• Bengal Polls 2021: Bomb hurled in north Kolkata, EC seeks report

    News | Apr 29, 2021, 10:00 AM IST

    West Bengal: A bomb was hurled near Mahajati Sadan Auditorium in north Kolkata today. Election Commission has sought details of the incident. Details awaited.

  • Bengal Polls 2021: Voting for the final phase begins; 35 seats in the fray

    Politics | Apr 29, 2021, 09:14 AM IST

    In the last phase of the West Bengal assembly elections, 8,493,255 people spread across 35 Assembly constituencies are expected to exercise their franchise to elect their representatives from a total of 283 candidates.

  • Watch Exact Exit Polls of Bengal Election 2021 only on India TV

    Elections | Apr 26, 2021, 09:05 PM IST

    Will Mamata Banerjee return as the chief minister of bengal for the third time or will BJP spring in a surprise? To get you an insight into the pulse of the voters in the eastern state, India TV will show a 'Super Exit Poll' 4 pm onward on 29 April.

  • BJP Vs Didi: Who will win Battle of Bengal | Watch Kurukshetra

    Kurukshetra | Apr 26, 2021, 08:00 PM IST

    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday cast her vote at a polling booth in south Kolkata's Bhabanipur. Banerjee, a resident of Harish Chatterjee Street, exercised her franchise at a polling booth in Mitra Institution school around 3:50 pm. On a wheelchair, she briefly paused before photojournalists while coming out amid shouts of "Didi, Didi", before boarding her car. She also showed a victory sign towards the cameras.

  • Watch Exact Exit Polls of Bengal Election 2021 only on India TV

    Politics | Apr 26, 2021, 07:15 PM IST

    Will Mamata Banerjee return as the chief minister of bengal for the third time or will BJP spring in a surprise? To get you an insight into the pulse of the voters in the eastern state, India TV will show a 'Super Exit Poll' 4 pm onward on 29 April.

  • EC officials should probably be booked for murder: Madras HC on poll rallies amid Covid-19 surge

    News | Apr 26, 2021, 01:47 PM IST

    The Madras High Court noted that the Election Commission is "singularly responsible" for the second wave of Covid-19 and said that the poll body's officials could be booked for murder for allowing political rallies amid the ongoing coronavirus disease pandemic.

  • Bengal Polls 2021: 18 per cent voter turnout recorded till 10 am in 34 assembly seats

    Politics | Apr 26, 2021, 11:46 AM IST

    Voting in 34 constituencies spread across five districts of West Bengal began at 7 am on Monday for the seventh phase of the Assembly elections. A total of 268 candidates, including 37 women are in the fray in this phase of the West Bengal elections. The phase will witness an intense battle in six constituencies in Dakshin Dinajpur, six in Malda, nine in Murshidabad, nine in Paschim Bardhaman and four in Kolkata.

  • Bengal Polls 2021: Voting continues on 34 seats in 5 districts, all eyes on Bhawanipur

    Politics | Apr 26, 2021, 11:29 AM IST

    Voting in 34 constituencies spread across five districts of West Bengal began at 7 am on Monday for the seventh phase of the Assembly elections. A total of 268 candidates, including 37 women are in the fray in this phase of the West Bengal elections. The phase will witness an intense battle in six constituencies in Dakshin Dinajpur, six in Malda, nine in Murshidabad, nine in Paschim Bardhaman and four in Kolkata. Over 81.88 lakh electorates, including 39.87 lakh women and 221 third gender persons, would be casting their votes at as many as 11,376 polling stations.

  • Bengal Polls 2021: Voting for 7th phase begins across 34 constituencies

    Politics | Apr 26, 2021, 08:38 AM IST

    The Election Commission has deployed 26 general observers, 9 expenditure observers and 6 police observers for the 7th phase of polls. There will be webcasting facilities in 50 per cent of the booths and micro-observers will be deployed in 20 per cent of the booths.

  • Babul Supriyo tests positive for COVID-19 for the second time

    News | Apr 25, 2021, 01:47 PM IST

    BJP candidate from Kolkata's Tollygunge, Babul Supriyo tests positive for COVID-19 for the second time. His wife tests positive too.

