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Campaign ends for first phase of polls in West Bengal

Campaign ends for first phase of polls in West Bengal

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 20:15

Campaign for four seats in the first phase of five-phase Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal ended on Tuesday.

Trinamool Howrah candidate Prasun Banerjee`s assets up

Trinamool Howrah candidate Prasun Banerjee`s assets up

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 17:59

Former Indian football captain and Trinamool Congress MP Prasun Banerjee, who is re-contesting the Lok Sabha polls from Howrah, has declared assets worth over Rs.79 lakh -- an increase of more than Rs.24 lakh over 2013 when he won the seat in a bypoll.

Sonia, Rahul, Advani to hit campaign trail in West Bengal

Sonia, Rahul, Advani to hit campaign trail in West Bengal

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 13:08

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party vice president Rahul Gandhi, senior BJP leader LK Advani and party president Rajnath Singh will hit the campaign trail for the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal.

West Bengal casts first votes for Lok Sabha Thursday

West Bengal casts first votes for Lok Sabha Thursday

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:56

Will the ruling Trinamool Congress further consolidate its position in West Bengal and emerge as a force nationally?

Election Commission officials heckled in West Bengal

Election Commission officials heckled in West Bengal

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 02:27

Some Election Commission officials were heckled in West Bengal`s Malda district Monday, allegedly by Trianmool Congress activists, while they were removing some flags and banners put up on a government property, a commission official said.

Poll violence in Bengal claims two lives, 371 injured

Poll violence in Bengal claims two lives, 371 injured

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 22:43

Poll violence has so far claimed two lives in West Bengal and left 371 persons injured in 398 incidents, the Election Commission said on Monday.

Bengal Congress aims to retain 2009 tally of six LS seats

Bengal Congress aims to retain 2009 tally of six LS seats

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 18:47

Congress on Monday said its primary aim is to retain the six seats it had won in 2009 Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal and then work toward adding a few more seats in the election to the 42 constituencies in the state, which is set for a tough four-cornered contest.

Husband, three others held for `gang-raping` woman in Bengal

Husband, three others held for `gang-raping` woman in Bengal

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 18:08

Four people have been arrested following a complaint by a woman in West Bengal`s Malda district that she was allegedly gang-raped by her husband and his friends, police said Monday.

Doctors locked in poll battle in West Bengal

Doctors locked in poll battle in West Bengal

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 13:25

Flaunting party colours they coax the voters in the morning hours, but don the doctor`s coat in the evening at chambers and clinics.

Non-BJP, non-Cong third front only alternative: Buddhadeb

Non-BJP, non-Cong third front only alternative: Buddhadeb

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 09:00

Calling upon people to vote for Left parties, former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today said the third front comprising non-BJP, non-Congress political forces is the only alternative to lead the nation in the right direction.