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BJP, TMC spar over Cooch Behar deaths; PM blames Banerjee

10 Apr 2021

BJP, TMC spar over Cooch Behar deaths; PM blames Banerjee

After the fourth phase of Assembly polls in West Bengal was mired in violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a sharp attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Trinamool Congress party.

'Modi is hugely popular,' admits Prashant Kishor in viral clips

10 Apr 2021

'Modi is hugely popular,' admits Prashant Kishor in viral clips

On Saturday, just as the fourth phase of Assembly elections started in West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Amit Malviya shared clips of Prashant Kishor, the election strategist for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, wherein he admitted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is highly popular.

Fourth-phase of Bengal polls begins; Union Minister, TMC heavyweights contesting

10 Apr 2021

Fourth-phase of Bengal polls begins; Union Minister, TMC heavyweights contesting

Voting for the fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls began at 7 am today. In this phase, 44 seats are up for grabs.

Shah campaigns for actor Rudranil in Mamata's backyard

09 Apr 2021

Shah campaigns for actor Rudranil in Mamata's backyard

On a door-to-door electioneering drive, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday went around Kolkata's Bhabanipur assembly constituency, considered to be a backyard of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

EC sends notice to Suvendu Adhikari over alleged hate speech

09 Apr 2021

EC sends notice to Suvendu Adhikari over alleged hate speech

The Election Commission sent a notice to Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Suvendu Adhikari on Thursday for alleged communal undertones in a speech that he delivered in West Bengal's Nandigram last month.

West Bengal election: EC rejects Mamata's discrepancy claims at Nandigram

04 Apr 2021

West Bengal election: EC rejects Mamata's discrepancy claims at Nandigram

The Election Commission of India on Saturday rejected West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegations of disruptions at a polling booth in Nandigram.

West Bengal election: Stuck between TMC-BJP ruckus, Mamata dials Governor

01 Apr 2021

West Bengal election: Stuck between TMC-BJP ruckus, Mamata dials Governor

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday dialed Governor Jagdeep Dhankar after supporters of her Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) clashed at a polling booth in Nandigram.

West Bengal election: Suvendu Adhikari's convoy attacked in Nandigram

01 Apr 2021

West Bengal election: Suvendu Adhikari's convoy attacked in Nandigram

Amid phase two of polling in West Bengal, the convoy of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari was attacked on Thursday afternoon.

Assembly elections: Nandigram among 30 West Bengal constituencies voting today

01 Apr 2021

Assembly elections: Nandigram among 30 West Bengal constituencies voting today

A total of 69 Assembly constituencies, spread across West Bengal and Assam, went to polls today morning.

Mamata Banerjee urges Sonia Gandhi, others to 'unite against BJP'

31 Mar 2021

Mamata Banerjee urges Sonia Gandhi, others to 'unite against BJP'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today wrote to several key Opposition leaders including Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, suggesting a large collaboration to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party after the ongoing round of Assembly polls.

EC imposes prohibitory orders in Nandigram ahead of polling

31 Mar 2021

EC imposes prohibitory orders in Nandigram ahead of polling

Ahead of the high-stake elections in Nandigram, the Election Commission on Wednesday imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC in Nandigram assembly constituency in West Bengal's Purba Medinipur District, a senior official said.

Amit Shah attacks Mamata on death of BJP member's mother

29 Mar 2021

Amit Shah attacks Mamata on death of BJP member's mother

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday condoled the death of the mother of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker allegedly attacked by Trinamool Congress (TMC) members.

BJP's Bengal chief asks Mamata to ditch sarees, wear bermudas

24 Mar 2021

BJP's Bengal chief asks Mamata to ditch sarees, wear bermudas

West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dilip Ghosh has invited criticism for his controversial comment on state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Banerjee running smear campaign against Shah: BJP tells EC

20 Mar 2021

Banerjee running smear campaign against Shah: BJP tells EC

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is fighting tooth and nail to defeat Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, on Friday urged the Election Commission to take legal action against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for claiming that the apex poll body was being run by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

PM Modi takes a dig at TMC's 'Khela Hobe' slogan

18 Mar 2021

PM Modi takes a dig at TMC's 'Khela Hobe' slogan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress party's election slogan - "Khela Hobe" (Let's play).

Amit Shah hatching conspiracy to harass us, says Mamata Banerjee

16 Mar 2021

Amit Shah hatching conspiracy to harass us, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused Union Home Minister Amit Shah of hatching a conspiracy to attack her party's leaders ahead of the state Assembly elections, due to start later this month.

'People's pain bigger': Wheelchair-bound Mamata Banerjee addresses poll rally

15 Mar 2021

'People's pain bigger': Wheelchair-bound Mamata Banerjee addresses poll rally

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday addressed a campaign rally in the state's Purulia district, days after suffering injuries in an alleged attack.

EC suspends senior cops over Nandigram incident, involving Mamata Banerjee

15 Mar 2021

EC suspends senior cops over Nandigram incident, involving Mamata Banerjee

The Election Commission on Sunday suspended IPS Vivek Sahay from the post of Director Security after he failed to provide security to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram last week.

West Bengal election: Mamata Banerjee's wheelchair roadshow in Kolkata today

14 Mar 2021

West Bengal election: Mamata Banerjee's wheelchair roadshow in Kolkata today

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was hospitalized after an alleged attack, will lead a roadshow in the state capital Kolkata in a wheelchair.

Mamata offered to be exchanged for Kandahar hostages: Yashwant Sinha

13 Mar 2021

Mamata offered to be exchanged for Kandahar hostages: Yashwant Sinha

In 1999, Mamata Banerjee, a Union Cabinet Minister back then, had offered herself as a hostage in exchange for the passengers of the hijacked Indian Airlines plane to Kandahar, former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha said on Saturday.

