Bengal polls

Bengal rural polls: Murder, bombs bring back fear of violence

On Thursday evening, the husband of a panchayat pradhan in Nadia district was gunned down in adjoining Murshidabad. Motirul Sheikh (49) was first shot and then stabbed at Naoda when he was returning.

published on : 26th November 2022

Homemaker stands out amid BJP drubbing in Bengal, readies for MLA stint

Chandana Bauri, who followed in her husband's footsteps and joined the saffron camp around five years ago, had never imagined she would ever be called upon to represent her constituency.

published on : 7th May 2021

Mamata Banerjee: From Bengal's daughter to the nation's Didi

Mamata endorsed her governance as the rule of three 'M's, that is, 'Maa', 'Mati' and 'Manush' (mother, soil and people).

published on : 2nd May 2021

WB polls: Mamata Banerjee not to campaign in Kolkata anymore, confirms TMC

On April 26, she will only hold a 'symbolic' meeting on the last day of campaigning in the state capital, informed Derek O'Brien.

published on : 19th 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

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

West Bengal polls: BJP candidate's convoy attacked in Howrah

Polling for the Howrah Dakshin constituency will be held on Saturday. BJP has fielded Rantideb Sengupta against TMC's Nandita Chowdhury and CPI(M)'s Sumitra Adhikari.

published on : 9th April 2021

BJP workers accuse Trinamool counterparts of vandalising party office in Durgapur

Polling in Durgapur will be on April 26 in the seventh phase of the West Bengal assembly elections.

published on : 9th April 2021

Steer clear of trap laid by BJP-aided party from Hyderabad and its Bengal ally, Mamata Banerjee tells people

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee accused the BJP of engineering communal strife in the state to win the assembly elections.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Bengal polls: Trinamool MP writes to official fearing disruption of 'communal harmony' in Nandigram

TMC, on Thursday, had complained to the Election Commission that it had received a report from its representatives about BJP 'jamming' eight booths in the Moyna constituency.

published on : 2nd April 2021

West Bengal Assembly elections: In 'parched' Debra, a battle between two former police officers

Humayun Kabir, pitching himself to be the 'son of the soil', said that there was a need to resolve the water crisis immediately.

published on : 30th March 2021

TMC, BJP brought West Bengal to ruins: Former CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharya

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya said it is only the Left-Congress-ISF alliance that can bring West Bengal out of the darkness.

published on : 30th March 2021

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan loses temper during roadshow, stokes controversy

Narayan Goswami said that Nusrat Jahan had suffered a sprain due to which she could not continue to be a part of the roadshow.

published on : 29th March 2021

BJP will win more than 200 seats in Bengal, improve tally in Assam: Amit Shah

He also asserted that people there are yearning for a change from the Trinamool Congress' 'misrule' and will embrace Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision for the state's development.

published on : 23rd March 2021

She is queen of rigging: Suvendu on Mamata alleging BJP may tamper with EVMs

"The election will happen in a democratic way and that is why she is disturbed. Even now she is misusing administration, police and using ghuspaitheye (intruders) and Pakistanis," he said.

published on : 19th March 2021

West Bengal polls: BJP learns its lessons, fields fewer turncoats after protests

While the previous list included more than 70 TMC turncoats out of 123, Thursday’s list had only 13, including 10 MLAs.

published on : 19th March 2021

Bengal polls: TMC claims flaws in Suvendu Adhikari's poll affidavit, writes EC 

The TMC has accused Adhikari, who is contesting against CM Mamata Banerjee, of furnishing false particulars about his residence.

published on : 17th March 2021

CBI summons businessman Amit Agarwal in coal pilferage scam

Agarwal, an aide of kingpin Anup Majhi, has been summoned next week for interrogation in connection with the scam, sources said on Wednesday.

published on : 17th March 2021

Bengal elections: Amid row over his candidature, MP Swapan Dasgupta quits Rajya Sabha

Dasgupta, who became a Rajya Sabha member in April, 2016, has been named by the saffron party as its candidate from Tarakeswar assembly seat in the poll-bound state.

published on : 16th March 2021

EC appoints retired IPS Anil Sharma as fouth observer for Bengal polls

The EC has already appointed Ajay V Nayak as the special general observer and Vivek Dubey as special police.

published on : 16th March 2021
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