West Bengal

Trinamool Speaking In Different Voices On Leader Under Probe: Amit Shah

Trinamool Speaking In Different Voices On Leader Under Probe: Amit Shah

Press Trust of India | Monday April 19, 2021, Pandabeswar, West Bengal

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday claimed that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) is speaking in different voices about its youth leader Vinay Mishra, who is being investigated by the CBI and the ED, and asserted that those involved in stealing funds

"Sensed Defeat": Minister's Jab At Rahul Gandhi For Ending Bengal Rallies

"Sensed Defeat": Minister's Jab At Rahul Gandhi For Ending Bengal Rallies

Press Trust of India | Monday April 19, 2021, Kolkata

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Monday mocked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for suspending his election rallies in West Bengal amid spurting COVID-19 cases, calling it an "alibi" in the face of defeat.

Mamata Banerjee Won't Campaign In Kolkata Anymore, Says Trinamool Leader

Mamata Banerjee Won't Campaign In Kolkata Anymore, Says Trinamool Leader

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Aditi Ghosh | Monday April 19, 2021

Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien on Sunday tweeted that Mamata Banerjee will not campaign in Kolkata anymore.

24-Hour Campaign Ban On Bengal BJP, Trinamool Leaders For Controversial Remarks

24-Hour Campaign Ban On Bengal BJP, Trinamool Leaders For Controversial Remarks

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday imposed a 24-hour campaign ban on BJP leader Sayantan Basu and Sujata Mondal of the Trinamool Congress for their controversial remarks during the ongoing assembly polls in West Bengal.

"Keep 3 Priorities - Vaccine, Vaccine, And Vaccine": Derek O'Brien

"Keep 3 Priorities - Vaccine, Vaccine, And Vaccine": Derek O'Brien

Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

There is only one way to tackle the raging Covid-19 pandemic, according to Trinamool leader Derek O'Brien, and that is to prioritise three things: "Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine". He, however, firmly blamed the central government's for matters worsening.

Will Not Hold Any Major Rally Amid Rise In COVID-19 Cases: Bengal Minister

Will Not Hold Any Major Rally Amid Rise In COVID-19 Cases: Bengal Minister

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, Kolkata

Days after the Left Front stated that it would not hold any large-scale public meetings in Bengal amid the steep hike in COVID-19 cases, state minister Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay said on Sunday that he, too, would desist from organising any major rally.

<i> Didi </i> Demoralised As BJP Much Ahead After 5 Phases Of Polls: Amit Shah

Didi Demoralised As BJP Much Ahead After 5 Phases Of Polls: Amit Shah

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, Purbasthali

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today asserted that the Bharatiya Janata Party will bag more than 122 of the 180 seats that went to elections in West Bengal in five phases.

"Suspending All My Public Rallies": Rahul Gandhi Amid Bengal Covid Surge

"Suspending All My Public Rallies": Rahul Gandhi Amid Bengal Covid Surge

Edited by Arun Nair | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today tweeted to say that he is suspending all his public rallies in West Bengal in view of the Covid situation in the state. In a brief post, Mr Gandhi also advised political leaders against holding large

"Have Witnessed Such A Rally For The First Time...": PM Modi In Bengal

"Have Witnessed Such A Rally For The First Time...": PM Modi In Bengal

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Sunday April 18, 2021, West Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, campaigning in Bengal on Saturday, raised a few eyebrows after he seemed to praise the large crowd at his rally in Asansol - on a day India reported a record 2.34 lakh new Covid cases.

"My Phone Tapped. I Know Who's Behind It, CID Will Probe": Mamata Banerjee

"My Phone Tapped. I Know Who's Behind It, CID Will Probe": Mamata Banerjee

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, Galsi, West Bengal

A day after an audio tape - in which she is allegedly heard proposing a rally with the bodies of Cooch Behar firing victims surfaced, Mamata Banerjee today claimed that her phone is being tapped and said she will order a CID probe into it.

Trinamool Writes To Election Panel After BJP Leaks Mamata Banerjee Audio

Trinamool Writes To Election Panel After BJP Leaks Mamata Banerjee Audio

Reported by Himanshu Shekhar Mishra, Edited by Debanish Achom | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Trinamool Congress has written to the Election Commission seeking action against BJP for allegedly recording and leaking an audio clip of party leader and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's conversation with Trinamool candidate Partha Pratim Ray.

"Mamata Banerjee Playing Politics On Dead Bodies": PM Modi On Cooch Behar Audio Leak

"Mamata Banerjee Playing Politics On Dead Bodies": PM Modi On Cooch Behar Audio Leak

Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday April 17, 2021, Kolkata

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused West Bengal Chief Minister of conspiring to use the bodies of the five victims of last week's Cooch Behar firing to consolidate her vote bank.

Trinamool Broken, Mamata Banerjee Playing "Politics With Dead Bodies": PM

Trinamool Broken, Mamata Banerjee Playing "Politics With Dead Bodies": PM

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, Asansol

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday claimed that the Trinamool Congress has been broken in the first four phases of elections, and asserted that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her nephew would be vanquished by the end of polling in the state

Elections Put Off At Bengal's Jangipur Seat After Death Of Candidate

Elections Put Off At Bengal's Jangipur Seat After Death Of Candidate

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Election Commission on Saturday put off assembly election to the Jangipur seat in West Bengal following the death of a Revolutionary Socialist Party candidate.

78.36% Turnout In Phase 5 Of Bengal Polls Amid Clashes In Some Places

78.36% Turnout In Phase 5 Of Bengal Polls Amid Clashes In Some Places

Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday April 17, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal saw 78.36 per cent turnout as voting took place for the fifth phase of elections on Saturday that saw workers of the Trinamool Congress and the BJP clash near a polling booth in the Bidhan Nagar constituency in West Bengal.