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TMC's Babul Supriyo Wins Ballygunge Assembly Bypoll By A Margin Of Over 20 Thousand Votes

TMC's Babul Supriyo Wins Ballygunge Assembly Bypoll By A Margin Of Over 20 Thousand Votes

TMC's Babul Supriyo wins Ballygunge assembly bypoll by a margin of  20,228 votes defeating CPI(M)'s Saira Shah Halim by a margin of  20,228 votes.

16 April 2022
Election Commission Of India Withdraws Ban On Victory Processions

Election Commission Of India Withdraws Ban On Victory Processions

According to the Election Commission's statement, the decision was taken considering the current Covid-19 situation in the five states where results of the...

10 March 2022

UP Polls Result: CM Yogi Adityanath Leading From Gorakhpur Seat

According to EC, Yogi Adityanath secured 5,540 votes while his nearest rival SP's Subhawati Shukla got 1076 votes after the initial round of counting.

UP Poll Result: Counting Begins Amid Beefed Up Security Arrangements

UP Poll Result: Counting Begins Amid Beefed Up Security Arrangements

Security arrangements have been put in place and senior officials are maintaining a close watch on the counting process, especially after some political...

10 March 2022

UP Polls : SP Workers Protest In Azamgarh & Moradabad, Claim Recovery Of Blank Ballot Papers

Samajwadi Party in a tweet from its official Twitter account claimed that the car carrying 10,000 plain ballot papers was trying to enter a strong room in...

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09 March 2022
Confident BJP, Hopeful Congress Gear Up For Manipur Assembly Election Results

Confident BJP, Hopeful Congress Gear Up For Manipur Assembly Election Results

Exit polls predicting it to win the Manipur assembly elections 2022, a confident BJP is looking forward to the counting of votes, even as a hopeful Congress...


09 March 2022
What Are The Rules For EVMs? What Is The Controversy? All We Know So Far

What Are The Rules For EVMs? What Is The Controversy? All We Know So Far

After SP chief Akhilesh Yadav's accusations of EVM tampering two days ahead of the results of Assembly Elections in five states, the spotlight is back on the...


27 February 2022
Don-Politician Mukhtar Ansari Not In Fray This Time But Remains Centre Of Attention

Don-Politician Mukhtar Ansari Not In Fray This Time But Remains Centre Of Attention

Derided by the BJP as a mascot of the criminal-and-mafia raj during Akhilesh Yadav's previous rule in Uttar Pradesh, jailed don-politician Mukhtar Ansari is...


23 February 2022
UP Fourth Phase: 22.62% Voting Recorded Till 11 AM

UP Fourth Phase: 22.62% Voting Recorded Till 11 AM

An average of 22.62% voting was recorded on Wednesday in the first four hours of polling in 59 Assembly constituencies spread over nine districts of Uttar...


20 February 2022
UP Elections 2022 | Third Phase Voting Begins For 59 Assembly Seats Across 16 Districts

UP Elections 2022 | Third Phase Voting Begins For 59 Assembly Seats Across 16 Districts

Voting for 59 Assembly constituencies spread across 16 districts of Uttar Pradesh began on Sunday morning. Polling started at 7 am and will continue till 6...


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19 February 2022
Punjab Polls: Police Case Against Arvind Kejriwal For Calling Opponents ‘Traitors’

Punjab Polls: Police Case Against Arvind Kejriwal For Calling Opponents ‘Traitors’

Punjab Polls: The case has been ordered by Punjab election officer against AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal for calling his rivals as ‘traitors’.


12 February 2022
Poll Campaigning Ends In Uttarakhand

Poll Campaigning Ends In Uttarakhand

The ban on physical rallies was lifted in a phased manner by the EC from February 1 onwards.


10 February 2022
UP Polls: SP Chief Urges EC To Take Action Wherever There Are Allegations On EVM Malfunctioning

UP Polls: SP Chief Urges EC To Take Action Wherever There Are Allegations On EVM Malfunctioning

The first phase of polling, which started at 7 am and will continue till 6 pm, is being held in 58 assembly seats spread across 11 districts in the western...


