West Bengal polls 2021

Vote for BJP to end 'tolabaji, tushtikaran, tanashahi' prevailing under Mamata Banerjee's rule: Nadda

Nadda was addressing a gathering while holding a roadshow in support of the party's candidate from North Dinajpur, Krishna Kumar Kalyani.

published on : 19th April 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

Mamata demoralised as BJP much ahead of TMC after five phases of polls: Amit Shah in Bengal rally

Amit Shah, while addressing a rally here in Purba Bardhaman district, claimed that Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee will have to make an exit after losing the Nandigram seat to the BJP.

published on : 18th April 2021

Rahul Gandhi suspends all rallies in Bengal as COVID-19 situation worsens in poll-bound state

The Congress leader also urged "all political leaders to think deeply about the consequences of holding large public rallies under the current circumstances."

published on : 18th April 2021

FIR against Mamata Banerjee in Cooch Behar for 'instigating' people to gherao central forces

At least four persons died outside a polling booth in Sitalkuchi assembly constituency on April 10 when CISF personnel opened fire in "self defence" allegedly after coming under attack from locals.

published on : 15th 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

Bengal polls: Is Mamata pushing people towards anarchy, asks Shah

"The way TMC has appealed to minority voters to come together and vote for the TMC indicates that their minority vote bank is also slipping away," added Shah.

published on : 9th 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
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