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78.25 percent turnout in fifth phase of Bengal polls  Apr 30, 8:40 pm
Kolkata, Apr. 30 (ANI): Overall 78.25 percent turnout recorded in the fifth phase of the West Bengal assembly elections for 53 seats spread over 24 Parganas Dakshin, Hooghly and Kolkata Dakshin districts on Saturday.
EC orders filing of FIR against TMC MLA Sonali Guha  Apr 30, 7:51 pm
New Delhi, Apr.30 (ANI): The Election Commission on Saturday ordered filing of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MLA Sonali Guha after she was caught on camera allegedly ordering party workers to beat CPI-M polling agents.
Bihar: Second phase of panchayat polls underway amid tight security  Apr 28, 8:00 am
Patna (Bihar), Apr. 28 (ANI): Amid tight security, the second phase of the panchayat polls in Bihar began today.
TN polls: EC takes concrete measure to control use of 'illegal money'  Apr 24, 11:21 am
Chennai, Apr. 24 (ANI): With a view to curb use of black money and likely inducement of Voters in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Election, comprehensive instructions have been issued by the Election Commission, which include formation of flying squads, static surveillance teams, video surveillance teams etc
Bihar panchayat polls begin amid tight security  Apr 24, 8:49 am
Patna (Bihar), Apr. 24 (ANI): Amid tight security, the first phase of the panchayat polls in Bihar began today.
WB polls: EC bans political ads on 24, 25 April without pre-certification  Apr 24, 8:12 am
Kolkata, Apr. 24 (ANI): The Election Commission has banned publication of political advertisements on 24 and 25 April in West Bengal print media unless they are pre-certified by the Commission's Media Certification and Monitoring Committee at State or district level.
EC takes firm steps to curb pre, post poll violence in WB  Apr 23, 7:51 pm
Kolkata, Apr. 23 (ANI): With brutal incidents of violence in poll-hit West Bengal making headline, the Election Commission on Saturday took steps to ensure that both pre and post poll violence do not occur again in the upcoming phases of polling in the state.
'Billionaire' Nawaz Sharif has no assets abroad: Pak Election Commission  Apr 22, 10:19 am
Lahore, Apr. 22(ANI): According to a statement by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has no assets abroad, but continues to receive vast amounts from his son, Hussain Nawaz who lives in the United Kingdom.
EC postpones by-poll to Anantnag assembly seat  Apr 21, 6:01 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 21 (ANI): The Election Commission on Thursday postponed by-poll to the Anantnag assembly seat after the Mehbooba Mufti-led Jammu and Kashmir Government raised concerns over the law and order situation.
Babul Supriyo heckled up by TMC workers, cries foul  Apr 21, 5:54 pm
Kolkata, Apr.21 (ANI): Minister of State for Urban Development Babul Supriyo on Thursday alleged that the TMC workers had captured around 30 to 40 percent of the polling booths in West Bengal.
EC seizes cash worth one crore in Coimbatore  Apr 21, 10:17 am
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Apr. 21 (ANI): The Election Commission on Thursday seized Rs.1 crore 34 lakhs from two persons in Coimbatore city of Tamil Nadu.
Mamata fighting EC, not political parties, says PM Modi  Apr 17, 5:55 pm
Krishnanagar (West Bengal), Apr.17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday alleged that West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, who has accepted defeat in the assembly elections, is fighting the battle with the Election Commission and not with other political parties.
'Unholy' alliances cannot defeat 'holy' BJP: Javadekar  Apr 17, 4:15 pm
Chennai, Apr. 17 (ANI): Taking on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's call to all political parties to unite against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to defeat in upcoming elections, Union Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said it will remain a dream and people throw such alliances out even if they succeeded by chance in Bihar - "unholy alliances cannot defeat holy BJP".
EC bans political ads in print media for second phase in Bengal  Apr 15, 11:35 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 15 (ANI): The Election Commission has barred political parties and candidates in West Bengal from giving any print media advertisement on April 16 and 17 for the second phase of the assembly polls without pre-certification.
Unfazed by show-cause notice, Mamata takes on EC  Apr 14, 7:44 pm
Birbhum (West Bengal), Apr. 14 (ANI): Unfazed by a show-cause notice issued by the Election Commission for violating the model code of conduct during her election rally in Asansol, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she did not regret whatever she had said and would say that thousand times.
EC serves showcause notice to Mamata for violating model code of conduct  Apr 14, 6:02 pm
Kolkata, Apr.14 (ANI): In a major setback notice to West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, the Election Commission has issued a showcause notice to her for violating the model code of conduct during her election rally in Asansol.
Soumen Mitra replaces Rajeev Kumar as Kolkata Police Commissioner  Apr 12, 7:47 pm
Kolkata, Apr. 12 (ANI): Additional Director General (CID) Soumen Mitra was on Tuesday appointed as the new Commissioner of the Kolkata Police.
FIR launched against Gogoi for violating election norms: EC  Apr 11, 9:07 pm
New Delhi, April 11 (ANI): The Election Commission on Monday directed local authorities to lodge a First Information Report (FIR) against Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi for violating election code of conduct.
79.91 percent voter turnout in WB, 82.02 percent in Assam:EC  Apr 11, 8:33 pm
New Delhi, April 11, (ANI): Asserting that elections by far went peacefully in Assam and West Bengal, the Election Commission on Monday said that electorates came in good numbers to exercise their franchise.
EC says Assam Assembly polls peaceful, voter turnout at 70%  Apr 4, 8:05 pm
New Delhi, April.4 (ANI): The Election Commission on Monday said that the first phase of Assembly Elections across 65 constituencies of Assam were peaceful, adding that there were no reports of any violence or injury during the polls.
First phase of assembly elections in Assam, West Bengal tomorrow  Apr 3, 11:27 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 3 (ANI): Guwahati, Apr. 2 (ANI): More than 1.99 crore electorates will seal the fate of 1,064 candidates in 65 constituencies spread over 14 districts in the first phase of the 126-seat Assam assembly polls on Monday.
Campaigning for first phase of polling in WB, Assam ends today  Apr 2, 9:36 am
Kolkata, April. 2 (ANI): The campaigning across 65 constituencies in Assam and 18 constituencies in West Bengal will end today ahead of the first phase of polling in both the states.
WB polls: Congress calls on EC to act against erring officials  Mar 30, 7:48 pm
New Delhi, Mar.30 (ANI): The Congress today registered complaint with the Election Commission of India against senior Kolkata officials, including the Commissioner of Police, the District Magistrate and the Superintendent of Police of Birbhum and Murshidabad Districts, besides the District Magistrate of Burdwan, accusing them of acting at the behest of ruling TMC government in West Bengal.
PM Modi to address 18th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat' tomorrow  Mar 26, 5:32 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts on a number of themes and issues in the next edition of 'Mann Ki Baat' programme of All India Radio tomorrow.
TN polls: EC seizes over Rs. 11 crore for model code violation  Mar 23, 10:55 am
Chennai, Mar. 23 (ANI): Ahead of the crucial polls in Tamil Nadu, the Election Commission (EC) has seized over Rs. 11 crore till March 20.