West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.22

Mamata unhappy with Goa ally

Mamata Banerjee on Friday defended her party’s performance in Goa, underscoring the Trinamul Congress’s three-month campaign before the election there, before ruing its alliance partner&rs...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.22

Residents resist booth capturing

There were islands of resistance on Sunday’s civic polls where voters and Opposition parties leaders not only thwarted loot of votes, but also chased away goons and in a few cases beat them up i...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.22

Rebels prove to be thorn for Trinamul

Clashes between supporters of Trinamul candidates and rebels emerged as a challenge for police in several pockets of the 107 civic bodies where voting took place on Sunday. On a day Opposition partie...
By Alamgir Hossain and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Berhampore/Bolpur

India  /  Published 10.01.22

Kashi: Posters against non-Hindus stir row

Several residents of Varanasi believe that posters that prohibited the entry of “non-Hindus” were put up along the Ganga’s ghats here in the past two days as part of a project to use...
By Nalin Verma in Varanasi

Calcutta  /  Published 03.05.21

How Covid changed counting process

From a counting centre at Bidhannagar College, a polling official recounted how different Sunday’s proceedings were compared to pre-Covid times. The Telegraph spoke to Bidyut Pal, a pollin...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


North East  /  Published 03.04.19

Through icy winds, trek for democracy

The teams will start two days ahead of polling day, trudge through snow and battle icy winds to help 35 voters in the remotest polling station of Arunachal Pradesh cast their valuable votes.It is inde...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.11.18

Star midfielder Michael Soosairaj's footwork wins votes

Who’s our man with the magic feet? Jamshedpur FC supporters across India voted star midfielder Michael Soosairaj, 24, as the fans’ player of the month, thanks to his two vital goals against FC Goa...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 28.11.18

Bru voters make Mizoram polls a success

Thousands of Bru voters from Tripura exercised their right to franchise at Kanhmun village in Mamit district on the Mizoram-Tripura border amid tight security along with rest of the state on Wednesday...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 08.12.18

10 districts vote in Assam rural polls today

Over 64 lakh voters will decide the fate of 35,056 candidates in the second phase of panchayat elections in Assam on Sunday.Of 35,056 candidates, 169 are contesting as zila parishad members, 895 for a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 30.04.19

In line for Adhir after son loss

A Behrampore homemaker went back to vote for Adhir Chowdhury as her son lay lifeless in hospital, hours after long poll queues had forced her to return home where she had found the young man hanging f...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore


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