West Bengal

JP Nadda Hits Out At Mamata Banerjee For ''Skipping'' PM's COVID-19 Meet

JP Nadda Hits Out At Mamata Banerjee For ''Skipping'' PM's COVID-19 Meet

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 25, 2021, Manikchak

BJP president JP Nadda today slammed Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her persistent attacks on the centre over the prevailing COVID-19 situation.

Mamata Banerjee's Ex Seat Among Key Constituencies In Bengal 7th Phase Polls

Mamata Banerjee's Ex Seat Among Key Constituencies In Bengal 7th Phase Polls

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 25, 2021, Kolkata

Over 86 lakh voters in West Bengal will decide political fate of 284 candidates on Monday, when 34 assembly constituencies, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's home turf Bhabanipur, go to polls in 7th phase, amid a raging second wave of Covid.

BJP Flouting Poll Body's Covid Safety Rules, Alleges Trinamool's Abhishek Banerjee

BJP Flouting Poll Body's Covid Safety Rules, Alleges Trinamool's Abhishek Banerjee

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 25, 2021, Kolkata

Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee on Saturday attacked the BJP for allegedly organising campaign rallies, flouting the Election Commission's (EC) Covid safety protocols amid a massive surge in cases, and urged the poll panel to take note.

Complaint Filed Against Mithun Chakraborty, Dilip Ghosh For Violating Covid Protocols: Trinamool

Complaint Filed Against Mithun Chakraborty, Dilip Ghosh For Violating Covid Protocols: Trinamool

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 24, 2021, Kolkata

TMC claimed on Saturday that BJP leaders Dilip Ghosh and actor Mithun Chakraborty have violated COVID-19 protocols by organising public meetings that were attended by more than 500 people, and said a complaint has been filed with the EC in the matter

Poll Observers Helping BJP, Want To Finish Off Trinamool: Mamata Banerjee

Poll Observers Helping BJP, Want To Finish Off Trinamool: Mamata Banerjee

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 24, 2021, Bolpur, West Bengal

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday alleged that the three special observers of the Election Commission were ordering police officers to detain TMC workers during the polling hours, asserting that she would move the Supreme Court against such

23% Candidates In Phase 8 Bengal Polls Face Criminal Cases: Watchdog

23% Candidates In Phase 8 Bengal Polls Face Criminal Cases: Watchdog

Press Trust of India | Friday April 23, 2021, New Delhi

Out of the 283 candidates contesting in the last phase of the West Bengal polls, 23 per cent have declared criminal cases against themselves, a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) stated.

Bengal Polls: JNU's Aishe Ghosh To Debut For Left; Fight BJP, Trinamool In Jamuria Seat

Bengal Polls: JNU's Aishe Ghosh To Debut For Left; Fight BJP, Trinamool In Jamuria Seat

Press Trust of India | Friday April 23, 2021, Jamuria

One of the last remaining Left bastions, Jamuria assembly constituency in the heart of Paschim Bardhaman's coal belt will witness a triangular battle between CPI(M)'s young face Aishe Ghosh, JNU Students' Union president against Trinamool's coal mine

Election Commission Dismisses Trinamool's Allegations Of Firing By Central Forces: Report

Election Commission Dismisses Trinamool's Allegations Of Firing By Central Forces: Report

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 22, 2021, Kolkata

The Election Commission of India on Thursday dismissed allegations by Trinamool Congress that two of their activists were injured in firing by central forces in Ashok Nagar assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district, an official said.

"Illegal Immigrants Actual Outsiders, Mamata Banerjee's Vote Bank": Amit Shah

"Illegal Immigrants Actual Outsiders, Mamata Banerjee's Vote Bank": Amit Shah

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 22, 2021, Harirampur (West Bengal)

Home Minister Amit Shah Thursday sought to punch a hole in West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's oft-repeated insider-outsider narative, alleging that her "vote bank of illegal immigrants", on whose support she wants to rule the state, were th

Mamata Banerjee Cancels Poll Meetings Citing Election Commission Order

Mamata Banerjee Cancels Poll Meetings Citing Election Commission Order

Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Thursday April 22, 2021, New Delhi

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today canceled all her remaining poll meetings citing Election Commission order issued earlier in the day. She will now on "reach out to people" virtually, the Trinamool founder said.

Bengal Campaigning Restricted, Rally Crowds Limited to 500

Bengal Campaigning Restricted, Rally Crowds Limited to 500

Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday April 22, 2021

No public rallies, foot marches or roadshows can be held in Bengal for the last two rounds of the assembly elections, the Election Commission said this evening -- hours after it was ordered to take action in view of the rising Covid cases by the Calc

"Can't Surrender Bengal To Two Goons Of Delhi": Mamata Banerjee

"Can't Surrender Bengal To Two Goons Of Delhi": Mamata Banerjee

ANI | Thursday April 22, 2021, Dakshin Dinajpur (West Bengal)

With polling underway for the sixth phase of West Bengal Assembly elections, state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday stated that she cannot surrender the state to the "two goons of Delhi".

In Pics: Bengal Votes In Phase 6 Amid Covid Shadow

In Pics: Bengal Votes In Phase 6 Amid Covid Shadow

Edited by Arun Nair | Thursday April 22, 2021

The sixth phase of assembly elections in Bengal are being held in the shadow of spiralling Covid cases. In a first, Bengal has crossed the 10,000-mark, logging 10,748 fresh cases. 43 assembly seats across four districts are up for polls in this phase

BJP's Mukul Roy Among Big Names As Bengal Votes In Sixth Phase

BJP's Mukul Roy Among Big Names As Bengal Votes In Sixth Phase

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Thursday April 22, 2021, Kolkata

Bengal votes today in the Assembly election sixth phase amid a grim surge in Covid cases. Polling will take place for 43 seats across four districts, with the BJP's Mukul Roy - the first member of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool to quit.

West Bengal Election: Phase 6 Polls In West Bengal Today Amid Rising Covid Cases: 10 Points

West Bengal Election: Phase 6 Polls In West Bengal Today Amid Rising Covid Cases: 10 Points

Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday April 22, 2021, Kolkata

The sixth phase of assembly elections in Bengal are being held in the shadow of spiralling Covid cases. In a first, Bengal has crossed the 10,000-mark, logging 10,748 fresh cases. 43 assembly seats across four districts are up for polls in this phase