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Breaking News: ECI bans Mamata Banerjee from campaigning for 24 hours

Election Commission of India has imposed a ban of 24 hours on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from campaigning in any manner from 8 pm of April 12 till 8 pm of April 13.

Assam: EC orders re-polling in 3 constituencies

Guwahati/UNI: The Election Commission(EC) has ordered a re-poll in 4 polling booths in three constituencies of Assam.

Bengal: EC slaps notice on Mamata over 'gherao CRPF' remark, seeks explanation by Apr 10

New Delhi/IBNS: A day before the fourth phase of West Bengal assembly polls, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday served a notice to West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee over her 'gherao the CRPF' remark, officials said on Friday.

Bengal polls: EC serves notice to Suvendu Adhikari for delivering hate speech

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday issued a show-cause notice against BJP candidate in Nandigram, Suvendu Adhikari, for violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by delivering 'hate speech' during a public meeting in his assembly constituency on Apr 29, officials said.

Mamata responds to EC show cause notice, stands by her call to Muslims to vote unitedly

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday stood by her call to Muslims to vote unitedly, in a reaction to the Election Commission (EC)'s show cause notice.

ECI seeks report over Mamata Banerjee's call to 'gherao CRPF' amid Bengal polls

Kolkata/IBNS: Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, during an election campaign in Cooch Behar, had directed the women supporters of her Trinamool Congress (TMC) party to gherao the Central paramilitary forces on election duty if they create nuisance and obstruct voters on the poll day, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday late evening sought a report from the district administration regarding the matter.

Bengal polls: ECI serves notice to Mamata for 'openly demanding votes on communal ground', seeks her explanation within 48 hours

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday slapped a notice on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over an alleged violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in her speech during a poll campaign where she had urged the minority community to vote for her party, officials said.

Polling across 4 states, one UT concludes with high turnout, Bengal sees sporadic incidents of violence

New Delhi/IBNS: Polling across 475 assembly constituencies in four states and one union territory of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Assam and West Bengal were conducted on Tuesday amid high vigil and live monitoring as well as webcasting of more than 50 pct booths.

Factually incorrect, devoid of substance: Election Commission rubbishes Mamata's allegations of voter intimidation at Nandigram booth

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Dismissing Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee's allegations of voter intimidation at a polling booth in Nandigram's Boyal, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday stated that the West Bengal Chief Minister's hand-written complaint was factually incorrect and devoid of substance.

Election Commission removes 3 senoir police officials ahead of 3rd phase of Bengal polls on Apr 6

Kolkata/UNI: Ahead of the 3rd phase of polling on April 6, the Election Commission has removed three senior police officers (IPS), including one from Diamond Harbour in South 24 Parganas with immediate effect and they have been barred from doing any poll related duty.

EC to probe Mamata Banerjee's conduct at Nandigram polling booth

Kolkata/IBNS: The Election Commission on Sunday said it will probe the complaint against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's conduct at a polling booth in Nandigram last week during the second phase of voting.

BJP files complaint with EC against Mamata for making 'provocative, communal' speech and 'promoting bribery'

Kolkata/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has filed a complaint with the Election Commission against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for allegedly violating the model code of conduct while campaigning for the West Bengal elections.

Amid tension between TMC-BJP workers in Nandigram, Bengal sees voters' turnout of 82.78 pct in 2nd phase

Kolkata/IBNS: Polling in 30 seats of West Bengal including the high-voltage Nandigram, which saw a prestige fight between state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her former aide Suvendu Adhikari, concluded on Thursday evening with an overall voters' turnout of 80.43 pct till 5:30 PM.

Trinamool Congress rules out Mamata Banerjee contesting from another seat

Kolkata/UNI: The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Thursday ruled out Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee contesting from another seat.

Nearly 80 pc voting recorded in the first phase West Bengal Assembly polls

Kolkata/UNI: Barring a few sporadic incidents, the first of the eight-phase West Bengal Assembly election passed off peacefully with 80 per cent electorate exercising their franchise on Saturday, an Election Commission (EC) official here said.