Bengal Civic Polls Violence

'Bengal Civic Polls Violence' - 14 News Result(s)

  • West Bengal Civic Body Polls: Opposition Demands Fresh Election
    India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Monday August 14, 2017
    Major opposition parties in West Bengal have demanded cancellation of elections to the seven municipal bodies held today, alleging widespread violence and booth-capturing by Trinamool Congress workers.
  • Rampant Irregularities In Bengal Civic Polls: Sitaram Yechury
    India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 15, 2017
    Describing the violence and "rampant irregularities" in Sunday's civic polls as a "mockery of democracy", CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday slammed West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress for its "blatant misuse" of the state machinery.
  • Violence Hits Bengal Civic Polls, Bombs Thrown At Polling Booths, EVMs Damaged: 10 Points
    India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Nidhi Sethi | Sunday May 14, 2017
    A motorcycle-borne gang of 30-40 masked men threw bombs at a polling booth in South 24 Parganas' Pujali and damaged EVMs at several other booths even as voting for civic polls in civic bodies in West Bengal, including four in Darjeeling, is underway. When asked which party they were from, they said BJP. Others then shouted 'Jai Shri Ram'. But local...
  • West Bengal State Election Commissioner Submits Resignation to Governor
    India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday October 6, 2015
    The West Bengal Election Commissioner has submitted his resignation to the Governor, plunging the civic re-polls and counting process into uncertainty. His quit three days after civic polls, especially at Salt Lake in Kolkata, were marred by violence and rigging, allegedly by Trinamool outsiders.
  • After Violence, Charges of Rigging in Bengal Civic Polls, Re-Poll Ordered
    India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Tuesday October 6, 2015
    The state election commission of West Bengal today ordered re-polling at some booths of Asansol, Bally and Kolkata's Salt Lake in the state's civic polls which have been marred by reports of rigging. The voting will be held on October 8 and counting will take place the next day.
  • Opposition Parties Demand Municipal Re-Election in Bengal
    India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 4, 2015
    Opposition parties in West Bengal today demanded re-election in both Bidhannagar and Asansol municipal corporations, alleging that votes were looted amid violence turning yesterday's polls into a 'farce'.
  • 40 Per Cent Turnout in Municipal Polls in Bengal, CPI(M) Alleges Malpractices
    India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 3, 2015
    Amid reports of violence and alleged malpractices, over 40 per cent polling was recorded till afternoon for election to two municipal corporations and Siliguri Mahukuma Parishad in West Bengal as the CPI(M) called a bandh in Rajarhat-Bidhannagar area on Monday in protest.
  • Violence Mars Bengal Civic Polls; Crude Bomb Attacks in Bidhanagar, Asansol
    India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 3, 2015
    Amid reports of violence and alleged malpractices, polling for the two newly formed municipal corporations and Siliguri Mahkuma Parishad across West Bengal registered 18 per cent voter turnout in the first three hours today.
  • Sporadic Clashes Across West Bengal as Government, Opposition Face Off Over Bandh
    Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Friday May 1, 2015
    Transport unions and workers went on a strike across the country on Thursday, but in West Bengal, this took a back seat. The CPM and the BJP separately organised a bandh against what they claimed was violence by Trinamool cadre during the recent civic polls. The bandh turned into a direct face-off between the ruling Trinamool on the one hand and th...
  • Mamata Banerjee Runs Buses But Commuters Stay Off Roads For Bengal Shutdown
    India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday April 30, 2015
    Many professionals in Kolkata spent a night in office in anticipation of trouble during a daylong strike called today by the Left and the BJP to protest against violence in the recent civic polls.
  • 1 Shot Dead, 1 Injured as Violence Hits West Bengal Civic Polls
    India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 25, 2015
    One person was shot dead while another suffered a bullet injury in Burdwan and North 24 Parganas districts as voting began in 91 municipalities across West Bengal today.
  • 91 Civic Bodies Go to Polls Across West Bengal Amid Heightened Security
    India News | Edited by Toral Varia Deshpande (With inputs from PTI) | Saturday April 25, 2015
    91 civic bodies go to poll today across West Bengal amidst heightened security after violence was reported during Kolkata Corporation elections that were held on April 18.
  • Brisk polling amid sporadic violence in Bengal civic polls
    India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 3, 2012
    Brisk polling marred by incidents of sporadic violence was reported on Sunday during elections for six civic bodies in West Bengal - being viewed as a barometer of the popularity of the Mamata Banerjee government.
  • Trinamool, CPM clash in civic polls
    India News | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday May 30, 2010
    Some bomb throwing between rival parties, some skirmishes, some injuries and one round of police firing. Given the highly charged atmosphere across the state over today's civic elections, worse was expected but trouble was thankfully limited. Assembly elections in West Bengal are due May next year but many say the semi finals were held today with p...

