The party has not announced any plans to contest elections in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu.
Media reports suggest nearly 77 deaths from 2011 to 2021 due to violence during elections but the figure could be higher.
Since 1982, BJP has contested eight assembly elections in West Bengal and has not won a single election in the state to date.
As of February 24, 2021, the Election Commission of India has not announced the polling dates for the West Bengal assembly election.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will contest the upcoming elections in the state from Nandigram.
In the first television interviews of his post-presidency, Donald Trump repeated his false claims that the election was stolen from him 10 times — each instance unprompted and unchallenged.
Is a hand recount of 2020 election results in Windham, New Hampshire, proof of election fraud by "Dominion Voting Machines"? No, that's not true: The results changed markedly in the recount, but it's unclear why. The original report, the
The state of Georgia reported 35 alleged cases of election law violations, but many have criticized the move as an attempt to intimidate voters.
Has former President Donald Trump won "two-thirds of the cases that have been adjudicated by the courts" in his crusade to overturn the election result? That's only true if you leave out certain cases and add in others. The "two-thirds" c
Quick Take One America News Network recently spotlighted one man’s analysis that wrongly suggests precinct-level voting data in Georgia proved a computer algorithm was used to swing the election to President Joe Biden. A hand tally of paper ballo
Established firms backed away from the former president's baseless claims of election fraud.
Election systems in the U.S. are vulnerable to cyber intrusions similar to the one that hit federal agencies and numerous businesses in 2020 and remain a potential target for foreign hacking, according to a report.
On February 10 2021, a post titled “Casual Reminder” was shared to r/WhitePeopleTwitter. The post claimed that in 1861, a total of fourteen lawmakers were “expelled from Congress” for failing to recognize the election of Abraha
A former labor leader and Obama administration official was elected to serve as chair of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors, marking the first step in a potential shakeup under President Joe Biden.
The use of the word “conspiracy” in Molly Ball’s controversial op-ed has been used to claim that Biden’s campaign equates to electoral fraud.
Georgia's secretary of state's office has opened an investigation into a phone call between Donald Trump and the state's top elections official in which the then-president said he wanted to “find” enough votes to overturn his loss in the state.
Does the "Unmasked" video uncover the truth about the 2020 presidential election? No, it doesn't: The video remixes previously debunked claims of vote fraud and election theft. Chief among them were allegations that "vote spikes" in battl
If you’re Christian in Bluefield — and most everyone is, in this small city tucked into the Appalachian Mountains — you have your choice.
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Quick Take A two-hour video, claiming to prove that the 2020 presidential election was “stolen” from former President Donald Trump, has been viewed tens of thousands of times online and aired on the cable channel One America News Networ
By Dana Ford and Alexis Tereszcuk Does Mike Lindell's "Absolute Proof" video, which promises to expose election fraud, contain only factual and proven statements about the 2020 election? No, that's not true: The nearly two-hour video recy
After an election season dominated by conspiracy theories and false claims about voting, top election officials across the country say they already are bracing for what comes next.
A college degree is not a prerequisite to hold elected office.
Quick Take Social media posts falsely claim that the November election in Myanmar was conducted using Dominion Voting Systems, the company that was the focus of bogus theories about the 2020 U.S. presidential election. The company said its systems aren
Are Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff up for re-election in March of 2021? No, that's not true: Both were re-elected November 3, 2020. Since House members serve two-year terms, they would not h
One of the newest members of Congress is under intense scrutiny from her own party following her promotion of conspiracy theories and inflammatory comments supporting violence against other lawmakers. At least 67 House Democrats have signed on to a fo
Baseless conspiracy theories from the 2020 U.S. presidential election found a new home after Myanmar underwent a military coup.
Did Myanmar use Dominion Voting Systems to calculate election results prior to the military coup in that country? No, that's not true: A Dominion spokesperson told Lead Stories that they "do not have systems in Myanmar, and never have." T
Is this video of testimony about programming that can allegedly rig elections a description of 2020 elections systems? No, that's not true: The taped testimony of Clint Curtis is outdated. At the time the video was recorded, December 13,
In calling for a “thorough investigation” into “election fraud,” Republican Sen. Rand Paul distorted the facts about a Wisconsin policy that was introduced by Republicans and put in place before the 2016 general election. In Paul’s tellin
The Justice Department’s inspector general is launching an investigation to examine whether any former or current department officials “engaged in an improper attempt” to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
The voting machine company faced such a mountain of threats and criticism that one of its top executives went into hiding.
A post shared dozens of times on Facebook claims to show violent clashes between civilians and security forces in Uganda following the recent presidential election. The claim is false; the images are of a caravan of Honduran migrants who were blocked b
Two of Fox News Channel's top news executives involved in the controversial — but correct — election night call of Arizona for Democrat Joe Biden are out at the network.
A video has been shared thousands of times on social media alongside claims that it shows Ugandan police manhandling and stripping the wife of opposition leader Bobi Wine and her son. But this is false: Barbie Wine told AFP Fact Check that she was not
What's the evidence that the 2020 election was valid and Biden is the duly elected president of the United States?
The founder and CEO of MyPillow, who amplified President Donald Trump's claims of election fraud, said a backlash against his company has begun.
Does Mike Lindell's interview on alleged election fraud contain only factual and proven statements? No, that's not true: The interview with the MyPillow CEO is based almost entirely on a discredited report. As Lead Stories has already deb
Twitter has temporarily suspended the account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, the Republican U.S. Congresswoman from Georgia who has expressed racist views and support for QAnon conspiracy theories online.