West Bengal election

'Why do you blame PM for everything?': Rajnath Singh says Didi's conduct unbecoming of a CM

The Union Defence Minister also slammed Banerjee for speaking and protesting against the Election Commission after the agency on Monday put a ban on her preventing her from campaigning.

published on : 13th April 2021

NOC not yet issued by Army for Mamata Banerjee's Gandhi Murti protest

Mamata is sitting on dharna at Gandhi Murti in Kolkata on Tuesday, as a mark of protest after the Election Commission imposed a ban on her for 24 hours from campaigning in any manner.

published on : 13th April 2021

WB polls: Election Commission warns Suvendu Adhikari for March 29 speech

The Election Commission has advised him to desist from using such statements while making public utterances when Model Code of Conduct is in force.

published on : 13th April 2021

Central forces did the right thing, says BJP's Rahul Sinha on Cooch Behar firing

He further went on to say that "the central forces, in its effort to stop rigging, could have shot dead more than four maybe seven or eight - if necessary".

published on : 12th April 2021

Cooch Behar firing: EC's clean chit to CISF based on hypothetical reports, says CPM's Biman Bose 

The Election Commission has given a clean chit to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) jawans and said that they had to open fire in self-defence.

published on : 12th April 2021

WB polls: Mamata Banerjee says BJP killing own cadre, promises to probe Cooch Behar shooting

She wondered what kind of human beings are politicians who say that there will be more Sitalkuchi-like incidents and that the death toll should have been higher.

published on : 12th April 2021

Shah blames Mamata for Sitalkuchi violence, says her 'advice to gherao central forces instigated attack'

Noting that polling in the first three phases was by and large peaceful, Amit Shah appealed to all the political parties to abide by the Election Commission rules in the next four phases.

published on : 11th April 2021

West Bengal polls: EC bans entry of politicians in Cooch Behar district for 72 hours

In a first major outbreak of violence during the West Bengal polls, five persons were killed and five candidates were attacked during the fourth phase of the elections.

published on : 10th April 2021

76.16 per cent turnout in fourth phase of elections in West Bengal

The highest turnout of 79.73 per cent was registered in Cooch Behar district, followed by 76.2 per cent polling in Hoogly.

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

Bengal polls 2021: CM Mamata Banerjee demands Amit Shah's resignation over firing incident

The chief minister speaking at at a public meeting here, asked Union Home Minister Amit Shah to explain why five lives were lost in central forces' firing in Sitalkuchi in Coochbehar district.

published on : 10th April 2021

BK Hariprasad to be AICC in-charge for West Bengal polls as Jitin Prasada contracts COVID-19

Prasada, who was engaged in aggressively campaigning for the Assembly polls, had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week and was in quarantine as advised by doctors.

published on : 10th April 2021

Five killed, four in CISF firing, on bloody Bengal poll day

In a preliminary report, the police said Central Industrial Security Force personnel opened fire after a group of 200-odd villagers allegedly attacked them and tried to snatch their weapons.

published on : 10th April 2021

West Bengal Assembly elections: First-time voter shot dead outside polling booth

A first-time voter was shot dead by unidentified persons outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district.

published on : 10th April 2021

No question of post-poll tie-up with Mamata Banerjee: Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Mamata Banerjee-led TMC had joined hands with the Congress to oust the Left Front from power in 2011.

published on : 10th April 2021
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