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.
Guwahati/UNI: The Election Commission(EC) has ordered a re-poll in 4 polling booths in three constituencies of Assam.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kolkata/UNI: The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Thursday ruled out Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee contesting from another seat.
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.