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Jagdeep Dhankar congratulates Mamata Banerjee over Bengal Assembly polls victory 

Kolkata: West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Sunday congratulated CM Mamata Banerjee over her Trinamool Congress party's victory in the state assembly polls.

Mamata Banerjee wins Nandigram

Nandigram: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee successfully won the politically crucial Nandigram seat by beating Bharatiya Janata Party's opponent Suvendu Adhikari.  

Bengal polls: EC serves notice to TMC candidate Firhad Hakim for allegedly abusing BJP, Central forces in viral video

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.

Bengal polls: ECI rubbishes Mamata Banerjee's allegations against poll observers, calls it 'baseless, false, misleading'

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.

Narendra Modi responsible for second wave of Covid: Mamata Banerjee

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.

Bengal polls: BJP Malda candidate Gopal Chandra Saha shot at, hospitalized

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.

Bengal Polls: Malda BJP candidate shot at by miscreants

Malda: Unidentified miscreants on Sunday shot at BJP candidate from Malda, Gopal Chandra Saha, amid the ongoing assembly elections in West Bengal.

Ex-Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi writes to ECI to ban all rallies in 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.

Bengal polls: ECI serves notice to TMC candidate Sujata Mondal over her remarks against Schedule Caste community

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.

Bengal polls: Left candidate in Murshidabad's Jangipur AC Pradip Nandi succumbs to Covid-19

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.

Bengal polls: ECI bans Mamata Banerjee from campaigning for 24 hours starting 8 pm tonight

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.

BJP West Bengal chief Dilip Ghosh's convoy attacked allegedly by TMC in Cooch Behar

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.

West Bengal to be freed from the TMC government on May 2: Yogi Adityanath 

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.

Bengal Assembly Polls: Samajwadi Party leader Jaya Bachchan bats for Mamata Banerjee's third term in govt

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.

Election Commission removes 3 senoir police officials ahead of 3rd phase of Bengal polls on Apr 6

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.