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BMC polls 2017


BMC polls 2017: Shiv Sena, BJP to control major civic bodies in Maharashtra, Congress wiped out

February 23, 2017 12:08 pm

Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena won 84 seats, though falling short of an absolute majority.

Counting underway for Maharashtra civic polls, all eyes on BMC result

February 23, 2017 10:53 am

Nearly 56 per cent voters had exercised their right to franchise during the elections to the 10 municipal corporations held on Tuesday.

BMC elections 2017: Senior Sainiks on duty, Maharashtrian belts lead surge in voter turnout

February 22, 2017 4:05 am

BMC elections 2017: Senior citizen Shiv Sainiks were similarly seen at Shivaji Park in Dadar too. “The Marathi manoos has come out in large numbers in support of Sena and not any other party.

BMC elections 2017: Several poll officers juggle HSC exam work with election duties

February 22, 2017 3:48 am

BMC elections 2017: At centres which saw a relatively even turnout throughout the day, polling staff said work was smooth thanks to adequate number of staff.

BMC elections 2017: Usual suspect for worst turnout, Malabar Hill sees heavy voting too; 47.25% polling recorded

February 22, 2017 3:38 am

While polling started at a slower pace in the morning, more people came post noon. By late afternoon, long queues had formed outside the polling booths, with some voters having to wait for as long as an hour.

BMC elections 2017: We should get one more chance to vote, says Irked locals

February 22, 2017 2:42 am

BMC elections 2017: In another instance, 43-year-old Bharat Shah said that names of many residents of his building, Mahavir Darshan, were missing from the voter list and they were sent back from the polling booths.

BMC elections 2017: Chaos, anger as many names missing from voter lists

February 22, 2017 2:22 am

BMC elections 2017: There was chaos at the Andheri Sports Complex in the morning as several voters living in the Veera Desai Road area were unable to find their names on the rolls.

BMC elections 2017: BJP, Shiv Sena claim people's support as millions vote in crucial polls

February 21, 2017 8:10 pm

BMC elections 2017: "Thank you Mumbai for the record voting percentage and ... for participating in festival of democracy!" tweeted chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.

BMC elections 2017: Why India should be looking at elections for Asia’s richest civic body

February 21, 2017 5:08 pm

BMC elections 2017: Sena has been the prime political force in India’s economic capital and this will put a severe dent on the party’s existence in the state’s political landscape if it loses hold on BMC.

BMC elections 2017: Turn out doubles by noon, but many don't figure in voter list

February 21, 2017 3:32 pm

BMC elections 2017: There are 91.8 lakh registered voters in Mumbai who will vote across 7,297 booths. And 2,275 candidates who are contesting across all 227 municipal wards in Mumbai.


Maharashtra queues up to vote in hotly contested civic polls

February 21, 2017 2:05 pm

From politicians to celebrities, the camera captures all the excitement around BMC and PMC polls.