Illegal coal mining case: CBI searches at 5 places in West Bengal

The CBI on Tuesday carried out searches at 5 places in poll-bound West Bengal in reference to the unlawful coal mining case involving alleged kingpin Anup Manjhi, officers stated. The searches are being carried out at 5 places of Manjhi’s alleged affiliate Amit Agrawal, a businessman, in Durgapur, Asansol and Bankura, they stated. Eight section… Continue reading Illegal coal mining case: CBI searches at 5 places in West Bengal

Bengal elections: Fresh wave of defections in TMC: 5 dropped MLAs, 1 nominee be a part of BJP

In a day of setbacks for the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in poll-bound West Bengal, 5 of its MLAs who didn’t get tickets to contest had been inducted into the BJP on Monday. They had been joined by Sarala Murmu, who was changed because the TMC’s candidate from the Habibpur Assembly seat in Malda earlier… Continue reading Bengal elections: Fresh wave of defections in TMC: 5 dropped MLAs, 1 nominee be a part of BJP

Bengal elections: TMC manifesto right now, Mamata to file nomination a day after

After releasing the TMC manifesto on Tuesday, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will go to Nandigram and file her nomination from the high-stakes seat on the Haldia Administrative buildinga a day later. After saying the TMC candidate checklist on March 5, this will likely be her first tour to Nandigram the place she’s going to cross… Continue reading Bengal elections: TMC manifesto right now, Mamata to file nomination a day after

West Bengal elections: Denied ticket, 4 TMC MLAs be a part of BJP

Four Trinamool Congress MLAs, who had been denied a ticket for the upcoming meeting elections, joined the BJP on Monday. Among those that joined the saffron celebration had been three-time MLA from Singur Rabindranath Bhattacharya, four-time MLA from Satgachia in South 24 Parganas Sonali Guha, Basirhat Dakshin (North 24 Parganas) MLA Dipendu Biswas, and Shibpur MLA… Continue reading West Bengal elections: Denied ticket, 4 TMC MLAs be a part of BJP

Assembly Elections wrap: PM Modi bats for ‘asol paribartan’ in Bengal; Amit Shah says assured of Tamil Nadu win; and extra

Sunday was an eventful day in all of the poll-bound states, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Kolkata attacking TMC for letting “corruption flourish”; an Assam BJP minister resigning to hitch the Congress; and in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, Union Home Minister Amit Shah elevating the ballot pitch. Here are all of the necessary poll-related… Continue reading Assembly Elections wrap: PM Modi bats for ‘asol paribartan’ in Bengal; Amit Shah says assured of Tamil Nadu win; and extra

Bengal Assembly polls: Two former IPS officers to contest in opposition to one another from Debra

Two former Indian Police Service (IPS) officers might be contesting in opposition to one another in Bengal, with TMC fielding Humayun Kabir and BJP giving a ticket to Bharati Ghosh from Debra, which is about 100 kilometres away from Kolkata below Paschim Midnapore district of West Bengal. Of the 60 Assembly seats that may go… Continue reading Bengal Assembly polls: Two former IPS officers to contest in opposition to one another from Debra

Have full religion in Deputy EC in-charge of Bengal: Poll physique after TMC’s allegation of bias

Rejecting allegations of the Trinamool Congress that Deputy Election Commissioner in-charge of West Bengal Sudeep Jain is “biased”, the Election Commission on Friday mentioned it has “full faith in the integrity and fairness” of the senior official. The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal had on Thursday demanded the elimination of Jain, accusing him… Continue reading Have full religion in Deputy EC in-charge of Bengal: Poll physique after TMC’s allegation of bias

Will not be contesting Bengal Assembly polls: TMC MLA Samir Chakraborty

At a time when the Trinamool Congress is battling towards a mass exodus of its occasion’s leaders to the BJP, its MLA from the Taldangra constituency in Bankura district Samir Chakraborty stated on Friday that he’s not going to contest the upcoming Assembly polls. Making public his determination, Chakraborty wrote on Facebook, “I have informed… Continue reading Will not be contesting Bengal Assembly polls: TMC MLA Samir Chakraborty

It’s ‘Khela Hobe’ vs ‘Jai Shri Ram’ even at Bengal candy retailers

The bitter struggle for the elections in Bengal has reached the candy retailers with standard retailers within the state churning out new delicacies, capturing the temper of the season — ‘Khela Hobe’ vs ‘Jai Shri Ram’. Balaram Mallick Radharaman Mallick, one of many iconic candy retailers of Kolkata, has launched sandesh with the 2 slogans… Continue reading It’s ‘Khela Hobe’ vs ‘Jai Shri Ram’ even at Bengal candy retailers

Tejashwi tells Biharis living in Bengal to again Mamata, prefers silence on alliance

Seeking to forge unity amongst secular events within the West Bengal meeting elections, RJD chief Tejashwi Yadav met Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday and appealed to the folks from Bihar domiciled right here to vote for the ruling TMC. Emerging from a gathering with Banerjee on the state secretariat, Yadav stated that the primary… Continue reading Tejashwi tells Biharis living in Bengal to again Mamata, prefers silence on alliance