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BJP to hold small public meeting in the remaining phase of West Bengal Polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
Concerned with the rising case of Covid, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday decided not to hold big rallies in poll bound West Bengal.... read..
 

West Bengal polls: Campaign ends ahead of Phase-VI

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 20, 2021 12:44:10 AM IST
After high-pitched rallies and roadshows, the campaign ended for the sixth phase of West Bengal assembly polls on Monday.... read..
 

West Bengal polls: Campaigning ends ahead of Phase-VI

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 20, 2021 1:13:59 AM IST
After high-pitched rallies and roadshows, campaigning ended for the sixth phase of West Bengal assembly polls on Monday.... read..
 

BJP MLA asks Yogi to defer panchayat polls

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
BJP MLA from Banda, Prakash Dwiwedi, has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, asking him to immediately stop the ongoing panchayat elections.... read..
 

K'taka contemplates to postpone Zilla Panchayat and Taluk Panchayat polls

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
Amid the pandemic's rising second wave, Karnataka is contemplating postponing elections the to zilla panchayats (ZPs) and taluk panchayats (TPs).... read..
 

West Bengal polls: EC transfers 4 IPS officers ahead of sixth phase

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 19, 2021 6:44:09 PM IST
Ahead of the sixth phase of the West Bengal assembly polls, the Election Commission on Monday transferred four IPS officers in the state to non-election-related posts.... read..
 

BJP to use LED screens, restrict size of gatherings for PM Modi's rallies in 7th phase of Bengal polls

By Pragya Kaushika

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 19, 2021 5:44:19 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public rallies, which are scheduled on April 23 in poll-bound West Bengal, will be restricted to 500 people as against "jan sailaab" that characterises most of the rallies addressed by him.... read..
 

10.10 pc voting recorded till 9 am in UP Panchayat polls

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | April 19, 2021 12:44:15 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh witnesses 10.10 per cent voters turnout till 9 am on Monday in the second phase of the Panchayat elections.... read..
 

Polling begins for second phase of UP panchayat polls

Lucknow |Monday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
Voting for the second phase of Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections began on Monday with more than 3.48 lakh candidates in the fray for over 2.23 lakh posts across 20 districts.... read..
 

UP Panchayat polls: Large number of people turn out to cast their votes in Lucknow

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | April 19, 2021 10:14:07 AM IST
A large number of people turned out at polling booths to cast their votes in Lucknow for the second phase of Uttar Pradesh Panchayat polls on Monday.... read..
 

Syrian Prez polls to be held in May: Parliament

Damascus |Monday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
The Syrian presidential elections will be held in May, seven years after the last polls took place in the war-torn country, the country's Parliament announced.... read..
 

WB polls: Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Mamata not to campaign in Kolkata anymore

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 19, 2021 2:43:52 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will discontinue her campaigns in Kolkata for the remaining three phases of the ongoing assembly polls in the state amidst an alarming increase in COVID-19 cases.... read..
 

Bengal polls: Shadow of COVID looms over last leg of campaigning in Purbasthali Uttar

By Pragya Kaushika

Purba Bardhaman (West Bengal) | April 19, 2021 7:43:59 PM IST
The spike in the COVID-19 cases has changed the way of campaign in Purbasthali Uttar constituency in Purba Bardhaman which will go the polls in the sixth phase of Bengal polls on April 22. The crowd is thin, shrill speeches have been replaced by the part... read..
 

Modest voter turnout in K'taka by-polls (Ld)

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST
The by-polls to the three seats - one Lok Sabha and two Assembly constituencies - in Karnataka was peaceful on Saturday with a modest voter turnout amid the Covid-19 scare.... read..
 

Over dozen leaders test Covid positive amid K'taka bypolls

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Two days after the public campaign for bypolls to three seats in Karnataka came to an end, nearly dozen political leaders including Janata Dal (S) strongman H D Kumaraswamy and his son Nikhil Kumaraswamy have tested Covid positive on Saturday and most of ... read..
 

Plea in SC seeking guidelines for COVID-19 norms adherence in Kumbh, assembly polls

New Delhi | April 18, 2021 3:13:59 AM IST
A petition has been filed on Saturday before the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Union of India (UOI) and other authorities to initiate necessary guidelines and effective steps ensuring adherence to COVID-19 guidelines in the ongoing assembly elec... read..
 

Bengal polls: Shah holds massive roadshow in Nadia

Nadia (West Bengal) | April 18, 2021 4:13:59 PM IST
The roadshow held by Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Nakashipara witnessed a huge crowd on Sunday.... read..
 

PM Modi urges people to vote in large numbers in fifth phase of West Bengal polls

New Delhi | April 17, 2021 8:13:53 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to vote in large numbers in the fifth phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections on Saturday.... read..
 

West Bengal Phase-V polls: BJP agent dies inside polling booth in Kamarhati, EC seeks report

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | April 17, 2021 11:13:58 AM IST
A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) polling agent died inside a booth in Kamarhati while voting was underway for the fifth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls on Saturday.... read..
 

