Violence mars Bengal polls

Kolkata, April 11 -- Violence peaked in the fourth round of 8-phase Bengal elections claiming five lives in a blood-splattered polling, but a resolute electorate fought off terror in their own way wit... Read More

Mamata defies EC, keeps blasting Shah

Kolkata, April 10 -- Even as the Election Commission of India slapped a second notice on Mamata Banerjee, this time for asking her supporters to blockade the Central forces and then vote because "they... Read More

Not intimidated by EC notice: Mamata

Kolkata, April 9 -- Hours after the Election Commission served a show-cause notice on Mamata Banerjee for making alleged communal statements, a defiant Bengal Chief Minister on Thursday said she would... Read More

Gherao CRPF on poll day, Didi tells cadre

Singur/Kolkata, April 8 -- West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has asked supporters to gherao CRPF on poll day and vote for the TMC. The BJP has gone to the Election Commission asking it to cen... Read More

Didi admits loss by blaming EC, fractured Muslim voters: Modi

Kolkata, April 7 -- War of words intensified between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with latter asking the "mothers and sisters of Bengal" to "unite" against a ... Read More

2 killed, nominees beaten up

India, April 7 -- The curse of electoral violence continued to blemish Bengal even as sporadic clashes and complaints of rigging marked the third round of the 8-phase Assembly elections. A total numbe... Read More

EC rejects Didi's claim on Nandigram polling

Kolkata, April 5 -- The Election Commission of India has rejected Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's claim that the Central forces played a partisan role in the "rigged and violent elections" at ... Read More

'Bhaipo' got Rs 900 cr from coal racket: Suvendu

Kolkata, April 5 -- BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari has mounted a fresh attack on Trinamool Congress leader, particularly its MP Abhishek Banerjee the nephew of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee holding his ... Read More

Concede defeat Didi, it's khela shesh, says Modi

Hooghly, April 4 -- Pushing the ongoing mind game with Mamata Banerjee a notch higher, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday advised the Bengal Chief Minister to publicly concede defeat and look fo... Read More

Didi won't contest from another seat: TMC

Kolkata, April 3 -- Even as Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday claimed in Cooch Behar in North Bengal that Mamata Didi's defeat from Nandigram is certain, the Trinamool Congress vehemently refuted clai... Read More