Art and culture lend a dash of colour to Bengal elections

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST

With elections just a few days away, local women of Dattabad area in Bidhannagar where Trinamool Congress' Minister-of-State for fire Sujit Bose is a candidate, have started painting 'alpana' designs,

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Manipur HC rules election of MLA as 'null and void'

Imphal |Friday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

The Manipur High Court on Thursday ruled the election of MLA Okram Henry Singh, who was elected from the Wangkhei Assembly constituency in the 2017 elections, as 'null and void', officials said.

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UP Panchayat elections begin today

Lucknow |Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST

Even as the pandemic situation worsens in Uttar Pradesh, the state has launched one of the biggest polling exercises -- the Panchayat elections. The four-phased elections that began on Thursday mornin

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Benin's Prez Talon wins reelection

Lome |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST

Incumbent President Patrice Talon has won reelection in the West African nation of Benin with 86.4 per cent of the votes, according to provisional results announced by the Electoral Commission.

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UP all set for Panchayat elections

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

The much-awaited Panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh will begin on Thursday with the first phase of polling in 18 districts.

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Had to take tough selection decisions for Al Rayyan tie: FC Goa coach

Panaji (Goa) |Tuesday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST

Ahead of FC Goa's big-ticket AFC Champions League (Group E) clash against Qatar club Al Rayyan on Wednesday, the Indian Super League (ISL) club's head coach, Spaniard Juan Ferrando, said he had to tak

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WB, other poll-bound states see Covid cases zoom amid electioneering

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST

West Bengal, which is midway through its poll process, as well as Tamil Nadu, Assam, and the Union Territory of Puducherry, where voting has concluded, witnessed a massive surge in Covid cases since t

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EC bars BJP's Rahul Sinha for 48 hrs from election campaigning

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

A day after imposing ban on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for 24 hours, the Election Commission on Tuesday banned BJP leader Rahul Sinha from campaigning for 48 hours in the fifth phase o

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OMCs to explore fuel price revision post elections

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST

Fuel prices in the country remained unchanged on Tuesday with oil marketing companies continuing on the pause mode and keeping petrol and diesel prices static for a fortnight now.

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Lasso declares victory in Ecuador's presidential elections

Others | April 12, 2021 1:14:02 PM IST

Quito [Ecuador], April 12 (ANI/Xinhua): Former banker and three-time presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso declared victory in Ecuador's presidential runoff elections Sunday, calling it a historic da

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Electioneering leads to TN political leaders getting infected with Covid

Chennai |Monday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST

The death of Congress candidate from Srivilliputhur constituency in Tamil Nadu P.S.W. Madhava Rao and BJP leader from Aruvarakurshi constituency, K. Annamalai testing positive for Covid triggered a de

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Presidential elections underway in Peru

Others | April 12, 2021 7:13:46 AM IST

Lima [Peru], April 12 (ANI/Xinhua): Elections began at 7:00 am (local time) on Sunday in Peru, where more than 25 million people are eligible to vote.

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