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Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020

Bengal panchayat poll

May 17, 2018 14:51
The party was heading for control of over 80% of the West Bengal gram panchayats and 90% of the panchayat samitis. BJP was second, while the Left and Congress were pushed to the margins. read more
May 16, 2018 22:43
In many booths, armed policemen were posted to ensure fair polling. This was in sharp contrast to the election day when only two policemen – one of them armed and the other with a baton – were deployed for each booth. read more
May 15, 2018 07:23
While the panchayat election in 2003 gained infamy for the death toll, the 2018 polls set a record in the number of seats won without a contest. read more
May 12, 2018 22:52
Several incidents of violence have been reported ahead of the Bengal panchayat polls, to be held on May 14. read more
May 10, 2018 15:29
A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra took note of the fact that almost 17,000 candidates have won the West Bengal panchayat polls unopposed and directed the Bengal poll panel not to declare them as winners read more
May 10, 2018 11:49
Anticipating the SEC’s move, the state’s main opposition CPI(M) and BJP have filed a caveat before the top court saying that no ex-parte orders should be passed read more
May 08, 2018 15:18
Bengal panchayat polls: The CPI(M) has said the “seat sharing agreement” is to counter Trinamool Congress and has nothing to do with the Left party’s policy. read more
May 06, 2018 12:53
The BJP this time has more than 850 candidates from the minority community for the rural polls on May 14. read more
May 04, 2018 14:44
The petition by Congress has alleged inadequate security and sought quashing of the state election commission’s notification to hold the polls in a single phase on May 14. read more
May 04, 2018 12:46
Calcutta high court pulled up the state election commission for not conducting itself in a ‘manner that showed neutrality’. read more
Apr 26, 2018 18:35
West Bengal panchayat polls had to be deferred after opposition parties moved courts alleging violence and intimidation by the ruling Trinamool Congress during the nomination process. read more