Bengal Polls

Thanks for sparing time for Covid amidst urgent war to conquer Bengal: Chidambaram's dig at Modi

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram also criticised the prime minister for his 'Didi-O-Didi' remark, asking if this is the manner in which the prime minister should refer to a chief minister.

published on : 18th April 2021

Mamata demoralised as BJP much ahead of TMC after five phases of polls: Amit Shah in Bengal rally

Amit Shah, while addressing a rally here in Purba Bardhaman district, claimed that Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee will have to make an exit after losing the Nandigram seat to the BJP.

published on : 18th April 2021

Bengal polls: BJP member found dead at Chakdah, saffron party alleges Trinamool hand

After the body of Dilip Kirtania (31) was found, BJP activists in the area started protest demonstrations staging roadblocks alleging that he was murdered by miscreants belonging to the rival TMC.

published on : 18th April 2021

Villagers' claim of firing in Deganga polling booth baseless: Bengal Police

The villagers had alleged that the CRPF personnel deployed at booth number 215 at Kurulgachcha in Deganga in North 24 Parganas during the fifth phase of polling had fired at a crowd outside.

published on : 18th April 2021

Rahul Gandhi suspends all rallies in Bengal as COVID-19 situation worsens in poll-bound state

The Congress leader also urged "all political leaders to think deeply about the consequences of holding large public rallies under the current circumstances."

published on : 18th April 2021

Attack on BJP candidate's convoy in Bengal: Party protests outside police station

BJP leader and candidate from Nandigram Suvendu Adhikari also commented on the incident saying that resorting to violence is TMC's habit.

published on : 18th April 2021

Bengal polls: Trinamool MLA alleges bombs hurled by BJP-backed goons in North 24 Parganas

According to TMC workers, BJP miscreants hurdled bombs on BT Road in Panihati after the polling for the fifth phase ended on Saturday.

published on : 18th April 2021

Bengal polls 2021: Covid becomes focus of campaigning as cases continue to surge

Who cares more for the sufferers of Covid-19? This has become the latest bone of contention, as poll mercury continues to soar in West Bengal.

published on : 18th April 2021

Sena says PM Modi inaccessible due to Bengal polls, BJP junks charge as political gimmick

The Maharashtra CMO confirmed that Thackeray had called the PMO to apprise Modi of the fast-depleting stock of medical oxygen and Remdesivir injections.

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

WB elections: My phone is being tapped, will order CID probe, says Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee also claimed she has information that the "central forces are being involved in such acts with some agents".

published on : 17th April 2021

RSP candidate passes away, EC puts off poll at West Bengal's Jangipur seat 

As per provisions of the Representation of the People Act, in case a candidate of a recognised party dies, the poll is put off to allow the party decide on a new candidate.

published on : 17th April 2021

Sporadic violence, alleged booth captures mark fifth phase of Bengal polls

Polling was being held in 45 seats in North 24 Parganas, Purba Bardhaman and Nadia in south Bengal, and Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts in the north.

published on : 17th April 2021

Bengal polls: What did BJP do for Gorkha community? asks Bimal Gurung

I supported BJP for 15 years but what did it do for my community? Modi had assured us and made a commitment, it has been six-seven years now but it is yet to be completed, he added.

published on : 17th April 2021
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