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  • Assembly polls

    Assembly polls

    The ECI announced the election schedule at 6 pm. In West Bengal, where the BJP has positioned itself as the main opposition to the ruling Trinamool Congress, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has questioned the reasons for the ECI to hold the election in eight phases.

    February 28, 2021
  • Bengal braces for 8 phases of polling

    Bengal braces for 8 phases of polling

    Election Commission also announces Assembly election dates for Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry.

    February 27, 2021
  • I’ll be goalkeeper in Assembly Polls: Mamata blasts Modi

    I’ll be goalkeeper in Assembly Polls: Mamata blasts Modi

    In her address, the chief minister enumerated how the Modi led central government has failed in every sector and spiralled people into more hardships and torrid times and hence, she said, the BJP has lost its right to retain power.

    February 25, 2021
  • Siliguri Police seeks 8,500 security personnel for elections

    Siliguri Police seeks 8,500 security personnel for elections

    Police officers said such a number of the forces had been sought according to the requirement, the nature of critical booths and vulnerable polling stations under the SMP.

    February 23, 2021
  • 125 companies of CAPF to reach West Bengal by 25 Feb

    125 companies of CAPF to reach West Bengal by 25 Feb

    According to sources, 12 companies of central forces would reach the state tomorrow. Of which, five companies would be stationed in Birbhum and will conduct area domination in different parts of the district from Sunday.

    February 20, 2021
  • 125 companies of CAPF to reach state by 25 Feb

    125 companies of CAPF to reach state by 25 Feb

    The ministry of home affairs has made the deployment “for peaceful conduct of elections” and sent a directive in this regard to state home department and CEO office today.

    February 20, 2021
  • Rousing welcome in TN as Sasikala returns

    Rousing welcome in TN as Sasikala returns

    Jittery AIADMK ministers accuse Sasikala, nephew Dhinakaran of posing threat to law & order, file complaints with police

    February 9, 2021
  • ECI plans postal ballots for the elderly

    ECI plans postal ballots for the elderly

    During their visit to the district recently, the deputy commissioner of the Election Commission of India, Sudip Jain, and other ECI officials, held discussions with the District Magistrates and Superintendents of Police of four districts- -Malda, Murshidabad, North Dinajpur and South Dinajpur.

    December 27, 2020
  • Farmers now know Mamata trick: Adhir

    Farmers now know Mamata trick: Adhir

    "Common people could not cast their votes in the state in the last panchayat elections. TMC cadres captured booths and used the state police in their favour in all the districts. If fresh Assembly elections are held, it is a fact that the TMC government will fall," Mr Chowdhury said.

    December 8, 2020
  • Rumblings in TMC camp ahead of polls

    Rumblings in TMC camp ahead of polls

    Gulam Sarban and Gulam Hyder, the two brothers of minister of state for labour department and Trinamul Congress MLA of Goalpokhar in North Dinajpur, Gulam Rabbani, have defected from the TMC to the BJP, allegedly with around 4000 followers

    November 30, 2020
  • BJP’d form next govt in Punjab, claims Chugh

    BJP’d form next govt in Punjab, claims Chugh

    The CM had said on Saturday that the BJP was welcome to contest all 117 Assembly seats in the state though the party would not be able to win a single seat without an alliance partner.

    November 24, 2020
  • Bihar Elections: 33.1 % voting recorded till 1 pm

    Bihar Elections: 33.1 % voting recorded till 1 pm

    As per trends till 1 pm, the Election Commission has registered 33.1 percent votes in these districts with the maximum 40.16 percent reported from Lakhisarai followed by 38.08 percent in Nawada, and 34.76 per cent in Buxar.

    October 28, 2020
  • Premature celebration

    Premature celebration

    Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, runner-up for the coveted position, graciously proposed Palaniswamy’s name after wresting control of the party by constituting a 11-member steering committee to manage the party in which his supporters dominate.

    October 13, 2020
  • Actors, singers vie for tickets to contest polls in Bihar as Covid-19 hits film industry hard

    Actors, singers vie for tickets to contest polls in Bihar as Covid-19 hits film industry hard

    Left with no or just fewer job options, these actors have turned to politics to cash in upon their popularity and turn a new chapter in their life.

    October 7, 2020
  • Tathagatha returns

    Tathagatha returns

    While it is open to question whether Mr Roy is that leader, considering his less than spectacular record in fighting elections in the state, his erudition, scholastic record and professional background as an engineer of some repute, will definitely make him a contender.

    August 25, 2020
  • Ahead of assembly elections next year, BJP rejigs state unit in West Bengal

    Ahead of assembly elections next year, BJP rejigs state unit in West Bengal

    Several leaders who had switched from the Trinamool Congress and other parties in the last one year were accommodated in the committee.

    June 2, 2020
  • Delhi polls: Congress fields Romesh Sabharwal against CM Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi polls: Congress fields Romesh Sabharwal against CM Arvind Kejriwal

    Congress, which governed the city for three consecutive terms from 1998 to 2013, will for the first time contest the Delhi Assembly polls in alliance with another party.

    January 21, 2020