Kolkata: West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Sunday congratulated CM Mamata Banerjee over her Trinamool Congress party's victory in the state assembly polls.
Nandigram: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee successfully won the politically crucial Nandigram seat by beating Bharatiya Janata Party's opponent Suvendu Adhikari.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday served a show-cause notice to Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate in Kolkata Port assembly seat, Firhad (Bobby) Hakim, after the BJP had complained about a viral video where he was allegedly abusing the saffron party and Central paramilitary forces, officials said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Days after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had accused some observers of the Election Commission of India (ECI) of performing biased role at the behest of the BJP during the ongoing assembly election in the state, the poll body on Sunday evening dismissed the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief's claim and stated that her remarks against the ECI officers were 'absolutely baseless, false and misleading', officials said.
Kaliganj/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was responsible for the second wave of Covid.
Malda/West Bengal/IBNS: BJP candidate in Malda assembly seat, Gopal Chandra Saha, was shot at by unidentified miscreants in Old Malda's Sahapur area on Sunday late evening, reports said.
Malda: Unidentified miscreants on Sunday shot at BJP candidate from Malda, Gopal Chandra Saha, amid the ongoing assembly elections in West Bengal.
New Delhi/UNI: Former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi on Sunday wrote to the Election Commission of India (ECI) to immediately ban political rallies and door-to-door campaign in poll-bound Bengal to prevent Covid outburst.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday served a show-cause notice to Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Sujata Mondal over her 'disparaging' comments against the Schedule Caste community in an interview to a TV channel, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: Sanjukta Morcha supported RSP candidate in Jangipur Assembly seat in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, Pradip Nandi, died of Covid-19 on Friday evening, reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday imposed a 24-hour campaign ban on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for allegedly demanding votes on communal ground and directing women to 'gherao' (restrain) the Central armed paramilitary forces (CAPF) during the poll, officials said.
Cooch Behar/West Bengal/IBNS: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh alleged that his convoy was attacked by Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers in Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar district of northern West Bengal on Wednesday evening.
Jalpaiguri/UNI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said West Bengal will be freed from the TMC government on May 2.
Kolkata/UNI: Batting for Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee, veteran actor-turned-Samajwadi Party's Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan on Monday opined that the return of the chief minister for the third term would bring more development for West Bengal.
Kolkata/UNI: Ahead of the 3rd phase of polling on April 6, the Election Commission has removed three senior police officers (IPS), including one from Diamond Harbour in South 24 Parganas with immediate effect and they have been barred from doing any poll related duty.