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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 was banned from campaigning in Bengal for 24 hours this evening over speeches that the Election Commission said violated the rules.
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).
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.
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.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address several public programs in poll-bound West Bengal today.
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.
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
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.
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