After saffron surge in West Bengal, Mamata calls for emergency meeting

Bengal witnessed a saffron surge on Thursday as the BJP inflicted a body blow to Trinamool Congress by winning 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state, up from just two in 2014.

published on : 25th May 2019

Amid saffron surge, Mamata's residence, TMC headquarters wear deserted look

The scene was grimmer at the E M Bypass office, as except guards and few policemen no TMC supporter or party leader could be seen.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Exit polls gossip, says an angry Mamata Banerjee after predictions favour NDA

Most exit polls forecast a majority for the ruling BJP-led NDA in Lok Sabha elections with varying numbers, as the seven-phase democratic exercise ended Sunday.

published on : 19th May 2019

PM Modi's visit to Kedarnath violates poll code: TMC in letter to EC

The party also said the prime minister even announced that the master plan for the Kedarnath Temple is ready and also addressed the public and the media at the temple town.

published on : 19th May 2019

Over to exit polls and results as world's biggest election ends

Several incidents of car vandalism, bombings, and voter intimidation was reported from West Bengal with the latest being a car bomb explosion near Rabindranath Tagore’s ancestral home in Kolkata.

published on : 19th May 2019

Mamata Banerjee's nephew sends defamation notice to PM Modi, demands apology 

Modi, during a rally in Diamond Harbour on May 15, had launched a broadside against West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee.

published on : 18th May 2019

WB Congress unit claims TMC may incite violence during bypolls

Chowdhury warned that if any untoward incident happens then the Congress party workers and supporters will out on the street to stage protests.

published on : 18th May 2019

Vidyasagar vandalism set to impact polls in Kolkata

Though the incident has dented BJP’s image, the party is giving Didi sleepless nights.

published on : 18th May 2019

Election Commission defends WB campaign ban, says can't allow violence

The Commission has been under attack from political parties for not curtailing campaigning in nine Lok Sabha seats in the state from Thursday morning.

published on : 17th May 2019

Is polarization helping BJP in West Bengal?

The TMC, which swept the 2014 general elections in the state by bagging 34 Lok Sabha seats, is unsure about repeating the same performance this time.

published on : 16th May 2019

Opposition leaders slam EC for cutting short West Bengal campaigning post-Kolkata violence 

Opposition leaders also questioned the duration of ban on campaigning claiming that it has been done to favour the BJP in its campaign in the State.

published on : 16th May 2019

Curtailing campaigning in West Bengal EC's 'unethical gift' to PM Modi: Mamata

The EC invoked Article 324 of the Constitution to curtail the campaigning for the last phase of the election on May 19.

published on : 15th May 2019

BJP goes to Vice President over violence during Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata 

BJP parliamentary party secretary Balasubrahmanyam Kamarsu said the delegation also apprised Naidu of the "murderous" attack on Shah.

published on : 15th May 2019

Election Commission curtails West Bengal campaigning after Kolkata violence 

The EC's action came a day after parts of Kolkata witnessed wide-spread violence during BJP president Amit Shah's massive road show in Kolkata.

published on : 15th May 2019

Attacking knowledge central to BJP's poisonous project: CPI(M)

Furious BJP supporters retaliated and were seen exchanging blows with their TMC rivals outside the college entrance.

published on : 15th May 2019
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