West Bengal  /  Published 30.04.21

Saffron party counts cost in three city seats

A strikingly poor turnout of Hindi-speaking voters in three of the seven seats — Jorasanko, Maniktala and Shyampukur — in Calcutta on Thursday raised an alarm in the state BJP, said a seni...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.21

Virus deters urban voters

Voter turnout in the penultimate phase of the eight-phase Assembly polls in the state was affected in the urban areas by the raging Covid-19 pandemic. According to the numbers released by the Electio...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.21

Bengal elections 2021: First-time voters

Seen at: Bhagabati Devi Balika Vidyalaya, AE Block “I do not appreciate parties using religion for politics. I want peace and harmony in our state,” said the 18-year-old economics student...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.21

Booth trek of a Covid positive voter

Sourav Chakraborty of DL Block learnt of the Election Commission of India’s provision to let Covid positive voters cast their ballot in the final hour of polling and turned up at his polling boo...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.21

Polling booths manned by women

Empowered on the way Das found some voters wondering out loud if an all-woman team would be up for such a crucial job. “But they were happy seeing us pulling it off,” she smiled. Chatter...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.21

A day to celebrate democracy

By Sanat Kumar Sinha

West Bengal  /  Published 17.04.21

Shah: TMC uses infiltrators as votebank

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday claimed that the BJP is the only political entity which can stop infiltration and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee is concerned with "fake secu...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.21

EC raps Mamata over Muslim appeal

The Election Commission issued a notice to Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday for allegedly making an appeal to voters along communal lines during campaig...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.04.21

Nandigram: where the divide can take us

By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.01.21

Young adults pledge the vote

More than two dozen new voters took oaths on Monday to participate in the upcoming election.  The occasion was the 11th National Voters’ Day during which Dhanbad deputy commissioner cum di...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad


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