K'taka: Newly-wed couple casts vote in Belgaum parliamentary by-polls as first duty post-marriage

Belgaum (Karnataka) | April 17, 2021 5:44:05 PM IST
A newly-wed couple from the Bijgarni village in Karnataka's Belgaum exercised their right to vote in the ongoing by-elections for the Belgaum Lok Sabha seat as the first duty post-marriage.... read..
 

West Bengal polls: 69.40 pc voter turnout till 3.30 pm in Phase-V

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 17, 2021 4:14:05 PM IST
West Bengal recorded a voter turnout of 69.40 per cent till 3.30 pm across 45 constituencies in six districts during the fifth phase of the state Assembly polls, according to the Election Commission (EC).... read..
 

By-polls to three seats in Karnataka begin amid Covid scare

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
Amid exponential spurt in Covid cases, by-polls for a Lok Sabha seat in Belgaum and two assembly constituencies of Basavakalyan and Maski, are underway in Karnataka on Saturday.... read..
 

West Bengal polls: 54.67 pc voter turnout till 1.30 pm in Phase-V

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 17, 2021 2:14:02 PM IST
West Bengal recorded a voter turnout of 54.67 per cent till 1.30 pm across 45 constituencies in six districts during the fifth phase of the state Assembly polls, according to the Election Commission (EC).... read..
 

Assam polls: Congress candidates to stay together for 2-3 days, says Jitendra Alwar

Guwahati (Assam) | April 17, 2021 7:44:03 PM IST
Ahead of the Assam Assembly election results, Congress-led Mahajot is shifting its candidates to a hotel in Guwahati as a precautionary measure against attempts of poaching.... read..
 

West Bengal: Voter turnout for phase V polls reaches 78.36 pc at 5:30 pm

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 17, 2021 6:13:56 PM IST
The fifth phase of the high-stakes West Bengal Assembly elections recorded a voter turnout of 78.36 per cent till 5:30 pm as polling is still underway.... read..
 

30% polling in Gujarat's Morva-Hadaf by-polls till 2 p.m.

Gandhinagar |Saturday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
As voting continues in the Morva-Hadaf Assembly constituency by-polls in Panchmahals district, around a 30 per cent voter turnout was reported till 2 p.m. The by-poll is witnessing a three-way fight between the BJP, the Congress and an Independent for the... read..
 

Bengal polls: Central forces allegedly open fire in Deganga constituency, vandalise polling booth

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | April 17, 2021 7:13:54 PM IST
During the fifth phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections on Saturday, central forces allegedly opened fire in polling station number 215 in the Deganga constituency in North 24 Parganas.... read..
 

On eve of Rajasthan bypolls, Pilot unfazed on being 'sidelined'

Jaipur |Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
As Rajasthan goes to the by-polls for three seats on Saturday, the absence of former deputy CM of Rajasthan and PCC president Sachin Pilot from campaigning in the desert state has become a much-talked about issue here as the Congress government pooled in ... read..
 

Bengal polls: What did BJP do for Gorkha community? asks Bimal Gurung

Darjeeling (West Bengal) | April 17, 2021 12:13:55 PM IST
As polling got underway in North Bengal on Saturday, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Bimal Gurung asked the BJP what has the party done for the Gorkha community.... read..
 

West Bengal : Voting begins across 45 constituencies in fifth phase polls

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 17, 2021 7:13:51 AM IST
Voting for 45 constituencies in West Bengal's fifth phase Assembly elections began at 7 am to decide the fate of 342 candidates on Saturday amid tight security.... read..
 

High stakes for BJP, Congress in Karnataka by-polls

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress have high stakes in Karnataka's by-elections in one Lok Sabha and two Assembly seats on Saturday amid the Covid-19 scare in the state.... read..
 

West Bengal polls: 36.02 pc voter turnout till 11.30 am in Phase-V

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 17, 2021 12:13:54 PM IST
West Bengal recorded a voter turnout of 36.02 per cent till 11.30 am across 45 constituencies in six districts during the fifth phase of the state Assembly polls, according to the Election Commission (EC).... read..
 

Bengal phase V polls: Another round of 'Khela' begins today amid COVID-19 scare

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 17, 2021 5:13:54 AM IST
Amid the nationwide surge in COVID-19 cases, the next round of 'Khela' will begin in West Bengal as 45 seats will go to polls on Saturday in phase five of the multi-phased election.... read..
 

West Bengal polls: 16.15 pc voter turnout till 9.30 am in Phase-V

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 17, 2021 10:14:02 AM IST
West Bengal recorded a voter turnout of 16.15 per cent till 9.30 am across 45 constituencies in six districts during the fifth phase of the state assembly polls, according to the Election Commission (EC).... read..
 

