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Election Commission issues notice to Mamata Banerjee over minority vote appeal

Election Commission issues notice to Mamata Banerjee over minority vote appeal

The EC notice stated that Banerjee made an appeal to voters along communal lines while campaigning in Hooghly.

Apr 07, 2021, 21:23 PM IST
West Bengal Assembly election: Amit Shah eats lunch at rickshaw puller's house in Domjur, holds roadshow in Singur

West Bengal Assembly election: Amit Shah eats lunch at rickshaw puller's house in Domjur, holds roadshow in Singur

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who had lunch at the house of a rickshaw puller here on Wednesday (April 6), said the party will form the government in West Bengal with over 200 seats. The '

Apr 07, 2021, 18:21 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah to hold four roadshows in West Bengal today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah to hold four roadshows in West Bengal today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to hold four roadshows in the poll bound West Bengal on Wednesday (April 7) as a part of BJP’s campaign for the upcoming state assembly elections. 

Apr 07, 2021, 08:23 AM IST
EVMs found at TMC leader’s house, Election Commission suspends poll officer

EVMs found at TMC leader’s house, Election Commission suspends poll officer

An official of the Election Commission of India was suspended after he was found at the residence of a TMC leader along with EVMs and VVPATs.

Apr 06, 2021, 16:16 PM IST
4.1 magnitude earthquake hits West Bengal, second in less than 12 hours

4.1 magnitude earthquake hits West Bengal, second in less than 12 hours

A mild earthquake of 4.1 Magnitude hit north Bengal on Tuesday (April 6) morning, as per the National Center for Seismology.

Apr 06, 2021, 08:05 AM IST
West Bengal assembly election 2021: Crucial 3rd phase of polling underway in 31 constituencies

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.

Apr 06, 2021, 06:37 AM IST
West Bengal Assembly Elections: Security beefed up ahead of Phase 3 polling for 31 constituencies

West Bengal Assembly Elections: Security beefed up ahead of Phase 3 polling for 31 constituencies

The voting in this phase of elections will be held in 31 Assembly constituencies in three districts - eight in Hooghly, seven in Howrah and 16 in South 24 Parganas.  

Apr 05, 2021, 19:59 PM IST
ED attaches assets worth Rs 165.86 crore owned key accused in illegal coal mining case

ED attaches assets worth Rs 165.86 crore owned key accused in illegal coal mining case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached immovable assets to the tune of Rs 165.86 crore owned by Anup Majee who is accused in illegal coal mining case.  

Apr 05, 2021, 19:45 PM IST
West Bengal Assembly election 2021: MP Jaya Bachchan to campaign for TMC candidates

West Bengal Assembly election 2021: MP Jaya Bachchan to campaign for TMC candidates

On April 5 Jaya Bachchan will campaign for TMC candidate from Tollygunge Arup Biswas.

Apr 04, 2021, 23:43 PM IST
Actress, Trinamool Congress leader Koushani Mukherjee's 'mother-sister' remark sparks controversy

Actress, Trinamool Congress leader Koushani Mukherjee's 'mother-sister' remark sparks controversy

Koushani Mukherjee, who had joined Trinamool Congress two months ago, has courted controversy after a video of her was shared by BJP leader Ritesh Tiwari on social media. 

Apr 04, 2021, 15:49 PM IST
Poll rigging: What happened on Nandigram polling day, EC explains point-by-point

Poll rigging: What happened on Nandigram polling day, EC explains point-by-point

The TMC supremo, Mamata Banerjee', went up against Suvendu Adhikari of the BJP from Nandigram in the second phase of the West Bengal assembly polls.

Apr 04, 2021, 13:54 PM IST
Election Commission responds to Mamata Banerjee's 'fake allegation' of rigging at a polling booth in Nandigram

Election Commission responds to Mamata Banerjee's 'fake allegation' of rigging at a polling booth in Nandigram

In response to West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee's allegation that there was a complete breakdown of law and order during the second phase of the voting

Apr 04, 2021, 12:59 PM IST
What will you do of Har Har Mahadev : Prime Minister Modi takes a dig at Bengal CM over Varanasi challenge

What will you do of Har Har Mahadev : Prime Minister Modi takes a dig at Bengal CM over Varanasi challenge

While speaking at an election rally PM Modi also said that the challenge shows that the West Bengal Chief Minister has conceded her defeat in the ongoing state elections and is looking for a seat

Apr 03, 2021, 23:25 PM IST
Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee seen shaking injured leg, sparks war of words with BJP: Watch

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee seen shaking injured leg, sparks war of words with BJP: Watch

TMC leaders condemned the manner in which the party supremo has been insulted and said the rival BJP should learn how to respect women.

Apr 03, 2021, 19:22 PM IST
Control Amit Shah first, then try to control us: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee dares PM Narendra Modi

Control Amit Shah first, then try to control us: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee dares PM Narendra Modi

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, “Want to tell PM Modi, control your Home Minister first, then try to control us.” 

Apr 02, 2021, 14:06 PM IST
Didi running government on 3T model - Tolabaji, Tanashahi and Tushtikaran: Home Minister Amit Shah attacks Mamata Banerjee

Didi running government on 3T model - Tolabaji, Tanashahi and Tushtikaran: Home Minister Amit Shah attacks Mamata Banerjee

Union Home Minister Amit Shah during a rally in Cooch Behar said, "Didi is running the government on a 3T model: Tanashahi, Tolabazi, and Tushtikaran, but Modi Ji runs it on a 3V model: Vikas,

Apr 02, 2021, 13:06 PM IST
West Bengal records 982 fresh COVID-19 cases, biggest single-day spike in 2021

West Bengal records 982 fresh COVID-19 cases, biggest single-day spike in 2021

The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 10,329 with two more deaths in West Bengal while the active cases in the state stood at 5,775.

Apr 02, 2021, 09:24 AM IST
No disruption at polling booth where Mamata Banerjee alleged chaos, says Election Commission

No disruption at polling booth where Mamata Banerjee alleged chaos, says Election Commission

Citing the report of its general observer, the Commission said that voting was not disrupted at any moment at polling station number 7 in Nandigram.  

Apr 01, 2021, 21:31 PM IST
Total breakdown of law and order in Nandigram: Mamata cries foul, Governor responds

Total breakdown of law and order in Nandigram: Mamata cries foul, Governor responds

Banerjee, who was visibly angry at the chaos, called up Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar complaining of a total breakdown of law and order at the polling booth. She alleged that non-Bangla speaking "

Apr 01, 2021, 17:34 PM IST
Didi's frustration grew after first phase of polls: PM Modi on Mamata's letter to opposition leaders

Didi's frustration grew after first phase of polls: PM Modi on Mamata's letter to opposition leaders

The prime minister asserted that there is a BJP wave in the state and that the party will win more than 200 seats in the ongoing elections.  

Apr 01, 2021, 16:34 PM IST