Assam poll

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Assam: EC Calls For Re-Election At Four Booths After Violence, EVM Malfunction

The Election Commission has confirmed to conduct fresh polls at the four polling booths of Assam's Ratabari, Sonai and Haflong constituencies on April 20. Reportedly, the decision was taken after an EVM was retrieved from a BJP candidate’s wife's car in Ratabari, while a Haflong polling booth showed 171 votes, outnumbering 90 eligible voters. Moreover, three people got injured in a violence at the polling booth in Sonari constituency.


Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 07:05 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Assam, Assam Elections, polling booth, evm

Courtesy: The Print

EVMs found in Krishnendu Paul's car, Assam.

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EVM Spotted In Assam BJP Candidate's Car; Cong Warns Of Polls Boycott

Assam's Congress chief Ripun Bora has threatened to boycott the assembly elections after EVMs were allegedly spotted in Patharkandi's BJP candidate Krishnendu Paul's car. Tweeting a video showing a white SUV carrying the EVMs, Bora called it the "open loot and rigging of EVMs." Meanwhile, the Congress has demanded immediate action from the Election Commission. Priyanka Gandhi also tweeted about the same, accusing the BJP of usually being… read-more

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 - 11:21 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Assam Elections, evm, Ripun Bora, Election Boycott, Patharkandi, Krishnendu Paul

Courtesy: The Week


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TN: EC Replaces Photo Voter Slips With Voter Information Slips

Releasing guidelines for new voters, the Election Commission on March 4 ordered to replace the photo voter slip with voter information slip. Reportedly, the replacements will be done for the voters who enrolled at least five days before the April 6 Tamil Nadu assembly polls. The TN Chief Electoral Officer has ordered all the District Electoral officers for timely distribution of slip, which will carry information on polling stations, polling… read-more

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 08:41 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Assembly Elections, Bengal Elections, TN Elections, Assam Elections, Election commision

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Chirag Paswan

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LJP Eyes Expansion; Calls To Contest All Seats In Bengal, Assam

Chirag Paswan led Lok Janshakti Party has announced to contest the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal and Assam. LJP’s Secretary-General Abdul Khaliq said that the decision had been taken after party leaders met to conclude that party’s presence had to be cemented to voice for marginalised communities. Khaliq added, "The central leadership has taken this view and decided that the party will be contesting on all seats”.

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 06:32 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: LJP, West Bengal Election, Assam Elections, Chirag Paswan