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LIVE Blog: Mamata's Martyrs' Day Rally

Days after the sweep in the panchayat polls, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee will hold the Martyrs' Day rally, which will be the last before the next General Elections, on Friday. The rally, which is the annual mega political event of the ruling party, is held at Esplanade in downtown Kolkata. This year's rally has assumed significance as the TMC swept the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Left and Congress in the violence-marred panchayat polls. Moreover, Mamata's rally comes just a few days after 26 anti-BJP parties formed an opposition alliance, named 'INDIA', to deny Prime Minister Narendra Modi a straight term in the coming year.

Live: Results of West Bengal's Bhabanipur bypolls 2021

The results for the high voltage bypoll in West Bengal's Bhabanipur assembly constituency, where state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is a candidate, are coming out on Sunday. The elctoral battle is a must win for Mamata Banerjee in order to remain the West Bengal Chief Minister. The bypoll was necessitated following the resignation of West Bengal Minister and TMC veteran Shobhandeb Chattopadhyay. Chattopadhyay resigned to pave the way for Banerjee to contest and get elected to the assembly after she was defeated by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram.To challenge Banerjee, the BJP has fielded lawyer Priyanka Tibrewal, the Left has nominated young advocate Srijib Biswas while the Congress decided not to contest in a gesture to the ruling party in a changed political scenario. Follow all update here:

Bhabanipur bypoll: All updates

All eyes are on West Bengal's Bhabanipur assembly constituency, where elections are held Thursday, as Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Mamata Banerjee will have to win the electoral battle to remain the West Bengal Chief Minister. To challenge Banerjee, the BJP has fielded lawyer Priyanka Tibrewal, the Left has nominated young advocate Srijib Biswas while the Congress decided not to contest in a gesture to the ruling party in a changed political scenario. For all updates, follow India Blooms blog

LIVE: West Bengal voting in fifth phase

Voting in the fifth phase of the West Bengal Assembly polls is underway on Saturday. Voting is taking place in 45 seats. The districts include North 24 Parganas Part I, Darjeeling, Nadia Part I, Kalimpong, East Bardhaman Part I and Jalpaiguri on Saturday.Catch live updates all day

LIVE: West Bengal voting in third phase of Assembly polls

Voting in the third-phase of the high-octane West Bengal Assembly polls is currently underway. In this phase, the fates of 205 candidates, who are contesting across 31 seats, will be decided.Voting is taking place in Hooghly, South 24 Parganas and Howrah districts. In the third phase, 78,52,425 voters, including 39,93,280 males, 38,58,902 females and 243 third gender, will exercise their franchise in 10,871 polling booths spread across the 31 constituencies. 

Bengal Polls 2021: Second phase of polling in 30 seats including Nandigram underway

Voting in 30 seats including the high-voltage Nandigram is underway in the second phase of West Bengal assembly election 2021. The prestigious fight between West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her former lieutenant Suvendu Adhikari is taking place in the seat. Mamata, who heads the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC), is contesting as her party candidate in Nandigram, taking on the challenge of defeating turncoat Suvendu, who is now a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate. 

Live Blog: West Bengal voting in second phase of Assembly polls

People in West Bengal are voting in the second phase to elect a new Assembly in the state. The epicentre of the election is Nandigram which is witnessing a contest between Suvendu Adhikari of BJP and state CM Mamata Banerjee.Voting is also taking place in South 24 Parganas, Bankura, Paschim Medinipur and Purba Medinipur.

Netaji birth anniversary: PM Narendra Modi visits Kolkata: LIVE UPDATES

Marking the 124th birth anniversary of Indian freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose several events are taking place in West Bengal. PM Narendra Modi is also visiting Kolkata to attend several events.