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West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.21

Civic polls hit case hurdle

The state election commission on Tuesday informed Calcutta High Court that till cases relating to Bengal’s municipal polls were not disposed of by the court, it would not announce dates of any m...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.11.21

Bypolls: EC reminder on victory laps

The Election Commission has reminded its poll officials that there is a ban on victory processions to prevent spread of coronavirus in states where counting is underway for Lok Sabha and assembly bypo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.21

Bengal bypolls: Voting underway

  Voting began at 7 AM on Saturday for by-polls to the four assembly constituencies of Dinhata in Cooch Behar, Shantipur in Nadia, Khardah in North 24 Parganas and Gosaba in South 24 Parganas di...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 28.10.21

EC warns Assam CM over model code

The Election Commission on Wednesday let off Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma with a warning for not adhering to its model code of conduct while campaigning for the October 30 by-elections in ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.10.21

EC notice to Assam CM on code

The Election Commission (EC) has showcaused Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for allegedly violating the poll panel’s model code of conduct while campaigning for the October 30 bypolls i...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.21

BJP’s bypoll nominee ‘attacked’

The BJP’s Khardah bypoll candidate, Joy Saha, was allegedly attacked, along with others, by suspected Trinamul supporters during a clash over putting up banners near Girja More in Khardah on Sun...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

India  /  Published 05.10.21

LJP: EC allots party name to Chirag, Paras

The Election Commission allocated names and poll symbols to the Chirag Paswan and the Pashupati Kumar Paras factions as an interim measure on Tuesday, days after barring them from using the name of th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 28.09.21

Assam bypolls for 5 assembly seats on Oct. 30

By-election to five assembly constituencies of Assam will be conducted on October 30, the Election Commission of India said on Tuesday. Counting of votes will be undertaken on November 2 and the enti...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.21

HC query on bypoll

The high court on Thursday questioned the manner in which the Election Commission announced its decision to hold the bypoll to the Bhowanipore seat based on a request from the state administration. F...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 20.09.21

Democracy’s broken pledges

In a rather interesting development, the Orissa High Court has held that the “term ‘unemployment’ sounds like a death knell for youth, duping them on [the] pretext of securing job is...
By Anurag Tiwary, Abhinav Narayan Jha


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