In the other two constituencies – Jangipur and Samsergang- both in Murshidabad district, the Trinamool Congress candidates have secured a considerable lead making it obvious that the ruling party is going to win in all the three elections.
According to the data available with the Election Commission of India, the high-profile assembly constituency recorded only 7.5 per cent of polling in the first two hours of election.
Rajib Banerjee was a member of the earlier West Bengal cabinet. But just before the assembly elections he joined the BJP and contested from Domjur assembly constituency, where he was the MLA earlier, but was defeated.
Sukanta Majumdar will be taking over the role of the state president of the party in West Bengal.
Earlier in the day, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) reduced the security cover of Babul from Z to Y category, an official ministry said.
Former Union Minister and BJP MP Babul Supriyo joins the Trinamool Congress in presence of Abhishek Banerjee in Kolkata.
Dev, who was one of the national spokespersons of the grand-old party and its women’s wing chief, switched over to the Mamata Banerjee-led camp last month.
Chatterjee was interrogated by the central agency for his alleged connection with the chit fund group.
A group of people of Pipultala village under Harishchandrapur police station caught Pratap Mandal, tied his hands and legs with ropes and iron chains and severely assaulted him on Friday night.
During interrogation, the accused admitted that he was trying to hand over the contraband to another person, the officer said. A case has been registered against him, and further investigation is underway.
The three expelled postgraduate students – Somnath Sow, Falguni Pan and Rupa Chakraborty – had sent separate emails to the proctor of the central university on September 9 urging him to allow them to attend classes immediately as directed by the high court.
BJP announced Priyanka Tibriwal’s candidature from Bhabanipur earlier in the day through a notification undersigned by the party’s general secretary Arun Singh.
According to the schedule announced by the Election Commission of India (ECI), the by-election in Bhabanipur Assembly Constituency in West Bengal will be held on September 30.
Ghosh told IANS that only those MLAs are returning to the Trinamool fold who had joined the saffron camp before the Assembly elections in West Bengal.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of Anti-Rowdy section of Kolkata Police’s Detective Department conducted a raid late Tuesday night at the centre located on Bankim Mukherjee Sarani in New Alipore.
According to the official notification, WB Police Admit Card 2021 for the preliminary written examination of Constable Recruitment will be released on September 6.
Earlier in July a four-member CID delegation visited Purba Medinipur to probe Chakraborty’s death.
Kaliaganj MLA Soumen Roy on Saturday joined the Trinamool Congress in Kolkata in the presence of state minister and party leader Partha Chatterjee.
On Monday, Ghosh, the BJP MLA from Bishnupur in Bankura district, rejoined the Trinamool, alleging that the internal differences in the BJP are so strong that there is no place for doing any developmental work.