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India  /  Published 18.02.21

Congress veteran flags EVM doubts

Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh has asked the Election Commission of India to clarify serious questions raised by former bureaucrat Kannan Gopinathan about the claim of electronic voting machines (EV...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 07.02.21

Mitra returns as city police chief

The IPS officer who was removed from the post of Calcutta police commissioner after a 38-day stint at Lalbazar during the 2016 Assembly elections has been brought back to the chair by the Mamata Baner...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.01.21

Ex-poll panel chiefs flag migrant vote hurdles

Three former chief election commissioners (CECs) have highlighted the challenges of extending voting facilities to migrants within and outside India.  In the 2019 polls, a third of eligible vote...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.20

EC calls Bengal all-party meeting on November 9

The Election Commission of India has called an all-party meeting for Bengal on November 9, a move indicative of the panel’s willingness to get the ball rolling for the state’s Assembly ele...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.20

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 15.09.20

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

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


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