Bengal Polls 2021

Disagreeing with every move of Centre goes against spirit of federalism: Dhankhar lashes out at Mamata government

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, whose government celebrated the day as 'Deshnayak Diwas', slammed the Centre for its decision to observe January 23 as 'Parakram Diwas'.

published on : 24th January 2021

Still with party, future move depends on situation: Trinamool MLA Rajib Banerjee

Banerjee had earlier aired his grievances over loyal and hard-working leaders and workers allegedly not being given due respect in the party.

published on : 24th January 2021

Strong India following Netaji's footsteps, from LoC to LAC: PM Modi

Apart from recalling Netaji’s contribution, Modi’s speech projected the Bengal icon as the leading light of India’s Independence whose dreams the present government is trying to realise.

published on : 24th January 2021

'Jai Shri Ram' chants to her is like red rag to a bull: Anil Vij takes potshot at Mamata

Banerjee had declined to speak at the event to celebrate Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary where "Jai Shri Ram" slogans were raised in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Parakram Diwas: Trinamool, BJP lock horns over legacy of Netaji ahead of assembly polls

Netaji's birth anniversary was celebrated on Saturday across West Bengal with several programmes held by the BJP-led central government and the TMC administration in the state.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Dignity cannot be taught: Derek O'Brien on 'Jai Shree Ram' slogan at Netaji event

CM Mamata Banerjee declined to speak at the event after the slogans were raised in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and said such "insult" was unacceptable.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Expelled from Trinamool, disgruntled MLA Baishali Dalmiya maintains suspense over next move

The legislator from Bally said she felt relieved by the decision of the TMC leadership but asserted that her expulsion proved that "rotten elements" are calling the shots in the party.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Poll panel tells Bengal cops to shore up law and order

Assembly elections in the state are expected to take place in April. It is learnt that of the 50,000 pending arrests, nearly 12,000 were made in the last four days.

published on : 22nd January 2021

TMC cries foul after Cleric floats party

Muslims constitute about 31 per cent of voters in West Bengal and are seen as a vote bank of CM Mamata Banerjee.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Names of Rohingyas figure in Bengal voter list, urged EC to intervene: Dilip Ghosh

Ghosh told reporters that the EC has been requested to look into allegations of irregularities in the process of updating the list.

published on : 22nd January 2021

AIMIM exposed after Bihar polls, would not be a factor in Bengal: Mamata

During a meeting in Murshidabad, a Muslim-dominated district, Banerjee urged party leaders to put up a united fight against the BJP and the other divisive forces.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Trinamool MLA Debasree Roy cheated people who voted for her: Sovan Chatterjee

Chatterjee, during a public meeting in Raidighi, said that he regrets having campaigned for the once-popular Bengali film actress in 2016.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Bengal elections 2021: Actor Rudranil Ghosh fuels speculation about joining BJP

Ghosh had met BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari and actress Rimjhim Mitra, also a member of the saffron party, at a social function in south Kolkata on Wednesday night.

published on : 21st January 2021

Whoever fights as BJP candidate from Nandigram, Mamata will be defeated: Suvendu

Adhikari apologized to the people of the district for the movement against farmland acquisition in Singur, which forced Tata Motors to scrap the plan of an automobile hub.

published on : 20th January 2021

Trinamool MLA Arindam Bhattacharya joins BJP, alleges Mamata's party 'lacks vision for Bengal'

Bhattacharya is the legislator of Santipur constituency in West Bengal's Nadia district.

published on : 20th January 2021
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