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EC responsible for Covid upsurge in country: Mamata

Kolkata | On the last day of her 50-day long poll campaign in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday criticised the Election Commission for allegedly working in favour of the BJP, besides holding the poll panel responsible for the upsurge in Covid cases in the country. Earlier in the day, the Madras high court […]

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Mamata cancels all ‘big rallies’ in Kolkata amid Covid surge

Kolkata | Considering the steep rise of Covid cases in the city, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has cancelled all ‘big rallies’ in Kolkata and has slashed the timing of the rallies in the districts. She will be restricting herself in one meeting and fewer gatherings ‘where cases are lower’. She has also urged her party colleagues […]

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Bengal: With Covid cases surging, EC restricts political parties from campaigning between 7 pm and 10 am

Kolkata | Considering the steep rise of Covid cases in the state, the Election Commission(EC) has restricted all parties from conducting any kind of political rallies, meetings and political gatherings between 7 pm and 10 am during the days of campaign from Friday onwards. Invoking its powers under Article 324, EC also extended the silence hours […]

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Now BJP’s Dilip Ghosh barred from campaigning for 24 hours

Kolkata | After Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Election Commission on Thursday barred West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh from campaigning for 24 hours, charging him with making “provocative” public statements that can “seriously incite” emotions and lead to “breakdown” of law and order affecting the Assembly election process in the state. In a letter, the […]

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EC issues another show cause notice to Mamata

Kolkata | The Election Commission (EC) has again issued a show cause notice to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, seeking a written explanation for her “attempt to berate and vilify the central forces by making false, provocative and intemperate statements”. This is the second EC notice to the Trinamool Congress supremo in a week. Banerjee […]

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Time for a united struggle against BJP: Mamata’s letter to opposition leaders

Kolkata | West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee wrote to several opposition leaders saying that the BJP wants to establish a one-party authoritarian rule in India and time has come for a united and effective struggle against its attack on democracy and Constitution. The three-page personal letter was sent by Banerjee to […]