There are 150 wards in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. The mayor's post is reserved for a woman this time. Elections will be conducted with ballot papers in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“In BJP there is no question of Kuruba, Lingayat, Vokkaliga or Brahmin community, we will all sit together and discuss, this is the system, a democratic way. In no party other than BJP there is a democratic system,” Eshwarappa said

Over the past several months, Dhankhar has been at loggerheads with Banerjee over several issues. Banerjee had earlier also accused Dhankhar of running a "parallel administration" in the state.

"We will free Hyderabad from the 'Nizam culture' and work towards constructing a modern city based on democratic principles. We will take it away from dynastic politics without any appeasement," Amit Shah said.

"... we renamed Faizabad as Ayodhya and Allahabad as Prayagraj after BJP came into power in Uttar Pradesh. Then why can't Hyderabad be renamed as Bhagyanagar?" Adityanath had said.

DDC Elections: Kupwara recorded voting percentage of 13.492 per cent, Bandipora 17.874 per cent, Baramulla 12.196 per cent, Ganderbal 23.144 per cent, Srinagar 10.641 per cent, Budgam 28.472 per cent, Pulwama 3.514 per cent, Shopian 29.341 per cent, Kulgam 14.911 per cent and Anantnag 23.462 per cent till 11.00 am.

Yogi Adityanath will lead roadshow in Malkajgiri parliamentary constituency. Later, at Hyderabad's old city, which is known as a base of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), Adityanath will address a public meeting at Shah Ali Banda.

J&K DDC Elections: Parties including National Conference, People's Democratic Party (PDP), Peoples Conference and CPI(M), formed People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration and are fighting DDC elections together.

Sushil Modi, who remained Bihar Deputy CM for 15 years, was denied the post this time after NDA romped home with clear majority in the 243-member Assembly.

Suvendu Adhikari has been distancing himself from TMC for several months now. Posters of ‘Amra Dadar Anugami’ have been put up by his supporters at several places.