Assembly bypoll for West Bengal and Odisha, date announced

Assembly bypoll for West Bengal

Ground Report | New Delhi: Assembly bypoll for West Bengal; By-elections have been announced for three seats in West Bengal and one in Odisha assembly on September 30. The three seats in West Bengal where by-elections are to be held include Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s Bhawanipur assembly seat.  Apart from Bhawanipur, votes are also to … Read more

All you need to know about Jawhar Sircar, TMC’s RS candidate

All you need to know about Jawhar Sircar

Ground Report | New Delhi: All you need to know about Jawhar Sircar; Trinamool Congress has nominated former IAS officer and former Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. Jawhar Sircar is considered a strong critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  The Rajya Sabha seat fell vacant after the resignation of former … Read more

Shock to West Bengal govt in High Court in post-poll violence case

Calcutta High Court

Ground Report | New Delhi: On Monday, the West Bengal government got a setback in the Calcutta High Court in the case of post-poll violence. The court has criticized the government while rejecting the petition filed by the state seeking reconsideration of the decision of the larger bench. Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal has clearly said … Read more

Union Minister V Muraleedharan’s convoy attacked in West Bengal

Union minister and BJP leader V Muraleedharan has alleged that his convoy was attacked by Trinamool Congress goons.  Minister of State for External Affairs Muraleedharan tweeted a video of it and wrote- TMC goons attacked my convoy in West Midnapore. The glass window of the car broke due to the attack, as well as his personal … Read more

12 people killed in West Bengal violence, allegations against BJP-TMC

As soon as the results of the assembly elections in West Bengal were exposed, news of large-scale violence has started coming out from various parts of the state.  BJP alleges that TMC supporters have started attacking party workers everywhere after the unexpected victory in the elections. ALSO READ: Hospitals Overwhelmed, Graveyards Overflowing As Covid-19 Infections Surge … Read more

West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee will take oath as Chief Minister on 5 May

west bengal chief minister mamata banerjee BJP carry out rath yatras to kill people indulge in danga yatras loksabha election 2019 PM narendra modi ram mandir

Mamata Banerjee will take oath as Chief Minister on May 5. This will be the third consecutive time when she will take over as the Chief Minister of West Bengal. The Trinamool Congress once again got a majority in West Bengal after voting in eight phases for almost a month. The results of the voting … Read more

West Bengal: BJP Party Office set ablaze in Arambagh

After TMC’s landslide victory in the results of the West Bengal Assembly elections, reports of violence have started coming out in some areas of the state. On Sunday evening, some people set fire to a BJP office in Arambagh in Hooghly district. BJP has blamed TMC workers for this. ALSO READ: Hospitals Overwhelmed, Graveyards Overflowing As Covid-19 … Read more

West Bengal Election: TMC-BJP fights hard in the beginning

The counting of votes for the West Bengal assembly elections continues. Among the early trends, the BJP and TMC are seen to have a close fight.  However, both TMC and BJP have crossed the 100-seat mark in Bengal. So far, the initial trends of 213 seats have come in Bengal, in which the contest between BJP and … Read more

Election Commission bans all victory processions on or after May 2 amid spike in COVID-19 cases

What is Election Commission thinking about holding the assembly elections

The Election Commission has banned the political parties taking out the victory procession on the day of counting of Assembly elections, ie on May 2 and even after that. Also, the Election Commission has also said that no more than two people along with the winning candidate or their representative will be allowed to go … Read more

West Bengal: Controversy over Election Commission advertisement with ‘Vote in the name of Army’

On Saturday, the Election Commission in its print advertisement in West Bengal appealed to the people to cast their votes using the picture of the security forces. According to the report of the English newspaper Indian Express, the Election Commission forbids political parties and leaders from mentioning security forces in their election campaigns or seeking votes in their name. … Read more