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90% polling recorded in Tripura panchayat election

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 19:08

Elections for the three-tier panchayat system in Tripura passed off peacefully on Tuesday with around 90 per cent of the voters exercising their franchise.

Tripura panchayat election on July 15

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 15:07

With 50 per cent seat reservations for women, elections for the three-tier gram panchayats in Tripura will be held on July 15, a senior official said Friday.

Mamata ignores TMC leader who made controversial remarks

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 21:05

Annoyed at Birbhum chief Anubrata Mandal inciting party-men to attack police and set ablaze houses of independents, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee ignored his presence at panchayat election rally.

WB poll panel calls all-party meet on Tuesday

Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 19:23

After Supreme Court order rescheduled dates of the panchayat elections in West Bengal and directed that it be held in 5 phases, State Election on Saturday called an all-party meeting on July 4.

Panchayat polls possible if SC gives direction on Friday: Subrata

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 16:51

Panchayat polls in West Bengal, to begin from July 2 was possible if Supreme Court before which the matter was gave a direction on Friday, state panchayat minister Subrata Mukherjee said.

WB polls: Left Front seeks Governor`s intervention

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 22:24

CPI(M)-led opposition Left Front on Monday met West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan and sought his active intervention for ensuring free, fair and peaceful panchayat elections in the state.

BSF Jawan, 4 others booked for clash in UP

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 11:25

Police has registered a case against a BSF jawan, among five others for their alleged involvement in a clash in which an elderly man was shot dead in Bharsi village.

West Bengal govt not cooperating with SEC: Congres

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 19:40

Congress president Pradip Bhattacharya today accused the West Bengal government of not cooperating with the State Election Commission in holding the panchayat election.

60% votes cast in Arunachal rural, civic polls

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 12:08

An estimated 60 percent voters exercised their franchise for the three-tier Panchayati Raj system in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday.

Mamata govt may move SC over panchayat order

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 18:23

The West Bengal government will approach the Supreme Court if a division bench of the Calcutta High Court upholds Friday`s order establishing the State Election Commission`s primacy.

Bengal election panel moves court against state government

Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 15:17

After days of stalemate, the West Bengal Election Commission on Monday moved the Calcutta High Court seeking rejection of the panchayat election date notified by the state government.

By-poll slide leaves Left apprehensive ahead of panchayat polls

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 11:44

With the recent bypolls marking a continuing slide in its vote share since the rout in the 2011 Assembly polls, the Left Front in West Bengal is eyeing the approaching panchayat election with concern.