Assembly BJP East India TMC Votes & Polls Westbengal

Mamata Banerjee victory margin by 58,832 votes stupefy BJP

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said she was “indebted to the people of Bhabanipur” as the TMC supremo won the South Kolkata constituency by 58,832 votes. Mamata Banerjee, who lost the Nandigram constituency to Suvendu Adhikari in the April-March assembly election, had to win this bypoll to retain the chief minister’s post. As Mamata Read More…

High Court Supreme Court Votes & Polls

SC refuse to the aid of Elections Commission and uphold freedom to media

Supreme Court said it is a “staunch proponent of freedom of media” to report court proceedings and that the EC’s contention that press should be reporting orders only and not observations struck at principles of open court and the fundamental right to freedom of speech under Constitution.   Freedom of speech ”extends to reporting proceedings Read More…

BJP Communists East India TMC Votes & Polls Women

To be sworn on may 5th , Westbengal Mamata’s hat-rick bombarded Modi and Shah

TMC bagged 213 seats leading her party to a stunning victory in West Bengal, Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee, was unanimously elected leader of the Trinamool Congress legislative party on Monday and will take oath on May 5.   She called on Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at Raj Bhavan and resigned as the chief minister, as is Read More…

High Court India South India Union Government Votes & Polls

EC officials responsible for Corona2.0 wave to be booked for murder : Madras High court

The Election Commission is singularly responsible for the second wave of Covid and should probably be booked for murder, the Madras High Court observed today in the sharpest criticism yet of crowded campaigns for the five state polls that continued in the middle of raging virus cases.   The court has threatened to stop the Read More…

East India Votes & Polls Women

Mamata ban period as dharna pushed EC to take action against BJP leaders

Five hours before the end of the ban on her campaign, Ms Banerjee cut short her dharna at around 3 pm and headed for home at Harish Chatterjee Street in Kalighat. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday wrapped up her dharna in protest against the Election Commission’s “undemocratic and unconstitutional” ban on her Read More…

BJP India Votes & Polls

Sushil Chandra appointed as the next Chief Election Commissioner

Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra was on Monday appointed as the next Chief Election Commissioner, the Law Ministry said.   President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday appointed Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra to take over as Chief Election Commissioner from Sunil Arora, whose tenure ended on April 12.   Chandra was appointed as an election commissioner on Read More…

BJP East India TMC Votes & Polls Women

Mamata asks Amith Shah to resign for Police firing that killed 4 people

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday sought Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s resignation over firing by central forces at Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar, killing five  people.   Five people were killed, including four in the firing by CISF personnel, during the fourth phase of polling on Saturday for 44 assembly seats of West Bengal, triggering Read More…

East India South India Votes & Polls

1.5 lakh polling stations across 475 Assembly seats in the 4 states and 1 Union territory Completed

On April 6th Barring few incidents of violence in West Bengal’s Phase 3 vote, and few incidents in Tamilnadu polling in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and for the third phase in Assam were held peacefully, the Election Commission said on Tuesday evening.   Voting was held in 1.5 lakh polling stations across 475 Assembly seats Read More…

BJP Congress East India Votes & Polls

Assam EVM mystery inside BJP candidate car row escalates in to magisterial inquiry

The Election Commission on Friday suspended the presiding officer, three other polling officials and an armed escort official and ordered re-polling at the Polling Station no 149 in Indira M.V. School under Ratabari (SC) assembly constituency after an EVM was found in a BJP candidate’s wife’s vehicle on Thursday night.   In this purview district Read More…