Nandigram (WB), Apr 1 (PTI) A BJP worker was found hanging at his home in Nandigram in West Bengal's Purba Medinipur district on Thursday, triggering tension in the area amid the high-profile ...

Kolkata, Mar 28 (PTI) BJP's star campaigner Mithun Chakraborty on Sunday said that high polling percentage in the first phase of West Bengal assembly elections affirms that people want 'asol ...

23 March.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Mithun Chakraborty joined BJP in presence of PM Narendra Modi earlier this month. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • It was widely speculated that Mithun Chakraborty would be fielded from the Rashbehari seat
  • The BJP has instead fielded retired Lieutenant General Subrata Saha
  • The polls in West Bengal are, scheduled across eight phases between March 27 and April 29

7 March.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Actor Mithun Chakraborty joined BJP on Sunday in Kolkata at PM Modi's mega rally. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Don't mistake me for a harmless snake, I am a cobra, can kill people in one bite, said Mithun Chakraborty
  • "Now, remember the new slogan -- Ek chhobole chhobi," he said
  • The actor joined  BJP on Sunday ahead of PM Modi's mega rally

7 March.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Mithun Chakraborty is a former Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Actor Mithun Chakraborty joined the BJP at PM Narendra Modi's rally in Kolkata
  • The veteran of 350 films, in several Indian languages, 'Mithun Da' wears several hats
  • In his last political outing, Mithun was associated with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress