Asansol

Shatrughan Sinha: Shotgun back in limelight with Asansol Lok Sabha bypoll victory for TMC

Shatrughan Sinha garnered a massive 6,56,358 votes against BJP candidate Agnimitra Paul's 3,53,149, according to the Election Commission website.

published on : 16th April 2022

Shatrughan Sinha wins Asansol Lok Sabha bypoll for TMC, BJP finishes second

Shatrughan Sinha bagged 6,56,358 votes while Agnimitra Paul managed to garner 3,53,149, according to Election Commission website.

published on : 16th April 2022

Bypoll trends: RJD leads in Bihar, TMC in Bengal and Congress in Chhattisgarh

The counting exercises began at 8 am amid tight security.

published on : 16th April 2022

All polling booths in Asansol should be manned by CRPF: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The Lok Sabha MP alleged that an atmosphere of fear has engulfed Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal.

published on : 9th April 2022

Touch of Patna Sahib battle in Asansol as Ravi Shankar Prasad set to campaign against Shatrughan Sinha

The Lok Sabha bypoll to Asansol, necessitated after Babul Supriyo quit the BJP and also as its MP, is scheduled for April 12.

published on : 6th April 2022

Asansol bypoll: EC bars TMC legislator from campaigning for 7 days for threatening voters

The action has been taken on the complaint made by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders after his video threatening the voters of Asansol went viral

published on : 30th March 2022

Bengal cleric says no to identifying son’s killers

Rashid, with folded hands and teas rolling down his face, had become the face of peace during the communal discord that broke out during Ram Navami.

published on : 27th March 2022

Asansol bypoll: Mamata Banerjee has set example of political equality, says Shatrughan Sinha

Sinha, elated at being made the TMC candidate for Lok Sabha bypoll from Asansol, said that the people of Asansol LS constituency would never be disappointed after electing him for the Lok Sabha.

published on : 15th March 2022

Mamata fields Shatrughan Sinha, Babul Supriyo in West Bengal by-polls

The by-polls for the Asansol Lok Sabha constituency and Ballugunge Assembly constituency will be held on April 12.

published on : 13th March 2022

West Bengal civic polls: Polling remains 'peaceful', over 60 per cent voter turnout recorded till 3 PM

An official said that elaborate security arrangements have been made by the police in all the four municipal areas situated in different parts of the state for peaceful conduct of the polls.

published on : 12th February 2022

BJP leader Dilip Ghosh stopped from campaigning by police for 'flouting' Covid norms

While the police claimed that Ghosh was campaigning with a large number of people and stopped him from canvassing, the former state BJP president denied the charge.

published on : 12th January 2022

FIR against BJP's Babul Supriyo for entering poll booth with armed guards

Trouble erupted at Asansol's Barabani after Supriyo went inside a polling booth to ensure his party agents were allowed inside.

published on : 30th April 2019

I woke up late, don't know anything, says Moon Moon Sen on violence in Asansol

Trinamool Congress leader Moon Moon Sen said that violence was rampant during the erstwhile Left regime.

published on : 29th April 2019

West Bengal's Asansol and Raniganj districts limping to normal after Ram Navami violence, prohibitory orders lifted

The route march by security forces has also been withdrawn in the area, a senior police official said, adding that pickets have also been pared in the region from today.

published on : 2nd April 2018

Bengal government yet to send report on Ram Navami violence: MHA official

The Ministry of Home Affairs had last week asked the state for a status report on the violence and steps taken to restore peace.

published on : 2nd April 2018

West Bengal violence: NHRC notice to government, DGP; asks internal team for on-spot probe

The Asansol-Raniganj belt had witnessed clashes between two groups over Ram Navami celebrations, resulting in the death of one person.

published on : 2nd April 2018

Asansol violence: Bengal to revamp intelligence mechanism

Caught off guard during the recent Asansol-Raniganj violence, the state is also planning to strengthen its ground-level intelligence gathering mechanism.

published on : 1st April 2018

Ram Navami violence: West Bengal governor visits riot-hit areas, appeals for peace

One person was killed and two police officers suffered serious injuries on Monday when clashes broke out between two groups over a Ram Navami procession in the Raniganj area of Bardhaman district.

published on : 31st March 2018

CM Mamata Banerjee blames coal mafia for Bengal Ram Navami communal stir

Firearms amassed in Raniganj, Asansol by coal mafia even before Ram Navami and were supplied to both sides.

published on : 31st March 2018

Bengal’s Asansol town on lockdown; blame game in Bihar 

Internet services snapped, Union minister booked, 60 held in Trinamool Congress-ruled Bengal; two BJP leaders held for Samastipur clashes in neighbouring state

published on : 30th March 2018
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