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CAA Impact On 17 Seats Of North 24 Parganas: TMC's Matua Community Voters Heading Towards BJP!
CAA Impact On 17 Seats Of North 24 Parganas: TMC's Matua Community Voters Heading Towards BJP!

By Sarada Lahangir North 24 Parganas and South 24 Parganas are two such districts in West Bengal which play a vital role in elections. These two districts, having 64 assembly…

'Khela Hobe' Or 'Asol Change Hobe ' In Cooch Behar And Alipurduar
'Khela Hobe' Or 'Asol Change Hobe ' In Cooch Behar And Alipurduar

By Sarada Lahangir The grounds in Cooch Behar and Alipurduar have been prepared for the fourth phase of polling for the Bengal assembly elections on April 10. Everyone is in…

Assembly Elections 2021: 77.68% Polling In Bengal, 78.94% Voter Turnout Recorded In Assam Till 5pm
Assembly Elections 2021: 77.68% Polling In Bengal, 78.94% Voter Turnout Recorded In Assam Till 5pm

Kolkata/Guwahati: Despite Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee complaining of ‘blatant’ misuse of Central forces, as many as 77.68 per cent of the voters turned out to exercise their franchise till 5…

West Bengal Elections 2021: Over 80% Voter Turnout, Violence In Second Phase
West Bengal Elections 2021: Over 80% Voter Turnout, Violence In Second Phase

Nandigram/ Kolkata: A large voter turnout of more than 80 per cent despite sporadic incidents of violence and allegations of vote fraud on Thursday marked the second phase of West Bengal assembly polls. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also accused central forces deployed in Nandigram constituency, where she is locked in battle with her […]

West Bengal Elections 2021: Campaigning For Second Phase Ends Today
West Bengal Elections 2021: Campaigning For Second Phase Ends Today

Kollkata: Campaigning for the second phase of West Bengal assembly poll ended on Tuesday evening, setting the stage for the voting in 30 constituencies spread across four districts on April 1. The fate of 171 candidates will be decided in the second phase by 75,94,549 voters who will exercise their franchise in 10,620 polling booths […]

Assembly Election 2021: Over 79% Polling In Bengal, 72% In Assam In 10 Hours
Assembly Election 2021: Over 79% Polling In Bengal, 72% In Assam In 10 Hours

New Delhi: As many as 79.79 per cent voters exercised their franchise in ten hours of polling for 30 Assembly seats in West Bengal on Saturday while the voter turnout was around 72.14 per cent in Assam in the same period. More than half of the 73-lakh electorate in Bengal’s 30 Assembly constituencies have cast […]

Mamata's Purported Audio Clip Seeking Help From BJP Leader To Win Nandigram Stirs Row In Bengal
Mamata's Purported Audio Clip Seeking Help From BJP Leader To Win Nandigram Stirs Row In Bengal

Kolkata: A huge controversy erupted on Saturday amid the polling for 30 assembly seats in West Bengal, with the BJP releasing an audio clip where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is purportedly heard cajoling a BJP leader from Nandigram to rejoin the TMC and help her win the seat. Banerjee is pitted against her former protege […]

55.76% Polling In Bengal In 8 hours, 62.09% In Assam
55.76% Polling In Bengal In 8 hours, 62.09% In Assam

Kolkata: Eight hours after voting began for Assembly polls on Saturday, West Bengal seems to be showing an unprecedented enthusiasm for the electoral exercise, with around 55.76 per cent voter turnout already recorded in the first phase of polling. More than half of the 73 lakh electorate in the 30 Assembly constituencies had already cast […]

BJP Leader Found Dead In Poll-Bound Bengal, Party Workers Clash With Police
BJP Leader Found Dead In Poll-Bound Bengal, Party Workers Clash With Police

Dinhata(WB): A local BJP leader was on Wednesday found hanging in the groundfloor corridor of a veterinary hospital here triggering protests across Coochbehar district in poll-bound West Bengal, police said. BJP Dinhata Town mandal president Amit Sarkar did not return to his home on Tuesday night and his body was found hanging outside the balcony […]

Pipili Bypoll: BJP Names Ashrit Pattanayak As Party Candidate
What Are The Challenges Before BJP To Penetrate Mamata Banerjee's Bastion?

Election campaigns in Bengal are in full swing. BJP is trying hard to turn Bengal into Saffron. All BJP veterans including Prime Minister Narendra Modi are in an attacking mode. Since the last couple of months many heavy weights and well known faces of TMC like Suvendu Adhikari, Mukul Roy, Sisir Adhikari, Dinesh Trivedi, Rajiv […]

Amit Shah Releases BJP's 'Sonar Bangla' Manifesto For Bengal Assembly Elections 2021
Amit Shah Releases BJP's 'Sonar Bangla' Manifesto For Bengal Assembly Elections 2021

Kolkata: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday released the BJP’s manifesto for the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections. Shah said that it is not just a party manifesto but a resolution letter for West Bengal. “We have decided to call our manifesto a ‘Sankalp Patra’. It is not just a manifesto but a resolution […]

Where There Is A Scheme, There's A Scam In Bengal: PM Modi
Where There Is A Scheme, There's A Scam In Bengal: PM Modi

Kolkata: Launching a blistering attack on the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said ‘asol paribartan’ (real change) in the state would ensure that the benefits of Centre’s schemes reach the poor. “BJP will bring the ‘asol paribartan’ in Bengal. The game of corruption, the game of […]

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Political Parties Fight For Winning People’s Hearts, Know The Communities On Radar In Bengal

