1 day ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Political rallies in West Bengal. (Photo Credits: PTI Photo)

  • Amid the sudden rise of COVID-19 cases all over India, political parties are canceling their rallies in West Bengal amidst elections
  • The BJP on Monday said it has decided against holding any big rally or public meeting, including by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
  • Congress Chief Adhir Rajan Chowdhary wrote to the EC requesting to postpone the elections until after Ramzan

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 ...

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 ...

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

Ausgram/Chapra (West Bengal), Apr 17 (PTI) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday claimed that the BJP is the only political entity which can stop infiltration and Trinamool Congress supremo ...

4 days ago.Asansol, West Bengal, India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an election campaign rally for West Bengal Assembly polls. (PTI Photo)

  • Excerpts of a purported telephonic conversation between Banerjee and a TMC leader were released on Friday
  • Voices resembling the two leaders are heard on tape discussing deaths of four persons in firing by central forces
  • "Didi, how far will you go for vote bank?," PM Modi asked Mamata Banerjee during his rally in Asansol

4 days ago.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
The 5th phase of the West Bengal elections will take place on April 17. (PTI Photo)

  • A total of 319 candidates will try their fate on the postal ballots in the 5th phase
  • During the 4th phase, 4 people were killed by central forces after they came under attack
  • The counting of votes will take place on May 2

New Delhi, Apr 16 (PTI) The Election Commission on Friday issued a notice to Trinamool Congress leader Sujata Mondal Khan for her alleged comments on scheduled castes and gave her 24 hours to ...

Kolkata, Apr 16 (PTI) A controversy erupted on Friday after the BJP released a purported audio clip in which West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is heard telling the Trinamool Congress ...

(Eds: Adds fresh inputs, collating related stories) Kolkata, Apr 16 (PTI) There will be no rescheduling of the remaining phases of polling in West Bengal, a senior official at the CEO said ...