Mamata Banerjee

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Mamata Banerjee Request For Calm After 12 Killed In Post-Result Violence

Blaming BJP for the post-poll violence, Mamata Banerjee has requested for peace. The calm call came after nearly dozen lost their lives in the bloodshed. Meanwhile, arriving in Kolkata, BJP president JP Nadda has announced to stage a day-long Dharna on May 5 alleging TMC behind it. Recently, Home Ministry also asked for a report on the violence that killed at least dozen within 24 hours of election results.

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 03:56 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: West Bengal Assembly Polls, CM Mamata Banerjee, JP Nadda, TMC, BJP, Home Ministry

Courtesy: NDTV

Prashant kishor

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Strategist Prashant Kishor Quits Election Management After Bengal Win

Following sweeping victory of Trinamool Congress in West Bengal assembly polls, poll strategist Prashant Kishor announced his decision to quit election management on May 2. Reportedly, Kishore was eyeing for a break and thanked Bengal elections of giving him this chance. While reiterating about joining politics as his core agenda, Kishore opened up about discharging responsibilities to his colleagues. Prashant said currently he wants to spend… read-more

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 06:30 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Indian Politics, Prashant kishore, West Bengal Assembly Polls, TMC, Assembly Polls, poll strategist, Mamata Banerjee

Courtesy: India Today

Nandigram polls.

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EC Rejects CM Mamata's Outsider Claims At Nandigram Polling Booth

The Election Commission wrote to Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee rejecting her claims of outsiders at Nandigram polling booth. Terming her apprehensions as ‘factually incorrect’ and ‘devoid of substance’ EC’s Umesh Sinha said that her claims are examined under Representation of People Act and Model Code of Conduct. Earlier, Banerjee had stated that the outsiders were creating trouble, and blamed EC for not taking any measures.

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 07:23 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: West Bengal Assembly Polls, Mamata Banerjee, Election Commission, West Bengal

Courtesy: The Economic Times


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Assam Phase-3 Polls: 18% Candidates With Criminal Cases, 27% Millionaires

Analysing candidates contesting the third-phase Assam Assembly polls, the Association for Democratic Reforms and Assam Election Watch stated 18% of the candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves. Of the total 337 candidates, 60, including 14 from Congress and five each from AUIDF and BJP, have declared criminal charges. While 13% declared serious criminal charges, six have accepted charges of crime related to women. The phase-… read-more

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 09:16 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: politics, Crime, West Bengal, West Bengal Assembly Polls

Courtesy: The Times of India

BJP West Bengal

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BJP's Bengal Star Campaigner List Includes PM Modi, Mithun, Smriti

Ahead of the Bengal assembly elections, the Bhartiya Janata Party has released a list of 40-star campaigners for the state. Featuring PM Narendra Modi, the list also includes party President JP Nadda, Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, and Mithun Chakraborty. Moreover, ensuring participation from women leaders, the party has named Smriti Irani, Debasree Chaudhuri, and Payel Sarkar. With 7,34,07,832 voter participation, the Bengal polls are slated to… read-more

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 10:17 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: BJP, West Bengal, Narendra Modi, West Bengal Assembly Polls

Courtesy: ANI News

Manoj Tiwary - Mamata Banerjee

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Cricketer Manoj Tiwary Joins TMC Ahead Of West Bengal Assembly Polls

Ahead of the West Bengal assembly polls, Indian cricketer and Bengal's domestic legend Manoj Tiwary on February 24 joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the presence of CM Mamata Banerjee. Labelling BJP’s politics as "divisive", Tiwary declared Mamata Banerjee is striving to unite people. Additionally, the novice partisan has introduced his political profile on Instagram. Playing 12 ODIs and three T20Is, Tiwary last appeared in Syed Mushtaq… read-more

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 07:10 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: West Bengal Assembly Polls, Indian Cricketer, Manoj Tiwary, TMC, Mamata Banerjee, Instagram , BJP

Courtesy: Times of India

Mamata Banerjee

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TMC Launches 'Bengal Wants Its Own Daughter' Campaign Ahead Of Polls

Buckling up for the Bengal assembly elections, Trinamool Congress on February 20 launched a slogan campaign - 'Bangla Nijer Meyekei Chaye' meaning 'Bengal wants its own daughter.' While Kolkata was flooded with TMC hoardings having Mamata Banerjee's photos, the slogan reignited the insider versus outsider debate in the state accusing BJP of “election tourism.” TMC Secretary-General Partha Chatterjee stated, "We don't want outsiders… read-more

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 06:05 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Mamata Banerjee, TMC, Trinamool Congress, West Bengal, West Bengal Assembly Polls

Indian Armed Forces

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Central Army Forces Deployed In WB, Ahead Of The State Election

Around 125 battalion of central forces have been deployed in West Bengal by the Election Commission of India, ahead of state-poll. The deployment includes 60 companies of CRPF, 30 Sashastra Seema Bal companies and five companies each of CISF and ITBP. Specially focusing on sensitive zones like Purulia and Jhargram, the EC has requested district administrations to arrange for accommodation and logistics of para forces deployed for the assembly… read-more

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 01:29 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Election Commission Of India, West Bengal, West Bengal Assembly Polls, Elections

Courtesy: Deccan Herald