West bengal elections

Calcutta HC admits Mamata's plea against Suvendu's election, asks EC to preserve all records

The judge directed that in the meantime, notice be served upon Adhikari, a BJP MLA, and other parties in the matter.

published on : 14th July 2021

West Bengal violence a new low in Indian politics

In the week-long mayhem, 37 BJP workers were allegedly killed, hundreds sustained injuries, shops were looted, houses burnt and women assaulted by TMC goons.

published on : 4th July 2021

BJP blames local unit for poor poll show in Bengal

State functionaries disappointed, saying no scope to interact during session with leaders

published on : 1st July 2021

15,000 incidents of West Bengal post-poll violence: Report

The report claimed the incidents of targeted destruction and vandalisation of properties, residential and commercial, have the sole purpose to deprive people of their livelihood.

published on : 30th June 2021

Bengal voters got wrong message that CPI-M was soft on BJP, says report

The draft report reflected what the district-level leaders and candidates contested in the election wrote in their analysis and shared with the state committee.  

published on : 22nd June 2021

Post-poll violence in Bengal: Pleas in SC seek SIT probe in alleged rape cases

Two separate applications have been filed by the woman and a 17-year-old girl seeking impleadment in the pending petition related to alleged killing of two BJP workers in poll-related violence.

published on : 14th June 2021

Prolonged poll campaign, new strain led to 48-fold jump in COVID cases in rural Bengal, say experts

On February 26, when the Election Commission announced the poll dates, West Bengal's number of active Covid cases was just 3,343, while it stood at 1.32 lakh, a near 40-fold increase, on Saturday.

published on : 16th May 2021

Bengal Guv visits Cooch Behar, says state facing twin challenges of pandemic and post-poll violence

The governor said he was shocked by incidents of attack following the West Bengal assembly elections, and decided to visit various places affected by the post-poll violence in the interest of people.

published on : 13th May 2021

West Bengal violence: NCW says women receiving rape threats, want daughters to leave state

The victims complained that they are not being provided with any medical facilities, healthy food or even clean drinking water, it added.

published on : 7th May 2021

Violence taking place in those areas where BJP won in elections, claims CM Mamata Banerjee

Speaking to reporters at state secretariat Nabanna, CM Mamata Banerjee said that most of the videos of violence being shared on social media were either fake or old.

published on : 5th May 2021

NHRC orders spot inquiry after reports of post-poll violence in West Bengal

Officials said four people were also killed in alleged clashes between TMC and BJP supporters in Burdwan district on April 3 and 4.

published on : 4th May 2021

BJP's 'arrogance' among reasons for its defeat in West Bengal polls: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday claimed the BJP's arrogance was among the reasons for its defeat in the West Bengal Assembly polls.

published on : 4th May 2021

BJP announces nationwide dharna on May 5 against 'violence by TMC workers'; JP Nadda to visit Bengal

BJP national president JP Nadda will meet the party workers and their families affected by the violence and will hold protests in a democratic manner on May 5.

published on : 4th May 2021

MHA asks West Bengal government to send report on post-poll political violence in state

'MHA has asked West Bengal Government for a report on the post-election violence targeting opposition political workers in the state,' a spokesperson tweeted.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Arrogance, might, money power lost in West Bengal: Congress leader Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal hailed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is all set to continue her third term in West Bengal.

published on : 3rd May 2021
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