Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.21

A day to celebrate democracy

The polls in Salt Lake and adjoining areas including Lake Town, Bangur, Sreebhumi and parts of South Dum Dum went off largely peacefully on March 17, marked by spots of violence from added areas of Sa...
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


People  /  Published 19.05.19

The transgender identity remains lost in translation

Although Sintu Bagui is one of the first transgenders to become a Lok Adalat judge in Bengal’s Serampore district, his voter ID says “male”. Sintu insists he will update his gender status post t...
By Manasi Shah

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.12.19

Model booths with festive feel

Balloons and voting? Why not. The second phase of Jharkhand’s Great EVM Festival attracted many voters to 129 model booths in East Singhbhum district.Voters, young and old, loved the balloon-and-flo...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpdur

India  /  Published 17.11.18

Valley turnout surprise

Nearly two in every three voters turned up at the booths in the panchayat elections in Kashmir on Saturday, the surprise 64.5 per cent count for the first phase coming after last month’s dismal part...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.19

Poll official: Don’t panic if few VVPAT units crash

With the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines making a debut in the upcoming Lok Sabha election, a demonstration was held at the subdivisional office of Bidhannagar last week. The machi...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Trinamul workers told to click reach-out photos with voters

Sales team members of Fast-Moving Consumer Goods companies often have to click themselves with customers after visiting them as proof of their marketing drive. The practice of the corporate sector has...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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