Election Campaigns
India  /  Published 19.04.21

CPM: Modi campaigner before PM

Narendra Modi is demonstrating that his role as his party’s election campaigner is more important than his role as Prime Minister, the CPM said on Sunday. “As we Indians suffer under a ra...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.21

Rahul calls off Bengal poll rallies

By Sanjay K. Jha, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in New Delhi/Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.21

Mamata’s tip to voters: be on guard

Apprehending that a section of central paramilitary forces may visit villages to intimidate people, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asked voters to be on guard. Addressing a public ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hooghly

West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.21

Mithun roadshow disallowed in Calcutta

The BJP was denied permission to hold a roadshow of Bollywood superstar Mithun Chakraborty, who had recently joined the saffron camp, in Behala area of the city on Thursday, following which a group of...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.04.21

Mask rule for polls: HC seeks views

The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought response of the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea seeking to ensure that masks are worn mandatorily by everyone involved in poll campaigns during the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.21

Mamata: Only PM's factory of lies will stay

Trinamul Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday alleged that the Centre is selling off government concerns and only Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "factory of lies" will remain. Ma...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.21

Bengal: Left-Cong rally on Sunday

The Left-Congress-ISF alliance will kick-off its campaign for the upcoming Assembly elections in Bengal with a mega rally at the Brigade Parade Grounds in Calcutta on Sunday. The CPI(M)-led Left Fron...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.10.20

Kamal Nath loses ‘star campaigner’ status

The Election Commission on Friday revoked the “star campaigner” status of Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath taking serious note of breach of “ethica...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.10.20

SC stay on campaign restrictions

By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.06.19

Are we really a parliamentary democracy?

In 2014, with the emergence of Narendra Modi as a larger-than-life campaigner overshadowing his party, began the rumblings of electoral democracy in India having become presidential. Modi spoke in ral...
By Arghya Sengupta in


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