West Bengal Lok Sabha election: Third phase kicks off tomorrow

Eighty-seven contestants will fight it out in nine constituencies that are going to poll on Wednesday in the third of the five-phase Lok Sabha election in West Bengal.

BJP candidate demands central forces in his constituency

Senior BJP leader and candidate from Hoogly Lok Sabha seat Chandan Mitra demanded that central forces be deployed in his constituency to stop the `reign of terror` there.

Odisha BJP says no to pre-poll alliance with any party says no to pre-poll alliance with any party

A day after BJP`s Chandan Mitra holding discussion with chiefs of two small political parties in Odisha for an alliance, party`s state leadership on Wednesday categorically rejected the move.

BJP not keen on alliance in Odisha for LS polls: Mitra

BJP is not keen on alliance with any party in Odisha in the coming general elections, senior party leader Chandan Mitra said on Saturday even as he ruled out tie-up with its erstwhile partner BJD.

Chandan Mitra regrets remarks against Amartya Sen

BJP MP Chandan Mitra on Friday expressed regret over his remarks that Bharat Ratna should be taken back from Amartya Sen.

Ready to return Bharat Ratna if Vajpayee asks: Amartya Sen

Slugfest erupted over BJP MP Chandan Mitra`s demand for stripping Nobel laureate Amartya Sen of Bharat Ratna award and the economist offering to return it if Atal Bihari Vajpayee asks him to do so.

No question of taking back `Bharat Ratna` from Amartya Sen: Tharoor

MoS for Human Resource and Development Shashi Tharoor avoided commenting on BJP`s Rajya Sabha MP Chandan Mitra`s criticism of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen.

BJP demands early election, PM`s resignation

Alleging rampant corruption, loot of public money and gross misuse of CBI during the UPA rule, the BJP on Wednesday demanded immediate resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and an early election.

Congress displaying `arrogance of power`: Mitra

Senior BJP leader Chandan Mitra said Mukherjee and his Congress party were displaying `arrogance of power`.

Clean chit to Reddy brothers backed by good reasons: Mitra

BJP MP Chandan Mitra today said
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa`s clean chit to the
Reddy brothers facing allegations of illegal mining as "backed
by good reasons".