West Bengal Elections 2021: Campaigning Comes to an End for Sixth Phase

Curtain came down at 6.30 pm on Monday on the campaigning for 43 assembly constituencies of West Bengal which will go to polls on April 22 in the sixth phase of elections. In view of the rising cases of COVID-19 in the state, the Election Commission (EC) has extended the silence period from 48 hours … Read more West Bengal Elections 2021: Campaigning Comes to an End for Sixth Phase

'Jai Shri Ram' a Slogan of Bengal’s People and Not Coined by BJP, Says Amit Shah

Jai Shri Ram is a slogan of the people of Bengal fighting against injustices and not a political or religious rallying cry crafted by the Bharatiya Janata Party, home minister Amit Shah said on Monday. In an exclusive interview with News18, the senior BJP leader tore into the state’s ruling Trinamool Congress and chief minister … Read more 'Jai Shri Ram' a Slogan of Bengal’s People and Not Coined by BJP, Says Amit Shah

‘Why is Covid an Issue Only in Bengal Polls, Not Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu:’ Amit Shah

The election season in the country is heading towards its climax even as the Covid pandemic appears to be gathering steam. In an exclusive, freewheeling conversation with News18, union home minister Amit Shah spoke his mind on the questions being raised about the campaigning in Bengal under the shadow of the deadly coronavirus wave, the … Read more ‘Why is Covid an Issue Only in Bengal Polls, Not Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu:’ Amit Shah

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’

Will not hold any major rally amid rise in Covid-19 cases: Bengal minister | India News – Times of India

KOLKATA: Days after the Left Front said it would not hold any large-scale public meetings in Bengal amid the steep hike in Covid-19 cases, state minister Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay, fielded by the TMC from the prized Bhawanipur seat, said on Sunday that he, too, would desist from organising any major rally. Chattopadhyay, who has been entrusted … Read more Will not hold any major rally amid rise in Covid-19 cases: Bengal minister | India News – Times of India

West Bengal Polls: EC Imposes 24-hour Campaign Ban on BJP's Sayantan Basu, TMC's Sujata Mondal

The Election Commission on Sunday imposed a 24-hour campaign ban on BJP leader Sayantan Basu and Sujata Mondal of the Trinamool Congress for their controversial remarks during the ongoing assembly polls in West Bengal. The bar on campaigning by the leaders will be in force from 7 PM on April 18 to 7 PM on … Read more West Bengal Polls: EC Imposes 24-hour Campaign Ban on BJP's Sayantan Basu, TMC's Sujata Mondal

Mamata Demoralised as BJP Much Ahead of TMC After Five Phases of Polls: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that the BJP will bag more than 122 of the 180 seats that went to polls in West Bengal in five phases. Shah, while addressing a rally here in Purba Bardhaman district, claimed that Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee will have to make an exit … Read more Mamata Demoralised as BJP Much Ahead of TMC After Five Phases of Polls: Amit Shah

My phone is being tapped, will order CID probe: Mamata Banerjee

A day after a purported audio tape -in which she is heard proposing a rally with the bodies of Cooch Behar firing victims- surfaced, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday alleged that her phone is being tapped and said she will order a CID probe into it. Addressing an election rally here, she … Read more My phone is being tapped, will order CID probe: Mamata Banerjee

Bengal Election 2021: Mamata Will Get Ex-CM Certificate on May 2, Says Modi at Asansol Rally

Addressing an election rally in poll-bound West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that CM Mamata Banerjee will get a certificate of ex-chief minister of Bengal on May 2, the day of election results. Modi claimed that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) has been broken in the first four phases of the Assembly elections, and asserted … Read more Bengal Election 2021: Mamata Will Get Ex-CM Certificate on May 2, Says Modi at Asansol Rally

PM Modi alleges Trinamool Congress is ‘pressuring Election Commission to thwart polling process’

Addressing a meeting at Asansol, he said the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was trying all means to ‘subvert and stop the elections’. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the Trinamool Congress of putting pressure on the Election Commission of India (ECI) to “thwart the polling process”. Addressing a public meeting at Asansol … Read more PM Modi alleges Trinamool Congress is ‘pressuring Election Commission to thwart polling process’