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Chandigarh’s new mayor Ravi Kant Sharma (centre) senior deputy mayor Maheshinder Singh Sidhu and deputy mayor Farmila after their election at the municipal corporation office on Friday.(Keshav Singh/HT)

BJP’s Ravi Kant Sharma is new Chandigarh mayor

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 11:00 PM IST
Of the 24 votes polled, Sharma got 17, while Devinder Singh Babla of the Congress could muster only five votes. Two votes were declared invalid.
Former SAD and BJP councillors with the Mohali municipal corporation have also filed a plea against the delimitation move at the Punjab and Haryana high court.(HT Photo)
Former SAD and BJP councillors with the Mohali municipal corporation have also filed a plea against the delimitation move at the Punjab and Haryana high court.(HT Photo)

Despite objections by ex councillors, Punjab govt notifies 50 Mohali MC ward list after delimitation

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2020 10:23 PM IST
Keshav Gholve, Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP)(HT PHOTO)
Keshav Gholve, Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP)(HT PHOTO)

BJP’s Keshav Gholve is new deputy mayor of PCMC

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Jigar Hindocha
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 06:26 PM IST
Gholve who is the corporator from ward no 10 had filed papers for the post of deputy mayor on Monday (November 2)
Mohali municipal corporation has been short of funds for 6 months and the curfew has made it worse.
Mohali municipal corporation has been short of funds for 6 months and the curfew has made it worse.

Lockdown hits Mohali MC, left with funds to pay just 3-month salaries

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hillary Victor
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2020 08:24 PM IST
Due to the lockdown, MC has not been able to collect dues and taxes which could have generated funds
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Mohali MC to continue till April 26: Punjab local bodies minister

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2020 01:14 AM IST
As per sources, the state government will hold elections for the civic body in June this year
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Chandigarh councillors won’t get hiked honorarium retrospectively

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2020 12:45 AM IST
admn notified 50% hike in august 2019, but councillors wanted it to be paid from 2015, on lines of punjab government
WINNING SMILES: BJP’s Raj Bala Malik with Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher and party members showing the victory sign after she was elected Chandigarh’s mayor on Friday. Malik defeated Gurbax Rawat of the Congress by 17 votes.(HT Photo)
WINNING SMILES: BJP’s Raj Bala Malik with Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher and party members showing the victory sign after she was elected Chandigarh’s mayor on Friday. Malik defeated Gurbax Rawat of the Congress by 17 votes.(HT Photo)

BJP’s Raj Bala Malik elected Chandigarh mayor

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 12:43 PM IST
Considered close to Chandigarh’s member of Parliament Kirron Kher, this is Malik’s second stint as mayor; she was elected to the MC in 2011 and became mayor in 2012 as the Congress candidate
BJP councillor Raj Bala Malik.(HT Photo)
BJP councillor Raj Bala Malik.(HT Photo)

Raj Bala Malik set for second stint as Chandigarh mayor

UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2020 12:55 AM IST
Considered to be close to member of Parliament Kirron Kher, Malik was elected to the MC House in 2011 and became mayor the very next year as a Congress candidate
At least six people have died in Kolkata till Thursday and more than 3,000 people have been affected with the disease.(HT PHOTO.)
At least six people have died in Kolkata till Thursday and more than 3,000 people have been affected with the disease.(HT PHOTO.)

In Bengal, drones to collect samples, spray insecticides to combat dengue

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 10:35 PM IST
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said two days ago that 23 people had died due to dengue across West Bengal. Unofficially, however, the figure has crossed 45 and more than 40,000 people have been affected since January by the vector-borne disease.
Shiv Sena’s Kishori Pednekar, 56, the only one to file nominations for the mayoral contest scheduled for November 22, is expected to be elected opposed.(Kishori Pednekar/Twitter)
Shiv Sena’s Kishori Pednekar, 56, the only one to file nominations for the mayoral contest scheduled for November 22, is expected to be elected opposed.(Kishori Pednekar/Twitter)

