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WB Panchayat poll: TMC wins 2,467 seats; BJP, CPI(M) distant 2nd, 3rd

The BJP and the CPI(M) won 386 and 94 gram panchayat seats respectively, the State Election Commission officials said.

17 May 2018 3:45 PM

WB Panchayat results: TMC leading, party workers clash in Birbhum

The booths, where re-polling took place, include 63 in Murshidabad, 52 in Coochbehar, 28 in West Midnapore and 10 in Hooghly among others.

17 May 2018 9:02 AM

68 pc turnout in WB panchayat repolls, voting more or less peaceful: Official

The repolls were held following reports of widespread violence during panchayat polls on May 15 which had claimed at least 12 lives.

16 May 2018 8:50 PM

WB panchayat polls: Re-polling underway in 568 booths, violence reported

This happened as a result of people's agitation when the re-polling started late in booth number 36/37.

16 May 2018 9:52 AM

Calcutta HC refuses to interfere, makes scathing observations on SEC

The bench said that it is expected that the SEC shall redeem itself by taking a note of the observations made in its order as a wake-up call.

05 May 2018 2:38 AM


TMC wins several seats uncontested

The SEC released the list after the last day for withdrawal of candidature — April 28.

30 Apr 2018 1:28 AM

Panchayat polls rescheduled to May 14

Asked why the SEC scheduled a single-phase polling, Mr Shandilya said there are many reasons, including the month of Ramzan.

27 Apr 2018 1:44 AM

SEC meet on fresh poll dates inconclusive

Another meeting on the issue is likely to be held on Wednesday.

25 Apr 2018 2:08 AM

Ahead of Karnataka polls, Rs 22 cr illegal cash, liquor seized

Other items like 17 silk sarees worth Rs 23,000 and 168 sarees worth Rs 4,00,000 has also been seized in the last 24 hours.

24 Apr 2018 10:22 AM

SC refuses to intervene with West Bengal panchayat polls

The top court, however, granted liberty to all candidates to approach the West Bengal State Election Commission for appropriate relief.

09 Apr 2018 11:56 AM


BJP protests over continuing violence

During the demonstration, BJP activists were carrying placards against the state government condemning the violence.

07 Apr 2018 6:56 AM

EC seizes Rs 11 lakh from tempo in poll-bound Mira-Bhayandar

The Mira Bhayandar municipal corporation (MBMC) elections is scheduled on August 20.

31 Jul 2017 1:34 AM

MCD polls held in transparent manner: Delhi Election Commission

The BJP retained its turf with an impressive 181 wards, while AAP and Congress had to content with 48 and 30 wards.

27 Apr 2017 10:41 AM

Charges might be framed against Rahul Gandhi on July 28

On Friday, the court had given a copy of Rahul Gandhi’s speech to both the parties involved in the defamation case.

22 Apr 2017 3:49 AM

Maharashtra civic elections: SEC extends polling time for 3 hours

Voters can exercise their franchise for Latur, Chandrapur and Parbhani corporations between 7.30 am and 6.30 pm on Wednesday, said SEC.

18 Apr 2017 2:37 PM


Sensing internal sabotage, BJP brass on its toes

The BJP cannot contest elections in six wards after the State Election Commission rejected the nomination of its candidates in these wards.

08 Apr 2017 12:45 AM

In fresh jolt, SEC rejects two more BJP candidates

The Delhi BJP has also lodged a complaint with lieuten-ant-governor Anil Baijal over the rejection of its candidates by the poll body.

07 Apr 2017 1:15 AM

Delhi poll panel opposes Swaraj India's symbol plea

The poll panel's submission was made before Justice Hima Kohli, who listed the matter for hearing on Tuesday.

20 Mar 2017 7:47 PM

Parties form panel to look into ‘EVM fraud’, missing voters

Political parties came together in Nashik and formed an apex committee to handle the issue.

01 Mar 2017 1:26 AM

AAP seeks repoll in Mumbai suburbs as voters' names go missing

Some of the suburbs, where maximum number of voters faced this difficulty were Mankhurd, Bandra, Parel, Sewree and Dadar.

23 Feb 2017 10:39 AM