The Supreme Court, reviewed a petition filed against the rescheduling of Maharashtra Local Bodies elections. It criticised the Maharashtra Election Commission for re-scheduling polls for 367 local bodies, which was notified to grant OBC reservations, earlier. Furthermore, the Apex Court said election commission cannot interfere with polls, already notified. The top court said, "Election commission cannot re-notify polls and if they do, it'd… read-more
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
The BJP unit in Tamil Nadu, announced to contest in the upcoming local bodies elections alone. On January 31, TN BJP President K Annamalai said, since the Tamil Nadu BJP need majority of seats, it has decided to go solo, instead of contesting with the AIADMK. Annamalai said, "after deliberations for the past 3-4," BJP decided to go solo for the Local Bodies election on February 19.