West Bengal Election Commission

  • WB Panchayat polls to be held on July 2, 6 and 10 17-05-2013 04:55 PM

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Election Commission on Friday announced dates for the Panchayat elections in the state. The elections will be held in three phases on July 2, 6 and 10. The results will be announced three days later. The state government's demand for a two-phase polling was earlier shot...
  • Paramilitary forces during WB Panchayat polls not necessary: HC 14-05-2013 01:11 PM

    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...
  • Panchayat elections: WB govt to appeal against Calcutta HC order 10-05-2013 07:55 PM

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government would appeal against the Calcutta High Court order upholding the primacy of the State Election Commission and asking it to provide names of 400 observers for the panchayat polls by Saturday, Panchayat minister Subrata Mukherjee said. "We will appeal against the order before a division...