Bengal Assembly polls

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

Mamata audiotape row: TMC moves EC, says BJP illegally tapped CM's phone

The delegation of the party also requested the Commission to take necessary action to prosecute the persons in the BJP responsible.

published on : 17th April 2021

Bengal polls: Didi indifferent to people's health, skips Covid meetings, says Modi 

The PM also attacked Mamata for politicising the Cooch Behar firing incident a day after the leak of her audiotape in which she is allegedly heard proposing a rally with the victims’ dead bodies.

published on : 17th April 2021

'Outsiders spreading coronavirus': Now Mamata makes Covid spike in Bengal a poll plank

Mamata Banerjee has requested the Election Commission to make the Covid test for 'outsiders' mandatory.

published on : 16th April 2021

Need to pay 'cut-money' to get job in Bengal; TMC aligned with BJP in past, we didn't: Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi said that while the BJP has 'nothing to offer except hatred and violence', he also slammed the Mamata Banerjee-led government and accused it of enabling cut-money culture in the state.

published on : 14th April 2021

ED serves notice to TMC leader Partha Chatterjee regarding I-Core ponzi scam

This has come in the midst of ongoing West Bengal Assembly polls.

published on : 14th 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

Bengal polls 2021: PM Modi condoles death in CISF firing, blames Trinamool Congress for violence

He also accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of instigating people against the central forces.

published on : 10th April 2021

Prashant Kishor audio chat leak: Poll strategist claims BJP will not cross 100 seats in West Bengal

Kishor dared the BJP to release the full record of the chat on Clubhouse, a social media platform, and claimed that the saffron camp would not get more than 100 assembly seats in the ongoing polls.

published on : 10th April 2021

West Bengal elections: EC orders adjournment of polls at polling station no 126 at Sitalkuchi

The decision comes against the backdrop of four persons being killed as central forces allegedly opened fire after coming under attack from locals.

published on : 10th April 2021
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