Didi-O-Didi Remark Unacceptable to Women, They Will Vote for TMC: Mamata’s ‘Best Comrade’

A famous boxer in his younger days, 77-year-old Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay is the quintessential bhadralok of Kolkata and a veteran of his party, the Trinamool Congress (TMC). Chattopadhyay, who is fighting the elections from south Kolkata’s Bhabanipur in place of incumbent legislator Mamata Banerjee — she has shifted to Nandigram — says the chief minister chose … Read more Didi-O-Didi Remark Unacceptable to Women, They Will Vote for TMC: Mamata’s ‘Best Comrade’

People of Bengal Want White Beard, Not White Saree: BJP's Dilip Ghosh at Poll Rally

File photo of Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh. Ghosh further said that elections in Bengal won’t be conducted under the security provided by central forces after the BJP comes to power in the state. PTI Bardhaman Last Updated:April 18, 2021, 22:55 IST FOLLOW US ON: In an apparent jibe at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata … Read more People of Bengal Want White Beard, Not White Saree: BJP's Dilip Ghosh at Poll Rally

Mithun Chakraborty Falls Ill While Campaigning for BJP in Raiganj, Flown Back to Kolkata

File photo of actor Mithun Chakraborty with PM Narendra Modi in Kolkata. (News18) The superstar, who recently joined the BJP in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was evacuated from the rally venue after he started feeling dizzy. News18.com New Delhi Last Updated:April 18, 2021, 18:53 IST FOLLOW US ON: Actor-politician Mithun Chakraborty was … Read more Mithun Chakraborty Falls Ill While Campaigning for BJP in Raiganj, Flown Back to Kolkata

My Phone is Being Tapped, Will Order CID Probe, Says Mamata at Bengal Poll Rally

TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee speaks at rally in Bengal. The TMC supremo accused the BJP of being involved in the conspiracy as the saffron party “cannot match” the ruling camp’s campaigning on development programmes. PTI Galsi Last Updated:April 17, 2021, 15:43 IST FOLLOW US ON: A day after a purported audio tape -in which she … Read more My Phone is Being Tapped, Will Order CID Probe, Says Mamata at Bengal Poll Rally

6 Rallies, Finale in Tagore Land: How Final Stretch of PM's Bengal Campaign Could Look Like

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to hold six more rallies in West Bengal, including in key seats such as Malda, Murshidabad, Kolkata South and Bolpur, before the assembly election campaign ends in the state, News18 has learnt. Bolpur is the land known for Shantiniketan and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. It could be the venue for … Read more 6 Rallies, Finale in Tagore Land: How Final Stretch of PM's Bengal Campaign Could Look Like

CID Takes Over Probe in Cooch Behar CISF Firing That Killed 4

File pic of the Injured being treated after the Cooch Behar clashes. (PTI) A Special Investigation Team of the Criminal Investigation Department has been constituted to conduct the probe in the incident which happened during the fourth phase of polling at Sitalkuchi. PTI Kolkata Last Updated:April 16, 2021, 14:00 IST FOLLOW US ON: West Bengal … Read more CID Takes Over Probe in Cooch Behar CISF Firing That Killed 4

What BJP Leaders Said After Sitalkuchi Was Scary, Vote For Didi to Save Bengal: Nusrat Jahan

Trinamool Congress (TMC) parliamentarian and popular film star Nusrat Jahan was the centre of attention in her Lok Sabha constituency, Basirhat, on Wednesday. Jahan, adorned with a bright yellow dupatta, held an open-jeep road show in the dusty lanes of Ward Number 15 here, waving at people and drumming up support for her party in … Read more What BJP Leaders Said After Sitalkuchi Was Scary, Vote For Didi to Save Bengal: Nusrat Jahan

Mamata Oscillates, Her Communal Nature is Visible in Different Colours: Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani, the Union minister for textiles, and women and child development, is a star campaigner for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in West Bengal. In an interview with News18 in Kolkata during her campaign, Irani answered a host of questions on the state elections, including Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s late entry in the campaign … Read more Mamata Oscillates, Her Communal Nature is Visible in Different Colours: Smriti Irani

How to Win Over Bengal's Bhadralok? BJP's Two Key Messages to Crack the Urban Code

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s attempted foray into West Bengal’s urban centres, including state capital Kolkata, involves two key messages to the bhadralok (gentleman) class: that they too are impacted by the “prevalent lawlessness”, and may have to bear the brunt of infiltration through borders in the foreseeable future, just like less-privileged residents in rural … Read more How to Win Over Bengal's Bhadralok? BJP's Two Key Messages to Crack the Urban Code

Delegation of Trinamool Congress MPs to Meet EC Officials in Delhi Today

File photo of Election Commission of India. The meeting will happen days after the poll body barred TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from campaigning for 24 hours. PTI New Delhi Last Updated:April 14, 2021, 11:05 IST FOLLOW US ON: A delegation of Trinamool Congress MPs will meet Election Commission officials in … Read more Delegation of Trinamool Congress MPs to Meet EC Officials in Delhi Today