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State Election Commission
Jharkhand  /  Published 24.04.22

Drive for rural polls

Food security activists of mineral-rich West Singhbhum district in Jharkhand will create awareness in all the 1,691 villages of 18 blocks so that villagers pick genuine candidates and not those having...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 02.03.22

BJD breaks panchayat poll record

The ruling BJD scripted a massive victory in the Odisha panchayat election whose results came as a major blow to the BJP, the main Opposition party in the state. The saffron party, which is gearing u...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 27.02.22

BJD leads in Odisha panchayat elections

Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) was leading in nearly 80 per cent zilla parishad seats in Odisha as counting for panchayat elections was underway on Saturday. The party is, thus, far ahead of its nearest...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.22

HC gives poll panel power to decide on forces

A BJP candidate contesting Englishbazar municipal polls has been accused of offering money to a voter during his campaign. A video circulating on social media shows Krishna Mandal, the BJP candidate ...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.22

HC seeks reply to BJP charge

Calcutta High Court on Wednesday ordered the Bengal government and the State Election Commission to file within a week separate affidavits with their views on the BJP’s charge of violence in the...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.22

Poll panel keeps faith in police

The State Election Commission on Friday reposed faith in Bengal police to conduct polls to four municipal corporations, including Bidhannagar, where voting will be held on Saturday. For the first tim...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.22

Municipal polls on February 27

The State Election Commission on Thursday issued a notification announcing polls to 108 municipalities in Bengal on February 27, which is a Sunday. However, voting will not be held in ward 29 of Sout...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.01.22

SEC seeks report on sarpanch post auction

The state election commission in Odisha has asked the Bolangir district collector to look into the allegations of a sarpanch post in Bileisarda panchayat under Puintala block been auctioned and file a...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.22

'Decide on poll deferral'

Calcutta High Court on Friday directed the State Election Commission to decide within 48 hours whether polls to four civic bodies scheduled for January 22 could be postponed by four to six weeks in th...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.22

Bengal: poll panel, govt differ

Who has the legal authority to postpone or cancel the January 22 civic poll? Is it the state government or the State Election Commission? The questions cropped up at Calcutta High Court on Thursday a...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta


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