West Bengal

Bombs, Gun Powder, Bullets Recovered In West Bengal: Police

Bombs, Gun Powder, Bullets Recovered In West Bengal: Police

ANI | Sunday April 11, 2021, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal

The police recovered bombs, bomb-making equipment, gun powder and bullets in the Madral Joychanditala area of Bhatpara in West Bengalon Saturday.

Politicians Banned In Bengal District After Clashes, Phase 5 Campaign Cut

Politicians Banned In Bengal District After Clashes, Phase 5 Campaign Cut

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar,Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Saturday April 10, 2021, New Delhi

No politician can enter West Bengal's Cooch Behar district for the next three days, the Election Commission has said following Saturday's violence in which four people died.

Bomb Squad Disposes Of Country-Made Bombs Found In Bengal's Birbhum

Bomb Squad Disposes Of Country-Made Bombs Found In Bengal's Birbhum

ANI | Saturday April 10, 2021, Birbhum

A bomb squad on Saturday disposed of country-made bombs found by police last night in the Nanur area of Birbhum district.

Amit Shah Responsible, Says Mamata Banerjee On Bengal Poll Violence

Amit Shah Responsible, Says Mamata Banerjee On Bengal Poll Violence

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Saturday April 10, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday blamed Union Home Minister Amit Shah for the violence in Sitalkuchi in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district where voting had to be called off after clashes left four people dead.

Election Commission Stops Voting In Sitalkuchi Seat In Bengal's Cooch Behar After 4 Dead In Clashes

Election Commission Stops Voting In Sitalkuchi Seat In Bengal's Cooch Behar After 4 Dead In Clashes

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Saturday April 10, 2021, New Delhi

The Election Commission today ordered adjournment of polls at polling station number 126 in West Bengal's Sitalkuchi Assembly constituency in Cooch Behar district amid reports of violence.

BJP MP Locket Chatterjee's Car Attacked In Bengal's Hooghly Amid Polling

BJP MP Locket Chatterjee's Car Attacked In Bengal's Hooghly Amid Polling

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Saturday April 10, 2021, Kolkata

BJP MP Locket Chatterjee's car - and those belonging to the press - were allegedly attacked by a mob of angry locals at polling booth No 66 in Bengal's Hooghly district on Saturday morning, where voting for the fourth phase began at 7 am

"Show Courage, Share Full Chat": Prashant Kishor Vs BJP On Clubhouse Clip

"Show Courage, Share Full Chat": Prashant Kishor Vs BJP On Clubhouse Clip

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Saturday April 10, 2021, New Delhi

Prashant Kishor, Mamata Banerjee election strategist, appears to say that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "as popular as" the Chief Minister in Bengal in excerpts of a Clubhouse chat posted on Twitter by the BJP's Amit Malviya this morning.

Pics: Fourth Phase Of Voting For West Bengal Elections Begins

Pics: Fourth Phase Of Voting For West Bengal Elections Begins

Edited by Draksha Sharma | Saturday April 10, 2021, New Delhi

The polling for the fourth phase of the West Bengal assembly elections commenced on Saturday morning amid tight security and strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols.

West Bengal Election 2021: "Vote In Record Numbers": PM, Mamata Banerjee Amid Phase-4 Bengal Polling

West Bengal Election 2021: "Vote In Record Numbers": PM, Mamata Banerjee Amid Phase-4 Bengal Polling

Edited by Arun Nair | Saturday April 10, 2021, New Delhi

Minutes after polling began for West Bengal state polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an appeal to eligible voters to step out and use their democratic right. Polling began at 7 AM for the 44 seats in the state as part of phase 4 of the eight-ph

West Bengal Election Live Updates: 66.76% Voter Turnout Till 3 PM In Fourth Phase Of Bengal Polls

West Bengal Election Live Updates: 66.76% Voter Turnout Till 3 PM In Fourth Phase Of Bengal Polls

Edited by Arun Nair | Saturday April 10, 2021, New Delhi

Four people were killed during clashes between BJP and Trinamool  Congress workers in Cooch Behar district which is voting in the fourth phase of the eight-phased state polls, sources in the Election Commission told NDTV.

After Polls In 4 States, Election Commission's Covid Warning On Rallies

After Polls In 4 States, Election Commission's Covid Warning On Rallies

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Saturday April 10, 2021, New Delhi

Candidates and star campaigners can be banned from holding campaign rallies if COVID-19 safety rules are not followed, the Election Commission said in a fresh warning on Friday, three days after voting ended in three states and an union territory.

900 Companies Of Security Forces To Be Deployed For Phase 4 Bengal Polls

900 Companies Of Security Forces To Be Deployed For Phase 4 Bengal Polls

ANI | Friday April 09, 2021, Hooghly

The fourth phase of the West Bengal Assembly election, scheduled to take place on April 10, will witness the deployment of a total of 900 companies of security forces, the West Bengal Chief Electoral Office informed on Friday.

Minister Babul Supriyo, Other Big-Hitters In Bengal Polls Round 4 Today

Minister Babul Supriyo, Other Big-Hitters In Bengal Polls Round 4 Today

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Friday April 09, 2021, Kolkata

More than one crore people in five districts of Bengal will decide what the next five years will look like for Union Minister Babul Supriyo, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's lieutenant Partha Chatterjee and others, as the fourth phase of polling for

"Don't Care": Mamata Banerjee On Election Commission Notice

"Don't Care": Mamata Banerjee On Election Commission Notice

Press Trust of India | Friday April 09, 2021, Kolkata

The Election Commission has issued a notice to Mamata Banerjee for her "completely false, provocative and intemperate statements" against central forces performing election duty in West Bengal.

Amit Shah Campaigns In Mamata Banerjee's Backyard Bhabanipur For Actor Rudranil Ghosh

Amit Shah Campaigns In Mamata Banerjee's Backyard Bhabanipur For Actor Rudranil Ghosh

Press Trust of India | Friday April 09, 2021, Kolkata

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today went on a door-to-door electioneering drive around Kolkata's Bhabanipur Assembly constituency - considered to be West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's backyard.