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  • Campaigning closes for sixth phase of Bengal polls

    Campaigning closes for sixth phase of Bengal polls

    Polling will be held in 17 constituencies in North 24 Parganas, nine each in Nadia and Uttar Dinajpur and 8 in Purba Bardhaman

    April 20, 2021
  • People unhappy as Modi forgets Nazrul Islam’s name at his birthplace

    People unhappy as Modi forgets Nazrul Islam’s name at his birthplace

    This raised an outcry among his family members and all Opposition parties, thereby putting the BJP in the back foot in Jamuria Assembly seat and creating a huge stir.

    April 19, 2021
  • Rahul Gandhi cancels all his public rallies in Bengal amid Covid surge

    Rahul Gandhi cancels all his public rallies in Bengal amid Covid surge

     He tweeted, “In view of the Covid situation, I am suspending all my public rallies in West Bengal. I would advise all political leaders to think deeply about the consequences of holding large public rallies under the current circumstances.”

    April 18, 2021
  • Stray violence, brisk voting in 5th phase

    Stray violence, brisk voting in 5th phase

    Clashes, incidents of bombing and stone pelting in some areas ; TMC, BJP trade charges over booth capturing, voter intimidation

    April 18, 2021
  • Campaigning ends for 5th phase of Bengal polls

    Campaigning ends for 5th phase of Bengal polls

    A total of 1.13 crore voters are eligible to cast their votes to decide the fate of 342 candidates, including Siliguri Mayor and Left Front leader Ashok Bhattacharya, state minister Bratya Basu and BJP's Samik Bhattacharya.

    April 15, 2021
  • ‘Mamata eyes only throne, not progress’’

    ‘Mamata eyes only throne, not progress’’

    Addressing a rally at Swarupnagar in North 24-Parganas, Singh said that providing good governance is a tough job for the TMC supremo, who ruled Bengal for 10 years and ruined the state with syndicate raj, extortion racket and cut money culture.

    April 14, 2021
  • Mamata stages dharna against EC’s 24-hr ban on campaign

    Mamata stages dharna against EC’s 24-hr ban on campaign

    Banerjee had earlier tweeted that the ban is "undemocratic and unconstitutional". Before she arrived at the spot, TMC workers began sloganeering. The on-duty Kolkata police urged the TMC supporters to refrain from sloganeering.

    April 14, 2021
  • Amit Shah vows panel to probe Hill ‘political killings’

    Amit Shah vows panel to probe Hill ‘political killings’

    Addressing an election rally in Kalimpong, Mr Shah said that the Gorkhas faced atrocities in the hills in the 80s, with more than 1200 people sacrificing their lives.

    April 13, 2021
  • Mamata banned from campaigning for 24 hours

    Mamata banned from campaigning for 24 hours

    Mamata Banerjee announced a sit-in protest against the ban.

    April 13, 2021
  • Left letter to Modi, Shah & CEO today

    Left letter to Modi, Shah & CEO today

    Salim pointed out that his party has already demanded a thorough investigation and court's intervention into the killings to find out the guilty, while he demanded that the central forces battalion, which opened fire, must be withdrawn

    April 12, 2021
  • Rahul Gandhi may join campaign on 14 April

    Rahul Gandhi may join campaign on 14 April

    The Congress is missing the presence of party president Sonia Gandhi as well as Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra till date in the election campaign.

    April 12, 2021
  • Mamata must resign on 2 May, says Shah

    Mamata must resign on 2 May, says Shah

    People will topple the govt; CM plays with deaths, alleges Union home minister

    April 12, 2021
  • Abhishek demands Dilip be sacked

    Abhishek demands Dilip be sacked

    He played on the microphone in the public meeting a part of Ghosh's speech in Baranagar today in which without expressing grief over the killings of five innocent persons by Central Armed Forces, Ghosh “threatened the voters not do excesses or incidents like Sitalkuchi will be repeated”.

    April 12, 2021
  • Mamata, Modi spar over Bengal violence

    Mamata, Modi spar over Bengal violence

    In Siliguri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi blamed Miss Banerjee for the “very unfortunate” incidents and said he sympathised with the family members of the victims.

    April 11, 2021
  • Bloodshed in 4th phase polling; 5 dead

    Bloodshed in 4th phase polling; 5 dead

    Security forces said to have opened fire at voters in two separate incidents during polling in Sitalkuchi constituency, Cooch Behar

    April 11, 2021
  • High-octane campaigning ends for fourth phase polling in Bengal

    High-octane campaigning ends for fourth phase polling in Bengal

    A total 1,15,81,022 voters including 58,82,514 men, 56,98,218 women and 290 members of the third gender, will decide the fate of 373 candidates in Friday’s polling in constituencies spread over Howrah (Part II), South 24 Parganas (Part III), Hooghly (Part II) in south Bengal and in north Bengal’s Alipurduar and Coochbehar.

    April 9, 2021
  • Stray violence mars Ph 3 polling in WB

    Stray violence mars Ph 3 polling in WB

    Overall turnout 77.68 per cent till 5 p.m; Candidates attacked; TMC accuses Central Forces, BJP of high-handedness, voter intimidation

    April 7, 2021