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West Bengal Panchayat elections 2018

West Bengal panchayat elections 2018 - Counting of votes on Thursday: All you need to know

More than 60,000 armed personnel from West Bengal and neighbouring states were deployed for the panchayat polls. 

May 17, 2018, 00:07 AM IST

West Bengal panchayat polls 2018: Independent candidate's supporter killed, TMC leader held

Bhangar has been on the boil for over a year now on the issue of construction of the sub-station.
 

May 12, 2018, 06:55 AM IST

Calcutta High Court refuses to interfere in West Bengal Panchayat election schedule

SC came down heavily on the SEC asking it to conduct itself in a neutral manner and made scathing observations against the Commission over its conduct with regard to the panchayat polls process.

May 04, 2018, 15:07 PM IST

West Bengal panchayat elections 2018: Opposition parties meet Election Commission, express grievances on single-phase poll

The Opposition parties in West Bengal on Saturday met the State Election Commission to express their grievances over the upcoming single-phase panchayat polls and the security arrangements for the same. Apart from the opposition Congress, BJP and Left parties, the ruling TMC also met the poll body and discussed the security and election arrangements for the upcoming poll, sources said.

Apr 29, 2018, 07:38 AM IST

West Bengal panchayat elections 2018: Nominations filed through Whatsapp after Calcutta High Court intervenes

The Calcutta High Court was informed on Tuesday that nine candidates have used Whatsapp to file their nominations for the West Bengal panchayat elections which are scheduled to take place in three phases on  May 1, May 3 and May 5.

Apr 25, 2018, 12:23 PM IST

West Bengal panchayat elections: Polling on May 1, 3, 5; results on May 8

No clarity yet on whether central police forces will be deployed to ensure the integrity of the election.

Mar 31, 2018, 17:41 PM IST