Apr 19, 2021 05:28 PM IST
The West Bengal CM urged the people not to panic amid the rise in COVID-19 situation, stating the government is taking "every possible measure" to check the spread of the disease.
- Apr 19, 2021 04:17 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee, while addressing a press meet, stressed that night curfew may not be a solution in Bengal, where "political pollution" needs to be checked first.
- Apr 18, 2021 08:49 PM IST
Despite the alarming rise in COVID-19 cases, April 19 is set to be a busy day for both the incumbent Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party as the battle for ballots in the state continues.
- Apr 18, 2021 11:43 AM IST
Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also urged other political leaders to think about the consequences of holding large gatherings amid the current COVID-19 situation.
- Apr 17, 2021 07:07 AM IST
West Bengal Assembly Election 2021 Highlights: Phase 5 of voting in 45 constituencies is underway. Catch the latest updates here
- Apr 16, 2021 07:49 PM IST
It also extended the silence period from 48 hours to 72 hours in each of the remaining three of the eight phases of the West Bengal polls to be held on April 22, 26 and 29.
- Apr 16, 2021 04:46 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee, during a public meeting in Nadia district, said the BJP brought people from "worst-hit" states like Gujarat for erecting marquees for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's poll rallies.
- Apr 15, 2021 08:50 AM IST
Assembly Election 2021 Highlights: Voting took place in a single phase in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on April 6, while voters in Assam cast their votes in three phases. The next phase of voting in West Bengal will happen on April 17. Catch the latest updates of the poll campaign here
- Apr 13, 2021 11:26 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool says the Election Commission is BJP's handmaiden. BJP says election body treating CM with kid-gloves with just 24-hour ban.
- Apr 12, 2021 02:13 PM IST
The prime minister also launched a blistering attack on Mamata Banerjee, saying she did not care to express regret after a "leader very close to her" called Scheduled Castes "beggars".
- Apr 11, 2021 08:22 AM IST
The decision came after four people were killed in the district as central forces opened fire allegedly when they were attacked by locals who "attempted to snatch their rifles" during the fourth phase of voting on April 10
- Apr 10, 2021 01:54 PM IST
The incident took place in Sitalkuchi area when voting was underway, a senior district police officer said.
- Apr 10, 2021 09:40 AM IST
Politicians like Arvind Kejriwal have learnt it the hard way that attacking PM Narendra Modi personally, or making it a showdown with the prime minister, is counter-productive.
- Apr 10, 2021 08:23 AM IST
Voting is underway with strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols in nine seats in Howrah district, 11 in South 24 Parganas, five in Alipurduar, nine in Cooch Behar and 10 in Hooghly
- Apr 09, 2021 02:15 PM IST
Amit Shah exuded confidence that the BJP will win anywhere between 63 and 68 seats where polling has been held in the first three phases. Polling is over in 91 of the state's 294 assembly constituencies in the three phases.
- Apr 09, 2021 01:26 PM IST
The notice was issued after the poll panel received a complaint from Kavita Krishnan of CPI-ML Central Committee.
- Apr 08, 2021 02:38 PM IST
Cooch Behar district will go to polls in the fourth phase of assembly elections on April 10.
- Apr 08, 2021 11:33 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called the April 8 meeting amid the rising COVID-19 cases in India.
- Apr 08, 2021 07:51 AM IST
Lottery Sambad Result: The first prize winner of the 'Dear Bangabhumi Bhagirathi' lottery will take home Rs 50 lakh.
- Apr 06, 2021 03:20 PM IST
Addressing a public meeting in Alipurduar district, the TMC supremo said her party's nominee in Arambagh, Sujata Mondal, was chased and hit on head near a polling booth by saffron party workers.
- Apr 06, 2021 11:41 AM IST
BJP candidate Chiran Bera alleged that the incident was part of TMC's plan to rig the election, a charge denied by the ruling party.
- Apr 05, 2021 10:10 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the situation by speaking to the chief ministers of Bihar, Sikkim and Assam, Government of India sources claimed.
- Apr 05, 2021 09:04 AM IST
Contending that Mamata Banerjee's "foolish claims" will yield no result, Kailash Vijayvargiya said the TMC, sensing defeat, is levelling absurd allegations against the saffron party.
- Apr 05, 2021 08:44 AM IST
There are 43 candidates contesting the third phase of West Bengal Assembly election, who have declared serious criminal cases against themselves
- Apr 04, 2021 08:25 PM IST
Terming the BJP's lotus symbol as 'a rotten flower', Banerjee said that the saffron party is trying to divide Bengal on communal lines for garnering votes.