India  /  Published 15.02.22

‘Hindu voters’ on Narendra Modi lips

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday claimed that a Trinamul Congress leader had told a “Goa newspaper” that Bengal’s ruling party was contesting the Goa polls to split the Hindu v...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 22.01.22

Indians abroad unable to access EC websites

A Malayali manager at a private firm in Dubai struggled to track his name on the voters’ list as two Election Commission of India websites would not load. A social science researcher in Chicago...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

News  /  Published 19.12.21

KMC polls: Things voters should know before they step out to vote

Kolkatans living across the 144 wards of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation will vote in the city civic polls on Sunday. Here is the list of things voters should know and follow before they step out to...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.21

Soccer for voter enrollment

Football, the beautiful game, is helping Malda district administration achieve more score on the voter list. The administration has come up with an innovative method to enlist new voters. Football ma...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.11.21

Jharia: Special students get voter ID

In a bid to ensure issuance for voter ID card and providing disability pension for the specially abled students, a special camp was organised today at a Jharia-based resource centre. During the event,...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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


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