Woman Trinamool Congress activist forces female BJP supporter to do sit-ups holding ear in West Bengal’s Burdwan

New Delhi: Post-poll violence and vandalism continue unabated in West Bengal ever since Trinamool Congress emerged as the winner in the assembly election 2021. Violence has been reported in several parts of West Bengal after the results of the assembly elections were declared on May 2. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has alleged that nine of … Read more Woman Trinamool Congress activist forces female BJP supporter to do sit-ups holding ear in West Bengal’s Burdwan

Union Minister Muraleedharan alleges ‘TMC goons’ attacked his convoy in West Bengal

“Culture of Bengal never allows attack on women. I will send reports to all concerned,” Union Minister Muraleedharan said Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan on May 6 alleged that his convoy was attacked in Paschim Medinipur district of West Bengal by Trinamool Congress (TMC) supporters. He was visiting Ghatal during the day. … Read more Union Minister Muraleedharan alleges ‘TMC goons’ attacked his convoy in West Bengal

West Bengal Assembly Elections | The limits to polarisation in Bengal

Despite a fierce Hindutva push, the BJP failed to retain the level of Hindu support it garnered in 2019 There is no denying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has massively increased its vote and seat share in West Bengal compared to the 2016 Assembly election, and this has largely been on the back of … Read more West Bengal Assembly Elections | The limits to polarisation in Bengal

West Bengal Assembly Elections | Women rally behind Trinamool

Election after election, women voters have continued to ally themselves with Mamata Banerjee’s party Of the various factors that contributed to the Trinamool Congress’s victory in the Assembly election, the support of women voters for Mamata Banerjee is significant. And this is not new for this election — even in polls held during the last … Read more West Bengal Assembly Elections | Women rally behind Trinamool

West Bengal suspends Coochbehar SP, to investigate CISF Sitalkuchi firing incident

New Delhi: The West Bengal government on Wednesday (May 5) suspended Coochbehar Superintendent of Police Debashis Dhar in connection with the Sitalkuchi firing incident by alleged CISF personnel in which at least four people lost their lives. The government-appointed K Kannan as the new SP of Coochbehar. According to reports, the Bengal government will investigate … Read more West Bengal suspends Coochbehar SP, to investigate CISF Sitalkuchi firing incident

Mamata’s Silence Speaks About Her Involvement in Bengal Violence: JP Nadda

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President JP Nadda alleged that the killings and attacks on his party workers in West Bengal are sponsored by the State and Mamata Banerjee’s silence speaks about her involvement in these incidents. Nadda said that it is unfortunate that Mamataji has started her third term with blood on her hands. … Read more Mamata’s Silence Speaks About Her Involvement in Bengal Violence: JP Nadda

PM Modi Congratulated Mamata Banerjee on Taking Oath as CM. This is What She Said

File photo of Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi tweeted a congratulatory message to Banerjee soon after the Trinamool Congress head was sworn in as chief minister for a third straight term. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Mamata Banerjee on taking oath as West Bengal chief minister. Modi tweeted … Read more PM Modi Congratulated Mamata Banerjee on Taking Oath as CM. This is What She Said

Nadda Vows to 'Save' People of Bengal from Chain of Political Violence

BJP president J P Nadda on Wednesday took a symbolic oath here to protect democracy and ”save the people of West Bengal from the cycle of political violence.” Nadda, who had attended a dharna near a Gandhi statue in the central part of the city on Tuesday, said his party will ensure that the entire … Read more Nadda Vows to 'Save' People of Bengal from Chain of Political Violence

Mamata Banerjee Takes Oath for 3rd Term After Victory in Polls, Says Will Tackle Violence With Firmness

Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee was sworn in as the chief minister of Bengal for the third time after a remarkable victory in the just-concluded assembly elections. Banerjee, who took the oath in Bengali, later said her first priority was to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. “I will go to Nabanna now and hold a meeting … Read more Mamata Banerjee Takes Oath for 3rd Term After Victory in Polls, Says Will Tackle Violence With Firmness

Mamata Banerjee Swearing-in Ceremony LIVE Updates: Didi to Take Over as Bengal CM for 3rd Term After Astounding Victory in Assembly Polls

“CM @MamataOfficial called on me and submitted her resignation as CM and the same has been accepted. She has been requested to continue till alternative arrangements are made,” Dhankhar tweeted after Banerjee tendered her resignation. The oath-taking ceremony will be a low-key affair due to an unprecedented surge in COVID-19 cases. “Taking note of communication … Read more Mamata Banerjee Swearing-in Ceremony LIVE Updates: Didi to Take Over as Bengal CM for 3rd Term After Astounding Victory in Assembly Polls