Election Violence

Election Violence

One dead as violence mars UP election in Cox’s Bazar

One was shot dead while at least six other suffered bullet wounds in election-related gunfights in Cox's Bazar Monday morning

One dead as violence mars UP election in Cox’s Bazar

Woman dies in Bagerhat over UP polls violence

A woman was killed in a clash following the election to Chandpai Union Parishad in Mongla upazila on Sunday night

Woman dies in Bagerhat over UP polls violence

US election

Trump pressured justice head to 'just say election was corrupt'

"Just say the election was corrupt + leave the rest to me," Trump told then-acting attorney general Jeffrey Rosen

Former US president Donald Trump

Clashes during UP polls in Gouranadi leave 1 dead, 10 injured

Clashes erupted when supporters of Montu Hawlader handed a supporter of Firoz Mridha over to the police on allegations of vote rigging at Kamlapur Primary School polling station

Clashes during UP polls in Gouranadi leave 1 dead, 10 injured

Mamata accuses BJP of instigating violence in Bengal

Mamata Banerjee said that the BJP leadership should control itself and accept the mandate of the people

All India Trinamool Congress party supporters shout slogans against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters as West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (not pictured) enteres in a polling station during the second phase of West Bengal's legislative elections in Nandigram on 1 April 2021

Mamata takes oath as West Bengal CM for third consecutive term

Mamata became the chief minister of West Bengal for the first time in 2011 by ending the 34-year-long CPI(M) regime, one of the longest-serving elected governments in the world

Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses party MLAs, in Kolkata on 3 May 2021

Mamata should not become West Bengal CM ‘ethically’: Biplab Kumar Deb

Despite Banerjee losing the seat to BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari, who was once her close aid, the TMC registered a landslide victory in polls winning 213 seats in the 294-member West Bengal assembly

Mamata should not become West Bengal CM ‘ethically’: Biplab Kumar Deb

Fresh violence as 175m vote in Indian state polls

West Bengal in eastern India was the most important with prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist BJP party attempting to win power there for the first time

Rapid Action Force (RAF) try to controll All India Trinamool Congress party supporters shouting against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters as West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (not pictured) enters inside a polling station during the second phase of West Bengal's legislative elections in Nandigram on 1 April 2021

Voting begins in second phase of West Bengal, Assam assembly polls

Voting for 30 seats in West Bengal’s second phase Assembly elections and the second phase of Assam assembly elections began on Thursday amid tight security and all Covid-19 protocols

Voting begins in second phase of West Bengal, Assam assembly polls

India

Voting in West Bengal, Assam begins as Modi aims to expand BJP empire

Victory in the eastern region of 90 million would be a huge achievement for Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party as it seeks to expand its power base beyond its Hindi-speaking northern heartlands

A paramilitary personnel assists an elderly woman while a volunteer checks her body temperature before entering a polling station to cast her ballot during Phase 1 of West Bengal's legislative election in Purulia district on 27 March 2021
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