Tripura civic elections: 22% votes polled till 11 AM

A total of 22 per cent of the 5.94 lakh voters exercised their franchise in the first four hours of polling in Tripura‘s 14 civic bodies on Thursday amid opposition’s allegations of political violence. State Election Commission Secretary Pallab Bhattacharya said that 22 per cent votes were polled till 11 AM. He said that no … Read more

Trinamool demands recount in Nandigram

The Trinamool Congress has demanded recounting in Nandigram constituency from which Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had stood, alleging a number of illegalities in the vote counting process. According to unofficial sources Banerjee lost the Nandigram assembly elections to BJP candidate and her former lieutenant Suvendu Adhikari by around 1,700 votes. However, Election Commission could not … Read more

View: Parties, electors, managers in Bihar caught between the vote and the virus

By Akshay Rout It would be interesting to know the views of political parties about what the nature of the election campaign is to be in pandemic-stricken Bihar. The Election Commission has been soliciting the views of political parties from time to time on critical issues as part of its consultative process, they being the … Read more