West bengal elections 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

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 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

West Bengal Assembly polls: BJP candidate Chandana Bauri, wife of daily wage labourer, wins Saltora

Following Chandana Bauri's win, many took to Twitter and hailed her for this astounding success, despite coming from a humble background.

published on : 3rd May 2021

BJP expresses confidence about victory in West Bengal elections 2021

The exit polls forecast a tight contest between the incumbent TMC and the BJP in the high-profile West Bengal Assembly polls.

published on : 30th April 2021

TMC candidate’s widow files case against officials

In her complaint, she mentioned that the poll panel rejected the TMC's repeated requests to club the last three phases of the Assembly elections.

published on : 29th April 2021

Bengal polls HIGHLIGHTS | Stray violent incidents mark final phase as marathon election comes to end

Over 84.77 lakh voters will decide the political fate of 283 candidates in this phase.

published on : 29th April 2021

West Bengal Assembly polls: BJP candidate's agent detained for molesting women voters in Kolkata

Mohan Rao was detained after several women voters claimed he tried to drag them holding their hands inside Bidya Bharati School.

published on : 26th April 2021

West Bengal elections: It’s JP Nadda vs Mamata Banerjee on the eve of phase seven polls

JP Nadda wondered whether it was ego that prevented Mamata Banerjee from attending the virtual meet with the PM.

published on : 26th April 2021

Bengal polls 7th phase HIGHLIGHTS | Peacefull polling held across 34 constituencies, Rs 334 cr seizure till now, says ECI

The Bengal chief minister welcomed Madras HC order which says the Election Commission of India EC cannot escape responsibility for covid spike during polls.

published on : 26th April 2021

Rahul's decision to keep off Bengal campaign over COVID an alibi, he has sensed defeat: Union Minister

As concerns mounted over massive election rallies turning out to be superspreader events contributing to the COVID surge, Ravi Shankar Prasad said the Centre was doing everything to tackle it.

published on : 19th April 2021
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