Elections to civic bodies including the pivotal Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) are underway in Maharashtra. Voting is being held for a total of ten major civic bodies, including the cash rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's "Kaam Bolta Hai" slogan was put to test as 69 of the state's 403 constituencies voted in the third of its seven-phase assembly elections.
The Chief Minister of Nagaland T R Zeliang resigned in the face of revolt by his own partymen. The MLA's of NPF who were supporting the tribal groups agitating against Government, the MLA's withdrew support to the government.
According to the Election Commission, the second phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh saw 65.5 per cent voting, while at 68 per cent Uttarakhand recorded its highest ever turnout.