April 17, 2021 07:05 (IST)
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Bengal: EC to meet all parties over Covid-19 situation amid ongoing polls

Kolkata/IBNS: India's poll body will on Friday meet 10 political parties participating in the high-octane assembly elections in West Bengal amid the spike in Covid-19 cases.

Bengal: Congress candidate in Murshidabad's Samserganj, Md. Rezaul Haque, dies of Covid-19

Kolkata/IBNS: Congress candidate at Samserganj assembly seat in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, Md. Rezaul Haque aka Mantu Biswas, who had contracted Covid-19, died at a Kolkata hospital on Thursday morning, reports said.

Bengal will burn the day BJP enters state: Rahul Gandhi

Matigara/WB/UNI: Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday claimed Bengal will burn the day Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) enters the state.

Bengal: Mamata meets family members of people killed in Cooch Behar shooting

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met the family members of four people who were shot dead by the central military personnel in Cooch Behar's Sitalkuchi during the ongoing polls.

Mamata Banerjee calls off dharna against EC ban on her Bengal poll campaign

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called off her over three-hour long dharna against the Election Commission's ban on her poll campaign for 24 hours.

Bengal polls: ECI serves notice to Dilip Ghosh over Sitalkuchi remark, seeks explanation by 10 am tomorrow

Kolkata/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday served a notice to West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh over his controversial remark on the CISF firing in Cooch Behar's Sitalkuchi that left four people dead, officials said.

Bengal: EC bans BJP leader Rahul Sinha from campaigning for 48 hours

Kolkata/IBNS: Facing allegations of biasness, the Election Commission on Tuesday banned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rahul Sinha from campaigning for 48 hours over his remark on CISF firing in Cooch Behar.

Mamata Banerjee begins dharna in protest against EC ban on Bengal poll campaign

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday began her dharna near Gandhi statue in downtown Kolkata in protest against the Election Commission (EC)'s ban on her campaign for 24 hours.

Bengal: Mamata's dharna today in protest against EC ban on her poll campaign

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Tuesday sit on a dharna in downtown Kolkata in protest against the Election Commission (EC)'s ban on her campaign for 24 hours.

BJP touched 100 seats in four phases of Bengal polls: PM Modi

Kolkata/IBNS: Boosting the confidence of his party workers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has touched 100 seats in the four of eight phases of ongoing West Bengal assembly elections.

Bihar cop visiting West Bengal for investigation lynched by mob in Uttar Dinajpur

Uttar Dinajpur/West Bengal/IBNS: A senior Bihar police official, who came to West Bengal to investigate a bike theft case, was reportedly beaten to death by a local crowd at Panjipara village under Goalpokhar Police Station limits in West Bengal's Uttar (North) Dinajpur district on Friday midnight.

Bengal polls: At least four shot dead allegedly by CAPF in Cooch Behar, ECI seeks report

Kolkata/IBNS: At least four people were killed and several others were injured as Central paramilitary force personnel allegedly fired bullets outside polling booth no. 126 at Jorepatki area under Sitalkuchi Assembly Constituency in Cooch Behar district of northern West Bengal on Saturday, reports said.

Prashant Kishor's audio tape on BJP's Bengal prospects goes viral, TMC caught off-guard

Kolkata/IBNS: In what could dampen the Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s electoral spirit apparently, an audio tape where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's political aide Prashant Kishor was heard speaking about the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s prospects in the ongoing state polls went viral on Saturday.

West Bengal voting in fourth phase of Assembly polls

Kolkata: West Bengal is voting in the fourth phase of the high-voltage Assembly elections on Saturday.

Tension erupts in Kolkata as TMC, BJP workers clash, media personnel attacked

Kolkata/IBNS: Several media personnel were reportedly attacked during a political clash that broke out between the workers of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in south Kolkata's Chetla area on Thursday late night.