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Counting of Votes: BJP leads in UP, Punjab witnesses Cong Vs AAP close fight

Lucknow,Chandigarh: IBNS/UNI: Counting of votes for 690 Assembly constituencies across five states -- Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Goa and Punjab -- has begun. According to early trends, BJP is leading in UP so far while the Congress and AAP are in a close fight in Punjab as per early trends.

Assembly polls: ECI allows pad yatras, increases campaigning time

New Delhi/UNI: The Election Commission on Saturday allowed political parties to hold 'pad yatras' in the poll-bound states, and also increased the daily time for campaigning after reviewing the Covid situation.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Polls:" BJP releases 7th list of candidates

New Delhi/UNI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released its seventh list of candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, and announced 91 more names of candidates for the state.

Ban on election rallies extended till Jan 31

New Delhi/IBNS: The ban on rallies and roadshows for the state polls scheduled for next month has been extended to January 31 albeit some relaxations for the first two poll phases due on February 10 and 14.

ECI extends ban on public rallies in five poll-bound states till Jan 22

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Saturday extended a ban on  public rallies and roadshows in the five poll-bound states till Jan 22.

Mamata Banerjee moves Calcutta HC against her Nandigram defeat to Suvendu Adhikari in Bengal polls

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has filed a petition in the Calcutta High Court to challenge her defeat in the state Assembly elections from the Nandigram constituency against her once-close aide Suvendu Adhikari.

Assembly polls: TMC sweeping Bengal, DMK leading in TN, LDF in Kerala, NDA in Assam, NRC in Pondy

New Delhi/UNI: The Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, DMK-led Congress alliance in Tamil Nadu, BJP-led NDA in Assam, LDF in Kerala and N R Congress-led BJP alliance in Puducherry, are leading in more than half of the seats in their respective states as per the trends of counting of votes for Assembly elections on Sunday.

West Bengal to be freed from the TMC government on May 2: Yogi Adityanath 

Jalpaiguri/UNI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said West Bengal will be freed from the TMC government on May 2.

West Bengal Assembly Polls: PM Narendra Modi describes TMC as 'Taka Mar Company'

Sonarpur/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said people of Bengal has scripted the exit of 'Taka Mar Company' (TMC) from Nabanna.

Assembly polls: First Phase of voting underway in Assam, West Bengal

Kolkata/Guwahati: The first phase of Assembly polls in West Bengal and Assam is currently underway amid tight security measures and maintaining protocols due to rising COVID-19 cases in the country on Saturday.

Election Commission reviews poll preparedness for Assam assembly polls

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday reviewed poll preparedness for the General Elections to the Assam Legislative Assembly 2021.

West Bengal Assembly Polls: Trinamool Congress replaces Habibpur Assy candidate

Kolkata/UNI: Ahead of the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday decided to replace Sarala Murmu, its candidate for Habibpur assembly constituency in Malda district, with Pradeep Baskey.

Don't want to contest in assembly polls: Bengal's richest MLA Samir Chakraborty tells Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA from Bankura's Taldangra, Samir Chakraborty, on Thursday evening shared his unwillingness to contest in the forthcoming West Bengal assembly election.

Assam assembly polls in three phases starting from March 27

Guwahati/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday announced the assembly poll dates for Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry.

Amarinder Singh to lead Congress in 2022 Punjab polls: Party

Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) President Sunil Jakhar on Monday said Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh would lead the party in the 2022 assembly polls, as the people of the state had reposed their faith in his leadership with their landslide verdict in Congress’ favour in the recent civic polls.