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Poll violence kills five in India's battleground state West Bengal
At least five people were killed in election-related violence in India's West Bengal state on Saturday, a police official and political leaders said, the deadliest day so far in multi-phase voting ...
12 hours ago
West Bengal gears for fourth phase of Assembly polls
44 assembly constituencies of five districts in West Bengal will go for the fourth phase of the polls on Saturday. Considering the incidents of violence during the third phase of polling, the ...
21 hours ago
Fresh violence as 175m vote in Indian state polls
West Bengal in eastern India was the most important with prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist BJP party attempting to win power there for the first time
06 Apr 2021, 16:37
Two dead as violence mars election in Indian battleground state
Two people died as an Indian state notorious for political violence went to the polls Thursday with prime minister Narendra Modi battling to oust a bitter rival from power.
01 Apr 2021, 18:27
Voting begins in second phase of West Bengal, Assam assembly polls
Voting for 30 seats in West Bengal’s second phase Assembly elections and the second phase of Assam assembly elections began on Thursday amid tight security and all Covid-19 protocols
01 Apr 2021, 12:20
Amit Shah holds rally in Nandigram
Indian home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday held a roadshow in West Bengal's Nandigram ahead of the second phase of polling in the state on April 1.
30 Mar 2021, 18:07
West Bengal elections: 55.27pc voter turnout recorded till 3pm
West Bengal recorded 55.27 per cent voter turnout till 3:00pm during the first phase of West Bengal assembly elections on Saturday.
27 Mar 2021, 16:26
Voting in West Bengal, Assam begins as Modi aims to expand BJP empire
Victory in the eastern region of 90 million would be a huge achievement for Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party as it seeks to expand its power base beyond its Hindi-speaking northern heartlands
27 Mar 2021, 11:01
Orakandi, Ishwaripur all set to welcome Modi
Kashiani of Gopalganj and Shyamnagar of Sathkhira are being prepared to welcome the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on 27 March.
24 Mar 2021, 19:51
Decision on Teesta water sharing after WB, Assam polls: Water resources secy
India will take some decisions, including implementation of Teesta water-sharing treaty, after elections in its West Bengal and Assam states
17 Mar 2021, 21:58