According to sources in the commission the sector officer Tapan Sarkar, who was in-charge of Sector 17 in Uluberia seat, had spent the night at a relative’s house who happened to be a Trinamool Congress leader.
“Maa breathed her last around 2:55 am. She died of kidney failure,” her daughter Poulomi Bose said.
Two more fatalities – one in Kolkata and other in neighbouring North 24 Parganas — raised the toll in the state to 10,331, the department said in its bulletin.
Uttam Dolui, 48, was at a local club in Hariharpur in the district’s Keshpur area along with a few others when around 10-15 people allegedly attacked him with sharp weapons, they said.
Riding a bike, Adhikari went to the Nandanayak Bar Primary School around 7.30 to cast his vote.
Shah, while talking to reporters at a party office in Nandigram, said the saffron camp”s victory margin “should be so big that no politician will dare to fool the masses with false promises ever again”.
A video, which went viral Monday, showed the singer- turned BJP leader purportedly slapping the man who had repeatedly asked him to start serious campaigning on the field instead of posing before TV cameras and giving bytes
Amid the furore over the death of an 82-year-old “mother of a BJP worker” in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said she does not support violence against women and is not aware of the real reason behind the death and wondered why Union Home Minister Amit Shah remains[Read More…]
The high-stakes constituency in Purba Medinipur district will go to the polls in the second phase on April 1.
Mahato, the former convenor of the Maoist-backed People Against Police Atrocities (PCPA), was nabbed from his residence in Jhargram district by an NIA team comprising of 40-45 personnel late on Saturday, hours after he exercised his franchise.
The Congress and CPI-M-led Left Front, after ruling for most of the first six decades after independence, have been pushed to the margins of Bengal’s politics in recent years.
NCP sources said that Pawar will address public meeting and also meet Trinamool supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The first phase of Pawar’s campaigning will be for three days.
Lahiri was first given ticket from Alipurduar but later on replaced by Suman Kanjilal.
Banerjee, who addressed a TMC poll rally at Khejuri in Purba Medinipur district, said BJP is a “party of feudal lords” which was more interested in selling the country.
He is joining a separate party ‘Indian National League’ that will support CM and TMC leader Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram.
Purulia facing huge water crisis due to inaction of TMC govt: PM Narendra Modi tells election rally in West Bengal.
On Sunday, the BJP announced Bhattacharya as its candidate from Singur. Bhattacharya, a three-time MLA, joined the BJP On March 8 after Trinamool denied him a ticket.
Sinha joined his new party on 13th March at the Trinamool Bhawan in Kolkata in the presence of Derek O Brien, Sudip Bandopadhyay, and Subrata Mukherjee.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced candidate names for Bengal elections. BJP announced names of 27 candidates for the third phase of election and 38 candidates for the fourth phase, including that of Union minister Babul Supriyo and Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Das Gupta. Former TMC leader Rajib[Read More…]