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BJP banners removed ahead of Amit Shah’s Kolkata roadshow

Kolkata:  A controversy erupted hours before BJP President Amit Shah’s rally here on Tuesday after banners and flexes of the saffron party leaders including that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi were removed from the roadside. — Chowkidar Kailash Vijayvargiya (@KailashOnline) May 14, 2019 Shah is scheduled to hold a roadshow from central Kolkata’s […]

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TMC complains to EC about central forces, BJP leaders

Kolkata:  A Trinamool Congress (TMC) delegation, here on Monday, met Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain and sought action against the central forces for favouring a political party, as well as some Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates for creating confusion among voters. Jain is in the city to conduct a training session for poll officials ahead […]

Kolkata: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during an election campaign in support of BJP's Lok Sabha candidate from Kolkata South, Chandra Kumar Bose for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls, in Kolkata, on May 7, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)

‘TMC the Tushtikaran mafia congress’: Nirmala Sitharaman

Kolkata: Terming West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) as “Tushtikaran (appeasement) Mafia Congress”, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of carrying out “politics of appeasement” and mafia rule in the state. “Mamata didi, you are the leader of TMC which is ‘Tushtikaran Mafia Congress’ and you do not understand the […]

Babul Supriyo's car was vandalised allegedly by stone pelting Trinamool Congress supporters (Photo: Twitter)

Violence overshadows phase four of Bengal LS polls

Kolkata:  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. Union Minister and BJP candidate […]

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Central forces working for BJP, terrorising voters: Trinamool to EC

New Delhi:  Seeking action from the Election Commission (EC), the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday accused security forces deployed to ensure free and fair elections of working at BJP’s behest and creating a “reign of terror” among voters. A TMC delegation met the Election Commission (EC) and sought action against security forces personnel who allegedly […]