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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 ...

Media vehicles covering West Bengal Assembly elections attacked and damaged in Hooghly on Saturday

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 ...

West Bengal gears for fourth phase of Assembly polls

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

Rapid Action Force (RAF) try to controll All India Trinamool Congress party supporters shouting against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters as West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (not pictured) enters inside a polling station during the second phase of West Bengal's legislative elections in Nandigram on 1 April 2021

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.

Two dead as violence mars election in Indian battleground state

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

Voting begins in second phase of West Bengal, Assam assembly polls

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.

Amit Shah holds rally in Nandigram

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.

A woman checks the temperature of a voter before he casts his vote at a polling booth during the first phase of the West Bengal state election in Purulia district, India, 27 March , 2021

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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

A paramilitary personnel assists an elderly woman while a volunteer checks her body temperature before entering a polling station to cast her ballot during Phase 1 of West Bengal's legislative election in Purulia district on 27 March 2021

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.

Orakandi, Ishwaripur all set to welcome Modi

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

Decision on Teesta water sharing after WB, Assam polls: Water resources secy
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