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Jharkhand  /  Published 18.08.21

Attempt to make fake voter ID cards

Cyber police in Medininagar, Jharkhand, on Tuesday arrested a common services centre operator for tampering with the URL that generates voter identity cards after a complaint from the Election Commiss...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.21

BJP opts out of RS contest

Trinamul fielded former civil servant Sircar for the seat that was vacated by Dinesh Trivedi before his switch to the BJP. Although the result in case of a contest — with Trinamul’s nearly...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.21

EC follows the leader on rallies

Earlier in the day, Union home minister Amit Shah, whose acumen at explaining the importance of chronology to his followers was well-established during the CAA protests, had held three rallies in Beng...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.21

Bypolls on May 13, Muslims seek change

The Election Commission of India on Monday issued a notification declaring May 13 as the rescheduled date of elections in Murshidabad’s Samserganj and Jangipur constituencies, where Sanyukta Mor...
By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.21

SC bins plea for VVPAT match

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Trinamul Congress leader Gopal Seth’s plea seeking a directive to the Election Commission of India for physical verification of EVMs using 100 per cent VVPA...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

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Calcutta  /  Published 18.04.21

Masks come off in polling booths

Voters in the queue — which included men, women, young and elderly — were standing barely one feet away from each other. It was an identical picture at Kaikhali Mondol Ganti Abaitanik Pra...
By Subhajoy Roy, Kinsuk Basu , Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.04.21

Rs 13-lakh cash haul in central Calcutta

A man was caught with Rs 13 lakh at a busy crossing in central Calcutta on Monday evening. Police said he could not provide any information on the source or destination of the money. Nemai Bera, a r...
By Our Special Correspondent in Muchipara

Calcutta  /  Published 12.04.21

EVMS: two-tier security in place

The mandate of the seven Assembly constituencies in and around Calcutta that voted on Saturday is lying sealed in 2,000-odd electronic voting machines (EVMs) that are in safe custody in strongrooms ac...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.21

EC changes cops ahead of vote day

The Election Commission of India late on Friday transferred Bhangar police station inspector-in-charge Shyam Prasad Saha and appointed Tirthendu Ganguly in his place, hours before Bhangar goes to poll...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.21

Caught with Rs 50 lakh in Calcutta on poll-eve

A man was caught with Rs 50 lakh on him in central Calcutta on the eve of the fourth phase of the Assembly elections, in which parts of Calcutta will vote. The man, who was identified as Ravi Shankar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bowbazar


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