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(Eds: Updates with quotes) Indore, Apr 20 (PTI) BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Tuesday said panic is spreading by media reports showing bodies of COVID-19 victims piling up, and ...

21 hours ago

Kolkata, Apr 20 (PTI) The TMC, which had been seeking a merger of the last three phases of assembly elections, shot off a letter to Chief Electoral Officer Aariz Aftab on Tuesday, urging him to ...

23 hours ago.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Mamata Banerjee said that PM Modi should take responsibility of the spike in COVID-19 cases. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Mamata Banerjee has been demanding an alternative vaccine policy
  • Vaccine policy doesn't address issues of quality, efficacy, supply, and price, she said
  • West Bengal on Monday logged 8,426 new COVID-19 cases and 38 deaths

Kolkata, Apr 19 (PTI) The BJP on Monday complained to the Chief Electoral Officer accusing Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee of making a statement that amounts to incite "mutiny" in the ...

Malda, Apr 19 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged people not to panic over the worsening COVID-19 situation as the state government is taking "every possible ...

2 days ago.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
WB CM Mamata Banerjee during a rally for state Assembly polls, in North 24 Parganas. (PTI File Photo)

  • Mamata Banerjee will cut short her speech to 20 minutes or so from the usual time of 50 minutes to one hour
  • "We will not hold any big gatherings any more," Mamata Banerjee said
  • TMC's decision comes amid surge in COVID cases in West Bengal

Kolkata, Apr 18 (PTI) In view of a spike in COVID-19 cases in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said her Trinamool Congress would organise small meetings in Kolkata and she ...

Kolkata, Apr 18 (PTI) In a show of strength, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday held a roadshow in parts of south Kolkata considered to be her backyard.

Kolkata, Apr 18 (PTI) 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, ...

3 days ago.Nadia, West Bengal, India
Women show their voter ID card, as they stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station during the 5th phase of West Bengal State Assembly polls, amid surge in Covid-19 cases across the country, at Ranaghat, Nadia, Saturday, April 17, 2021. (PTI

  • The fifth phase of polling in West Bengal witnessed at least 78.36 % voter turnout on Saturday
  • Jalpaiguri registered the highest polling percentage of 81.73%
  • Voting was held at 15,789 polling stations in six districts from 7 am to 6.30 pm