RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav meets Mamata Banerjee ahead of West Bengal assembly election

Kolkata: Ahead of West Bengal assembly elections, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday (March 1).  RJD leader extended complete support of his party to the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) for the upcoming polls in West Bengal. Tejashwi Yadav assured Mamata Banerjee of his support in the campaigns for Hindi-speaking … Read more RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav meets Mamata Banerjee ahead of West Bengal assembly election

West Bengal Assembly elections | Plea in SC challenges EC’s decision to hold polls in 8 phases

On February 26, the Election Commission announced the schedule for Assembly elections to be held in West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and in Puducherry. A plea challenging the Election Commission’s decision to conduct Assembly elections over eight phases in West Bengal was filed in the Supreme Court on March 1. The plea, filed by … Read more West Bengal Assembly elections | Plea in SC challenges EC’s decision to hold polls in 8 phases

New Alliance on Cards? Mamata to Meet Tejashwi Yadav Today, May Not Announce TMC Candidate List

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee may not announce the candidate list on Monday even as the party holds its election committee meeting. The TMC is likely to join hands with Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), which has extended its support to Banerjee as it seeks to expands … Read more New Alliance on Cards? Mamata to Meet Tejashwi Yadav Today, May Not Announce TMC Candidate List

EC shunts out top police official in West Bengal

In the first administrative shuffle after the model code of conduct for the Assembly polls came into force in West Bengal, the Election Commission transferred Jawed Shamim, Additional Director General ( Law and Order) of West Bengal Police. Director General of West Bengal Fire and Emergency Services Jag Mohan, will be the new ADG ( … Read more EC shunts out top police official in West Bengal

EC removes Bengal’s ADG (law & order) a day after announcing poll dates | India News – Times of India

KOLKATA: A day after announcing the dates for assembly polls in West Bengal, the Election Commission on Saturday removed Additional Director General of Police (Law and order) Jawed Shamim and brought in Jag Mohan in his place, an official order said. Shamim, a 1995-batch IPS officer, will replace Mohan as the DG Fire Services in … Read more EC removes Bengal’s ADG (law & order) a day after announcing poll dates | India News – Times of India

Political scenario in 5 states as Election Commission announces poll schedule | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Political activities are set to become hectic with the Election Commission announcing the poll schedule for five assemblies of West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry. Even before the election schedule was announced, the concerned political parties had started campaigning in the four states of West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Kerala … Read more Political scenario in 5 states as Election Commission announces poll schedule | India News – Times of India

‘Bengal Wants a Daughter But it’s Not Mamata’: BJP Ups Its Slogan Game to Counter TMC’s Campaign

A week after Trinamool Congress launched its massive poll slogan ‘Singh Bangla Nijer Meyeke Chai’, which translates to ‘West Bengal wants its own daughter as its face’, its principal opponent in Bengal, Bhartiya Janata Party, has launched a counter slogan. The BJP’s comeback slogan, ‘Bangla Nijer Meyeke Chai, Pishi Not’, translates to ‘Bengal wants its … Read more ‘Bengal Wants a Daughter But it’s Not Mamata’: BJP Ups Its Slogan Game to Counter TMC’s Campaign

‘Are Poll Dates Announced As Per Modi’s Suggestion?’: Mamata Questions 8-phase Bengal Elections

Questioning the eight-phase assembly elections in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she suspects the dates were announced as per the suggestions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for better management of the BJP’s poll campaign. Addressing a press conference at her residence in Kalighat, Banerjee said the … Read more ‘Are Poll Dates Announced As Per Modi’s Suggestion?’: Mamata Questions 8-phase Bengal Elections

Tamil Nadu and West Bengal Rush to Announce Welfare Schemes Before EC Declares Poll Dates

Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswami on Friday announced a gold loan waiver, hours before the Election Commission is scheduled to announce the data for assembly polls in the state, which will bring a model code of conduct into place. The state government announced that gold loans against upto six sovereigns by cooperative banks to farmers … Read more Tamil Nadu and West Bengal Rush to Announce Welfare Schemes Before EC Declares Poll Dates

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee nearly falls while driving electric scooter: WATCH

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday nearly fell while driving an electric scooter in Howrah. As a mark of protest against the fuel price hike, she was travelling to Kalighat from State Secretariat in Nabanna. However, she quickly regained her balance with support and continued to drive.  Earlier, in a unique protest against … Read more West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee nearly falls while driving electric scooter: WATCH