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West Bengal Panchayat elections

NHRC notice to WB govt over Dalit BJP youth worker's killing in Purulia

The commission in a statement observed that the content of news report, if true, amounts to gross violation of human rights of the victim.

02 Jun 2018 10:06 AM

WB Panchayat poll: TMC wins 2,467 seats; BJP, CPI(M) distant 2nd, 3rd

The BJP and the CPI(M) won 386 and 94 gram panchayat seats respectively, the State Election Commission officials said.

17 May 2018 3:45 PM

WB Panchayat results: TMC leading, party workers clash in Birbhum

The booths, where re-polling took place, include 63 in Murshidabad, 52 in Coochbehar, 28 in West Midnapore and 10 in Hooghly among others.

17 May 2018 9:02 AM

WB Panchayat polls to be held on May 14, as per schedule: Supreme Court

Supreme Court has asked the State Election Commission and the West Bengal government to ensure free and fair polls.

10 May 2018 3:52 PM

Calcutta HC doubts adequacy of security arrangements

CPI (M) lawyer Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharyya vehemently opposed the security arrangements.

09 May 2018 1:54 AM


Calcutta HC allows nomination filing through e-mail in rural polls

Hearing both sides, the division bench ordered the WBSEC to accept the CPI (M) candidates’ nominations.

09 May 2018 1:54 AM

Calcutta HC refuses to interfere, makes scathing observations on SEC

The bench said that it is expected that the SEC shall redeem itself by taking a note of the observations made in its order as a wake-up call.

05 May 2018 2:38 AM

Calcutta HC refuses to interfere in WB panchayat poll; raps SEC

The division bench said the SEC had floundered in upholding its constitutional obligations and asked to conduct itself in a neutral manner.

04 May 2018 2:08 PM

May 14 date for Bengal rural polls not final: Calcutta HC

The court said that May 14 can be considered as a tentative date only.

02 May 2018 2:24 AM

Somnath worried over rural polls security

Ex-Speaker says police does not have strength to cover state in a day poll.

30 Apr 2018 1:30 AM


Calcutta HC seeks details on security for May 14 panchayat polls

Petitioner raises concern over threat to personnel at booths.

28 Apr 2018 2:00 AM

Panchayat polls rescheduled to May 14

Asked why the SEC scheduled a single-phase polling, Mr Shandilya said there are many reasons, including the month of Ramzan.

27 Apr 2018 1:44 AM

Opposition MLAs, MPs come under attack

Three district Congress female leaders were also injured.

24 Apr 2018 1:18 AM

Calcutta HC refuses TMC plea to reverse stay order on Bengal Panchayat polls

A division bench also instructed the single bench to fast-track the hearing in the case.

16 Apr 2018 7:14 PM