2021 Bengal elections

Two injured in bomb blast in West Bengal's Ketugram ahead of polls, three held

Three persons, who were arrested in connection with the incident, were remanded to police custody for seven days.

published on : 22nd April 2021

Bengal polls 2021: Bomb hurled on BJP candidate Shilbhadra Dutta's car in North 24 Parganas district

Dutta claimed that he was taking tea at a roadside stall on Kalyani Expressway at Rahara when someone threw the bomb which exploded a few metres away from his vehicle.

published on : 21st April 2021

Not feasible to club remaining phases of Bengal polls: EC to Trinamool Congress

In a letter to the Trinamool Congress, the poll panel cited election law and various steps it has taken to ensure safety of voters in view of the coronavirus pandemic to rule out any change.

published on : 21st April 2021

Bengal polls 2021: CM Mamata Banerjee terms PM Modi's government as 'monumental incompetence'

The Trinamool Congress supremo accused the prime minister of allowing open market sale of vaccines despite depleting stocks.

published on : 20th April 2021

West Bengal polls: TMC's Firhad Hakim heard verbally abusing CISF, BJP in purported video

Hakim -- during a roadshow in the south-western part of Kolkata - allegedly threatened to take action against the saffron party and the CISF, once the assembly polls get over.

published on : 20th April 2021

West Bengal polls: BJP decides not to hold big rallies, public meetings amid rise in COVID cases

The party asserted that it is also very necessary for the constitutional and democratic obligations to be fulfilled, noting that the assembly polls are underway in the state.

published on : 20th April 2021

Congress candidate death: Imams in West Bengal urge EC to hold elections in Samserganj seat post Eid

Md Yahiya, the president of the association, said in a statement that Eid is likely to be celebrated on May 14 or one day earlier, on May 13, depending on the sighting of the moon.

published on : 19th April 2021

West Bengal polls 2021: PM Modi responsible for second wave of COVID-19, alleges Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee urged the Election Commission to club the remaining phases of the West Bengal Assembly polls into a single round in view of the surge in the COVID-19 cases.

published on : 19th April 2021

Trinamool Congress to hold small election meetings in Kolkata amid rise in COVID cases

Speaking to a TV channel, Banerjee said that she would shorten her speeches at campaign in different parts of the state to around 20 minutes or so from the usual time of 50 minutes to one hour.

published on : 19th April 2021

People of West Bengal want 'white' beard, not saree: State BJP chief Dilip Ghosh

He said that elections in West Bengal won't be needed to be conducted under the security provided by central forces after the BJP comes to power in the state.

published on : 18th April 2021

West Bengal polls 2021: CM Mamata Banerjee warns CAPF of legal consequences after election

Mamata said the BJP leaders would not be there after the elections and the central force personnel, who are accused of working for the saffron camp.

published on : 18th April 2021

'Did not violate model code, IPC': West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to EC on her remarks on CAPF

Banerjee also urged the poll watchdog to rescind its notice, contending she has not violated the model code or the various sections of the Indian Penal Code.

published on : 10th April 2021

Bengal poll booth violence: CM Mamata Banerjee questions central forces' version, orders CID probe

Local police said that four people were killed as central forces opened fire allegedly after coming under attack from locals, who 'attempted to snatch their rifles'.

published on : 10th April 2021

Mahayagya of 'Asol Paribartan' will begin in West Bengal from May 2: PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi stressed that the state will move towards peace and tranquility after decades of bloodshed, fear and violence and will complete the concept of 'Sonar Bangla'.

published on : 10th April 2021

Bengal poll booth violence: Sources cite 'attack on CISF QRT, injury to child' as reason

A CISF team was inspecting the Jor Patki area of Sitalkuchi constituency jointly with the local police to 'clear the elements which were resisting' the voters from reaching the polling booth'.

published on : 10th April 2021
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