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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

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


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