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West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.20

Office-of-profit notice to Firhad Hakim

The Election Commission of India has sought a reply from Firhad Hakim, state urban development minister and the chairman of the board of administrators at the Calcutta Municipal Corporation, by Septem...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.09.20

Bypoll dates awaited but parties in poll mode

The Election Commission is yet to announce the dates for bypoll in two vacant Assembly seats of Jharkhand — Dumka and Bermo — but the political parties appear to have already come in elect...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 19.07.20

Vote appeal for migrants

Civil society groups have urged the Election Commission of India to extend the postal ballot facility to migrant workers, who have had to return to their home states during the lockdown. The demand c...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.12.19

Shared spots

Theatricality is seldom enough to bury bitter truths. The Union minister, Smriti Irani, has approached the Election Commission against Rahul Gandhi after the Congress leader criticized the Centre for ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 09.12.19

Mahua plea for prompt vote figures

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Election Commission of India’s response on a petition from Trinamul MP Mahua Moitra for mandatory publication of final election results and vote shares within ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.11.19

Motormouths out of BJP poll campaign

The BJP has left two of its most popular — and provocative — public speakers out of the list of its star campaigners for the December 5 by-elections to 15 Assembly seats.Party sources suggested th...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

North East  /  Published 12.03.20

Sarania in BTC chief race

The Gana Suraksha Party (GSP) and the Jonogusthiyo Oikyo Mancha on Thursday announced Kokrajhar MP Naba Sarania as its new Bodoland Territorial Council chief candidate for the ensuing council polls.Ac...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.19

Mamata caution on voter revision

The Mamata Banerjee government on Thursday asked all district magistrates to ensure that name of no genuine voter was deleted from the voters’ list during the electoral roll revision by the Election...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.02.20

Before polls, Modi thrust on temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced in Parliament the formation of a trust to build a “bhavya (grand)” and “divya (divine)” Ram temple in Ayodhya, with the BJP and its allies e...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.02.20

EC bars Delhi cop over shooter

The Election Commission has warned a Delhi police officer and barred him from any poll-related duty on February 8, when Delhi votes, for suggesting a link between the man who opened fire at Shaheen Ba...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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