02 Jul 2013
The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to modify its order directing holding panchayat elections in West Bengal in five phases starting on July 11, after hearing a batch of pleas for rescheduling the poll dates in view of the Muslim holy month, Ramadan.
29 Jul 2013
• TMC claims comfortable lead in 13 of the 17 districts • 1.7 lakh candidates in fray• Panchayat polls held for 58,865 seats
21 Jul 2013
• Three persons killed in WB Panchayat polls• Two cops among others injured• Murshidabad goes to polls on Monday
22 Jul 2013
Kolkata: Six persons, including a woman, were killed and 18 more injured in widespread violence and CRPF firing in the fourth phase of panchayat elections in West Bengal on Monday covering four districts.
28 Jun 2013
The Supreme Court on Friday rescheduled the dates of West Bengal panchayat elections and directed the State Election Commission to conduct the exercise in five phases starting July 11.
15 Jul 2013
The second phase of Panchayat polls, which is underway in the three districts of West Bengal, has recorded 30 percent polling till noon. The day had earlier started on a violent note as a CPI-M candidate’s husband was killed and another party member was allegedly beaten by Trinamool Congress workers.
30 Jul 2013
Kolkata: The victory in the Panchayat elections for the Trinamool Congress was the completion of a full circle for the party after demolishing the Left Front in the state in 2011, senior minister Subrata Mukherjee said on Tuesday.
26 Jun 2013
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notices to the Centre and the West Bengal government seeking their response on how to meet the requirement of security personnel for conduct of panchayat elections in the state.
30 Jul 2013
Jalpaiguri(WB): A Congress worker was killed and two others sustained injures after a clash broke out in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal following the declaration of Panchayat polls results.
11 Jul 2013
Sporadic violence was reported in the first phase of Panchayat elections in West Bengal covering three districts of West Midnapore, Bankura and Purulia, where 25 to 30 percent polling was recorded in the first four hours of voting.