PANCHAYAT ELECTION DATES

  • Paramilitary forces during WB Panchayat polls not necessary: HC May 14, 2013

    Kolkata: In a breather for the Mamata Banerjee government, the division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday said that it is not mandatory to deploy central paramilitary forces for the upcoming Panchayat polls. The West Bengal government had appealed the higher bench after a single bench upheld the State...
  • WB Panchayat polls: EC, Mamata govt at loggerheads April 2, 2013

    Kolkata: The Election Commission and the West Bengal government are at loggerheads over the dates of the coming Panchayat elections in the state. The Calcutta High Court will hear the Election Commission's petition to quash the state government's notification. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wants elections in two phases...