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West Bengal Municipal Election

The Elections for West Bengal Municipal Corporations going to be polls on this April 2015. State Election Commission schudeled for Kolkata Municipal elections on April 18 , while elections in the rest of the municipal bodies across the state will take place on 25 April 2015.

Kolkata went to poll for 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation on 18 April 2015. There were a total of 37, 42, 019 eligible voters who cast their votes in 4,704 polling stations to decide the fate of 1,077 candidates.

There were reports that polls were affected due to violence with voters and polling agents being threatened by the Trinamool Congress (TMC), but the ruling party in the city denied the allegations. The counting of the votes will take place on 28 April 2015.

 

Active Political Parties in West Bengal


Party name Abbr Election symbol
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) AAP
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) BJP
Communist Party of India (CPI) CPI
Indian National Congress (INC) INC
All India Trinamool Congress TMC
All India Forward Bloc AIFB Tiger
Revolutionary Socialist Party RSP

West Bengal Election News

Trinamool's Mondal active in polls despite EC vigil

Posted On : Apr 29,2019,    10:04 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Trinamool Congress' Birbhum district President Anubrata Mondal, who is "under strict surveillance" following allegations of him threatening polling officers, said on Monday he is "not bothered" about the poll panel move. View More..

EC keeps Trinamool's Mondal 'under strict surveillance'

Posted On : Apr 28,2019,    10:38 pm
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) The Election Commission has decided to keep Trinamool Congress' Birbhum district President Anubrata Mondal "under strict surveillance" and closely watch his movements following allegations that he is threatening polling officers, sources in the commission said on Sunday. View More..

Bengal poll officials go to CEO over Trinamool leader's threats

Posted On : Apr 27,2019,    11:56 pm
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) An association of polling officials on Saturday approached West Bengal's Chief Electoral Officer seeking stringent measures, including house arrest, against Trinamool Congress' Birbhum district chief Anubrata Mondal to ensure free and fair polls on Monday. View More..

Tripura State Rifles personnel leave for Bengal polling

Posted On : Apr 26,2019,    4:44 pm
Agartala, April 26 (IANS) Around 1,020 troopers of the counter-insurgency trained Tripura State Rifles (TSR) left for West Bengal on Friday to perform election related duties in the Trinamool Congress ruled state, official said here. View More..

After early calm, Bengal poll day marred by killing, clashes

Posted On : Apr 23,2019,    9:00 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) West Bengal saw its first poll-related fatality in the ongoing general elections on Tuesday, as a Congress worker succumbed to his injury following a political clash in phase three of the Lok Sabha polls on a day marred by clashes, bombings and intimidation. View More..

1 killed in violence-marred Bengal polls (6th Lead)

Posted On : Apr 23,2019,    7:48 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) One Congress worker was killed in clashes outside a polling booth as crude bombs were hurled in a bid to intimidate voters amid EVM malfunctioning at some place for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Tuesday. View More..

1 killed in violence-marred Bengal polls (5th Lead)

Posted On : Apr 23,2019,    6:14 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) One Congress worker was killed in clashes outside a polling booth, and hurling of bombs, bids to intimidate voters and EVM snags marred the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Tuesday. View More..

One killed in Bengal poll violence

Posted On : Apr 23,2019,    4:52 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) One person was killed after the workers of Trinamool Congress and Congress clashed in West Bengal's Murshidabad district during the third phase of Lok Sabha elections on Tuesday, the police said. View More..

One killed in Bengal poll violence

Posted On : Apr 23,2019,    4:32 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) One person was killed on Tuesday during a clash between Trinamool Congress and Congress workers during the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, the police said. View More..

Bengal polls over 16% votes in 5 LS seats in 2 hrs (Second Lead, correcting intro)

Posted On : Apr 23,2019,    10:46 am
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Over 12,00,000 voters cast their votes in the first two hours of polling in West Bengal on Tuesday as 16 per cent voting was reported till 9 a.m. in the third phase of the seven-phased polling in the state. View More..

Bengal polls over 16% votes in 5 LS seats in 2 hrs

Posted On : Apr 23,2019,    10:30 am
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Over one lakh voters cast their votes in the first two hours of polling in West Bengal on Tuesday as 16 per cent voting was reported till 9 a.m. in the third phase of the seven-phased polling in the state. View More..

Bengal polls phase three crucial for Congress

Posted On : Apr 22,2019,    5:16 pm
Murshidabad/Malda, April 22 (IANS) The high-octane Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal reach an exciting third leg on Tuesday, as the poll caravan rolls to the culturally rich South Dinjapur and then moves to Malda -- famed for its mouth-watering mangoes --before entering Murshidabad in South Bengal, which was once the capital of the Nawabs of Bengal, Bihar and Odisha. View More..

Bengal polling fair, peaceful so far: Spl Observer

Posted On : Apr 18,2019,    4:28 pm
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) The elections in West Bengal have so far been fair and peaceful, said Ajay V Nayak, special observer appointed by the Election Commission of India here on Thursday. View More..

Bengal polls more or less peaceful: Vivek Dube

Posted On : Apr 18,2019,    1:46 pm
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Special police observer for West Bengal Vivek Dube on Thursday described the ongoing phase two Lok Sabha polls in the three constituencies as "more or less" peaceful, with "small incidents". View More..

Nearly 17% polling recorded in Bengal polls

Posted On : Apr 18,2019,    11:20 am
Siliguri, April 18 (IANS) Nearly 17 per cent of the electorate cast their votes amid stray incidents of violence in the three northern West Bengal constituencies in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. View More..

Bengal polls: All eyes on Raiganj, Darjeeling in phase 2

Posted On : Apr 17,2019,    4:30 pm
Siliguri, April 17 (IANS) In the backdrop of the controversy over the ruling Trinamool Congress roping in Bangladeshi actors for campaigning, three northern West Bengal constituencies, including the keenly-watched Raiganj and Darjeeling, go to the hustings in round two of the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. View More..

Over 38% polling in Bengal till 11 a.m. (2nd Lead)

Posted On : Apr 11,2019,    1:58 pm
Cooch Behar/Alipurduar (West Bengal), April 11 (IANS) Amid stray violence and EVM glitches, Cooch Behar and Alipurduar constituencies in West Bengal polled over 38 per cent votes in the first four hours of polling on Thursday as the Lok Sabha polls kicked off in the country. View More..

West Bengal's poll lock has 'M' key (IANS Exclusive)

Posted On : Apr 11,2019,    1:38 pm
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The 'M' factor will have decisive say in West Bengal polls as demographic profile of the state shows that there are six Lok Sabha seats with more than 7 lakh Muslim voters and in eight constituencies the number is between 5 and 7 lakh. In the remaining 28 seats, the Muslim population is less than 4 lakh. View More..

18% votes cast in Bengal in two hours

Posted On : Apr 11,2019,    11:08 am
Cooch Behar/Alipurduar (West Bengal), April 11 (IANS) Amid stray violence and EVM glitches, Cooch Behar and Alipurduar constituencies in West Bengal polled 18 per cent votes in the first two hours of polling on Thursday as the Lok Sabha polls kicked off in the country. View More..

83 companies of central forces in Bengal polls first phase

Posted On : Apr 10,2019,    5:58 pm
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) As many as 83 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) along with adequate number of state police personnel, mobile patrolling units and Quick Response Teams are being deployed in West Bengal's two Lok Sabha seats, which will vote in the first phase of 2019 polls on Thursday, a top police official said. View More..

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