Shiv Sena retains control over BMC, Kishori Pednekar to be Mumbai’s Mayor

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Mehul Thakkar
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 08:22 PM IST
Shiv Sena’s Kishori Pednekar, 56, and Suhas Wadkar, 44, are the only ones to file nominations for elections to the post of Mayor and Deputy Mayor, respectively. The election was scheduled to be held on November 22.
Senior deputy mayor Yoginder Singh Yogi showing his injuries in Patiala on Monday.(HT PHOTO)
Senior deputy mayor Yoginder Singh Yogi showing his injuries in Patiala on Monday.(HT PHOTO)

Senior deputy mayor, team of stray animal catchers assaulted in Patiala

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 11:37 PM IST
Patiala member of Parliament (MP),  Preneet Kaur, had previously appreciated the senior deputy mayor and his teams’ efforts to rescue the stray cattle in a systematic manner
Patna mayor Sita Sahu celebrates after defeating no-confidence motion in Patna on Tuesday.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Patna mayor Sita Sahu celebrates after defeating no-confidence motion in Patna on Tuesday.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

Patna’s deputy mayor loses chair in no-confidence

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2019 11:25 AM IST
As many as 40 councillors voted against Vinay Kumar Pappu , who is also affiliated with the BJP, while seven ward councillors voted against the motion.
The ACB said it found that the cost of the project was much lower than the projected cost.(Twitter/@imrankehwah)
The ACB said it found that the cost of the project was much lower than the projected cost.(Twitter/@imrankehwah)

Srinagar deputy mayor booked for ‘fraud’

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 11:13 PM IST
The case was registered a week after the ACB raided the bank’s corporate headquarters. The raids were conducted after Pervaz Ahmad was removed as the bank’s chairman.
The income-tax (I-T) department on Tuesday raided premises of Srinagar’s deputy mayor and businessman, Shiekh Imran, in Srinagar, Delhi and Bengaluru.(HT File(Representative Image))
The income-tax (I-T) department on Tuesday raided premises of Srinagar’s deputy mayor and businessman, Shiekh Imran, in Srinagar, Delhi and Bengaluru.(HT File(Representative Image))

J-K Bank fallout: Income tax raids on Kashmir biz group

Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2019 12:05 AM IST
In a statement, the I-T department said search and seizure operations were carried out at eight premises of a business group in Srinagar and one each in Bengaluru and Delhi.
The Sena has justified its demands on grounds that the two parties have an alliance in the state for the Lok Sabha and state assembly polls.(HT Photo)
The Sena has justified its demands on grounds that the two parties have an alliance in the state for the Lok Sabha and state assembly polls.(HT Photo)

Shiv Sena demands deputy mayor’s post from BJP in PMC

Hindustan Times, PUNE | By Abhay Khairnar
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2019 04:23 PM IST
The Sena has demanded power-sharing in the PMC, a post in the standing committee and increased budgetary allocation for its corporators.
Ram Pal Balmiki is pitted against sitting BJP MP Rattan Lal Kataria and the Congress’ Rajya Sabha MP Kumari Selja in the Ambala Lok Sabha constituency.(HT Photo)
Ram Pal Balmiki is pitted against sitting BJP MP Rattan Lal Kataria and the Congress’ Rajya Sabha MP Kumari Selja in the Ambala Lok Sabha constituency.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: INLD nominee faces uphill task in Ambala

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sunil Rahar
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2019 02:18 PM IST
Ram Pal Balmiki, 61, was elected councillor for the first time in 1994 in Yamunanagar municipal council. He served four terms as councillor and became the deputy mayor in 2013.
There is a need to make Swachhata (cleanliness) a more powerful public movement in the city, the new mayor of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), Sunita Kangra, said.
There is a need to make Swachhata (cleanliness) a more powerful public movement in the city, the new mayor of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), Sunita Kangra, said.

