2021 Bengal Assembly Elections
West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.21

TMC asks EC to remove deputy commissioner

The Trinamul Congress on Thursday questioned the impartiality of deputy election commissioner Sudeep Jain and asked the Election Commission to divest him of the responsibility to handle the Bengal Ass...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Pheroze L. Vincent in Calcutta, New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.21

Pre-poll violence in north Bengal

Incidents of arson and attacks on political workers and leaders were reported from a number of locations of poll-bound north Bengal on Wednesday, prompting both the Trinamul Congress and the BJP to po...
By Our Bureau in Raiganj, Siliguri, Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.21

Shiv Sena extends support to TMC

After the Rashtriya Janata Dal and Samajwadi Party (SP), the Shiv Sena on Thursday extended its support to TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, and said it would not contest assembly elections in Bengal. Hai...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.21

Nandigram: 4 homes for CM

Trinamul Congress leadership in East Midnapore has begun a search for a temporary address for Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram from where she is likely to contest in the Assembly polls. The chief ministe...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.21

Yogi Adityanath does what he is best at

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday played the majoritarian card to polarise the Bengal elections, alleging that the Mamata Banerjee government wasn’t allowing people to chan...
By Soumya De Sarkar, Avijit Sinha in Malda, Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.21

Bengal Assembly poll: Fix census, say Nepali speakers

The alleged inaccurate numbers of Nepali speakers on the census is an issue this poll season in Darjeeling hills, with organisations appealing to political parties to speak on the census enumeration p...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.21

Rajbanshi Muslim plea to Mamata: 5 tickets

The largest association of Nasya Sheikhs or Rajbanshi Muslims in north Bengal have sent a letter to Trinamul supremo Mamata Banerjee, requesting her to field at least five candidates from the communit...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.03.21

Cong ministers on poll duty

Speaking to the media a few days back, state Congress president Rameshwar Oraon had said that they would be campaigning actively in Bengal and Assam. “Both states have a considerable tribal popu...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.21

Bengal: Yogi pitches ‘love jihad’

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday lambasted his Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee for allegedly pursuing appeasement politics and endangering national security by allowing illeg...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 01.03.21

Congress uneasy over cleric

Bengal Congress president Adhir Chowdhury was speaking at the Brigade Parade Grounds on Sunday when chants of “bhaijaan, bhaijaan” rent the Brigade air, forcing the veteran to pause midway...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


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