LIVE updates: BJP-backed candidates leading in Karnataka panchayat polls

Most current live information updates: The Union Cupboard on Wednesday accepted a plan to provide

Most current live information updates: The Union Cupboard on Wednesday accepted a plan to provide lender financial loans at reduce prices to distilleries developing ethanol for doping in petrol, with a perspective to raising India’s ethanol production potential to suck out surplus sugar as nicely as cut oil imports. The Cupboard also accepted the export of Akash Missile System aiming to realize the target of $5 billion of defence export and make improvements to strategic relations with pleasant foreign nations.


In yet another information, first developments reveal that the candidates backed by the BJP have won a majority of panchayat seats in Karnataka as the counting of votes progressed on Wednesday.

Elections were announced for a whole of ninety one,339 seats in 5,728 Gram Panchayats of 226 talukas in the condition, out of which candidates have been elected unopposed for 8,074 seats. Elections were held for 43,238 seats in the 1st section on December 22, though voting took location for 39,378 seats in the 2nd section on December 27. A whole of two,22,814 candidates were in the fray.