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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
Bangladesh actor Ferdous Ahmed campaigns for TMC; BJP cries foul

Bangladesh actor Ferdous Ahmed campaigns for TMC; BJP cries foul

Ferdous Ahmed participated in a roadshow, accompanied by Tollywood actors Ankush and Payal from Karandighi to Islampur through the Bengal-to-Bengal road.

Apr 15, 2019, 15:53 PM IST
Miscreants vandalise three BJP booth offices in West Bengal's Siliguri

Miscreants vandalise three BJP booth offices in West Bengal's Siliguri

According to BJP party worker Vikram Gajay, the miscreants could be Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers. 

Apr 15, 2019, 15:23 PM IST
VHP ups ante in West Bengal to change Islamampur's name to Ishwarpur

VHP ups ante in West Bengal to change Islamampur's name to Ishwarpur

Posters put up in Islampur on the occasion of Ramnavami showed the name of the place as Ishwarpur while a donation box was also put up to gather more support.

Apr 14, 2019, 16:03 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi's Bengal rally cancelled after no-chopper landing permit

Rahul Gandhi's Bengal rally cancelled after no-chopper landing permit

Rahu Gandhi was slated to address a meeting at Dagapur in Siliguri on Sunday.

Apr 14, 2019, 08:34 AM IST
Unaware of 'paid leave' concept, tea garden workers in Bengal lose day's pay

Unaware of 'paid leave' concept, tea garden workers in Bengal lose day's pay

With tea export business witnessing a boom, the present scenario of tea market is pleasant but the condition of tea garden workers remains poor.

Apr 14, 2019, 06:40 AM IST
Don't vote for CPM or Congress: Mamata Banerjee urges voters in Siliguri

Don't vote for CPM or Congress: Mamata Banerjee urges voters in Siliguri

WB CM Mamata Banerjee has appealed to the voters to not vote for the CPM or the Congress party in the 2019 Lok Sabha election.

Apr 13, 2019, 15:49 PM IST