Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday April 24, 2014
People in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu came out in huge numbers to vote in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha election today. The voter turnout in both states was very high - 82 per cent in West Bengal and 73 per cent in Tamil Nadu.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 23, 2014
BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today said he was sure Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee would not join NDA but said "more than anger against her", he was disappointed that she 'failed' to bring West Bengal out of the "mess" crea...
Election 2014 | NDTV.com | Wednesday April 16, 2014
Ace footballer Bhaichung Bhutia makes his debut in electoral politics by entering the contest from Darjeeling on the Trinamool Congress ticket. He faces an uphill task, as the BJP's SS Ahluwalia is being backed by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, which is...
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 15, 2014
Some Election Commission (EC) officials were heckled in West Bengal's Malda district on Monday, allegedly by Trianmool Congress (TMC) activists, while they were removing some flags and banners put up on a government property, a commission official sa...
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 14, 2014
In the wake of a series of hate speeches by political leaders in various states, the Election Commission (EC) has instructed parties to submit unedited video recordings of their public meetings to the poll panel.
Election 2014 | Monideepa Banerjie | Friday April 11, 2014
A mysterious poster, put up at Konnagar, on Kolkata's outskirts in this poll season, is certain to invite the Election Commission's stern gaze. It lampoons deputy election commissioner Vinod Zutshi, who had earlier been targeted by West Bengal Chief ...
Election 2014 | Jigme Palden Pazo | Friday April 11, 2014
The Election Commission has directed West Bengal Director General of Police, or the DGP, to arrest all those involved in yesterday's attack on officials engaged in poll duty at Malda. Apart from those named in the FIR, the EC has also ordered the a...
Election 2014 | Devesh Kumar | Thursday April 10, 2014
Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has kicked up another row in the middle of campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls, with party activists allegedly slapping Election Commission officials who were monitoring a bikers' rally at Manikchak in Malda distr...
Election 2014 | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday April 9, 2014
Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government today buckled and finally transferred seven officials in the state as directed by the Election Commission and replaced them with those chosen by the panel.
Election 2014 | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday April 9, 2014
Ending its stand-off with the Election Commission, the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal has agreed to transfer five officials in the state and replace them with those that the commission has chosen.
Election 2014 | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday April 8, 2014
The Election Commission has rejected a face-saver formula suggested by the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal and has made it clear that it must transfer eight officials in the state by tomorrow.
Election 2014 | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie; Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday April 8, 2014
Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal government has reportedly agreed to transfer eight officials in the state.
Election 2014 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday April 8, 2014
In an escalating battle, the West Bengal government has written to the Election Commission refusing to follow its orders to transfer eight officials.
Election 2014 | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday April 8, 2014
In an escalating battle, Election Commission sources have pointed out that the panel has the option of cancelling or postponing polls in certain West Bengal constituencies if chief minister Mamata Banerjee continues to challenge its order to transfer...
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 2, 2014
The surcharged political atmosphere in West Bengal is getting a sweet edge in a hotly contested election. Sweet makers here are cashing in on the election frenzy by creating sweet delicacies named after party symbols and leaders.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 13, 2014
Left Front chairman in West Bengal Biman Bose Wednesday moved the Election Commission accusing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of violating the model code of conduct for the Lok Sabha polls by making a "virulent and unverified" attack on the CPI-M and...
Election 2014 | Rohit Bhan | Wednesday March 12, 2014
Team Modi has come out with a set of videos of his speeches dubbed by professionals who seem to have copied his voice and style of speaking to perfection.
Election 2014 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday March 12, 2014
Mamata Banerjee's first election rally with Anna Hazare in Delhi ended up as an embarrassing solo act for the West Bengal Chief Minister, with the Gandhian activist giving it a miss.
India | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Saturday February 8, 2014
Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress bagged four of the five Rajya Sabha seats that were up for grab from West Bengal in an election marred by allegations of horsetrading, and even abduction. The fifth seat was won by the CPM.
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Friday February 7, 2014
Rajya Sabha elections are being held in four states today. In West Bengal, from where five upper house seats will be filled, there is high drama with allegations of horse-trading and even abduction.