West Bengal assembly election 2021: Voter shot dead outside polling booth in Cooch Behar, RAF deployed

A first-time voter was Shot dead by unidentified persons outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district on Saturday. The Trinamool Congress alleged that the BJP was behind the killing, while the saffron party claimed that the deceased was its polling agent at the booth and pointed the accusing finger at the ruling party in the state.

Apr 10, 2021, 11:16 AM IST

West Bengal assembly election 2021: PM Narendra Modi urges people to vote in record numbers

Among the 44 constituencies, nine are in Howrah, 10 in Hooghly, 11 in South 24 Parganas, five in Alipurduar and nine in Cooch Behar. A total of 1,15,81,022 voters will participate in this phase, out of which 2,63,016 are first-time voters. 

Apr 10, 2021, 08:25 AM IST

West Bengal assembly election 2021: Last day of campaigning for phase 4 polls today, top BJP, TMC leaders to hold rallies to woo voters

West Bengal is witnessing intense political fight between BJP, TMC and other parties ahead of the fourth phase of assembly elections, in which 44 constituencies will go for polling.

Apr 08, 2021, 06:52 AM IST

Bengal: EVM recovered outside TMC leader Gautam Ghosh's house, Sector Officer suspended

The EVMs have been recovered from outside the TMC Leader's house on Uluberia North Assembly seat in Howrah district late Monday night. When the local people informed the police, the election officials swung into action.

Apr 06, 2021, 10:38 AM IST

West Bengal assembly election 2021: Crucial 3rd phase of polling underway in 31 constituencies

The total number of polling stations is 10,871 that includes 8,480 main and 2,391 auxiliary booths. The number of 80 plus voters is 1,26,177 while 64,083 are PWD (Persons with Disabilities) voters. The election data also shows that 205 candidates including 13 females from different political parties are in the fray for the third phase of polls.

Apr 06, 2021, 06:37 AM IST

Saradha chit fund scam: ED attaches Rs 3 crore assets of TMC MP Kunal Ghosh, others

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday (April 3) said it has attached assets worth Rs 3 crore of TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh, its MP Satabdi Roy and Debjani Mukherjee in the Saradha chit fund money laundering case.

Apr 03, 2021, 17:01 PM IST

Bengal Assembly Elections: TMC accuses - BJP people in CRPF uniform

Amid the second phase of the West Bengal assembly elections, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Thursday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against the CRPF jawans, who have been deployed to conduct elections in the state. The ruling party has accused the jawans of not allowing polling agents and beating them.

Apr 01, 2021, 14:54 PM IST

Bengal Election 2021: TMC complains to EC about PM's visit to Bangladesh

Recently, PM Modi went on a tour of Bangladesh, about which the TMC raised objections. Now Mamata Banerjee's party has complained about the PM's visit to the Election Commission.

Mar 30, 2021, 16:44 PM IST

West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: Last day of campaigning for second phase on Tuesday

The election campaign for the second tour in West Bengal and Assam will come to an end on Tuesday. Votes will be cast on April 1 for 30 assembly seats in Bengal and 39 in Assam.

Mar 30, 2021, 07:54 AM IST

Amit Shah, JP Nadda express grief over death of 85-year-old mother of BJP worker who was allegedly attacked by TMC workers

After the death of BJP worker Gopal Majumdar’s 85-year-old mother, Shobha Majumdar, from Nimta on Monday the Union Home Minister took it to his Twitter handle to express his condolences.

Mar 29, 2021, 14:55 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Why Naxalite leader in TMC?

In today's episode of Taal Thok Ke, we will discuss - Will Didi's politics survive in Nandigram?

Mar 28, 2021, 19:04 PM IST

TMC hits back at BJP with Mukul Roy’s audio clip, defends West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee for 'democratic step'

An audio war broke out between TMC and BJP leaders in West Bengal after the polling of first phase of state assembly election on Saturday (March 27).

Mar 28, 2021, 13:23 PM IST

Maharashtra government imposes curfew between 8 pm and 7 am

Maharashtra government announced that it will impose a night curfew from Sunday (March 28).

Mar 28, 2021, 06:45 AM IST

West Bengal first phase Election 2021: Five injured in blast at TMC office, BJP alleges conspiracy

Around five people have been injured in the blast at the TMC office in Joypur which took place ahead of the first phase of polling in West Bengal. 

Mar 26, 2021, 20:37 PM IST

'Why sari, Mamata should wear Bermuda': Dilip Ghosh

In a very controversial statement, West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh asks CM Mamata Banerjee to 'wear Bermuda instead of sari' to show her bandaged leg to people. The TMC, later on, reacted sharply over the remark posting a video of Ghosh’s speech on its Twitter handle, and describing his comments as “distasteful” and “condemnable”.

Mar 25, 2021, 10:22 AM IST

Suvendu Adhikari is ‘hiring, harbouring criminals’ in Nandigram, TMC tells Election Commission

TMC in its letter to EC alleged, "It has come to our knowledge that Suvendu Adhikari, the candidate fielded by BJP in Nandigram has been harbouring criminals."

Mar 23, 2021, 18:20 PM IST

Kiska Bengal: TMC has raised questions on BJP's Sonar Bangla Sankalp Patra

TMC has raised questions on BJP's Sonar Bangla Sankalp Patra. Suvendu Adhikari's father Shishir Adhikari, joined the BJP, making the political battle in Bengal more difficult for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Mar 22, 2021, 10:58 AM IST

TMC MP Sisir Adhikari's meet with BJP raises speculation about him attending Amit Shah's Sunday rally

BJP leader Mansukh Mandviya visited Adhikari's residence to invite the veteran politician to Shah's Egra rally and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's March 24 public meeting at Kanthi in Purba Medinipur.

Mar 21, 2021, 06:45 AM IST

TMC's real meaning is 'Transfer My Commission', mocks PM Modi at public rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday at a public rally in Purulia mocked Mamata Banerjee's TMC as 'Transfer My Commission' party. He also in a reply to Mamata's 'Khela Hobe' says 'Vikas Hobe'

Mar 19, 2021, 13:22 PM IST

BJP fields actor Srabanti Chatterjee against TMC veteran Partha Chatterjee in Behala West

Popular Bengali actress Srabanti Chatterjee joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) On Tuesday (March 2). The Bengali actress was welcomed by the party's national general secretary, Kailash Vijayvargiya and BJP West Bengal President, Dilip Ghosh.

Mar 19, 2021, 07:11 AM IST