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.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday served a show-cause notice to Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate in Kolkata Port assembly seat, Firhad (Bobby) Hakim, after the BJP had complained about a viral video where he was allegedly abusing the saffron party and Central paramilitary forces, officials said.
New Delhi/IBNS: A day after getting slammed by the Madras High Court, India's poll body on Tuesday banned all victory processions after the declaration of election results in four states and one union territory on May 2 over Covid-19 spike.
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid some stray incidents of violence, the seventh phase of West Bengal Assembly polls concluded on Monday with an overall voters' turnout of 75.06 per cent till 5 PM.
Chennai/IBNS: Slamming the poll body over its way of conducting elections in various parts of India, the Madras High Court on Monday held Election Commission of India (ECI) officers solely responsible for the Covid-19 second wave which has crippled the country.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) will move the Supreme Court against the Election Commission of India after the West Bengal assembly polls to ensure free and fair elections in the future, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said, according to media reports.
New Delhi/IBNS: In the wake of rapidly rising cases of Covid-19, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday slapped a ban on holding any kind of roadshow and cycle/bike/vehicle rally for the last two phases of West Bengal assembly elections with effect from 7 pm. tonight, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: Voting for the sixth phase of the high-voltage West Bengal Assembly Election concluded on Thursday with an overall 79 per cent turnout till 5 PM in four districts of the state.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday evening banned all types of roadshows and cycle/bike/vehicle rallies for the remaining two phases of West Bengal polls amid a massive spike in Covid cases across the county including the eastern state. The order will be in effect from 7 PM on Thursday.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday once again appealed to the poll body to club the remaining three phases of ongoing state elections to prevent the further spread of Covid-19.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday served a show-cause notice to Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Sujata Mondal over her 'disparaging' comments against the Schedule Caste community in an interview to a TV channel, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: India's poll body will on Friday meet 10 political parties participating in the high-octane assembly elections in West Bengal amid the spike in Covid-19 cases.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday imposed a 24-hour campaign ban on BJP's West Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh over his remarks on Sitalkuchi incident, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to club the remaining phases of polling dates and consider conducting them in one go.