West Bengal

College admission process has to be online, students can't be called before classes start: West Bengal government

Education minister Partha Chatterjee has informed all colleges that no student can be called to the campus during the admission process, Higher education secretary R S Shukla told reporters.

published on : 20th May 2019

Several injured in West Bengal post-poll violence

Trinamool accused the BJP local leaders of ransacking vehicle of the party's panchayat leader on Sunday.

published on : 20th May 2019

Won't let Madhya Pradesh become Bengal, says former CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on BJP worker's killing

Tanwar was shot at inside his home in Palia village by Congress worker Arun Sharma, who accused him of voting for the BJP, police said.

published on : 20th May 2019

BJP delegation meets Election Commission, demands re-poll in West Bengal

A BJP delegation on Monday met Election Commission officials and demanded re-polling in the violence-hit constituencies of West Bengal.

published on : 20th May 2019

BJP fears 'massacre' after polls in West Bengal

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman demanded that Central Armed Forces should stay in West Bengal till the MCC comes to end.

published on : 19th May 2019

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee accuses BJP workers, CRPF of torturing people

Mamata Banerjee accused BJP workers and central forces of torturing people during the final phase of Lok Sabha polls.

published on : 19th May 2019

West Bengal: Diamond Harbour BJP candidate Nilanjan Roy's car vandalised

Nilanjan Roy alleged that if Trinamool backed miscreants can attack his car, then it is impossible for the voters in the area to feel secured.

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

LS polls 2019: Sex workers in West Bengal make themselves heard with NOTA 

The sex workers from red-light areas such as Rabindra Sarobar, Rambagan, Sethbagan, Bowbazar, Kalighat, Chelta, Kidderpore and Tollygunge are fighting for basic demands.

published on : 18th May 2019

Bengal will be bonus, will help BJP in crossing 300-mark: BJP secretary Sunil Deodhar

Deodher, who played a key role in Modi's election campaign in Varanasi in 2014, claimed West Bengal results are going to be a "shocker" like the BJP's 2014 victory in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 17th May 2019

WB campaign ban: TDP, Congress, AAP approach EC, ask for half a day more 

In first such action in India's electoral history, the EC on Wednesday ordered campaigning in nine West Bengal constituencies to end at 10 pm Thursday, a day before its scheduled deadline

published on : 17th 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

Arvind Kejriwal terms EC 'biased', asks why campaign in West Bengal ordered to be stopped 

During his election campaign at Moga in Punjab, Kejriwal told reporters that he strongly condemns the "attitude" of the EC.

published on : 16th May 2019

Bengal police trying to wipe out evidence of Vidyasagar statue desecration: Modi

A bust of 19th century Bengali reformer and polymath Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was desecrated during the clashes.

published on : 16th 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
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