West Bengal Election

  • Lok Sabha elections: West Bengal votes on April 17, 24, 30 and May 7,12 05-03-2014 01:15 PM

    New Delhi: West Bengal will vote for Lok Sabha elections in five phases. The dates are April 17, 24, 30 and May 7,12. ...
  • 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...
  • WB polls: Voters demolish Left leadership 13-05-2011 11:47 AM

    Kolkata: As the Trinamool Congress-Congress combine heads for a landslide win in West Bengal on Friday, most of the Left stalwarts lost their seats as angry voters punished leaders of the world's longest ruling elected Communist government for non-performance. After seven straight victories, the Left Front government in West Bengal...