April 13, 2021 05:54 (IST)
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Bengal polls: EC serves notice to Suvendu Adhikari for delivering hate speech

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday issued a show-cause notice against BJP candidate in Nandigram, Suvendu Adhikari, for violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by delivering 'hate speech' during a public meeting in his assembly constituency on Apr 29, officials said.

Factually incorrect, devoid of substance: Election Commission rubbishes Mamata's allegations of voter intimidation at Nandigram booth

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Dismissing Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee's allegations of voter intimidation at a polling booth in Nandigram's Boyal, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday stated that the West Bengal Chief Minister's hand-written complaint was factually incorrect and devoid of substance.

Amid tension between TMC-BJP workers in Nandigram, Bengal sees voters' turnout of 82.78 pct in 2nd phase

Kolkata/IBNS: Polling in 30 seats of West Bengal including the high-voltage Nandigram, which saw a prestige fight between state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her former aide Suvendu Adhikari, concluded on Thursday evening with an overall voters' turnout of 80.43 pct till 5:30 PM.

Trinamool Congress rules out Mamata Banerjee contesting from another seat

Kolkata/UNI: The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Thursday ruled out Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee contesting from another seat.

Not worried about Nandigram but democracy: Mamata Banerjee

Nandigram/IBNS: After two-hour long standoff in Nandigram's Boyal, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she was worried about democracy and not her chance to win the seat.

Second phase of Assembly polling starts in Assam, West Bengal: Nandigram witnessing high-voltage contest between Mamata Banerjee, Suvendu Adhikari

Kolkata: People in thirty constituencies in West Bengal, including the politically crucial Nandigram seat, and 39 in Assam are voting to elect new assemblies on Thursday.

High voltage Nandigram battle between Mamata Banerjee and Suvendu Adhikari in Bengal today

Nandigram/IBNS: The much-awaited, high voltage and prestigious fight between West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her former lieutenant Suvendu Adhikari will be held in the second phase of West Bengal assembly elections on Thursday.

Suvendu Adhikari will win in Nandigram by huge margin of votes: Amit Shah

Nandigram/IBNS: Holding a mega roadshow in the closing hours of campaign, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said the excitement of people of Nandigram towards the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) proved Suvendu Adhikari's clear win in the high-voltage seat.

CPI-M hits out at TMC after Mamata blamed 'Adhikari' family over 2007 Nandigram police firing

Kolkata/IBNS: Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during a rally had blamed Suvendu Adhikari and his father, Sisir Adhikari, over the 2007 Nandigram police firing that left 14 protesters dead, leaders of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), which was in the power that time, has started hitting out at the Trinamool Congress (TMC) recalling their year-old 'dirty political conspiracy' claim behind the massacre.

'Suvendu Adhikari harbouring armed criminals': TMC writes to Bengal EC

Kolkata/UNI: The ruling Trinamool Congress on Friday wrote to the Chief Electoral Officer of West Bengal, saying that BJP's Nandigram candidate Suvendu Adhikari is harbouring armed criminals at least in nine locations.

Battleground Nandigram: Amphan ire and Hindu vote consolidation stare 'outsider' Mamata in fight against Adhikari

"Why would we vote for an outsider who did not visit us for years," asks a middle-aged woman at Reapara in Nandigram Block 2 expressing her choice in no unclear terms.

Trinamool files complaint before EC over 'gruesome attacks on workers by BJP' in Nandigram

Kolkata/IBNS: Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress on Thursday filed a complaint to the Election Commission citing "gruesome" attacks on its party workers in poll-bound West Bengal's Nandigram in the last 24 hours by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists.

Sisir Adhikari to attend PM Modi's rally in Kanthi: Suvendu Adhikari

Kolkata/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s candidate from Nandigram, Suvendu Adhikari, on Wednesday said his father and Trinamool Congress MP Sisir Adhikari will be attending Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally at Kanthi in East Midnapore on Mar 24.

Delete Suvendu Adhikar's name from electoral roll in Nandigram: Trinamool writes to Election Commission

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress party on Wednesday wrote to the Election Commission to delete Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikar's name from the electoral roll in Nandigram as he filed false residence details.

BJP candidate Suvendu Adhikari files nomination from Bengal Poll epicentre Nandigram

Hadia/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Suvendu Adhikari Friday filed his nomination from the Nandigram constituency, which has turned out to be the epicentre of the West Bengal elections 2021.