Will the myth of Muslim vote bank break in West Bengal’s electoral politics? Will the trend of voters from Dalit or Adivasi communities decide the fate of political parties? Or a new equation will destroy all the perceived trends? Many new equations are emerging in the electoral arena of Bengal politics and political parties are […]

Amit Shah To Release BJP's West Bengal Manifesto On Sunday
Amit Shah To Release BJP's West Bengal Manifesto On Sunday

New Delhi: Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah will release the party’s manifesto for the West Bengal Assembly elections, on Sunday. In a statement, BJP’s national media in-charge and Rajya Sabha member Anil Baluni said that Shah will be on a one-day visit to West Bengal on Sunday, where he will launch […]

Actor Arun Govil, Lord Ram Of Popular TV Show 'Ramayan', Joins BJP
Actor Arun Govil, Lord Ram Of Popular TV Show 'Ramayan', Joins BJP

New Delhi: Days before assembly polls begin in West Bengal and three other states, actor Arun Govil, who played the role of Lord Ram in the famous TV serial Ramayan, joined the BJP on Thursday, saying his decision was triggered by TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee ‘s “irritation” to the chant of Jai Shri Ram. Actor […]

West Bengal Elections 2021: BJP Releases Names Of 157 Candidates
West Bengal Elections 2021: BJP Releases Names Of 157 Candidates

New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday announced 157 candidates for the West Bengal Assembly polls. The list includes names of former Union minister Mukul Roy, Lok Sabha member Jagannath Sarkar, former state unit chief Rahul Sinha, footballer Kalyan Choubey and folk singer Ashim Sarkar. Releasing the list of party candidates, BJP National General Secretary Arun […]

BJP Stalwarts In Attacking Mode In Bengal, Mamata Counters Amid Stormy Campaign
BJP Stalwarts In Attacking Mode In Bengal, Mamata Counters Amid Stormy Campaign

In West Bengal, veteran BJP leaders held several rallies in which party President JP Nadda, Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched fierce attacks on Mamata Banerjee. Mamata too hit back with loads of acquisitions against BJP. The BJP veterans are on a stormy campaign trail with string of rallies […]

West Bengal Elections 2021: 725 CAPF Companies To Be Deployed For Polls, Says CRPF DG
West Bengal Elections 2021: 725 CAPF Companies To Be Deployed For Polls, Says CRPF DG

New Delhi: As many as 725 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) will be deployed in West Bengal for the conduct of forthcoming assembly elections, CRPF chief Kuldiep Singh said on Thursday. Addressing a press conference on the eve of the 82nd anniversary of the country’s largest paramilitary force, Singh said that 495 […]

Modi vs Mamata: Sharad Pawar, Akhilesh Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav And Hemant Soren To Campaign For Mamata To Counter Upbeat BJP In Bengal!
Modi vs Mamata: Sharad Pawar, Akhilesh Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav And Hemant Soren To Campaign For Mamata To Counter Upbeat BJP In Bengal!

A unique opposition unity will be witnessed during the West Bengal assembly elections. Here regional political satraps from across the country are going to throw their weight behind not only the Trinamool Congress but Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee too. The list of those in the campaign trail for Mamata include Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President […]

WB Elections 2021: Amit Shah Holds Colourful Roadshow In Kharagpur
WB Elections 2021: Amit Shah Holds Colourful Roadshow In Kharagpur

Kharagpur: Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a colourful roadshow here in West Midnapore district on Sunday as he sought to bolster the BJP’s campaign in West Bengal ahead of the assembly elections. The road show, which commenced at the local BJP office, ‘Premhari Bhavan’, and concluded at Malancha petrol pump in the town, covered […]

BJP Sets Eyes On Mamata's Weak Link: North Bengal
BJP Sets Eyes On Mamata's Weak Link: North Bengal

North Bengal is becoming the most crucial in the election battle of West Bengal. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) is considered to be the weakest in this region, while the BJP had achieved great success here in the last Lok Sabha elections. Out of the 54 assembly seats in the region spread across eight districts, the […]

WB CM Mamata Banerjee Likely To Be Discharged Today, Start Campaign Soon
WB CM Mamata Banerjee Likely To Be Discharged Today, Start Campaigning Soon

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who had received injuries while campaigning in her constituency Nandigram in East Midnapore on Wednesday evening, is likely to be discharged from the state-run SSKM Hospital on Friday evening. She may resume election campaign from next week, sources said. According to medical experts, Banerjee has expressed her wish […]

'It's Unfortunate That TMC Memorandum On Mamata Injuries 'Full Of Insinuations And Averments': ECI

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Thursday said it is “rather unfortunate” that the Trinamool Congress memorandum to it on the injuries sustained by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is full of insinuations and averments and questions the very basis of its creation and functioning. The Trinamool Congress on Thursday slammed the Election Commission […]

Challenges Ahead For Mamata After Becoming Chief Minister Of Bengal
'Attack' On Mamata Banerjee: BJP Demands Probe

New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday demanded a detailed inquiry into the alleged attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram. A BJP delegation met the Chief Electoral Officer of West Bengal in Kolkata and demanded that video footage be made available in the public domain to clear the air over the alleged […]

Odisha CM Expresses Concern Over Mamata Banerjee's Health, Prays For Speedy Recovery
Odisha CM Expresses Concern Over Mamata Banerjee's Health, Prays For Speedy Recovery

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday expressed concern over the health condition of his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee who is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Kolkata following an alleged attack on her. Banerjee sustained injuries on her left leg and waist as she fell on the ground after she was allegedly […]