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India  /  Published 27.12.21

State polls may not be deferred

Five state elections scheduled early next year are unlikely to be postponed, according to a report on This follows an Allahabad High Court appeal to the Election Commission of India "t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.12.21

Letters to the Editor: Quidditch, but no longer Quidditch

Play it right Sir — One need not attend a school of wizardry to enjoy Quidditch. Much to the delight of fans of Harry Potter, the game began being played in real life from 2005. But die-ha...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.21

For the sake of inner freedom

The debate on inner-party democracy dates back to the Rajiv Gandhi years when, in 1985, his government enacted the anti-defection law. Rajiv Gandhi made parties submit their internal Constitution to t...
By Anurag Tiwary

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


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