A seven-year-old girl was injured when she was beaten up allegedly by miscreants allied to West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress after her grandfather, a CPI-M supporter, voted in the fifth phase of the assembly polls in the southern outskirts of the city.
Terming the DMK-Congress tie up for the May 16 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls as a "corrupt alliance," AIADMK leader and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today alleged that no election promise was fulfilled by DMK unless it "benefitted" party president M Karunanidhi and his family.
Sharpening his attack against BJP, Congress leader AK Antony today said that the party would not open its account in the state in May 16 Assembly polls even with the 'campaign hype' due to presence of RSS.
Advocating 'Pariborton' (Change) in West Bengal, state Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today said the Trinamool Congress will be wiped out from the state after the Assembly poll results on May 19.
Claiming that a section of police officials have "unleashed terror" on people at the behest of the Election Commission, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee today warned them of "consequences" if she is voted to power again.
Election authorities in Punducherry on Saturday found 366 nominations, including that of chief minister N Rangasamy, to be in order at the end of scrutiny of the papers filed by candidates contesting the May 16 Assembly polls in the Union Territory.
Left Front and Congress-backed independent candidate Ambikesh Mahapatra on Saturday alleged that he was attacked by attackers affiliated to West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress after the end of polling for the fifth phase of assembly elections.
Foreign expenses by political leaders and candidates travelling abroad to woo Non-Resident Indians would be included in the expenditure of candidates, the Election Commission said today in the wake of some leaders making such overseas visits.