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West Bengal polls


Bengal post-poll violence: Calcutta HC orders filing of cases and relief for victims

July 03, 2021 2:46 am

The court asked the state government to cooperate with the NHRC team, which has been probing incidents of violence.

Farm leaders to move to Uttar Pradesh after lockdown to dent BJP’s 2022 poll prospects: Chaduni

May 13, 2021 12:40 pm

Senior BKU leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni, who was in Chandigarh Wednesday, told The Indian Express that the leaders of Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), have already discussed the plans to campaign in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the Assembly polls due in 2022.

Two BJP MPs, who won in Bengal Assembly polls, quit as MLAs

May 13, 2021 11:32 am

Pramanik said that they are quitting as MLAs as per the directive of the BJP leadership. According to sources, the party had asked both of them to continue as MPs and resign as MLAs.

Polling in the former Maoist stronghold of Jhargram in West Bengal was peaceful

March 28, 2021 5:29 am

Under Jhargram district, polling was held for four seats: Jhargram, Gopiballavpur, Binpur and Nayagram. A total of 144 companies of CRPF were deployed.

Anand Sharma attacks Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on alliance with Bengal cleric, he hits back

March 02, 2021 7:42 am

Late in the evening, Congress leader in Lok Sabha and West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury hit back at Sharma, saying his criticism was “only serving the polarising agenda of BJP”.

EC to announce poll dates for Bengal, Puducherry, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Assam at 4.30 pm today

February 26, 2021 2:49 pm

The Election Commission will hold the press conference at 4:30 pm.

Coal pilferage case: CBI examines Abhishek Banerjee's wife; Mamata meets family

February 23, 2021 5:35 pm

Ahead of Rujira's CBI examination, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited his nephew's residence to meet them.

'It's scary': Mamata Banerjee calls attack on Jakir Hossain a 'big conspiracy'

February 18, 2021 1:20 pm

"It is a conspiracy. Some people (party) were pressuring Jakir Hossian to join them for the last few months. I don't want to disclose anything more as investigation is on," Banerjee said

Amit Shah, Mamata Banerjee rallies in S 24 Parganas today

February 18, 2021 10:43 am

In a bid to counter Shah's visit, the TMC has organised a workers' meet at Pailan in the same district that will be attended by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and MP Abhishek Banerjee, her nephew. The TMC plans to turn it into a mega event, party sources said.

Explained: Why Matuas and CAA matter in West Bengal polls

February 02, 2021 7:44 am

For years, the Matuas were demanding an amendment to the Citizenship Act of 2003, whose provisions made it difficult for refugees to get citizenship. The proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) only added to their insecurity. But the BJP has also provided an antidote — the CAA.


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