West Bengal

Gorkha Problem To Be Solved After BJP Comes To Power In Bengal: Amit Shah

Gorkha Problem To Be Solved After BJP Comes To Power In Bengal: Amit Shah

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 13, 2021, Darjeeling, West Bengal

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today gave assurance that a political solution to the long-drawn "Gorkha problem" in the Hills will be reached once the BJP forms government in West Bengal.

Election Commission's Decision To Ban Mamata Banerjee "Taken At BJP's Behest": Shiv Sena

Election Commission's Decision To Ban Mamata Banerjee "Taken At BJP's Behest": Shiv Sena

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 13, 2021, Mumbai

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut today alleged that the Election Commission's decision to bar West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from campaigning for 24 hours was taken at the behest of the BJP.

Watch: Banned From Campaigning, Mamata Banerjee Paints In Silent Protest

Watch: Banned From Campaigning, Mamata Banerjee Paints In Silent Protest

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Tuesday April 13, 2021, Kolkata

An uncommon calm prevailed around West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today as she sat in her wheelchair at the Gandhi Murti in Kolkata, in protest against her being banned from campaigning for 24 hours.

Election Commission Must Be "Neutral": DMK Chief MK Stalin Supports Mamata Banerjee

Election Commission Must Be "Neutral": DMK Chief MK Stalin Supports Mamata Banerjee

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 13, 2021, Chennai

Supporting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, DMK chief MK Stalin today said the Election Commission must ensure a level playing field for all parties and maintain impartiality.

Mamata Banerjee Holds Sit-In Protest Over Election Commission's 24-Hour Ban On Her

Mamata Banerjee Holds Sit-In Protest Over Election Commission's 24-Hour Ban On Her

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 13, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today sat in protest in Kolkata to protest against the Election Commission's "unconstitutional" decision to ban her from campaigning for 24 hours.

48-Hour Campaign Ban On Bengal BJP's Rahul Sinha For "Inciting Forces"

48-Hour Campaign Ban On Bengal BJP's Rahul Sinha For "Inciting Forces"

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar | Tuesday April 13, 2021, Kolkata

Bengal BJP leader Rahul Sinha has been banned from campaigning for 48 hours by the Election Commissionover "provocative statements" and"inciting" central forces.

Mamata Banerjee Banned From Campaigning For 24 Hours

Mamata Banerjee Banned From Campaigning For 24 Hours

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar and Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

Mamata Banerjee was banned from campaigning in Bengal for 24 hours this evening over speeches that the Election Commission said violated the rules.

Bengal Polls: 28% Phase 6 Candidates Have Criminal Record, Says Report

Bengal Polls: 28% Phase 6 Candidates Have Criminal Record, Says Report

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

Of the 306 candidates contesting in the sixth phase of the Bengal Assembly polls, 28 per cent have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to a report by poll rights group Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

Yes, BJP Is Formidable Force In Bengal: Prashant Kishor

Yes, BJP Is Formidable Force In Bengal: Prashant Kishor

Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

The BJP is a formidable political force in Bengal and cannot be underestimated, poll strategist Prashant Kishor said today, defending a candid chat on Clubhouse in which he appeared to predict better results for the BJP in the state elections.

<i>"Didi O Didi</i>... Clean Bowled In Nandigram": PM Attacks Mamata Banerjee

"Didi O Didi... Clean Bowled In Nandigram": PM Attacks Mamata Banerjee

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

Mamata Banerjee has been "clean bowled" and her entire team has been asked to leave the field, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared today while campaigning in Bengal.

PM Modi, Amit Shah To Hold Multiple Rallies In Poll-Bound West Bengal Today

PM Modi, Amit Shah To Hold Multiple Rallies In Poll-Bound West Bengal Today

ANI | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address several public programs in poll-bound West Bengal today.

Trinamool Demands Ban On Dilip Ghosh's Campaign Over Cooch Behar Remark

Trinamool Demands Ban On Dilip Ghosh's Campaign Over Cooch Behar Remark

ANI | Monday April 12, 2021, Kolkata (West Bengal)

The Trinamool Congress on Sunday demanded a ban on Bharatiya Janata Party chief Dilip Ghosh's political campaign in the state for the ongoing assembly elections over his comment on the four people who were shot dead by security personnel.

Election Commission Defends Using Armed Forces In Tweet On Bengal Polls

Election Commission Defends Using Armed Forces In Tweet On Bengal Polls

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Sunday April 11, 2021, New Delhi

The Election Commission has defended its use of the armed forces in a Saturday morning tweet - viewed by some as a violation of its own rules - urging eligible people to vote in the final phases of the Bengal polls

Rahul Gandhi To Campaign In West Bengal From April 14: Report

Rahul Gandhi To Campaign In West Bengal From April 14: Report

ANI | Sunday April 11, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will begin campaigning in West Bengal from April 14 and address rallies in Goalpokhar and Matigara-Naxalbari in the state, the party sources told news agency ANI today.

"Will Be There On 4th Day": Mamata Banerjee On Cooch Behar Ban, Violence

"Will Be There On 4th Day": Mamata Banerjee On Cooch Behar Ban, Violence

Edited by Swati Bhasin | Sunday April 11, 2021

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who blamed the centre on Saturday for violence in Cooch Behar district's Sitalkuchi constituency, this morning hit out at the Election Commission over the three-day ban on politicians for three days. Four p