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India  /  Published 17.01.22

Punjab polls on February 20

The Election Commission on Monday decided to hold the single-phase assembly polls in Punjab on February 20 instead of February 14 in view of Guru Ravidas Jayanti. Several political parties had approa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chandigarh

India  /  Published 16.01.22

Covid: Odisha reports over 10k cases

Odisha has reported more than 10,000 Covid-19 cases for the third consecutive day on Saturday. On Thursday, the state had reported 10,059 cases and the number rose to 10,273 on Friday and 10,856 on S...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 15.01.22

Notice to EC for Dharma Sansad ban

The Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind on Friday issued a legal notice to the Election Commission seeking a ban on a Dharma Sansad it said was being planned in Aligarh district to “vitiate the electoral atmosp...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.01.22

Poll dates in 5 states announced

Assembly elections in five states, namely, Uttar Pradesh, Manipur, Punjab, Goa and Uttarakhand, will be held in seven phases between February 10 and March 7, and results declared on March 10, the Elec...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta, New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.01.22

Poll dates of 5 states today

  The Election Commission will announce the dates for assembly polls in five states at 3.30 pm Saturday. The poll body has convened a press conference in which it will declare the schedule for ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 07.01.22

Covid: Slumber on election rallies

The five poll-bound states have recorded 13-fold to 47-fold increases in new Covid-19 infections over the past three weeks but the Election Commission and the Union health ministry have not discussed ...
By G.S. Mudur , Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.01.22

EC calls for vaccinations

The Election Commission on Thursday reviewed the Covid situation with the Union health secretary and health experts and emphasised the need for vaccination of all eligible people in five poll-bound st...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Why Elon Musk must rethink its China showroom ploy

Selfish move Sir — Even a small thoughtless step can have far-reaching consequences. At a time when several companies have condemned the alleged subjugation and genocide of Uighur Muslim in Xin...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 30.12.21

UP polls not deferred: EC

Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra on Thursday said all political parties in Uttar Pradesh want the Assembly elections to be held according to schedule while ensuring Covid protocol. The numb...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.12.21

Baghel targets EC for upcoming polls

Against the backdrop of the Election Commission holding a meeting with the Union health secretary to assess the Covid-19 situation in five poll-bound states, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Raipur


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