Huge turnout in largely peaceful fifth phase polling in Bengal

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST

Though there were some stray incidents but the state recorded huge polling in the fifth phase of the election. The final figures are yet to come but the voters' turnout recorded by the commission show

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In two rallies at Bengal, Modi launches sharp attack on Mamata

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST

Launching a blistering attack on chief minister Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleged that the Trinamool Congress supremo has an old habit of doing politics with dead bodies and she is

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BJP, Trinamool spar over Mamata's purported audio clip

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST

On the day of the fifth phase of Assembly elections in West Bengal, a purported audio clip of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee released by the IT cell of the BJP triggered a major war of words with both

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With Covid cases surging, EC restricts campaigning in Bengal

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

Considering the steep rise of Covid cases in the state, the Election Commission(EC) has restricted all parties from conducting any kind of political rallies, meetings and political gatherings between

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Sinha wants high-level enquiry on Mamata 'audio clips'

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST

Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha has asked for an immediate, high-level and independent enquiry into the 'audio clip' released by the BJP IT cell claiming it contained a phone conversation between

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Art and culture lend a dash of colour to Bengal elections

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST

With elections just a few days away, local women of Dattabad area in Bidhannagar where Trinamool Congress' Minister-of-State for fire Sujit Bose is a candidate, have started painting 'alpana' designs,

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16.27% polling recorded in first 2 hrs in Bengal

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST

Brisk polling much on the line of the other phases was recorded in the fifth phase of polling in West Bengal where 45 constituencies across six districts including Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Aklimpong, N

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Myanmar military using NE rebels to attack refugees

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

Myanmar military commanders posted along the borders of northeast India are using separatist rebels from the region to attack refugees fleeing the Pagoda Nation after the February 1 coup.

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Bengal gears up for 5th phase of polling

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 12:15:07 PM IST

Amid steep rise of Covid infection, the state gears up for the fifth phase of polling where 45 assembly constituencies across 6 districts will go for the polls on Saturday. The election commission is

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Trinamool proposes to club last 3 phases of Bengal polls

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

A day before the all-party meeting convened by state Chief Electoral Officer Ariz Aftab on maintaining the Covid protocols during the ongoing Assembly elections in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress

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Highest single-day spike in Covid cases forces Bengal govt to take action

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST

The highest single-day spike in Covid cases in the state has prompted the West Bengal government to reactivate all the medical facilities that the government introduced during the peak of the Covid pa

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Now BJP's Dilip Ghosh barred from campaigning for 24 hours

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

After Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Election Commission on Thursday barred West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh from campaigning for 24 hours, charging him with making "provocative" public stat

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