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Sporadic incidents of post poll violence in Bengal

    Updated On : Apr 30,2019   12:36 pm
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Two persons were injured in a clash between the Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party activists in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Tuesday as sporadic incidents of post poll violence were reported from various parts of the state. View More..

BJP candidate meets Trinamool strongman Mondal on poll day

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   11:18 pm
Bolpur (West Bengal), April 29 (IANS) Embarrassing the saffron leadership, the BJP's candidate for West Bengal's Jadavpur constituency, Anupam Hazra, who was expelled by Trinamool Congress for anti-party activities, on Monday met the state's ruling party strongman Anubrata Mondal at the Trinamool party office here in Birbhum district. View More..

Dynastic forces censored Vande Mataram, ignored INA: Modi

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   10:18 pm
Barrackpore, West Bengal, April 29 (IANS) In a veiled swipe at erstwhile Congress governments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said forces in the country, which believe in dynastic and vote bank politics, censored the national song 'Vande Mataram' and neglected the heroes of Azad Hind Fauj who had fought for India's independence. View More..

Trinamool's Mondal active in polls despite EC vigil

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   10:04 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Trinamool Congress' Birbhum district President Anubrata Mondal, who is "under strict surveillance" following allegations of him threatening polling officers, said on Monday he is "not bothered" about the poll panel move. View More..

Polling near-peaceful, 100% central forces in 5th phase: Bengal CEO

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   9:56 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) on Monday said the fourth-phase Lok Sabha election in West Bengal was peaceful barring small incidents and 100 per cent central force coverage is likely in the coming phase. View More..

PM says 40 of Mamata's MLAs in touch, Trinamool hits back (2nd Lead)

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   9:32 pm
Sreerampur (West Bengal), April 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday claimed that 40 MLAs of West Bengals ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) were in "touch" with him and would desert Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee whose party hit back by filing a "horse trading" complaint with the Election Commission against him. View More..

Amid violence, over 76% turnout in Bengal till 5 pm (4th Lead)

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   9:16 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Amid widespread violence, including the attack on a Union Minister, clashes outside polling booths, hurling of bombs and EVM snags, over 76 per cent of the electorate voted till 5 p.m. in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Monday. View More..

Was served bed tea very late, woke up late: Moon Moon

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   9:14 pm
Asansol (West Bengal), April 29 (IANS) Long after clashes were witnessed during polling in West Bengals Asansol Lok Sabha seat on Monday, Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate from the constituency Moon Moon Sen said she was not aware of it because she was served "bed tea very late" due to which she woke up very late. View More..

FIR against Supriyo for entering poll booth with armed guards

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   8:48 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) The Election Commission on Monday filed an FIR against Union Minister and BJP candidate from Asansol Lok Sabha seat, Babul Supriyo, for entering a polling booth in the constituency with his armed security personnel. View More..

PM Modi's comment on Trinamool MLAs sets off storm in Bengal

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   8:46 pm
Sreerampur (West Bengal)/Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sparked off a major row in West Bengal with his warning to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that her MLAs will abandon her after the results of the Lok Sabha polls come out and 40 of them were already in touch with him. View More..

BJP demands repoll in entire Birbum, part of Asansol

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   8:26 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) The BJP on Monday approached the Chief Electoral Officer, West Bengal, demanding a repoll in the entire Birbhum Lok Sabha constituency and in a number of polling stations of Asansol, Krishnanagar and Ranaghat seats where Lok Sabha polls were held on Monday for the fourth phase. View More..

Babul Supriyo's car vandalised, heckled by Trinamool

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   7:26 pm
Asansol, April 29 (IANS) Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Babul Supriyo, whose car was vandalised outside a polling booth and he himself was heckled repeatedly during the Lok Sabha elections in Asansol on Monday, expressed his disappointment with the role of the central paramilitary forces. View More..

I woke up late, don't know about violence: Moon Moon Sen

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   7:16 pm
Asansol (West Bengal), April 29 (IANS) Despite clashes being reported from West Bengal's Asansol, where voting took place for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections, Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Moon Moon Sen on Monday said that she was not aware of any violence in her constituency as she woke up late. View More..

Mamata among those who speak in the tone of Pakistan: Modi

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   6:42 pm
Barrackpore (West Bengal), April 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a scathing attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and other leaders of the anti-BJP alliance, accusing them of disregarding the nation's security and speaking in the tone of Pakistan. View More..

40 of Mamata's MLAs in touch with me: Modi

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   6:02 pm
Sreerampur (West Bengal), April 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday warned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that her MLAs will abandon her after the results of the Lok Sabha polls were out, claiming that 40 of them were already in touch with him. View More..

Amid violence, 66% turnout in Bengal (3rd Lead) (3 p.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   5:22 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Amid violence including clashes outside polling booths, attempted intimidation and EVMs snags, 66 per cent of the electorate voted in the first eight hours of polling in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Monday. View More..

I woke up late, don't know about violence: Moon Moon Sen

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   5:14 pm
Asansol (West Bengal), April 29 (IANS) Despite clashes being reported from West Bengal's Asansol, where voting is on for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections, Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Moon Moon Sen on Monday said that she was not aware of any violence in her consituency as she woke up late. View More..

Home advantage good thing, will speak to Ganguly: KKR CEO

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   4:34 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) While admitting that the Eden Gardens wicket hasn't exactly been what they wanted, Kolkata Knight Riders CEO Venky Mysore said they have themselves to blame more for the spate of losses this season. Mysore also ruled out the option of playing their home matches outside Kolkata. View More..

Violence overshadows phase four of Bengal LS polls

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   4:30 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) A Union Minister was attacked, Central forces fired in the air after Trinamool Congress backed villagers vandalised a booth, while there were reports of clashes, intimidation and booth capturing as violence overshadowed all other developments in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Monday. View More..

40 of Mamata's MLAs in touch with me: Modi

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   4:00 pm
Sreerampur (West Bengal), April 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday warned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that her MLAs will abandon her after the results of the Lok Sabha polls come and said 40 of them were already in touch with him. View More..