Politics

EC Meeting on Bengal Polls Today Over Covid Situation

Assembly Elections 2021 News Live Updates: Amid rising Covid-19 cases in the country, the Election Commission has called for an all-party meeting to discuss campaign-related matters on Friday. The Election Commission came under criticism of the TMC, with Mamata Banerjee and Mahua Moitra pointing out that West Bengal did...

Apr 16 · >

What BJP Leaders Said After Sitalkuchi is Scary, Vote For Didi to Save Bengal: Nusrat Jahan

Trinamool Congress (TMC) parliamentarian and popular film star Nusrat Jahan was the centre of attention in her Lok Sabha constituency, Basirhat, on Wednesday. Jahan, adorned with a bright yellow dupatta, held an open-jeep road show in the dusty lanes of Ward Number 15 here, waving at people and drumming...

Apr 16 · >

Mamata Says Cooch Behar Tragedy a Conspiracy by BJP to Scare Voters, Calls it ‘Murder of Democracy’

Urging people not to vote for “trigger-happy BJP”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday claimed that the tragedy in Cooch Behar was the “result of a conspiracy” hatched by the saffron party to intimidate voters. Amid polling for the fourth phase of elections on Saturday, four persons...

Apr 16 · >

Amit Shah’s Retort to Mamata on Cooch Behar Killings

Union Minister & BJP leader Amit Shah in Basirhat Dakshin Amit Shah alleged that she is opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act to appease illegal immigrants, who he claimed take benefits of welfare schemes but indulge in riots. PTI Last Updated:April 11, 2021, 19:40 IST FOLLOW US ON: Union Home...

Apr 15 · >

More Cooch Behar-like Killings Possible, Warns Dilip Ghosh; TMC Demands His Arrest

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh. Strongly reacting to the BJP leader’s statement, TMC demanded his arrest while the CPI(M) said the comment “unmasks the saffron party’s fascist face”. PTI Kolkata Last Updated:April 11, 2021, 22:02 IST FOLLOW US ON: West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Sunday courted fresh...

Apr 15 · >

Amit Shah Playing Divisive Politics Over Cooch Behar Incident: TMC

The Trinamool Congress on Sunday accused Union Home Minister Amit Shah of engaging in divisive politics over the death of five people in Cooch Behar district during the fourth phase of polling. Senior party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sukhendu Sekhar Roy told reporters here that Shah was knowingly...

Apr 15 · >

Congress Banks on Rahul’s Bengal Rallies, BJP Hopes They Will End Up Hurting Mamata’s TMC

“We are booking a big ground. Thirty thousand to forty thousand people will be there.” The palpable excitement in the voice of Sankar Malakar, who has been the Congress MLA from Siliguri’s Matigara-Naxalbari seat for the last decade, cannot be missed even on the phone. Malakar, also the working...

Apr 15 · >

Mamata ‘Clean Bowled’, Her Entire Team Asked to Leave Field, Says PM Modi

Drawing a cricket analogy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday the people of Bengal have hit so many fours and sixes in the first four phases of the assembly polls that the BJP has already completed its century and the TMC is on course to being wiped out....

Apr 15 · >

BJP Leader Shot At, Seriously Injured by Assailants in Kannauj Ahead of UP Panchayat Polls

A BJP leader was shot at and seriously injured by unidentified assailants in Chandapur area of the district, police said on Monday. The 48-year-old BJP leader Neeraj Pandey was shot at on Sunday night while he was returning home after seeking votes for a panchayat poll candidate. Superintendent of...

Apr 15 · >

Those Threatening More Cooch Behar-like Killings Should Be Banned Politically: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, in an apparent jibe at state BJP leaders, said on Monday that those threatening of more Cooch Behar-like killings should be banned politically. She wondered what kind of human beings are politicians who say that there will be more Sitalkuchi-like incidents and that...

Apr 15 · >
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