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BJP's Babul Supriyo demands President’s rule in West Bengal as violence mars panchayat polls

BJP's Babul Supriyo demands President’s rule in West Bengal as violence mars panchayat polls

Babul Supriyo said that the West Bengal government could not be expected to follow any kind of constitutional behaviour.

May 14, 2018, 13:07 PM IST
Clashes mar West Bengal panchayat polls; 2 dead, over 20 injured, media vehicle torched

Clashes mar West Bengal panchayat polls; 2 dead, over 20 injured, media vehicle torched

The Opposition parties alleged that TMC members are not letting voters enter poll booths.

May 14, 2018, 10:42 AM IST
Stage set for Bengal panchayat polls on Monday

Stage set for Bengal panchayat polls on Monday

While the LF-Congress alliance finished second in the 2016 Assembly elections, since then, the Bharatiya Janata Party has been ending runners-up in almost all elections in the state.

May 14, 2018, 00:09 AM IST
West Bengal: 7 members of wedding party dead after bus falls into pond in Cooch Behar

West Bengal: 7 members of wedding party dead after bus falls into pond in Cooch Behar

At least seven persons were dead after the bus they travelling in fell into a pond in West Bengal's  Cooch Behar district on Saturday. 

May 12, 2018, 15:13 PM IST
A political party has given supari to kill me: Mamata Banerjee's startling claim

A political party has given supari to kill me: Mamata Banerjee's startling claim

In a startling revelation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee claimed that some political parties are trying to get her assassinated. 

May 12, 2018, 11:27 AM IST
West Bengal panchayat polls 2018: Independent candidate's supporter killed, TMC leader held

West Bengal panchayat polls 2018: Independent candidate's supporter killed, TMC leader held

Bhangar has been on the boil for over a year now on the issue of construction of the sub-station.  

May 12, 2018, 06:55 AM IST
West Bengal panchayat polls to be held May 14, counting on May 17

West Bengal panchayat polls to be held May 14, counting on May 17

Counting for West Bengal panchayat polls will be held on May 17.

May 10, 2018, 21:04 PM IST
West Bengal panchayat polls: SC stays Calcutta High Court order, raises concern about 'unopposed candidates'

West Bengal panchayat polls: SC stays Calcutta High Court order, raises concern about 'unopposed candidates'

West Bengal panchayat elections will be held on May 14, 2018.

May 10, 2018, 15:45 PM IST
CPI-M denies report on joining hands with BJP ahead of West Bangal panchayat polls

CPI-M denies report on joining hands with BJP ahead of West Bangal panchayat polls

Earlier in the day, it was reported that arch-rivals BJP and the CPI(M) have joined hands at the grassroots level in Nadia district to defeat the TMC in the upcoming panchayat polls in the state.

May 09, 2018, 01:01 AM IST
Bengal Panchayat poll date verdict on Thursday: High Court

Bengal Panchayat poll date verdict on Thursday: High Court

A Division Bench of Chief Justice Jyotirmay Bhattacharya and Arijit Banerjee heard the petitioners and respondents in the case and took stock of the deployment of armed forces on the polling day.

May 08, 2018, 22:08 PM IST
West Bengal panchayat polls: CPI(M)-BJP join hands at grassroots level to fight TMC; BJP describes it as 'isolated incident'

West Bengal panchayat polls: CPI(M)-BJP join hands at grassroots level to fight TMC; BJP describes it as 'isolated incident'

BJP and the CPI(M) have joined hands at the grassroots level in Nadia district to defeat the TMC in the upcoming panchayat polls in West Bengal.

May 08, 2018, 19:18 PM IST
West Bengal panchayat polls: High Court allows filing of nominations through e-mail

West Bengal panchayat polls: High Court allows filing of nominations through e-mail

The Calcutta HC on Tuesday directed SEC to accept the nominations of those, who had sent their papers to the poll panel via e-mail for West Bengal panchayat elections.

May 08, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
NEET 2018: Mamata writes to Javadekar seeking action over exam irregularities

NEET 2018: Mamata writes to Javadekar seeking action over exam irregularities

Alleging "irregularities" in the conduct of the NEET national medical entrance examination in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has sought "immediate action" against those responsible for

May 08, 2018, 10:34 AM IST
West Bengal orders strict monitoring of non-veg food in hospital

West Bengal orders strict monitoring of non-veg food in hospital

Police seized nearly 20 tonnes of animal meat last week from a cold storage in north Kolkata that was meant to be supplied to departmental stores and hotels.

May 01, 2018, 20:34 PM IST
Ashok Mitra dead at 89: Veteran Marxist economist, first Left finance minister of West Bengal

Ashok Mitra dead at 89: Veteran Marxist economist, first Left finance minister of West Bengal

Ashok Mitra, a Marxist economist who became the first finance minister of Left Front-led government in West Bengal, died on Tuesday. He was 89.

May 01, 2018, 14:08 PM IST
West Bengal panchayat polls: Trinamool Congress wins more than 20,000 seats without contest

West Bengal panchayat polls: Trinamool Congress wins more than 20,000 seats without contest

TMC in West Bengal has won several seats in the three-tier panchayat polls with SEC releasing the list of uncontested seats.

Apr 30, 2018, 21:05 PM IST
West Bengal panchayat elections 2018: Opposition parties meet Election Commission, express grievances on single-phase poll

West Bengal panchayat elections 2018: Opposition parties meet Election Commission, express grievances on single-phase poll

The Opposition parties in West Bengal on Saturday met the State Election Commission to express their grievances over the upcoming single-phase panchayat polls and the security arrangements for the

Apr 29, 2018, 07:38 AM IST
Earthquake hits West Bengal's Dakshin Dinajpur in wee hours

Earthquake hits West Bengal's Dakshin Dinajpur in wee hours

An earthquake with a magnitude 4.2 on Richter scale struck West Bengal's Dakshin Dinajpur in the wee hours of Friday. As per reports, the tremors were felt at around 2.30 AM.

Apr 27, 2018, 09:18 AM IST
West Bengal panchayat poll dates announced, voting on May 14, results May 17

West Bengal panchayat poll dates announced, voting on May 14, results May 17

Single-phase panchayat polls will be held in West Bengal on May 14 and results will be declared on May 17.

Apr 26, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
Mohammed Shami’s wife Hasin Jahan says her case is similar to Kathua rape case

Mohammed Shami’s wife Hasin Jahan says her case is similar to Kathua rape case

Cricketer Mohammed Shami's wife Hasin Jahan has now alleged that her case is similar to the Kathua rape case.

Apr 26, 2018, 16:52 PM IST

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