Trinamool proposes to club last 3 phases of Bengal polls

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
A day before the all-party meeting convened by state Chief Electoral Officer Ariz Aftab on maintaining the Covid protocols during the ongoing Assembly elections in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress on Thursday proposed to club the last three phases of p... read..
 

Mohabbat TMC se hoti hai, BJP se nahi: Mamata Banerjee ahead of phase V polls

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | April 16, 2021 6:43:59 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday once again targeted opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), alleging that they employ goons who fire on anyone if he or she tries to raise a voice.... read..
 

EU urges Israel not to obstruct Palestinian polls

Ramallah |Friday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
The European Union (EU) has urged Israel not to obstruct the upcoming Palestinian elections.... read..
 

EC should urgently hold all-party meeting to decide on Bengal polls: Yechury

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
Worried over a sudden surge in Covid-19 cases in West Bengal, the CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Friday that the Election Commission of India (ECI) should immediately call an all-party meeting to deal with the remaining phases of polls in... read..
 

WB polls: Amit Shah claims BJP's victory on 93 seats in first 4 phases

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | April 16, 2021 8:44:02 PM IST
Ahead of the fifth phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win over 93 seats out of 135 seats which went to polls in the first four phases.... read..
 

Putin confidants advanced Russia's campaign to undermine US Prez polls (IANS Special Part III)

Moscow |Friday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
While imposing the latest sanctions, the US Treasury Department said that private and public sector corruption facilitated by Russian President Vladimir Putin has enriched his network of confidants, who used their illicit business connections to advance M... read..
 

West Bengal registers 6,910 new COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths ahead of phase V polls

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 16, 2021 10:14:03 PM IST
Ahead of the fifth phase of the assembly elections in the state, West Bengal reported 6,910 new COVID-19 cases and 26 deaths in the last 24 hours.... read..
 

LDF announces candidates for Rajya Sabha polls

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | April 16, 2021 10:14:04 PM IST
The Left Democratic Front (LDF) has selected John Brittas, former media advisor of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and CPI(M) state committee member V Sivadasan to contest as CPI(M) candidates in the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls to be held on April 3... read..
 

BJP eyes 25 lakh Gurkhas in next phase of polls in Bengal

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which won seven of the eight Lok Sabha seats in north Bengal in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, is once again trying to woo 25 lakh Gurkhas in the region. The party, this time in the assembly elections, aims to get the uppe... read..
 

Sporting PPE kits, group of people launch COVID-19 awareness campaign in Siliguri ahead of phase V polls

Siliguri (West Bengal) | April 16, 2021 11:44:08 PM IST
Amid a record surge of COVID-19 infections across the country, a group of people, constituting mostly e-rickshaw drivers, launched an awareness campaign on Friday in West Bengal's Siliguri ahead of the fifth phase of state assembly elections.... read..
 

UP BJP expels 11 for 'indiscipline' in Panchayat polls

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has expelled 11 party workers, including former cabinet minister Ramvir Upadhyaya's son Chirag Upadhyaya, for "indiscipline" and supporting opposition candidates in the Panchayat polls.... read..
 

Bengal polls: BJP-RSS deliberate on alternatives to rallies, roadshows in wake of surge in COVID cases

By Pragya Kaushika

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 16, 2021 3:43:54 PM IST
Considering the gravity of COVID-19 situation across the country, a section of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) functionaries are looking at various alternatives to traditional campaigning for the remaining... read..
 

West Bengal polls: 'Khela' from hills to plains in Phase-V

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 16, 2021 3:44:00 PM IST
From hills to plains, West Bengal plugs in for the next bout of 'Khela' of power as the fifth phase of state Assembly polls will be held on Saturday.... read..
 

WB polls: EC curtails campaign timings, extends silence period to 72 hours for remaining phases

Kolkata (West Bengal) | April 16, 2021 7:43:54 PM IST
Amid a record spike in COVID-19 cases in the country, the Election Commission (EC) has decided to curtail the timings of campaigns for the remaining phases and extended the silence period to 72 hours for each of the phases.... read..
 

EC deploys 853 companies of central forces in 5th phase of Bengal polls

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Taking a lesson from the fourth phase, the Election Commission of India has decided to deploy 853 companies of central forces for the fifth phase when 45 constituencies spread across six districts will go for the polls on April 17. This will be the highes... read..
 

ECI denies plans to club remaining phases of Bengal polls amid rising COVID-19 cases

New Delhi | April 15, 2021 6:14:15 PM IST
There are no plans to club the remaining phases of the West Bengal Assembly elections together, the Election Commission of India (ECI) clarified on Thursday, amid speculations in light of the alarming rise in COVID-19 cases across the country.... read..
 

WB polls: COVID positive Cong candidate dies at Kolkata hospital

Murshidabad (West Bengal) | April 15, 2021 1:14:00 PM IST
Reaul Haque, the Congress candidate from Samsherganj Assembly Constituency in Murshidabad district of poll-bound West Bengal, succumbed to COVID-19 in the early hours of Thursday, sources close to the party said.... read..
 
 
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