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Vote Counting
West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.21

Postal ballots suggest govt staff back Trinamul

Trinamul secured nearly 47 per cent of the votes cast through postal ballots, suggesting state government employees backed Bengal’s ruling party despite a big disparity in dearness allowance&nbs...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.21

Hill traffic tweak on counting day

Traffic between Darjeeling and Siliguri, the two major towns in north Bengal, will be diverted on Sunday — the day of counting the votes of the Bengal Assembly polls. Police sources said all ve...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Calcutta  /  Published 02.05.21

Covid guidelines for 11 counting centres

Covid-19 Protocol at the counting centres on May 2: ⚫ No candidate or agent or counting officials will be allowed inside the counting centres without producing negative reports for RT-PCR/Rapid Ant...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 07.11.20

Plot to raid counting hub in Philadelphia foiled

Philadelphia police said on Friday they were investigating an alleged plot to attack the city’s Pennsylvania Convention Center, where votes from the hotly contested US presidential election were...
By Reuters in New York

World  /  Published 06.11.20

Armed agents allowed in venues

The justice department told federal prosecutors in an email on Wednesday that the law allowed them to send armed federal officers to ballot-counting locations around the country to investigate potenti...
By New York Times News Service in Washington

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World  /  Published 06.11.20

Ballot protests sweep US cities

Calling on election officials to “count every vote”, protesters marched through the streets of several American cities on Wednesday in response to President Trump’s aggressive effort...
By Mike Baker, Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, Simon Romero in Portland, Oregon

North East  /  Published 22.05.19

Meghalaya set for vote counting

The stage is all set for announcing the fate of candidates who contested this year’s Lok Sabha polls. Meghalaya chief electoral officer F.R. Kharkongor on Wednesday said counting of votes for the st...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 09.12.19

Karnataka bypolls: BJP retains majority

The ruling BJP bagged 10 seats and was leading in two others out of 15 constituencies that went for Assembly bypolls last week, helping the B. S. Yediyurappa government hold on to power in the souther...
By PTI in Bengaluru

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.05.19

1000 cops to guard counting in Ranchi

Over 1,000 security personnel, including state police and paramilitary forces, will guard the capital when counting of votes is taken up on Thursday for the Ranchi parliamentary seat at Pandra market ...
By Our Bureau in Ranchi/Dhanbad

India  /  Published 22.05.19

Centre alert on counting day violence

The home ministry has asked all states and Union territories to remain alert, apprehending violence in parts of the country on Thursday when the Lok Sabha election results are scheduled to be declared...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi/Patna


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