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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

West Bengal polls: EC bars Rahul Sinha from campaigning for 48 hrs, Dilip Ghosh gets notice, light rap for Suvendu Adhikari
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West Bengal polls: EC bars Rahul Sinha from campaigning for 48 hrs, Dilip Ghosh gets notice, light rap for Suvendu Adhikari

This comes after the poll panel had barred Mamata Banerjee from campaigning for 24 hours for her remarks against central forces and a statement that allegedly had religious overtones

Kerala Assembly Election 2021, Kottarakkara Profile: CPM's KN Balagopal in fray against INC's Reshmi R in Left bastion
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Kerala Assembly Election 2021, Kottarakkara Profile: CPM's KN Balagopal in fray against INC's Reshmi R in Left bastion

CPM has fielded KN Balagopal in place of Potty this time in accordance with its three-term policy. The Congress meanwhile has fielded Resmi R. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded Vayakkal Soman from the seat

Kerala Assembly election 2021, Vattiyoorkavu profile: CPM fields sitting MLA VK Prasanth in closely watched contest
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Kerala Assembly election 2021, Vattiyoorkavu profile: CPM fields sitting MLA VK Prasanth in closely watched contest

The Congress has fielded advocate and former TV anchor Veena Nair. She is the daughter-in-law of former Uduma MLA Kunjikkannam

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.

Kerala Assembly Election 2021, Kattakkada profile: CPM's IB Satheesh narrowly defeated Congress' N Sakthan in 2016
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Kerala Assembly Election 2021, Kattakkada profile: CPM's IB Satheesh narrowly defeated Congress' N Sakthan in 2016

The election to the Kattakkada Assembly constituency, which falls in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala, will be held on 6 April and results will be out on 2 May

Model Code of Conduct comes into force for Assembly polls 2021; guidelines seek to ensure level playing field
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Model Code of Conduct comes into force for Assembly polls 2021; guidelines seek to ensure level playing field

With the announcement of the polling dates, the Model of Conduct has come into force in West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry

Assembly Elections 2021: No postal ballot facility for overseas Indian voters in upcoming polls, says EC
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Assembly Elections 2021: No postal ballot facility for overseas Indian voters in upcoming polls, says EC

CEC Sunil Arora said that a broad spectrum meeting of all stakeholders on extending the Electronically Transmitted Postal Ballot System (ETPSB) facility to overseas voters in future elections could take place within a month

Kerala Assembly Election Dates Announcement: State to vote on 6 April for 140 seats; results on 2 May
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Kerala Assembly Election Dates Announcement: State to vote on 6 April for 140 seats; results on 2 May

The Kerala Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) has a total number of 140 seats, of which, 14 seats are reserved for the Scheduled Castes and two seats are reserved for the Scheduled Tribes.

Tamil Nadu Assembly Election Dates Announcement: Single-phased poll to be held on 6 April, counting on 2 May
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Tamil Nadu Assembly Election Dates Announcement: Single-phased poll to be held on 6 April, counting on 2 May

The Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) has a total number of 188 seats, of which, 44 seats are reserved for the Scheduled Castes and two seats are reserved for the Scheduled Tribes

Assembly Election Dates Announcement Updates: Congress, TMC question rationale of holding eight-phase polls in West Bengal
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Assembly Election Dates Announcement Updates: Congress, TMC question rationale of holding eight-phase polls in West Bengal

Assembly Election Dates Announcement LIVE Updates: Elections will be held on 6 April for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala. Assam election will be in three phases, while West Bengal will witness eight-phase polling.

West Bengal Assembly Election to be held in eight phases; here's the detailed poll schedule
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West Bengal Assembly Election to be held in eight phases; here's the detailed poll schedule

Elections for the West Bengal assembly will be held in eight phases, up from seven last time, beginning with polling for 30 seats on 27 March

Puducherry Assembly Election Dates Announced: Polling to take place in single phase on 6 April; counting of votes on 2 May
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Puducherry Assembly Election Dates Announced: Polling to take place in single phase on 6 April; counting of votes on 2 May

The Puducherry Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) has a total number of 30 seats, of which, five are reserved for the Scheduled Castes

Assam Assembly Election Dates Announced: Polling in three phases on 27 March, 1 April and 6 April; counting of votes on 2 May
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Assam Assembly Election Dates Announced: Polling in three phases on 27 March, 1 April and 6 April; counting of votes on 2 May

The date of making nominations for the first, second and third phase are 9 March, 12 March and 19 March, respectively, while the last date for withdrawal of candidatures are 12 March, 17 March and 22 March, respectively

Assam Assembly election: Election Commission team reviews poll preparedness in state
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Assam Assembly election: Election Commission team reviews poll preparedness in state

The team reviewed the follow-up action taken after the chief election commissioner's visit to the state from 18 to 20 January

EC to launch e-EPIC today: From how to get digital voter card to who is eligible, check details here
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EC to launch e-EPIC today: From how to get digital voter card to who is eligible, check details here

The e-elector photo identity card is a non-editable digital version of the elector photo identity card and it can be saved in facilities such as digital locker and can be printed in the PDF format, EC officials said

West Bengal polls: TMC accuses BSF of threatening voters in border areas, lodges complaint with CEC
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West Bengal polls: TMC accuses BSF of threatening voters in border areas, lodges complaint with CEC

Denying TMC's 'baseless' allegations, the Border Security Force said it is a professional border guarding force actively checking illegal infiltration and smuggling

EC team on a three-day visit to Assam to review preparations; state polls due in March-April
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EC team on a three-day visit to Assam to review preparations; state polls due in March-April

The team discussed various issues like electoral roll, EVM/VVPAT, polling stations, transportation, security and COVID-19 with officials from all districts

Polling for 12 legislative council seats in Uttar Pradesh to be held on 28 Jan, says Election Commission
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Polling for 12 legislative council seats in Uttar Pradesh to be held on 28 Jan, says Election Commission

Nominations can be filed till 18 January, scrutiny of nominations will be held on 19 January, and withdrawal of names can be done till 21 January

Tehseen Poonawalla files complaint with EC over Narendra Modi's remarks at Bihar poll rally
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Tehseen Poonawalla files complaint with EC over Narendra Modi's remarks at Bihar poll rally

The political analyst filed the complaint taking objection to Modi's remarks at a rally in Saharsa that "friends" of the votaries of ''jungle raj'' don't want the people of Bihar to chant "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" and "Jai Shri Ram".