West Bengal elections 2021

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

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

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

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

West Bengal Assembly elections: Tug of war to claim Dalit dividend

Sitting on a wooden chair in his small book store, Surojit Dey was looking at the BJP roadshow marching along the arterial road of Alipurduar.

published on : 10th April 2021

EC issues second notice, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee says don’t care

EC had issued her a notice over alleged appeal for votes along communal lines, saying it was in violation of the model code and the Representation of the People Act.

published on : 10th April 2021

Anti-Romeo squads in West Bengal if BJP is voted to power: Yogi Adityanath

Anti-Romeo sqauds were launched in Uttar Pradesh to ensure 'safety of women' soon after Adityanath assumed power in 2017.

published on : 8th April 2021

Bengal polls 2021: Mamata Banerjee asks voters to be on guard, fears intimidation by central forces

Addressing a public meeting in Hooghly district, Mamata Banerjee alleged central forces are working on instructions of the 'Union Home Ministry run by Amit Shah.'

published on : 8th April 2021

Bengal polls: BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty denied roadshow in Kolkata's Behala, workers hold protest

BJP leader and Bollywood superstar Mithun Chakraborty, however, led a roadshow in Tollygunj constituency for Union minister Babul Supriyo.

published on : 8th April 2021

Key constituencies to look out for in third phase of West Bengal Assembly polls

The voting in this phase of elections will be held in 31 Assembly constituencies in three districts - eight in Hooghly, seven in Howrah and 16 in South 24 Parganas.

published on : 5th 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

BJP cites audio tapes to target Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal

BJP alleged that people enjoying protection from the Mamata Banerjee-led government have been running an extortion racket in Bengal.

published on : 3rd April 2021

West Bengal Assembly elections: TMC candidate Koushani Mukherjee courts controversy as video goes viral

TMC Minister Sashi Panja said part of Koushani Mukherjee's comments were kept in the edited video but not the entire footage.

published on : 3rd April 2021
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