Election Commission

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Assembly Polls: EC Orders FIR Against Victory Congregation In 5 States

The Election Commission on May 2 directed the Chief Secretaries of the states to file FIR in every case where there is a victory gathering after election results are declared. The EC also directed the authorities to suspend the police station in charge of the area where victory gatherings are reported. Due to COVID-19 outspread, the EC had earlier banned victory rallies and gatherings in all five states.

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 05:38 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Election Commission, Election Rallies, FIR, Assembly Elections 2021, COVID-19 outbreak

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Election Commission

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West Bengal Preps For Counting On May 2 With Heavy Force Deployment

West Bengal is all set for vote counting on May 2 with 108 counting centers in 23 districts. The Election Commission has deployed 256 companies of central forces while enforcing strict COVID-19 regulations. Moreover, three-tier security has been set in place at counting centers where polled electronic voting machines and VVPAT units are stored. Reportedly, at least 292 observers have been appointed at the counting centers.

Sat, 01 May 2021 - 05:35 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: West Bengal, Assembly Elections 2021, Vote Count, central forces

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Actor and BJP Candidate Khushbu Sundar

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TN Polls: BJP Candidate Booked For Campaigning Before Mosque

BJP candidate Khushbu Sundar of Thousand Lights constituency was booked for allegedly campaigning in front of a mosque on April 2. The case was filed at the Kodambakkam police station by an officer of an additional flying squad. The complaint was filed after she and her followers were found distributing pamphlets in front of a mosque without adequate permission from the authorities violating the model code of conduct.

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 04:23 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Tamil Nadu, TN Assembly Polls, Assembly Elections 2021, Elections

Courtesy: The Hindu

Yash Dasgupta joined BJP

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Bengali Actor Yash Dasgupta Joins BJP Ahead Of West Bengal Elections

Giving another jolt to the incumbent West Bengal government, actor Yash Dasgupta joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on February 17. With Dasgupta, several other members including Ashok Bhadra, Mallika Bandyopadhyay, Papia Adhikari, and Tramila Bhattacharya joined the party in the presence of state BJP chief Kailash Vijayvargiya and Mukul Roy in Kolkata. Receiving party membership, Yash said, "More youth should come into politics for the… read-more

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 06:30 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: BJP, West Bengal, Assembly Elections 2021, TMC

Courtesy: Times Now

A Arunachalam joined BJP

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Tamil Nadu: Kamal Haasan's MNM Party's Vice President Joins BJP

Supporting the Centre's farm laws, Makkal Needhi Maiam's (MNM) vice-president A Arunachalam joined the BJP on December 25. Arunachalam cited Kamal Haasan's refusal to support the farm laws as reason behind leaving the MNM. He said he could “no longer exist in a party which acts against the welfare of the farmers”. Arunachalam also expressed his happiness for joining the BJP on the birth anniversary of late former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Fri, 25 Dec 2020 - 12:23 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Kamal Haasan, Tamil Nadu, A Arunachalam, Assembly Elections 2021, BJP

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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Congress To Contest 2021 West Bengal Elections With Left Parties

West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has announced the party will join hands with the Left parties to face the upcoming assembly polls. Adhir said, "Today the Congress High command has formally approved the electoral alliance with the Left parties in the impending election". Moreover, he has accused the Trinamool Congress of opening doors to BJP in the state, citing their coalition in 1999 Lok Sabha Polls.

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 02:58 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Congress, CPI(M), West Bengal, Assembly Elections 2021

Courtesy: India TV News

BJP MP Soumitra Khan to divorce wife

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BJP MP Saumitra Khan To Divorce Wife For Joining TMC

West Bengal BJP MP Saumitra Khan has stated that he would be sending a 'divorce-notice' to wife Sujata Mondal Khan after she has joined Trinamool Congress on December 21. Apart from the divorce notice, Soumitra has discontinued his wife's car and house security. Sujata, while joining TMC, said, "Who guarantees that Saumitra Khan won’t join me in future?” Moreover, Sujata accused that the BJP did not respect women.

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 02:31 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: BJP, TMC, West Bengal, Assembly Elections 2021

Courtesy: India Today


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Political Parties In West Bengal Preparing For 2021 Assembly Elections

Ahead of the 2021 Assembly Polls in Bengal, the BJP targeting the Southern area of the state has started a 'door-to-door campaign'. The Mahila Morcha including the party workers on December 8 reached out to every household in South Kolkata with pamphlets mentioning all the reforms made by the Narendra Modi government. According to a BJP women frontline worker, the ruling party is not allowing the opposition to reach out to people and hence… read-more

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 11:55 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: BJP, TMC, West Bengal, Assembly Elections 2021

Courtesy: Brifly News

Mamata Banerjee

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Mamata Declares Series Of Grants In West Bengal Ahead Of Elections

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has announced several schemes for the state on December 3, including free tablets to higher secondary and Madrasa students. In addition to it, she has declared relief for government employees with a 3% dearness allowance. The CM has also reduced the price of RT-PCR tests Rs 1250 to Rs 950. Interestingly, the announcements were revealed just months ahead of the elections in West Bengal.

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 07:50 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal, Assembly Elections 2021, TMC

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Mamata Banerjee to address 600 rallies

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Mamata Banerjee To Hold 600 Rallies Under "Save Bengal From BJP" Slogan

Ahead of the West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has planned to conduct 600 rallies in the state, starting from November 22. The move aims to counter BJP's continued efforts to defeat the ruling party in the state. The rallies will bear the slogan of "Save Bengal from the BJP". The rallies will be followed by other campaigning programs in different languages of the region.

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 11:24 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: BJP, TMC, West Bengal, Assembly Elections, Assembly Elections 2021, Election Rallies

Courtesy: ABP news