region remained peaceful for the most part, except for a clash between two parties at Bharowana village of . Polling was suspended for some time due to the incident, which […]

Panchayat polls: Patiala village youth dies, kin blame free liquor by nominees

Panchayat polls: Patiala village youth dies, kin blame free liquor by nominees

PATIALA: A 32-year-old man died under mysterious circumstances at village, 32km from here, on Thursday night. The victim?s family members have alleged that he died of drinking excessive liquor, which was being served by a man contesting for the sarpanch?s post. Panchayat elections are scheduled for December 30 in the […]

Murder accused contests election for Ludhiana village sarpanch from jail

Murder accused contests election for Ludhiana village sarpanch from jail

MACHHIWARA: An accused in the infamous ‘ case‘, Gurjeet Singh Sam of Khokhran, is contesting elections from jail and his family members are carrying out his campaign outside. Confirming the development, Gurmeet Singh, younger brother of Gurjeet Singh said that his sister-in-law was the outgoing sarpanch of panchayat of two […]

Brothers contest each other for sarpanch post

Brothers contest each other for sarpanch post

JALANDAR: Two brother are facing each other in Budhiana village on the Jalandhar-Hoshiarpour road in the election for the post of . The two are among four in fray. ?My brother has been a panchayat member for around two decades and the last time he contested for the post of […]

Punjab panchayat polls: Over 42,000 nominations for sarpanch posts found valid

Punjab panchayat polls: Over 42,000 nominations for sarpanch posts found valid

CHANDIGARH: A total of 42,233 nomination papers of candidates and 1,44,662 panch candidates were found valid during their scrutinisation for the upcoming panchayat elections in Punjab, an official spokesperson of the State Election Commission said. He said a total of 49,261 nominations were filed for the sarpanch candidates for 13,276 […]