04 February 2022
Common Voter List Would Reduce Costs, Efforts: Rjiju

Common Voter List Would Reduce Costs, Efforts: Rjiju

While several states use the electoral roll prepared by the Election Commission to hold Lok Sabha and assembly polls, some states use their own lists for local...


31 January 2022
EC Extends Ban On Roadshows, 'Padyatras', Vehicle Rallies Till Feb 11

EC Extends Ban On Roadshows, 'Padyatras', Vehicle Rallies Till Feb 11

The Commission has also enhanced the limit for door-to-door campaigns and instead of 10 persons, now 20, excluding security personnel, will be allowed.


30 January 2022
Decision About Assembly Polls In J&K Prerogative Of EC: Minister Jitendra Singh

Decision About Assembly Polls In J&K Prerogative Of EC: Minister Jitendra Singh

He also said that the Narendra Modi-led government has created ample opportunities for the youth to get employment in the country.


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27 January 2022
Majithia Accuses Punjab Govt Of Bid To Stop Him From Contesting Polls, Says Police Raided His House

Majithia Accuses Punjab Govt Of Bid To Stop Him From Contesting Polls, Says Police Raided His House

Majithia appealed to the Election Commission to hold the Congress government accountable for violating High Court directives, conducting raids on his residence...


25 January 2022
Voter Turnout Should Be At Least 75 Per Cent In Next LS Polls: Naidu

Voter Turnout Should Be At Least 75 Per Cent In Next LS Polls: Naidu

Naidu was the chief guest at the event but could attend the function as he is in home isolation in Hyderabad after testing positive for COVID-19.


24 January 2022
Samaj Electoral Trust gave Rs 2 crore to JD(U), Rs 1 crore to BJP in Bihar in FY 2020-21

Samaj Electoral Trust gave Rs 2 crore to JD(U), Rs 1 crore to BJP in Bihar in FY 2020-21

Samaj Electoral Trust made donations totalling Rs 3 crore to political parties in Bihar in the financial year 2020-21, according to the organisation's...


17 January 2022
Assembly Polls In Punjab Now On Feb 20 In View Of Guru Ravidas Jayanti

Assembly Polls In Punjab Now On Feb 20 In View Of Guru Ravidas Jayanti

In a statement, the Commission said polls would now be held on February 20. It coincides with the third phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh.


17 January 2022
BJP, SAD (Sanyukt), PLC Seek Postponement Of Punjab Assembly Polls In View Of Guru Ravidas Jayanti

BJP, SAD (Sanyukt), PLC Seek Postponement Of Punjab Assembly Polls In View Of Guru Ravidas Jayanti

Former chief minister Amarinder Singh-led Punjab Lok Congress also supported the demand for postponing the election by a week.


17 January 2022
In UP For Poll Campaign, Chhattisgarh CM Baghel Booked For Flouting COVID-19 Norms

In UP For Poll Campaign, Chhattisgarh CM Baghel Booked For Flouting COVID-19 Norms

Baghel, along with some supporters, was in Noida for a door-to-door campaign in support of Congress' Pankhuri Pathak when the alleged violations took place.


14 January 2022
Sibal Writes To Authorities In UP, Uttarakhand; Seeks Preventive Measures At Proposed 'Dharam Sansad' Events

Sibal Writes To Authorities In UP, Uttarakhand; Seeks Preventive Measures At Proposed 'Dharam Sansad' Events

On behalf of the petitioners in the hate speeches case in Supreme Court, Sibal wrote to the district magistrates of Aligarh and Haridwar urging them to take...


11 January 2022
With Moratorium On Physical Rallies, BJP Launches 'Door-To-Door' Campaign Across UP

With Moratorium On Physical Rallies, BJP Launches 'Door-To-Door' Campaign Across UP

Starting the campaign in the state capital Lucknow, UP BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh knocked doors of houses in Ballu Adda area and pasted stickers outside the...


09 January 2022
EC Must Curb Rising Misuse Of Religion In Politics During Polls: Mayawati

EC Must Curb Rising Misuse Of Religion In Politics During Polls: Mayawati

Claiming her party to be a "disciplined" one, she sought to assure that it will strictly adhere to the model code of conduct for which the party cadre too will...


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