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Darjeeling assembly bypolls to be held on May 19, results on May 23

Darjeeling assembly bypolls to be held on May 19, results on May 23

The by-election for Darjeeling Assembly seat will be held on May 19.

Apr 19, 2019, 18:01 PM IST
BJP candidates roughed up, office and residence attacked in Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal

BJP candidates roughed up, office and residence attacked in Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal

Amid high-octane campaigning in West Bengal, several BJP candidates contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha election across the state have been allegedly targeted by the workers and supporter of the ruling

Apr 19, 2019, 17:38 PM IST
Congress rubbishes Mamata's allegation of nexus with RSS in Bengal

Congress rubbishes Mamata's allegation of nexus with RSS in Bengal

Abhijit Mukherjee, Jangipur Congress MP and son of former President Pranab Mukherjee, rubbished all allegations of receiving support from Bharatiya Janata Party and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on

Apr 19, 2019, 15:36 PM IST
BJP demands repoll in 40 booths in Darjeeling

BJP demands repoll in 40 booths in Darjeeling

The second phase of the general elections in the state was held on Thursday in the Jalpaipuri, Darjeeling and Raiganj constituencies.

Apr 19, 2019, 15:17 PM IST
Election officer missing in Bengal's Nadia district

Election officer missing in Bengal's Nadia district

The Ranaghat parliamentary constituency goes to the polls on April 29.

Apr 19, 2019, 15:11 PM IST
Bangladesh actor Ghazi Abdul Noor, seen at TMC candidate's campaign, had expired visa

Bangladesh actor Ghazi Abdul Noor, seen at TMC candidate's campaign, had expired visa

Told to leave the country,  Ghazi Abdul Noor could also face action for staying in India beyond what was permitted in his visa.

Apr 18, 2019, 15:58 PM IST
CPM candidate Md Salim's convoy attacked in West Bengal's North Dinajpur during second phase of  Lok Sabha poll

CPM candidate Md Salim's convoy attacked in West Bengal's North Dinajpur during second phase of Lok Sabha poll

The incident took place when Salim was visiting Patagora, Islampur in Raiganj constituency to observe the polling when stones were pelted at his vehicle. 

Apr 18, 2019, 15:46 PM IST
Bardhaman–Durgapur Lok Sabha constituency

Bardhaman–Durgapur Lok Sabha constituency

The voting for the parliamentary polls 2019 on this seat will take place in the fourth phase on April 29

Apr 18, 2019, 13:14 PM IST
Ranaghat Lok Sabha constituency

Ranaghat Lok Sabha constituency

Ranaghat Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency is in Nadia district in West Bengal. 

Apr 18, 2019, 12:44 PM IST
Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency

Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency

Krishnanagar seat is not reserved for any category and its constituency number is 12.

Apr 18, 2019, 12:42 PM IST
Bolpur Lok Sabha constituency

Bolpur Lok Sabha constituency

Bolpur Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Bolpur in West Bengal. 

Apr 18, 2019, 12:41 PM IST
Birbhum Lok Sabha constituency

Birbhum Lok Sabha constituency

The seat was reserved for Scheduled Castes from 1962 to 2004, but was declared a free seat from 2009 general elections.

Apr 18, 2019, 12:40 PM IST
Bardhaman Purba Lok Sabha constituency

Bardhaman Purba Lok Sabha constituency

The seat is reserved for scheduled castes and its polling number is 38.

Apr 18, 2019, 12:38 PM IST
Baharampur Lok Sabha constituency

Baharampur Lok Sabha constituency

The seat is not reserved for any category and its constituency number is 10.

Apr 18, 2019, 12:37 PM IST
Asansol Lok Sabha constituency

Asansol Lok Sabha constituency

The voting for the parliamentary polls 2019 on this seat will take place in the fourth phase on April 29. 

Apr 18, 2019, 12:33 PM IST
Tension in West Bengal’s Chopra after bike-borne youth prevent locals from casting votes, attack women; RAF deployed

Tension in West Bengal’s Chopra after bike-borne youth prevent locals from casting votes, attack women; RAF deployed

Locals have alleged that a lack of security forces led to the situation of unrest near the polling booth. 

Apr 18, 2019, 12:33 PM IST
EC seeks report from Nadia DM over TMC MLA's 'chase central forces away' comment

EC seeks report from Nadia DM over TMC MLA's 'chase central forces away' comment

"I will go to each and every booth and we will not care about the central forces," the TMC MLA had said,

Apr 17, 2019, 18:50 PM IST
Bengali film 'inspired' by Mamata Banerjee set to release on May 3

Bengali film 'inspired' by Mamata Banerjee set to release on May 3

The film's producer and director claim that the film is not a biopic but has been inspired by the struggles of Mamata Banerjee before she became CM.

Apr 16, 2019, 21:25 PM IST
After TMC campaign row in West Bengal, Bangladesh asks actor Ferdous Ahmed to return

After TMC campaign row in West Bengal, Bangladesh asks actor Ferdous Ahmed to return

Ferdous Ahmed was seen campaigning for TMC candidate Kanhaiyalal Agarwal. 

Apr 16, 2019, 18:28 PM IST
Mamata claims Congress taking help from RSS to defeat Trinamool in Lok Sabha election

Mamata claims Congress taking help from RSS to defeat Trinamool in Lok Sabha election

She added that many leaders and even she herself left the Congress and formed the Trinamool Congress because there were leaders who were maintaining relationships with the CPI-M.

Apr 15, 2019, 18:15 PM IST