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  • Polling in Karad

    3 poll-related deaths in Maha during civic elections

    Mumbai: Three poll-related deaths were reported in Maharashtra, where elections for ten municipal corporations – including the cash-rich Mumbai civic body – and eleven zilla parishads (ZPs) were held today.In Solapur, a senior citizen Gangadhar Shete died after he collapsed at a polling booth in ward No. 8 at the G L Kulkarni school, police said.

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    Mumbai records 52.17% voter’s turnout till 6.15 p.m

    There are 227 seats for Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and many people turnout to cast their votes; this is the highest polling in last 3 BMC elections. Major parties like Shiv Sena, BJP, Congress and NCP are looking at these elections with an eye on the next big one, the 2019 assembly polls. Parties such as MNS is fighting for its existing have also some major hope in this election, another

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    Congress, NCP allege poll code breach in ad on voting day

    Mumbai: The Congress and NCP have taken objection to an advertisement published on the day of civic poll voting here today in some newspapers, featuring actor Aamir Khan appealing to Mumbaikars to vote for transparency and good governance. The opposition parties have alleged that the ad is a violation of the model code of conduct. However, the State Election Commission said it will look into the matter only if someone files a

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    Mumbai records 32 percent voter turnout till 1.30 p.m. in BMC polls

    Mumbai: Mumbai recorded a voter turnout of 32.1 percent till 1.30 p.m. in the elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday. Polling for 227 seats of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai will continue till 5:30 pm where a total of 17,331 candidates are in the fray for 3,210 seats in 10 municipal corporations.

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    BMC Civic polls: 17 per cent voters turnout in first four hours

    Mumbai: About 17.07 per cent voters today exercised their franchise in the first four hours of polling for 10 municipal corporations across Maharashtra, including the cash-rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) here.

  • Navi Mumbai : Sharad Pawar President of the Nationalist Congress Party  during the 32nd death anniversary of Mathadi leader Annasaheb Patil at APMC market in Vashi on Sunday. PTI Photo(PTI3_23_2014_000123A)

    BMC Elections: No NCP candidate in BMC ward where Sharad Pawar voted

    Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar today exercised his franchise in a municipal ward where nine candidates are contesting and none of them belongs to NCP. Pawar, along with son-in-law Sadanand Sule and grand daughter Revati, voted here at a polling booth in ward no. 214, which comprises landmarks like the Mahalaxmi Mandir, Jaslok Hospital and the historic Gowalia Tank ground.

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    BMC Elections: Maharashtra CM, Shiv Sena chief cast their votes

    Mumbai: With polling underway for 227 municipal wards in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena Party chief Uddhav Thackeray were among the many who cast their votes respectively.

  • Mumbai: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar along with wife Anjali Tendulkar displays the indelible ink mark on their fingers after casting the vote for the municipal corporation election in Mumbai on Tuesday. PTI Photo by Mitesh Bhuvad(PTI2_21_2017_000055B)

    BMC polls: Sachin Tendulkar casts his vote in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Former Indian cricketer and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar today cast his vote, along with his wife Anjali, at a polling booth in Mumbai along with his wife to cast their votes in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections.

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    BMC Elections: MNS chief Raj Thackeray casts his vote

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Tuesday cast his vote for the 2017 Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). Earlier today, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat also cast his vote at a local school in Nagpur.

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    BMC Elections: B-town celebs step out to vote

    New Delhi: With polling commencing for the 227 municipal wards in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), B-town celebs also stepped out to cast their vote. From John Abraham to Ranveer Singh, stars even posted their pictures on social media confirming their ballot.