Mamata Banerjee today said she did not try to incite or influence voters against central security forces with her comments at an election rally.
Congress candidate for by-election to Odisha's Pipili assembly segment, Ajit Mangaraj, said on Saturday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will visit Sitalkuchi in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district tomorrow where voting had to be called off today after clashes left four people dead.
YS Sharmila Reddy, the daughter of former Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, has announced that she will launch her political party in Telangana on July 8, her father's birth anniversary.
The BJP suffered a a massive defeat in the Tripura Autonomous District Council polls, where the party and ally IPFT won only nine of 28 seats; former Congress leader Pradyot Dev Burman's new TIPRA won 18 seats
The Assam government has issued new guidelines to celebrate the festival of Rongali Bihu and other festivals because of the rising cases of COVID-19.
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.
BK Hariprasad, the Congress' senior observer overseeing campaign management in West Bengal, will shoulder the responsibilities during the polls of AICC in-charge of the state Jitin Prasada, who tested positive for COVID-19 recently.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday called for giving money into the hands of common people during the second wave of coronavirus, but lamented that the "arrogant government" is allergic to good suggestions.
Punjab and Rajasthan have warned the centre of fast-depleting coronavirus vaccine stocks, even as a deadly second wave of infections - over 1.45 lakh were reported in 24 hours this morning - threatens to overrun India's creaking medical facilities
Congress's interim chief Sonia Gandhi held a virtual meeting today with Chief Ministers of Congress-ruled states to take stock of the COVID-19 situation and preparedness as the country witnessed a surge in coronavirus cases.
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
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday called an all-party meeting via video conference to review the current COVID-19 situation in the state.
Four people have been shot dead in Bengal's Cooch Behar district after the BJP and Trinamool Congress workers clashed amid polling.
The worrying surge in coronavirus cases seems to have forced politicians to seek divine intervention to ward off the threat posed by the deadly disease. For instance, Usha Thakur, the Minister for Tourism and Culture in Madhya Pradesh, was seen leadi