State assembly election 2021

AINRC chief N Rangasamy takes oath as Chief Minister of Puducherry, to head his first coalition govt

Ministers belonging to the AINRC and BJP will be inducted in the next few days.

May 07, 2021, 15:12 PM IST

Wrong candidates declared winners, Additional Returning Officer booked: UP Panchayat Polls

Police have arrested 18 people and lodged four separate FIRs in connection with vandalism and arson of the police outpost.

May 07, 2021, 13:28 PM IST

Supreme Court allows counting of votes on May 2 for Uttar Pradesh Gram Panchayat election

The Bench also directed that no victory rallies will be permitted throughout the state of Uttar Pradesh. 

May 01, 2021, 13:25 PM IST

West Bengal Assembly election: Crude bombs hurled in Kolkata amid final phase of polls

BJP's Jorasanko candidate Meena Devi Purohit alleged that the crude bombs were hurled at her vehicle while she was touring different polling booths.

Apr 29, 2021, 12:47 PM IST

West Bengal assembly election live: 76.07 per cent voter turnout recorded till 5:30 pm

Voting will be held at 11,860 polling stations spread over 11 assembly constituencies each in Murshidabad and Birbhum, six in Malda and seven in Kolkata.

Apr 29, 2021, 06:54 AM IST

West Bengal election sixth phase: Stray incidents of violence reported from various districts

Both the parties denied having used any firearm and blamed the opposition for the violence.

Apr 22, 2021, 13:07 PM IST

West Bengal assembly elections phase six: PM Narendra Modi urges voters to exercise their franchise

Polling began in the morning at 7 am on April 22 for the sixth phase of the ongoing assembly elections in West Bengal and will conclude at 6 pm.

Apr 22, 2021, 10:38 AM IST

Live updates: EC bans roadshows, vehicle rallies in West Bengal

Security measures have been heightened in view of the violence in the previous phases

Apr 22, 2021, 06:40 AM IST

Polling for West Bengal fifth phase reports 76.77% voter turnout till 5.23 PM

The Election Commission has decided to deploy at least 853 companies of central forces to ensure free and fair voting

Apr 17, 2021, 07:13 AM IST

Ready to resign only if people of Bengal ask me to: Amit Shah on Cooch Behar killing

In an earlier statement, the TMC chief had demanded Shah's resignation over the killing of four people in a firing by CISF personnel.

Apr 11, 2021, 22:37 PM IST

West Bengal assembly election: Voting for fourth phase of polls ends with 76.16 per cent turnout

The next phase of the eight-phased elections will take place on April 17.

Apr 10, 2021, 23:04 PM IST

EC orders re-polling for three assembly seats in southern Assam

Quoting the EC order, the election officials said that one of the re-pollings would be held in Indira M.V. School under Ratabari assembly constituency.

Apr 10, 2021, 16:54 PM IST

AIADMK leader files complaint against MK Stalin's son for sporting party logo while casting vote

DMK President MK Stalin cast his vote at Teynampet, accompanied by his wife Durga Stalin and son Udhayanidhi.

Apr 06, 2021, 23:35 PM IST

Assembly elections see good voter turnout, clashes reported in several areas

Stray incidents of clashes between workers of rival parties were also reported in other states.

Apr 06, 2021, 23:10 PM IST

Puducherry Assembly polls: Union Territory sees 77.90 per cent voting till 6 pm

Karaikal district witnessed 76.74 per cent voter turnout while Puducherry district witnessed 78.14 per cent polling till 6 pm.

Apr 06, 2021, 20:50 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Assembly election: DMK MP Kanimozhi, other COVID-19 affected people vote wearing PPE kit

The last hour (6 pm-7 pm) of polling was earmarked for COVID-19-infected voters or those suspected to be infected by the virus.

Apr 06, 2021, 19:44 PM IST

Assam Assembly polls: Election Commission records 78.29 per cent voter turnout till 5:20 pm in third phase

South Salmara district registered the highest voter turnout with 88.59 per cent polling, while Kamrup Metro witnessed the lowest voter turnout with 60.34 per cent polling.

Apr 06, 2021, 18:56 PM IST

Poll candidates affected by COVID-19 should not be disenfranchised: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora

Chief Election Commissioner had addressed day one of the EC’s two-day international virtual election visitors programme for election officials from other countries.

Apr 05, 2021, 22:41 PM IST

Puducherry goes to polls tomorrow: Security arrangements include 105 flying squads, 35 video surveillance teams

Polling for 30 assembly seats in Puducherry will be held on April 6. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.

Apr 05, 2021, 21:05 PM IST

Karnataka by-elections: 30 candidates in fray for Lok Sabha, legislative Assembly polls

Of the 30 candidates for the three by-elections, 26 are men and four are women, while 14 of them are independents.

Apr 05, 2021, 00:44 AM IST