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India  /  Published 22.01.22

EC holds meet over ban on physical rallies

The Election Commission is holding a series of virtual meets on Saturday to decide whether the ban imposed by it on physical rallies and roadshows to prevent the spread of coronavirus should continue....
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.01.22

U'khand: No to rallies till Jan 16

Political rallies, dharnas and demonstrations have been banned in poll-bound Uttarakhand till January 16 in view of the rising coronavirus cases, according to an official order. In fresh guidelines i...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Dehradun

World  /  Published 03.08.21

HK pop star held over byelection show

In 2018, the Cantopop singer Anthony Wong Yiu-ming performed two songs at an election rally and encouraged attendees to vote for a pro-democracy candidate for Hong Kong’s legislature. On Monday...
By Austin Ramzy in Hong Kong

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.21

Babul Supriyo tests Covid-positive

The MP had attended a rally at Entally in Calcutta on Saturday, an event that drew charges that the crowd count exceeded 500 and physical distancing was lax. “We had been very strict to ensure ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.04.21

Covid: Calcutta HC pins hopes on EC

The high court on Friday said it was “sure that the Election Commission of India is steering its way forward in the proper direction” after going through an affidavit filed by the poll pan...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.21

Finally, Modi puts Covid fight above rallies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening announced cancellation of his four Bengal election events scheduled for Friday, citing the need to attend high-powered meetings on Covid-19. Modi anno...
By J.P. Yadav, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta, New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.04.21

Be cautious

Sir — It was wise of Rahul Gandhi to call off all his election rallies ahead of the sixth, seventh and final phases of voting in the West Bengal assembly elections. Bengal is witnessing a sharp ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 18.04.21

Rahul cancels rallies in Bengal

The Congress has been critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for holding political rallies amid the rise in coronavirus cases in the country. Senior Congress leader P. C...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 15.04.21

Salt Lake mega rallies on Super Tuesday

First-time voters can download their Electoral Photo Identity Card (EPIC) from the Voter Portal https://voterportal.eci.gov.in/. “They need to register with their mobile number and choose the &...
By Brinda Sarkar, Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.21

Mamata blames BJP rallies for Covid surge

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged that the BJP has contributed to the recent rise in Covid-19 cases in the state by bringing "outsiders in large numbers" for campaig...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Jalpaiguri


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