Calcutta Municipal Corporation Polls
Opinion  /  Published 17.02.22

Iron hand

With the national focus on the five assembly elections — particularly in the all-important state of Uttar Pradesh — it is understandable that the recent round of elections to municipalitie...
By Swapan Dasgupta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.21

TMC, CPM rejig strategies for Alipurduar

Trinamul has appointed leaders from rural areas as observers in each of the 20 wards of Alipurduar municipality to stem factionalism ahead of the civic polls, while the CPM, inspired by its relative s...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.21

Civic polls in 2 phases: Panel

The State Election Commission on Thursday told Calcutta High Court that polls to 111 civic bodies across Bengal would be held in two phases on January 22 and February 27. The SEC informed the court t...
By Tapas Ghosh

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.21

Wake up

Yet another election is knocking on Calcutta’s door. Polls to 144 wards of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation will take place on December 19 — they are being conducted after 2015 — a...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.21

BJP’s plea for central forces nixed

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the state BJP's plea for central forces for the Calcutta Municipal Corporation polls on December 19. The apex court told the BJP that the plea could be adjudic...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.21

Outside leaders not in Bengal BJP plan

Bengal BJP has decided against inviting any leader from outside the state to campaign for Calcutta Municipal Corporation polls. The decision, sources said, is directly linked to the BJP’s exper...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


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