April 29, 2021 09:53 AM IST
Voting has opened for the eighth and final phase of the assembly elections in West Bengal, as voters stand at a distance and sanitise their hands in keeping with the coronavirus protocol. The counting of votes will be done on May 2.
- April 29, 2021 08:12 AM IST
Polling began at 7 am on Thursday for 35 seats in the eighth phase of the assembly elections in West Bengal amid the surging second wave of COVID-19.
- April 29, 2021 07:24 AM IST
Long queues were seen outside most polling booths since early morning, raising concern over the spread of the infection even as the Election Commission said that all precautionary measures are in place.
- April 29, 2021 07:19 AM IST
Exit Poll Results 2021 Highlights: The exit poll results of the 2021 Assembly elections to the states of West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam, and the Union territory of Puducherry started coming around 7 pm on April 29 and most agencies have projected that incumbents will make a comeback in Bengal and Kerala, while in Tamil Nadu, the Opposition will wrest power.
- April 28, 2021 09:33 PM IST
He is the seniormost, by age, of the three 1987 batch officers in Finance Ministry.
- April 28, 2021 03:32 PM IST
All forms of public gathering outside the counting centres has also been barred by the Election Commission to prevent the violation of social distancing norms.
- April 28, 2021 03:30 PM IST
The ISRO has so far confined itself to providing imagery data support to the armed forces and, therefore, would need a doctrinal shift away from its wonted ‘civilian’ role to help the Air Defence Command
- April 28, 2021 02:27 PM IST
Fifty of the candidates for the eighth phase have serious criminal cases against them.
- April 28, 2021 07:27 AM IST
West Bengal Election 2021 Highlights: Campaigning for the assembly polls has concluded. The last phase of voting will happen on April 29, followed by exit polls, and counting of votes of May 2
- April 27, 2021 09:44 AM IST
Madras High Court had lashed out at the Election Commission over the conduct of assembly polls amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
- April 27, 2021 07:54 AM IST
West Bengal Election 2021 Highlights: Campaigning for the assembly polls have concluded. The last phase of voting will happen on April 29, followed by exit polls, and counting of votes of May 2
- April 26, 2021 01:59 PM IST
Calculated risks need to be taken to further open the economy. The Indian Premier League, in that sense, is an example of how big ticket sporting events can be held in the ‘new normal’, for the foreseeable future
- April 26, 2021 09:52 AM IST
West Bengal Election 2021: Over 86 lakh voters will decide the political fate of 284 candidates in this phase.
- April 26, 2021 09:52 AM IST
India’s vaccine problems will not go away even though the Biden government has agreed to India’s requests for critical vaccine raw material
- April 26, 2021 09:33 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is busy dousing one fire after another since his swearing in 2019. Amid calls for his replacement from a section of MLAs, BJP is caught in a dilemma
- April 26, 2021 09:11 AM IST
The IMF and several research papers have said it’s very likely that the pandemic will leave long-lasting scars on the economy
- April 26, 2021 08:48 AM IST
The key deficiency of the Indian legal system is the huge backlog of cases – running into millions before all the courts taken together -- and the resultant denial of justice through delay in delivery
- April 26, 2021 08:19 AM IST
COVID-19 dominates discourse in the fag end of the campaign as active cases in West Bengal touch 88,000-mark
- April 26, 2021 07:58 AM IST
Polling began at 7 am for 34 seats in the seventh phase of the state assembly elections amid tight security and a rampaging second wave of COVID-19.
- April 26, 2021 07:35 AM IST
West Bengal Elections 2021 News Highlights: Over 86 lakh voters in West Bengal will decide the political fate of 284 candidates today, when 34 assembly constituencies, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's home turf Bhabanipur, go to polls in the seventh phase.
- April 26, 2021 07:29 AM IST
West Bengal Election 2021 | Long queues were seen outside most polling booths where voting is underway adhering to Covid protocols.
- April 24, 2021 01:50 PM IST
A look at yesterday's meeting between state chief ministers and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, beyond the television coverage.
- April 24, 2021 12:42 PM IST
The Edhi foundation has previously taken care of Indian fishermen released from Pakistani jails and repatriated to India, among other initiatives. South Asian peace activists say people from both countries have routinely come forward to help each other.
- April 24, 2021 07:51 AM IST
There is a need for a sensitive conversation about gender roles in every household. The Great Indian Kitchen puts that across succinctly
- April 23, 2021 04:47 PM IST
"What is happening... this is strictly against our tradition, our protocol... that some Chief Minister is showing a live telecast of an in-house meeting," Modi said during the meeting.