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Huge turnout in largely peaceful fifth phase polling in Bengal

Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Though there were some stray incidents but the state recorded huge polling in the fifth phase of the election. The...

Rahul Gandhi suspends all his political rallies in Bengal

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Amid massive Covid surge in the country, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has suspended all his political rallies in West...

Trinamool proposes to club last 3 phases of Bengal polls

Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) A day before the all-party meeting convened by state Chief Electoral Officer Ariz Aftab on maintaining the Covid protocols during...

Jaleel’s resignation shows all’s not well in Kerala CPI-M

Thiruvananthapuram, April 14 (IANS) The unexpected resignation of Kerala Higher Education Minister K.T. Jaleel, often known as the blue eyed boy of Chief Minister...

Amid violence, high voter turnout in 4th phase polling

Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Despite violence and bloodbath in the fourth phase of the assembly polls after five people including four in the firing...

TN Congress candidate Madhav Rao passes away

Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Congress candidate Madhav Rao who had contested in the Srivilliputhur assembly constituency died of heart attack on Sunday morning. The 63-year...

After Rasgullas, Ladoos, it’s now Jalebis that spell trouble for Panchayat candidates

Unnao (Uttar Pradesh), April 11 (IANS) After 'rasgullas' in Amroha and 'laddoos' in Baghpat, it is now 'jalebis' and 'samosas' that have landed panchayat...

Vernacular campaigns heat up social media wars during Bengal polls

By Saibal Gupta Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) Amid Covid protocol and restrictions imposed on political rallies and campaigns the political parties particularly the BJP and...

Panchayat campigning ‘going to dogs’, literally

Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Campaigning in the Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections is going to dogs -- literally so. At least two candidates -- one in...

Highest force deployment for fourth phase of Bengal polls

Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) The Election Commission of India has decided to deploy 789 companies of Central forces -- the highest force concentration so...