Tag: West Bengal

LS polls 2019: 60.21% voter turnout recorded till 6 pm

NEW DELHI: A 60.21% voter turnout recorded till 6 pm on Sunday in the seventh and final phase of the…

BJP fears ‘massacre’ after polls in West Bengal

New Delhi: The BJP has expressed apprehensions that there could be a "massacre" in West Bengal after polling for the…

Mamata urges EC to ensure peaceful LS poll in West Bengal

Kolkata (West Bengal): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to ensure…

Fear of BJP’s rise may propel Bengal minorities to vote for Mamata

MILINDA GHOSH ROY Kolkata: Despite growing disenchantment with the Mamata Banerjee government over unfulfilled promises in education, health and employment…

Omar, Mehbooba hail Mamata for standing against BJP, question EC

New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and her predecessor Omar Abdullah have extended support to West…

Bengal has money to make Vidyasagar’s statue: Mamata hits back at Modi

Mathurapur: Hours after Narendra Modi promised a grand statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar at the same spot where the old…

TMC goons should be taken into preventive custody ahead of polls: Javadekar

New Delhi: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said TMC "goons" who are disturbing the political fabric of West Bengal…

Mamata Banerjee biggest fascist, murderer of democracy: BJP

New Delhi: With the TMC and BJP at loggerheads over violence in Kolkata, new accusations are being made by both…

Bengal: Congress’s Ahmed Patel questions EC’s decision, defended TMC

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Wednesday came down heavily on the Election Commission after it cut short…

BJP forced EC to ban campaigning in WB: Mayawati

Lucknow: BSP President Mayawati on Thursday alleged that the Election Commission's decision to curtail campaigning in West Bengal was taken…

ECI has lost all credibility, says Mamta after poll panel ban campaigning

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, came down heavily on the Election Commission of India and said the poll…

BJP holds silent protest at Jantar Mantar over violence at Amit Shah’s Kolkata roadshow

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday held a silent protest at Jantar Mantar here against the violence…

Protest allowed in democracy, not stone pelting: Roopa Ganguly

Kolkata: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha member Roopa Ganguly on Wednesday criticized All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) for allegedly…

BJP, TMC clashes after Amit Shah holds roadshow in Mamata’s turf

KOLKATA: Clashes broke out Tuesday at the mega roadshow of BJP President Amit Shah in Kolkata resulting in utter chaos…

SC grants bail to BJP activist Priyanka Sharma, asks her tender apology after release

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to West Bengal BJP functionary Priyanka Sharma, who was arrested on…

BJP alleges lack of fairness in holding LS polls in West Bengal

Kolkata (West Bengal): BJP on Monday staged a protest outside the office of Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) here alleging the…

TMC’s ‘politics of hatred’ bad for country: Mahesh Sharma on Priyanka’s arrest

Kolkata: Reacting sharply on the arrest of BJP youth wing worker Priyanka Sharma, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday denounced…

‘Inch-By-Inch Badla Lungi’: Mamta threatens Modi

KOLKATA: At a rally in Basanti on Sunday, West Bengal Mamata Banerjee attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that…

63.43 pc voting in 6th phase of LS polls, highest in West Bengal 80.35 pc

New Delhi [India]: Over 63 per cent polling was recorded in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha voting on Sunday,…

LS polls: Over 51 per cent polling recorded till 5 pm, WB leads tally

New Delhi (India): Over 51 per cent of the voters cast their ballot till 5 pm on Sunday in the…