Car door injured Mamata Banerjee: Bengal's Chief Secretary in report

13 Mar 2021

Car door injured Mamata Banerjee: Bengal's Chief Secretary in report

West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay has submitted a report to the Election Commission in connection to Wednesday's Nandigram incident, which left Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee injured.

Mamata Banerjee injury: Election Commission slams Trinamool Congress' allegations

12 Mar 2021

Mamata Banerjee injury: Election Commission slams Trinamool Congress' allegations

The Election Commission has responded sharply to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress' allegations against it over the alleged attack on her in Nandigram on Wednesday.

Mamata releases video from hospital; urges supporters to stay calm

11 Mar 2021

Mamata releases video from hospital; urges supporters to stay calm

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was allegedly attacked on Wednesday, urged her supporters to maintain calm in a video message from the hospital.

Mamata Banerjee hospitalized with injuries, eyewitnesses say 'she wasn't pushed'

11 Mar 2021

Mamata Banerjee hospitalized with injuries, eyewitnesses say 'she wasn't pushed'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who alleged she was attacked by four-five people in Nandigram, has been admitted to the SSKM Hospital.

'Pushed by 4-5 people'; Mamata injured while campaigning in Nandigram

10 Mar 2021

'Pushed by 4-5 people'; Mamata injured while campaigning in Nandigram

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reportedly sustained injuries on her leg after she was allegedly pushed in Nandigram on Wednesday.

Kolkata: Nine, including firemen, killed in fire; CM visits spot

09 Mar 2021

Kolkata: Nine, including firemen, killed in fire; CM visits spot

A massive fire in a high-rise building, that houses the offices of Eastern Railways, in Kolkata's Strand Road claimed the lives of nine people, including four fire department personnel.

Kolkata rally: Modi takes dig at Mamata; promises 'Sonar Bangla'

07 Mar 2021

Kolkata rally: Modi takes dig at Mamata; promises 'Sonar Bangla'

Launching the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) election campaign in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi targeted state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a rally in Kolkata on Sunday.

Mamata has no connect; I'm Nandigram's bhumiputra: Suvendu Adhikari

07 Mar 2021

Mamata has no connect; I'm Nandigram's bhumiputra: Suvendu Adhikari

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari on Saturday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ahead of the upcoming polls in the state.

TMC releases first candidates' list; Mamata to contest from Nandigram

05 Mar 2021

TMC releases first candidates' list; Mamata to contest from Nandigram

The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) party in West Bengal on Friday released its first list of candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections in the state.

Mamata Banerjee rides electric scooter to protest fuel price hike

25 Feb 2021

Mamata Banerjee rides electric scooter to protest fuel price hike

In a unique protest against fuel price hike, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday rode pillion on an electric scooter to state secretariat Nabanna.

Attacked Minister was being pressured to join others, says Mamata

18 Feb 2021

Attacked Minister was being pressured to join others, says Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that "some people" were pressuring Labour Minister Jakir Hossain to join their party.

West Bengal: Scheme to provide meals at Rs. 5 launched

16 Feb 2021

West Bengal: Scheme to provide meals at Rs. 5 launched

Ahead of the assembly elections in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday virtually launched the "Maa" scheme under which her government would provide a meal at a nominal cost of Rs. 5 mainly to poor people.

Mamata to skip Modi's Haldia event after last month's 'humiliation'

07 Feb 2021

Mamata to skip Modi's Haldia event after last month's 'humiliation'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit West Bengal on Sunday to launch key infrastructure projects, however, state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is unlikely to attend the event.

Not allowed to work: Two-time MLA quits Trinamool Congress

02 Feb 2021

Not allowed to work: Two-time MLA quits Trinamool Congress

Just ahead of the high-voltage polls in West Bengal, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) is losing one MLA after another. The latest one to join the list is Dipak Haldar, a two-time MLA from Diamond Harbour, that falls under the Lok Sabha constituency of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew, Abhishek Banerjee.

Nobody should feel pain while chanting 'Jai Shri Ram': Raut

25 Jan 2021

Nobody should feel pain while chanting 'Jai Shri Ram': Raut

Days after Mamata Banerjee declined to speak at an event where Jai Shri Ram slogans were raised, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said, "Nobody should feel pain while chanting the slogan. I'm sure Mamata Banerjee also has faith in Lord Ram."

Kolkata: PM Modi attends event commemorating Bose's 125th birth anniversary

23 Jan 2021

Kolkata: PM Modi attends event commemorating Bose's 125th birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kolkata on Saturday afternoon to take part in the Parakram Diwas celebrations to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

PM Modi arrives in Assam, next stop is West Bengal

23 Jan 2021

PM Modi arrives in Assam, next stop is West Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Assam a short while ago, after which he is slated to visit neighboring West Bengal.

West Bengal Minister Rajib Banerjee resigns from Mamata Banerjee's Cabinet

22 Jan 2021

West Bengal Minister Rajib Banerjee resigns from Mamata Banerjee's Cabinet

In yet another setback to CM Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal Government, the state's Forest Minister Rajib Banerjee has announced his resignation from the position on Friday.

Bengal: Fourteen people killed in a road accident

20 Jan 2021

Bengal: Fourteen people killed in a road accident

Fourteen members, including four children, of a marriage party, died and ten others were injured due to a collision between a stone-laden truck and their three vehicles in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.

West Bengal polls: CM Mamata Banerjee will contest from Nandigram

18 Jan 2021

West Bengal polls: CM Mamata Banerjee will contest from Nandigram

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that she will be contesting the upcoming Assembly polls from Nandigram, the same place from where her party's turncoat Suvendhu Adhikari won in 2016.