Bengal parties get battle ready as Election Commission sounds poll bugle
Elections for the West Bengal assembly will be held in eight phases,...
West Bengal key battle for democracy in India, says Prashant Kishor
Saying that 'West Bengal will choose its own daughter', Prashant Kishor, ...
CM Mamata questions 8-phase polls in West Bengal, says 'EC should not look at the state through eyes of BJP'
Addressing a press conference at...
West Bengal assembly polls: BJP looks east, hopes for Southern swing
The poll date announcement on Friday has set the stage in Bengal for an exciting end-game. Three large blocs are in the running but the gradual post-2016 decimation of the Left Front Congress combine indicates a straight fight between Trinamool Congress and BJP. The battle may finally be won or lost in south Bengal which accounts for 218 seats in the 294-member assembly.
West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021: Polls to be held in 8 phases from March 27; counting on May 2
The Election Commission of India on Friday...
Arrested West Bengal BJP leader Rakesh Singh no stranger to controversy
Singh has more than 27 criminal cases against him, with some charges as serious as an attempt to murder. Singh has also been accused of provoking the crowd in Diamond harbour while leading BJP president JP Nadda’s convoy last December, the same day it was attacked by stone pelters.
West Bengal: BJP to crowdsource poll manifesto; JP Nadda to launch campaign
Nadda will reach West Bengal on Wednesday night and launch the "Lokkho Sonar Bangla Manifesto Crowdsourcing" programme on Thursday morning, Baluni said, referring to the party's poll promise of rebuilding the state as "Sonar Bangla".
West Bengal farmers may soon get benefit of PM-Kisan
West Bengal farmers’ wait to get benefits under the central ‘income support scheme’, PM-Kisan, may end soon as the state, after being politically cornered on the issue in the runup to assembly polls, has finally come on board by responding to the verification exercise for beneficiaries. Under the scheme, each landholder farmer family gets Rs 6,000 per annum.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to kickstart his West Bengal campaign on Friday
West Bengal that is witnessing a fierce campaign battle between BJP and TMC has seen many senior ministers visit the State in the last few days, particularly to participate in the ongoing Poriborton yatra.
TMC to launch campaign slogan for West Bengal assembly polls
Trinamool Congress is all set to launch its fourth and final election campaign, ...
Efforts should be made to end atmosphere of violence in West Bengal: Piyush Goyal
"I hope that attempts will be made to put an end to the atmosphere of violence so that the people of West Bengal can live in peace, and the state moves forward in the path of development," Goyal, the Union Railway Minister, said.
Coal smuggling case: CBI conducts raids in West Bengal
As per available information local coal smugglers were searched by the agency. Some of the locations which were searched by the agency include Kolkata, Purulia, Bankura and Paschim Bardhaman etc.
West Bengal power minister tests positive for COVID-19
West Bengal Power Minister Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, following which he was advised home isolation, a health department official said.
West Bengal minister Jakir Hossain injured in bomb attack in railway station
At least two other persons who were with him were also injured in the incident. Hossain, the minister of state for labour, was waiting at platform no 2 of the station to catch a train to Kolkata at around 10 pm when he was attacked, a senior police officer of West Bengal Police told PTI.
Health infrastructure improved considerably in West Bengal: Mamata
"Bengal is number one in health sector in the country. The government has also developed related infrastructure required. West Bengal has also done great work in dealing with the Covid crisis", she said.