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Supreme Court says govt employees can't work as state election commissioners
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Supreme Court says govt employees can't work as state election commissioners

The apex court Bench headed by Justice RF Nariman rapped the Goa government for giving its Law Secretary the additional charge of the SEC

Delhi MCD election results 2021: AAP wins 4 wards, Congress 1; Kejriwal slams BJP for 15 years of 'misrule'
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Delhi MCD election results 2021: AAP wins 4 wards, Congress 1; Kejriwal slams BJP for 15 years of 'misrule'

The Delhi CM's remarks come at a time when BJP failed to bag even a single ward in the bypolls. Delhi BJP President Adesh Gupta said that the party 'honours' the mandate given by people

Justice V Kanagaraj, retired judge of Madras High Court, appointed as new state election commissioner of Andhra Pradesh
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Justice V Kanagaraj, retired judge of Madras High Court, appointed as new state election commissioner of Andhra Pradesh

Justice V Kanagaraj, a retired judge of the Madras High Court, on Saturday assumed charge as the State Election Commissioner of Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra Pradesh removes state election commissioner from post, issues order curtailing tenure of future chiefs from 5 to 3 years
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Andhra Pradesh removes state election commissioner from post, issues order curtailing tenure of future chiefs from 5 to 3 years

The YSR Congress government in Andhra Pradesh on Friday abruptly removed State Election Commissioner N Ramesh Kumar from the post by promulgating an Ordinance, amending the AP Panchayat Raj Act, 1994, curtailing the tenure of the SEC to three years from five.

Andhra Pradesh SEC says he apprehends threat to life for postponing local body polls, seeks central security cover
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Andhra Pradesh SEC says he apprehends threat to life for postponing local body polls, seeks central security cover

Andhra Pradesh State Election Commissioner N Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday requested the Centre to provide him central police force security cover, saying he apprehends threat to his life and that of his family members

Tamil Nadu local body polls: First phase concludes amid stray incidents of booth capturing: phase two voting on 30 Dec
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Tamil Nadu local body polls: First phase concludes amid stray incidents of booth capturing: phase two voting on 30 Dec

The first phase of polls to elect councillors, panchayat union presidents and ward members for the local bodies concluded in Tamil Nadu on Friday with reports of stray incidents taking place in a few polling booths

Polling for second phase of Telangana Panchayat elections begins; over 50,000 security personals deployed
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Polling for second phase of Telangana Panchayat elections begins; over 50,000 security personals deployed

Polling began for the second phase of the Panchayat elections in Telangana Friday amid tight security.

Polling underway in Punjab for election to zilla parishads, panchayat samitis; Opposition alleges 'booth-capturing'
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Polling underway in Punjab for election to zilla parishads, panchayat samitis; Opposition alleges 'booth-capturing'

Polling to the zila parishads and panchayat samitis began in Punjab on Wednesday morning amid tight security arrangements. The voting commenced at 8 am and will continue till 4 pm, officials said.

West Bengal panchayat polls: TMC bags 9,270 seats, leads in 2,317; BJP comes a distant second
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West Bengal panchayat polls: TMC bags 9,270 seats, leads in 2,317; BJP comes a distant second

The Trinamool Congress reinforced its dominant position in rural West Bengal's local bodies, bagging 9,270 seats in gram panchayats, while the BJP emerged as the main challenger to the ruling party in most districts, according to results available till 2 pm on Thursday.

Violence during West Bengal panchayat elections: Twitter slams Derek O'Brien for listing out deaths under CPM rule
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Violence during West Bengal panchayat elections: Twitter slams Derek O'Brien for listing out deaths under CPM rule

Widespread violence marred the panchayat polls in West Bengal on Monday, leaving at least six people dead and 43 injured.

West Bengal panchayat polls: Voting for rural elections in 20 districts of state begins under tight security
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West Bengal panchayat polls: Voting for rural elections in 20 districts of state begins under tight security

Voting for Panchayat elections in 20 districts of West Bengal has begun under tight security. The polling will take place in 621 zilla parishads and 6,157 panchayat samitis, besides in 31,827 gram panchayats, spread across 20 districts

Tripura governor Tathagata Roy calls for peaceful panchayat polls in West Bengal
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Tripura governor Tathagata Roy calls for peaceful panchayat polls in West Bengal

Tripura governor Tathagata Roy expressed hope that the people of West Bengal will be able to cast their vote peacefully during tomorrow's panchayat polls.

West Bengal panchayat polls: Supreme Court sets 14 May date, stays results on 18,000 uncontested seats
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West Bengal panchayat polls: Supreme Court sets 14 May date, stays results on 18,000 uncontested seats

The Supreme Court has set the date for West Bengal panchayat poll date as 14 May asking the State Election Commission to ensure free and fair polls, media reports said.

West Bengal panchayat polls: SEC moves Supreme Court challenging Calcutta HC's order; CPM and BJP file caveat
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West Bengal panchayat polls: SEC moves Supreme Court challenging Calcutta HC's order; CPM and BJP file caveat

The West Bengal State Election Commission on Wednesday approached the Supreme Court challenging the Calcutta High Court's order directing it to accept the nominations of those candidates who have filed their papers electronically within the stipulated time for the panchayat election in the state.

West Bengal panchayat election: Calcutta HC refuses to interfere, asks state EC to conduct polling in neutral manner
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West Bengal panchayat election: Calcutta HC refuses to interfere, asks state EC to conduct polling in neutral manner

The Calcutta High Court on Friday refused to interfere with the West Bengal Panchayat election schedule. It also criticised the role of the poll panel in conducting the process.

West Bengal panchayat polls: TMC wins 34% seats uncontested; party terms it victory for masses, opposition decries it as 'farce'
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West Bengal panchayat polls: TMC wins 34% seats uncontested; party terms it victory for masses, opposition decries it as 'farce'

The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal won several seats in the panchayat polls after the State Election Commission (SEC) released the list of uncontested seats.

West Bengal panchayat election: State Election Commission yet to take decision on poll dates
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West Bengal panchayat election: State Election Commission yet to take decision on poll dates

The State Election Commission (SEC) is yet to take a decision on the dates for the panchayat polls in West Bengal as the issues of security arrangements and concluding the election either before or during the month of Ramzan remain to be settled.

West Bengal panchayat polls: Calcutta HC directs state EC to consult all stakeholders on security arrangements
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West Bengal panchayat polls: Calcutta HC directs state EC to consult all stakeholders on security arrangements

The Calcutta High Court directed the State Election Commission (SEC) on Tuesday to hold meaningful consultations with all stakeholders in West Bengal on security arrangements for the panchayat elections.

Calcutta HC stays Bengal panchayat poll process, asks SEC to furnish report on election status by 16 April
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Calcutta HC stays Bengal panchayat poll process, asks SEC to furnish report on election status by 16 April

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday stayed the ongoing Panchayat election process in West Bengal till further orders and asked the State Election Commission (SEC) to furnish by 16 April a comprehensive status report on the polls.

West Bengal Panchayat Election 2018: Calcutta High Court stays all poll process till 16 April after two die in violence
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West Bengal Panchayat Election 2018: Calcutta High Court stays all poll process till 16 April after two die in violence

The Calcutta High Court today stayed till further orders the ongoing panchayat election process in West Bengal, a day after two persons were killed in a fight during a victory procession in North 24 Parganas district.