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panchayat polls

Assam: BJP takes sizeable lead in panchayat polls

The Congress party, which was ruling majority of the panchayats was victorious in 455.

13 Dec 2018 2:25 AM

NC spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu quits, will contest civic polls from Srinagar

The National Conference, meanwhile, accepted Mattu's resignation from the basic membership of the party.

25 Sep 2018 5:09 PM

CM cautions TMC against infighting, complacency

CPI-M’s misrule during the Left party’s 34-year-long regime in the state.

22 Jun 2018 7:12 AM

From the killing fields of Purulia

The Trinamool Congress supporters however blamed the criminal gangs crossing over to the district from Jharkhand for the murder.

10 Jun 2018 12:43 AM

BJP to be ‘aggressive’ in Bengal

Has lost nearly 20 of its cadres to ‘political killing unleashed by TMC’.

04 Jun 2018 12:46 AM


TMC torturing BJP workers in Bengal, says Jharkhand CM

The BJP would replace the Trinamul Congress in the next Assembly election, he said.

24 May 2018 5:45 AM

Centre asks state to send another report on violence

More than a dozen people were killed in the violence during the local body elections.

17 May 2018 6:55 AM

68 per cent turnout in repolls, voting peaceful: Official

Several polling officials today blocked the Raiganj-Kaliaganj Road for around two-hours demanding a thorough probe into the death.

17 May 2018 6:51 AM

Pre-election violence claims 2 lives in Malda

In another incident, eight Congress workers was attacked by a group of Trinamul members following an altercation on Saturday night.

07 May 2018 1:44 AM

CM: Opposition parties trying to delay panchayat polls

At many places nominations have been filed already. The nominations were filed at the sub divisional offices also.

17 Apr 2018 2:10 AM


HC orders interim stay on order cancelling extension of WB nomination filing dates

Calcutta HC asked all concerned parties to file their affidavits while scheduling the matter for hearing on Wednesday.

10 Apr 2018 9:03 PM

Congress candidate for rural polls dies

The truck has been seized but the driver and the helper of the vehicle escaped, he said.

10 Apr 2018 2:31 AM

Panchayat elections: Fresh clashes in several districts

The SEC, who held a meeting with poll observers, instructed them to perform their duties without any fear and intimidation.

08 Apr 2018 2:03 AM

BJP protests over continuing violence

During the demonstration, BJP activists were carrying placards against the state government condemning the violence.

07 Apr 2018 6:56 AM

Will take panchayat poll fight to crematoriums: Dilip Ghosh

The rural polls would be held later in 2018, the dates of which are yet to be announced.

25 Feb 2018 5:07 PM


Mukul Roy eyes panchayat poll debut

The suspended TMC leader is in the national capital to submit his resignation next week from his Rajya Sabha seat.

08 Oct 2017 6:24 AM

Naveen Patnaik experiments with ideas to check BJP’s surge

Naveen Patnaik has been the CM of Odisha for three consecutive times.

14 May 2017 1:24 AM

Punjab mulls minimum education qualification for contesting Panchayat

The Haryana law, which made minimum qualification a parameter, had also laid down other conditions.

12 Apr 2017 9:59 AM

WB: BJP prepares 3-pronged strategy for Panchayat, Lok Sabha polls

According to BJP sources, the party is planning to revamp the organistion in districts and frontal organisations in the next few months.

16 Mar 2017 12:04 PM

Maoists release five poll officials in Odisha

The release of the poll officials has come a big relief to the state administration.

15 Jan 2017 1:33 AM