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EC requests Madras HC to restrain media from covering oral conversations

Chennai/IBNS: Days after it was rebuked over its handling of assembly elections amid Covid-19, India's poll body on Friday requested the Madras High Court to restrain media from covering oral conversations in the courtroom, media reports said.

Negative Covid report or two vaccine jabs compulsory for candidates to enter vote counting centres : EC

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India has made negative Covdi-19 test or two doses of coronavirus vaccine compulsory for the candidates and their agents who want to enter the vote counting halls in Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and Puducherry.

Will attend oath-taking ceremony of BJP government in Bengal: PM Modi 

Sonarpur: PM Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed confidence when he said his Bharatiya Janata Party will form the government in West Bengal after winning the assembly polls and he will attend the oath-taking ceremony of the new CM.

Mithun Chakraborty in Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground, to share stage with PM Modi

Kolkata/IBNS: Actor Mithun Chakraborty on Sunday reached Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground to share the stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-organised mega rally.

Assam polls: BJP denies tickets to 11 sitting MLAs, Sarbananda Sonowal to contest from Majuli

Guwahati/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released its 70-candidate list out of 126 assembly seats in the eastern state of Assam for the upcoming elections.

Shiv Sena to not contest Bengal polls, extends support to Mamata Banerjee's TMC

Kolkata/UNI: The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal has welcomed Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray's decision to back out from the poll and extend his support to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the 294-seat elections.

Mamata Banerjee slams EC’s announcement of 8-phase Bengal polls, BJP welcomes decision

Kolkata/IBNS: As the Election Commission (EC) on Friday announced the dates for Assembly polls to be held in four states including West Bengal and a Union territory starting March 27, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee slammed the poll body for scheduling an eight-phase election process in her state.

Amit Shah, JP Nadda to visit Bengal every month to oversee party organisation: Dilip Ghosh

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh, who went to New Delhi on Wednesday to attend Standing Committee (Home Affairs) meeting, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah and party national president J P Nadda will visit the state every month to oversee the party organisation ahead of the coming Assembly elections.

Bihar Assembly polls witness 52 per cent voters' turnout in second phase

Patna/UNI: An estimated 52.11 per cent of the total 2,86,11,164 electorate exercised their franchise in 94 constituencies during second of three-phased Bihar Assembly Elections, sealing fates of 1,463 candidates including the CM candidate of Grand Alliance Tejashwi Prasad Yadav.

SP will win 351 seats in UP Assembly polls in 2022: Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow/UNI: Predicting a landslide victory of Samajwadi Party in the next Assembly elections, party national president Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said the party will win at least 351 seats because people are fed up with the 'mis-rule' of BJP government.

Mamata Banerjee congratulates Arvind Kejriwal as AAP set to win Delhi polls

New Delhi/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee congratulated his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is set for a landslide victory in Delhi assembly elections.

AAP to form govt for third time in Delhi: Exit Polls

New Delhi/IBNS: Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is set for a hattrick with the party likely to form government in Delhi again by bagging around 56 of 70 assembly seats, NDTV's Exit Polls claimed.

LJP planning to contest 119 assembly seats in Bihar

Patna/UNI: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), an ally of National Democratic Alliance (NDA), is preparing to contest 119 assembly seats in the assembly elections of Bihar.

Amit Shah attacks AAP for breaking promises, pledges development for Delhi

New Delhi/UNI: Election campaign for fast approaching Delhi assembly picked up on Thursday with BJP organising a series of rallies and roadside meetings.

Modi thanks Maharashtra for 'blessing' NDA, vows to work in Haryana with same zeal

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday thanked the people Maharashtra for supporting the NDA to form government again and accepted people's mandate in Haryana, which is going for a hung assembly.