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Civic Polls
West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.22

Bengal: All eyes on GTA polls

All eyes are on the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) elections, which are scheduled to be held on Sunday after a decade, amid a sea of change in the dynamics of hill politics in the last fe...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.03.22

Nod to Delhi civic bodies merger

The Union cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod to a bill to merge the three municipal corporations in Delhi, a move that is likely to escalate the ongoing political tussle between the BJP and the AAP ahead...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.03.22

Delhi civic polls: AAP slams BJP

After the BJP took umbrage at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for "attacking" the Election Commission over delay in announcement of dates for civic polls here, senior AAP leader Manish ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.22

Krishna keeps finance

Rajarhat New Town MLA Tapash Chatterjee raised a proposal during the question-answer session in the Assembly on Wednesday to rename Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation as Bidhannagar Rajarhat Municipal ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.22

Hill parties gear up for GTA polls

Hill parties have started their campaign for Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) elections in earnest following chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s assertion that the state government would...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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News  /  Published 09.03.22

Exams in Odisha colleges and universities deferred in view of civic polls

The higher education department wrote to the vice-chancellors of all public universities and principals of degree colleges under its purview to defer exams following a directive issued by the state el...
By PTI

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.22

Assault slur on party colleague

A senior Trinamul district leader accused a party colleague victorious in the civic polls of assaulting him on Wednesday night, baring a feud within the party a few hours after it won both the municip...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Big names can’t ensure wins

Several prominent leaders could not ensure the victory of their party on their home turf in Sunday's civic polls whose results came out on Wednesday. These leaders, some of whom enjoyed enormous c...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Winners with a twist

As the results of 107 civic bodies were announced on Wednesday, it was found that a number of candidates who had contested from political parties or as Independents were unusual victors.  Some w...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Independents take second spot, spring a surprise

The results of the civic polls to 107 municipalities held on February 27 — the official number was 108, but Trinamul won Dinhata uncontested — on Wednesday produced a rare outcome in Benga...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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