A group of residents, mostly women, encircled Union minister of state Debasree Chaudhuri’s vehicle in Raiganj and sought explanations about CAA and National Register of Citizens (NRC)
Published on Jan 15, 2020 09:21 PM IST
The People’s Representative Act 1951, which governs how elections are conducted in India, does not expressly deal with foreign nationals campaigning for a party but visa rules forbid any foreign entity from participating in political activities in India.
Published on Apr 17, 2019 01:12 AM IST
Several Bangla film industry actors were present at the meeting and they later joined a roadshow, ABP Live reported. The channel added that the state BJP had complained to the poll officials against the actor from Bangladesh canvassing in West Bengal.
Updated on Apr 16, 2019 04:59 PM IST
Hindistan Times, | HT Correspondent
The 19-year-old student at King’s College in London has come with the mission to repeat history and also cast his first vote.
Updated on Apr 16, 2019 12:15 PM IST
Raiganj | Pramod Giri
In 2014, he won by a very thin margin of 1,634 votes from the Congress bastion of Raiganj that the country’s oldest party won 11 of the 15 Lok Sabha elections from 1952 to 2009.
Updated on Apr 02, 2019 01:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: The Congress party held Raiganj, one of the 42 parliamentary constituencies in West Bengal, for 13 Lok Sabha terms before the CPI(M) wrested the seat from it.
Updated on Apr 15, 2019 10:41 AM IST