Bengal assembly polls

Academics write to president Ram Nath Kovind over violence on SC members in Bengal

The letter claimed that hundreds of such people have fled from West Bengal to other states, including Assam, Odisha and Jharkhand, fearing post-poll violence.

published on : 4th June 2021

Arrogance, might, money power lost in West Bengal: Congress leader Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal hailed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is all set to continue her third term in West Bengal.

published on : 3rd May 2021

West Bengal Assembly polls: BJP candidate Chandana Bauri, wife of daily wage labourer, wins Saltora

Following Chandana Bauri's win, many took to Twitter and hailed her for this astounding success, despite coming from a humble background.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Didi overcomes a formidable challenge

The BJP, even though pundits declared it has a superb war room, failed to attract two segments of the population that have proved loyal to Mamata: women and younger voters.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Bengal elections 2021: Rallies lead to sharp rise in COVID-19 cases

Though the Centre announced a vaccination drive for all those 18 and above, the implementation on the ground in the state seems to be a task next to impossible.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Bengal elections 2021: Trinamool Congress, BJP in silent mode ahead of verdict

The counting will begin at 8 am but the trends are likely to emerge late comparing to previous occasions because of COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 2nd May 2021

West Bengal polls 2021: Mamata Banerjee calls urgent meet with Trinamool Congress candidates

A senior leader of the TMC said that she is expected to issue a slew of instructions to be followed by the candidates during the process of the counting on May 2.

published on : 30th April 2021

TMC candidate’s widow files case against officials

In her complaint, she mentioned that the poll panel rejected the TMC's repeated requests to club the last three phases of the Assembly elections.

published on : 29th April 2021

Bengal polls HIGHLIGHTS | Stray violent incidents mark final phase as marathon election comes to end

Over 84.77 lakh voters will decide the political fate of 283 candidates in this phase.

published on : 29th April 2021

West Bengal Assembly polls: BJP candidate's agent detained for molesting women voters in Kolkata

Mohan Rao was detained after several women voters claimed he tried to drag them holding their hands inside Bidya Bharati School.

published on : 26th April 2021

West Bengal elections: It’s JP Nadda vs Mamata Banerjee on the eve of phase seven polls

JP Nadda wondered whether it was ego that prevented Mamata Banerjee from attending the virtual meet with the PM.

published on : 26th April 2021

Bengal polls 7th phase HIGHLIGHTS | Peacefull polling held across 34 constituencies, Rs 334 cr seizure till now, says ECI

The Bengal chief minister welcomed Madras HC order which says the Election Commission of India EC cannot escape responsibility for covid spike during polls.

published on : 26th April 2021

West Bengal: COVID deaths quadruple, new cases treble in 10 days amidst poll rush

Two candidates have so far died of Covid-19 and other leaders like state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury have been hospitalised.

published on : 24th April 2021

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
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