  • Bengal Polls 2021: Bengal to go for 7th phase of the election, Who will win the battle of Bhabanipur?

    Politics | Apr 24, 2021, 11:26 PM IST

    Bhabanipur is one of the four seats from Kolkata that will be voting in phase seven. Apart from that, there are six seats from Dakshin Dinajpur district, six from Malda, 11 from Murshidabad, and nine seats from Pashchim Bardhaman district, that are up for polls in the seventh phase of West Bengal Assembly elections.

  • Bengal Polls 2021: PM Modi addresses virtually rally in amid surge in covid-19

    Politics | Apr 23, 2021, 06:43 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the ongoing assembly elections in West Bengal are not just for changing the regime but for an optimistic state as he addressed a virtual rally for people in Suri, Malda, Berhampore and Bhawanipur.

  • Chunav Dhamaka: PM Modi cancels Bengal visit on Friday

    News | Apr 22, 2021, 08:24 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cancelled his visit to the poll-bound West Bengal on Friday where he was scheduled to address election rallies ahead of the seventh phase of the assembly elections. The Prime Minister will be chairing a high-level meeting to view the pandemic situation. Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said, "Tomorrow, will be chairing high-level meetings to review the prevailing COVID19 situation. Due to that, I would not be going to West Bengal."

  • WB polls: BJP State vice president Arjun Singh casts his vote

    Politics | Apr 22, 2021, 10:51 AM IST

    The voting for the sixth phase of West Bengal polls is underway on April 22. West Bengal BJP vice president Arjun Singh cast his vote at booth number 144 in Jagatdal. His son and party's candidate from Bhatpara, Pawan Singh also cast his vote at the polling station. Eight-phased Bengal polls will conclude on April 29.

  • WB polls: Voting begins at 'pink' polling booth in Raiganj

    Politics | Apr 22, 2021, 10:48 AM IST

    The voting finally, began at 'pink' polling booth at Raiganj Coronation High School in Uttar Dinajpur on April 22 as it got delayed due to some technical issue. People queued up to exercise their right since 7 am.

  • WB polls: BJP national vice president Mukul Roy casts his vote

    Politics | Apr 22, 2021, 10:47 AM IST

    Voting for the sixth phase of West Bengal elections is underway on April 22. BJP national vice president Mukul Roy cast his vote at booth number 141 at Kanchrapara Municipal Polytechnic High School, in Kanchrapara of North 24 Parganas. Eight-phased Bengal polls will conclude on April 29.

  • Bengal Polls 2021: Voting for the sixth phase of West Bengal Elections begins

    Politics | Apr 22, 2021, 08:07 AM IST

    The polling began for 43 seats in sixth phase of assembly elections in West Bengal amid tight security. In this phase election will be conducted in nine constituencies each in North Dinajpur and Nadia districts, 17 in North 24 Parganas and eight in East Burdwan where 10,409,948 electorate will decide the fate of 306 candidates among which 27 candidates are female.

  • West Bengal polls 2021: One killed in bomb explosion in Titagarh

    News | Apr 21, 2021, 08:36 PM IST

    A man was killed, and another person injured when a portion of a house caved in following an explosion inside a house in a residential colony inhabited mostly by jute mill workers at Titagarh in West Bengal.

  • 'Mamata Banerjee seeing her defeat' says Smriti Irani | EXCLUSIVE

    Politics | Apr 20, 2021, 09:12 PM IST

    In an Exclusive Interaction with India tv BJP leader Smriti Irani slams Mamata Banerjee over her remarks over PM Modi. Smriti Irani says that 'Mamata Banerjee is seeing her defeat'.

  • BJP will not hold big public meetings in Bengal any further amid Covid surge

    Politics | Apr 20, 2021, 07:55 AM IST

    BJP has said that it would not hold big public meetings in West Bengal any further, the PTI reported. The party said it has decided to stop big public events in West Bengal as it is much needed to break the chain of Covid infections. It has been decided that only small public meetings with not more than 500 people will be held by PM Narendra Modi and other central ministers, the party stated.

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