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Crucial bypolls in Mamata Banerjee's Bhabanipur, two other Bengal seats on 30 September
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Crucial bypolls in Mamata Banerjee's Bhabanipur, two other Bengal seats on 30 September

In West Bengal, bypolls will also be held in Bhabanipur Assembly Constituency, Samserganj and Jangirpur while the same will be conducted in Pipli, Odisha, on 30 September

EC postpones bypolls to three Lok Sabha, eight Assembly seats over COVID-19 situation
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EC postpones bypolls to three Lok Sabha, eight Assembly seats over COVID-19 situation

The poll body said it will take further decisions in the matter at an appropriate time after taking inputs from the states concerned

Madras HC's rebuke to EC was warranted; poll body must answer for inadequate COVID-19 safety measures
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Madras HC's rebuke to EC was warranted; poll body must answer for inadequate COVID-19 safety measures

The ECI failed most notably in issuing detailed guidelines for campaigning activities and making sure they were followed

Singularly responsible for COVID-19 second wave, officials should probably be booked for murder: Madras HC shreds EC
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Singularly responsible for COVID-19 second wave, officials should probably be booked for murder: Madras HC shreds EC

India has been struggling to contain the second wave of the coronavirus, with daily cases not only surpassing the 2020 highs, but more than tripling

West Bengal polls 2021: EC bans roadshows, rallies ahead of phase 7 and 8; only 500 allowed in public meetings
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West Bengal polls 2021: EC bans roadshows, rallies ahead of phase 7 and 8; only 500 allowed in public meetings

The EC order came on a day West Bengal reported its highest single-day spike of 11,948 COVID-19 cases and 56 fresh deaths

Bengal polls: No plan to club last three phases, says EC; Mamata Banerjee holds roadshow in Kolkata
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Bengal polls: No plan to club last three phases, says EC; Mamata Banerjee holds roadshow in Kolkata

In view of the rising cases, Banerjee also tweeted an appeal for the EC to hold the remaining phases of the eight-phased Assembly poll in "one go"

Sushil Chandra assumes charge as Chief Election Commissioner; to hold post till May 2022
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Sushil Chandra assumes charge as Chief Election Commissioner; to hold post till May 2022

Under Chandra, the Election Commission will hold Assembly polls in Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh

EC's decision to bar Mamata Banerjee from campaigning taken at BJP's behest, says Sanjay Raut
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EC's decision to bar Mamata Banerjee from campaigning taken at BJP's behest, says Sanjay Raut

The Shiv Sena MP said that the ban is a 'direct attack on democracy' and sovereignty of independent institutions of the country

Four killed in CISF firing after 'scuffle' at West Bengal's Cooch Behar; TMC, BJP trade charges
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Four killed in CISF firing after 'scuffle' at West Bengal's Cooch Behar; TMC, BJP trade charges

According to a police official, locals gheraoed central force personnel and attempted to snatch their rifles, following which the latter opened fire

West Bengal Assembly polls 2021: EC removes police officer in Mamata Banerjee's security team over Nandigram incident
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West Bengal Assembly polls 2021: EC removes police officer in Mamata Banerjee's security team over Nandigram incident

The step against Asoke Chakraborty, an officer on special duty in the rank of SP, is believed to have been taken because of 'security lapses' which led to Banerjee's foot injury in Nandigram in Feb

Assam, TN, Kerala, Puducherry Elections 2021 Updates: Assam records nearly 80% turnout till 6 pm; Tamil Nadu lags with 64.92% polling
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Assam, TN, Kerala, Puducherry Elections 2021 Updates: Assam records nearly 80% turnout till 6 pm; Tamil Nadu lags with 64.92% polling

Assam, TN, Kerala, Puducherry Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Meanwhile, Kerala recorded 69.93 percent and Puducherry recorded 77.90 percent polling

Assam: EC turns down BPF plea to postpone polls in Tamulpur after party candidate joins BJP
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Assam: EC turns down BPF plea to postpone polls in Tamulpur after party candidate joins BJP

The Bodo Peoples Front had moved the poll panel alleging that its candidate from Tamulpur, Rangja Khungur Basumatary, joined the BJP on 1 April under inducement

Assam Assembly election 2021: EC bars Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for 48 hours
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Assam Assembly election 2021: EC bars Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for 48 hours

Congress had approached EC on Thursday demanding action for Sarma's remark that Bodoland People's Front leader Hagrama Mohilary 'will be sent to jail NIA if he indulges in extremism'

Assembly Elections 2021: What are EVMs, how are they used? All you need to know about electronic voting
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Assembly Elections 2021: What are EVMs, how are they used? All you need to know about electronic voting

Even though the initial investment in EVMs was heavy, it has since been expected to save costs of production and printing of crores of ballot papers, their transportation and storage, substantial reduction in the counting staff and the remuneration paid to them.

EC threatening police through arbitrary transfers at BJP's behest, claims TMC candidate and ex-top cop Humayun Kabir
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EC threatening police through arbitrary transfers at BJP's behest, claims TMC candidate and ex-top cop Humayun Kabir

Humayun Kabir joined the TMC in February after quitting the police. A decorated officer, Kabir was the Police Commissioner of Chandannagar and has held many senior positions within the force

West Bengal polls 2021: Narendra Modi's speech at Matua temple in Bangladesh violated MCC, claims Mamata Banerjee
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West Bengal polls 2021: Narendra Modi's speech at Matua temple in Bangladesh violated MCC, claims Mamata Banerjee

The first phase of the Assembly election was held in 30 constituencies on Saturday. The TMC chief addressed rallies in the state's Kharagpur, Narayangarh, and Pingla

Kerala Assembly election 2021: Congress accuses LDF of committing voter list 'fraud', moves EC
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Kerala Assembly election 2021: Congress accuses LDF of committing voter list 'fraud', moves EC

The Congress added that it has urged the EC to 'clean' the voters' list within one week so that a free and fair election can be held in Kerala on 6 April

West Bengal polls: TMC alleges 'bias', EC denies; doctors sound alarm over 'disappearing' COVID protocols in rallies
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West Bengal polls: TMC alleges 'bias', EC denies; doctors sound alarm over 'disappearing' COVID protocols in rallies

TMC chief Mamata Banerjee took a swipe at the BJP for fielding the turncoats in the polls and leaving saffron party old-timers to "shed tears"

Mamata Banerjee injured: TMC, BJP leaders meet EC separately over 'attack'; Bengal CM discharged from hospital
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Mamata Banerjee injured: TMC, BJP leaders meet EC separately over 'attack'; Bengal CM discharged from hospital

Additionally, a delegation of the BJP, which included Union minister Piyush Goyal and party general secretary Bhupender Yadav, also met the EC in Delhi and demanded an independent inquiry into the incident

Mamata Banerjee injured: EC rebuts criticism over 'attack', says TMC letter 'full of insinuations, averments'
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Mamata Banerjee injured: EC rebuts criticism over 'attack', says TMC letter 'full of insinuations, averments'

In its letter, the TMC had accused the EC of acting 'as per orders' of the BJP leaders and claimed that Mamata Banerjee wasn't provided proper security despite 'several comments by BJP leaders that she might be attacked'