Lok Sabha Elections 2019
West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.21

Jain’s actions and rules match: EC

The Election Commission on Friday threw its weight firmly behind deputy election commissioner Sudeep Jain and took ownership of his decisions during the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The Trinamul Congress ha...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Pheroze L. Vincent in Calcutta, New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 02.03.21

Bus forum seeks poll dues

A forum of bus and lorry operators in Bengal has written to the state’s chief electoral officer telling him that they would not give their vehicles for election duty if their dues from the 2019 ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.01.21

Education quality worry after EWS

When Rajesh Jha, an assistant professor at Delhi University-affiliated Rajdhani College, begins teaching his first-year political science honours class later this month, he will have 75 students to in...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.20

CM: Did a lot but result different

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday rued that although her government had executed a lot of development projects in north Bengal, “the eventual fallout was different” — an oblique reference t...
By Avijit Sinha, Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 25.12.18

Pieces in a poll puzzle

There are frequent deliberations on the possibility of holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies. There is a perception that voters tend to cast their votes in favour of the...
By Atanu Biswas & Abhinandan Sinha in


West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.18

Europe holidays slow Metro hustle

The year-end holidays in Europe pegged back the East-West Metro in Calcutta just when the railway ministry was looking to make a dash for the finish line and roll out the first train before the electi...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.02.19

Parliamentary panel asks Twitter to engage more with EC

A parliamentary panel has asked microblogging site Twitter to address issues in real time and engage more with the Election Commission of India (ECI) ahead of the general elections. The panel also sum...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.19

Bengal begins survey of ailing tea gardens

The Tea Directorate formed by the state has started a survey in 27 sick gardens of the Dooars to make an assessment of the problems.According to sources at the directorate, people who have been engage...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.02.19

Jharkhand BJP has no seats for Ajsu

By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 12.01.19

A grand alliance for anarchy: Yogi Adityanath

Any grand alliance of Opposition parties against the BJP for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections will bring in anarchy, corruption and political instability, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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