India  /  Published 10.10.21

Alert on remote electronic voting plan of EC

A former chief election commissioner and an ex-returning officer who had flagged the “vulnerability” of electronic voting machines to tampering have opposed a purported proposal for remote...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.08.21

Ballot box dusted, hill poll hope brightens

The Darjeeling district administration has cleaned ballot boxes that were lying unused in a store room for decades, a move which has created excitement among political parties because panchayat electi...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.21

Bengal: EVM scan in bypoll zones

The Election Commission on Friday issued a notification for a bypoll to a vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Bengal on August 9. The bypoll was necessitated by the resignation of Dinesh Trivedi. The term of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 02.07.21

Sebi note on superior voting rights

Markets regulator Sebi on Thursday floated a consultation paper on certain aspects of the Superior Voting Rights Share (SR share) Framework, including net worth requirements of SR shareholders.  ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 29.04.21

EVM: Everyone Vies for Machine

Many were also seen laying out newspapers and having lunch huddled in groups. Some others had tucked their masks into their pockets to have lunch or tea and biscuits. No facilities to conduct tempera...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.21

Kin’s Covid tag stirs election pot

Political parties in parts of Bengal have started lodging complaints against rivals with Covid-positive kin in a bid to keep them off poll activities ahead of the final phase. In Birbhum, the BJP lod...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Culture  /  Published 25.04.21

Bhot is the matter

Which Indian bird is the earliest riser among avians? Is it the rooster? The crow? Or the mynah? The answer is NOTA. None Of The Above. Decades ago, to my young eyes, India’s early bird, metap...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.21

Outsiders take boat rides to booth

“Our lives are beholden to the Border Security Force outpost, really,” he said pointing to his right just as a BSF jawan got off his outpost to adjust the octogenarian’s mask for a t...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Bongaon

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.21

Covid shadow on urban voters

By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 19.04.21

An election unlike any other

By Sudipta Bhattacharjee


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