Thursday, January 27, 2022

West Bengal elections

PM Modi speaks to West Bengal Governor over post poll violence

The Home Ministry in a letter to the West Bengal Chief Secretary on Monday asked him to submit a detailed report on the violence.

Modi congratulates Mamata, Vijayan, Stalin; extends Centre’s support

In a series of tweets, Modi thanked the voters for supporting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Crude bombs hurled in central Kolkata amid polling

BJP's Jorasanko candidate Meena Devi Purohit alleged that the crude bombs were hurled at her vehicle while she was touring different polling booths.

Bengal polls: PM Modi asks people to cast votes following Covid protocols

Polling began at 7 am on Thursday for 35 seats in the eighth phase of the assembly elections in West Bengal amid the surging second wave of COVID-19.

West Bengal elections: 35 constituencies to go to polls in final phase

Security measures have been heightened in view of the violence in the previous phases, particularly the death of five people in Cooch Behar in the fourth round of polling.

Polling begins for sixth phase of Bengal elections

Over 1.03 crore voters will decide the political fate of 306 candidates in this phase.

EC imposed campaign ban on Mamata at BJP’s behest: Sanjay Raut

Terming Banerjee as the "Bengal Tigress", the Sena's chief spokesperson expressed solidarity with her and claimed she will win the election in her state.

Mamata Banerjee sits on dharna to protest against EC’s campaign ban

The ban comes into force ahead of the fifth phase of Assembly polls in the state on April 17.

Cooch Behar killings were ‘genocide’, says Mamata Banerjee

The Chief Minister had said that she will hold a protest rally in Cooch Behar on Sunday against the firing incident and visit the homes of the deceased.

PM Modi condoles death in CISF firing in Cooch Behar, blames TMC for violence

Four persons were killed when CISF personnel opened fire allegedly after coming under attack from locals, who "attempted to snatch their rifles" in Cooch Behar district.

EC orders suspension of polls at polling station no. 126 in Bengal’s Sitalkuchi

A repoll would be ordered in the coming days in accordance with the laid-down procedure, a source said.

Mamata Banerjee appeals for calm, alleges CRPF opened fire on voters

She alleged this was part of a conspiracy hatched by the Union home minister.

Bengal polls: TMC seeks explanation from EC over death of 4 in firing

TMC Rajya Sabha MP Dola Sen said the BJP is playing mind games and resorting to pressure tactics.

PM Modi urges people to vote in record numbers in West Bengal polls

Polling began at 7 am for 44 seats in the fourth phase of the West Bengal Assembly election amid tight security.

Voting begins for West Bengal fourth phase polls

A total of 1,15,81,022 voters will participate in this phase, out of which 2,63,016 are first-time voters.

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