West bengal polls

Bengal saw 25X surge in daily cases between 1st and 8th poll phases

During the one month it took to hold the elections, which began on March 27 and concluded on April 29, the state witnessed an unprecedented 25 times surge in daily Covid-19 positive cases.

published on : 17th May 2021

Mamata Banerjee brings back many top-level police officers removed by Election Commission

Among the top-level officers who have been brough back to their former positions are DG Virendra, ADG (Law and Order) Jawed Shamim and DG Security Vivek Sahay, an order issued this evening said.

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

Three TMC workers, one BJP supporter killed in post-poll clashes in Bengal's Purba Bardhaman

The Trinamool Congress claimed three of its supporters were killed by the BJP, which rejected the allegations, saying the incidents were the result of 'people's resistance'.

published on : 3rd 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

Most turncoats in West Bengal who switched to BJP either trailing or taste defeat

Some of them joined BJP with much fanfare after being flown to the national capital on a chartered flight.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Primary task of new TMC govt will be to put health system back on track: Firhad Hakim

Hakim also said that TMC, after coming to power, will have to shoulder greater responsibilities in the wake of the pandemic-induced crisis, and celebrations and victory rallies can take a back seat.

published on : 2nd May 2021

TMC consolidates lead in Bengal, trends hint at huge victory

Belying expectations of a tight contest, the TMC candidates appeared galloping to victory, and, if the current trends hold, the party will easily form its third successive government in the state.

published on : 2nd 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

West Bengal polls 2021: Mamata Banerjee calls urgent meet with Trinamool Congress candidates

A senior leader of the TMC said that she is expected to issue a slew of instructions to be followed by the candidates during the process of the counting on May 2.

published on : 30th April 2021

West Bengal polls 2021: 76 per cent polling recorded in final phase, BJP candidate attacked

Anirban Ganguly, the BJP's candidate in Bolpur in Birbhum district was chased away when he went to Ilambazar area.

published on : 29th April 2021
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