SDMC’s new mayor presses for Swachhata

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2019 05:33 AM IST
The 37-year-old councillor from Madipur, Friday, won the mayoral elections unopposed after being nominated by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
BJP nominates names of three councillors for mayoral elections(PTI)
BJP nominates names of three councillors for mayoral elections(PTI)

BJP nominates names of three councillors for mayoral elections

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2019 03:15 PM IST
Sanjay Goyal (EDMC), Yogesh Verma (NDMC) and Raj Dutt Gahlot (SDMC) have also been nominated as candidates for deputy mayor elections.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar during his visit to Ahmednagar on Sunday said the corporators did not follow his own instructions as a result of which the party will take appropriate action against corporators in the next five to six days.(HT Photo)
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar during his visit to Ahmednagar on Sunday said the corporators did not follow his own instructions as a result of which the party will take appropriate action against corporators in the next five to six days.(HT Photo)

Embarrassed over Ahmednagar fiasco, Pawar says action will be taken against corporators

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2018 04:14 PM IST
During the elections for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor, newly-elected BJP corporators in Ahmednagar joined hands with NCP to take over both posts, dumping its ally in the centre and state Shiv Sena.
The regulation is the latest example of a rise in government and public hostility toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country.(HT PHOTO/Representative Image)
The regulation is the latest example of a rise in government and public hostility toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country.(HT PHOTO/Representative Image)

‘LGBT behaviour’ a term? An Indonesian city plans to fine residents for it

Jakarta | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 07:07 PM IST
The regulation is the latest example of a rise in government and public hostility toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country.
Senior BJP leaders Chander Mohan Gupta and Purnima Sharma Saturday filed their nomination papers for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor, respectively.(AFP)
Senior BJP leaders Chander Mohan Gupta and Purnima Sharma Saturday filed their nomination papers for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor, respectively.(AFP)

BJP’s Chander Mohan Gupta set to be new mayor of Jammu, Purnima Sharma deputy mayor

Jammu | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2018 09:01 PM IST
Senior BJP leaders Chander Mohan Gupta and Purnima Sharma Saturday filed their nomination papers for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor, respectively, in the Jammu Municipal Corporation. Elections to the posts are scheduled for November 15. 
Deepak Mankar, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) corporator and former deputy mayor is already under arrest in a case pertaining to alleged abatement to suicide of his accomplice. Following his arrest, the Pune police had recently invoked stringent Maharashtra control of organised crime Act against Mankar.(HT PHOTO)
Deepak Mankar, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) corporator and former deputy mayor is already under arrest in a case pertaining to alleged abatement to suicide of his accomplice. Following his arrest, the Pune police had recently invoked stringent Maharashtra control of organised crime Act against Mankar.(HT PHOTO)

Mankar, two associates booked after Pune woman complains of land grabbing

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2018 04:49 PM IST
Aditi Madhav Dikshit (52), a resident of Prabhat road, who runs her own business, lodged the FIR with Kothrud police station against her uncle Mukund Parshuram Dikshit of Kothrud, Deepak Mankar and his accomplice Sadhana Vartak of Kothrud.
Mayor Vinita Vishwanath Rane in Kalyan(HT Photo)
Mayor Vinita Vishwanath Rane in Kalyan(HT Photo)

Sena candidate wins KDMC mayoral elections

Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar, Kalyan
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2018 01:00 AM IST
The election process was carried out by Mumbai Suburban District collector Shivaji Jondhale.
Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das flashes a victory sign after results of the Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) elections, at the BJP headquarters in Ranchi on Friday.(PTI)
Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das flashes a victory sign after results of the Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) elections, at the BJP headquarters in Ranchi on Friday.(PTI)

Amit Shah congratulates Jharkhand CM on BJP’s municipal poll victory

Press Trust of India, Ranchi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 09:24 AM IST
The BJP swept all the five municipal corporations for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor, polls for which were held on party lines for the first time in Jharkhand last Monday.
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