'Bengal Civic Polls Violence' - 14 News Result(s)

  • West Bengal Civic Body Polls: Opposition Demands Fresh Election
    India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Monday August 14, 2017
    Major opposition parties in West Bengal have demanded cancellation of elections to the seven municipal bodies held today, alleging widespread violence and booth-capturing by Trinamool Congress workers.
  • Rampant Irregularities In Bengal Civic Polls: Sitaram Yechury
    India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 15, 2017
    Describing the violence and "rampant irregularities" in Sunday's civic polls as a "mockery of democracy", CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday slammed West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress for its "blatant misuse" of the state machinery.
  • Violence Hits Bengal Civic Polls, Bombs Thrown At Polling Booths, EVMs Damaged: 10 Points
    India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Nidhi Sethi | Sunday May 14, 2017
    A motorcycle-borne gang of 30-40 masked men threw bombs at a polling booth in South 24 Parganas' Pujali and damaged EVMs at several other booths even as voting for civic polls in civic bodies in West Bengal, including four in Darjeeling, is underway. When asked which party they were from, they said BJP. Others then shouted 'Jai Shri Ram'. But local...
  • West Bengal State Election Commissioner Submits Resignation to Governor
    India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday October 6, 2015
    The West Bengal Election Commissioner has submitted his resignation to the Governor, plunging the civic re-polls and counting process into uncertainty. His quit three days after civic polls, especially at Salt Lake in Kolkata, were marred by violence and rigging, allegedly by Trinamool outsiders.
  • After Violence, Charges of Rigging in Bengal Civic Polls, Re-Poll Ordered
    India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Tuesday October 6, 2015
    The state election commission of West Bengal today ordered re-polling at some booths of Asansol, Bally and Kolkata's Salt Lake in the state's civic polls which have been marred by reports of rigging. The voting will be held on October 8 and counting will take place the next day.
  • Opposition Parties Demand Municipal Re-Election in Bengal
    India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 4, 2015
    Opposition parties in West Bengal today demanded re-election in both Bidhannagar and Asansol municipal corporations, alleging that votes were looted amid violence turning yesterday's polls into a 'farce'.
  • 40 Per Cent Turnout in Municipal Polls in Bengal, CPI(M) Alleges Malpractices
    India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 3, 2015
    Amid reports of violence and alleged malpractices, over 40 per cent polling was recorded till afternoon for election to two municipal corporations and Siliguri Mahukuma Parishad in West Bengal as the CPI(M) called a bandh in Rajarhat-Bidhannagar area on Monday in protest.
  • Violence Mars Bengal Civic Polls; Crude Bomb Attacks in Bidhanagar, Asansol
    India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 3, 2015
    Amid reports of violence and alleged malpractices, polling for the two newly formed municipal corporations and Siliguri Mahkuma Parishad across West Bengal registered 18 per cent voter turnout in the first three hours today.
  • Sporadic Clashes Across West Bengal as Government, Opposition Face Off Over Bandh
    Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Friday May 1, 2015
    Transport unions and workers went on a strike across the country on Thursday, but in West Bengal, this took a back seat. The CPM and the BJP separately organised a bandh against what they claimed was violence by Trinamool cadre during the recent civic polls. The bandh turned into a direct face-off between the ruling Trinamool on the one hand and th...
  • Mamata Banerjee Runs Buses But Commuters Stay Off Roads For Bengal Shutdown
    India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday April 30, 2015
    Many professionals in Kolkata spent a night in office in anticipation of trouble during a daylong strike called today by the Left and the BJP to protest against violence in the recent civic polls.
  • 1 Shot Dead, 1 Injured as Violence Hits West Bengal Civic Polls
    India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 25, 2015
    One person was shot dead while another suffered a bullet injury in Burdwan and North 24 Parganas districts as voting began in 91 municipalities across West Bengal today.
  • 91 Civic Bodies Go to Polls Across West Bengal Amid Heightened Security
    India News | Edited by Toral Varia Deshpande (With inputs from PTI) | Saturday April 25, 2015
    91 civic bodies go to poll today across West Bengal amidst heightened security after violence was reported during Kolkata Corporation elections that were held on April 18.
  • Brisk polling amid sporadic violence in Bengal civic polls
    India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 3, 2012
    Brisk polling marred by incidents of sporadic violence was reported on Sunday during elections for six civic bodies in West Bengal - being viewed as a barometer of the popularity of the Mamata Banerjee government.
  • Trinamool, CPM clash in civic polls
    India News | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday May 30, 2010
    Some bomb throwing between rival parties, some skirmishes, some injuries and one round of police firing. Given the highly charged atmosphere across the state over today's civic elections, worse was expected but trouble was thankfully limited. Assembly elections in West Bengal are due May next year but many say the semi finals were held today with p...
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