West bengal

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

Bengal poll booth violence: CM Mamata Banerjee questions central forces' version, orders CID probe

Local police said that four people were killed as central forces opened fire allegedly after coming under attack from locals, who 'attempted to snatch their rifles'.

published on : 10th April 2021

Mahayagya of 'Asol Paribartan' will begin in West Bengal from May 2: PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi stressed that the state will move towards peace and tranquility after decades of bloodshed, fear and violence and will complete the concept of 'Sonar Bangla'.

published on : 10th April 2021

Bengal polls 2021: PM Modi condoles death in CISF firing, blames Trinamool Congress for violence

He also accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of instigating people against the central forces.

published on : 10th April 2021

Prashant Kishor audio chat leak: Poll strategist claims BJP will not cross 100 seats in West Bengal

Kishor dared the BJP to release the full record of the chat on Clubhouse, a social media platform, and claimed that the saffron camp would not get more than 100 assembly seats in the ongoing polls.

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

Bengal polls: BJP candidate Locket Chatterjee attacked in Hooghly, mediapersons' vehicles vandalised

BJP has fielded Chatterjee from the Chunchura Assembly constituency against Trinamool Congress' (TMC) Asit Mazumdar and Forward Bloc's Pranab Ghosh.

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

West Bengal poll firing: Trinamool Congress seeks explanation from EC over death of four

TMC Rajya Sabha MP Dola Sen said that when Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had pointed to the excesses of the central forces, she was twice issued a showcause notice.

published on : 10th April 2021

West Bengal Assembly elections: Four killed as central forces open fire after coming under attack

As per preliminary reports, four persons were killed as CISF personnel opened fire after coming under attack in a village.

published on : 10th April 2021

Bengal polls: BJP's polling agent stopped from entering booth in Tollygunge; Babul Supriyo intervenes

BJP MP and candidate from Tollygunge assembly constituency Supriyo reached there and ensured the agent's entry.

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

Bihar police officer lynched in West Bengal

Bihar's Kishanganj Town PS SHO Ashwani Kumar fell prey to the violent attack, when he went to raid a hideout of vehicle thieves on early Saturday morning.

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