Mamata Banerjee not interested in Bengal's development: Yogi Adityanath
Thursday, 25 March 2021 "West Bengal was once an advanced and progressive state. But the Congress, the Left Front and then the TMC stunted the industrial growth of the state and corruption blossomed," he said, while addressing a rally in Sagar assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah continued to train guns at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her nephew, TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee. "Modi ji wants elections to be for your welfare. Didi wants elections as a means to make her nephew the next Chief Minister. Do you want the nephew as your...
Ahead of the sixth phase of voting in West Bengal, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held massive roadshows. While the BJP leader held a rally in Habra, the Trinamool Congress chief led a roadshow in Kolkata. Many participants at the rallies didn't follow Covid protocol, failing to maintain social distance. Some didn't even wear face masks. Watch the full video for more.
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Former Republican House Speaker John Boehner urged his party to return to its traditional principles, saying a focus on things like fiscal responsibility and strong national defense are key to winning back control of Congress in upcoming elections.
As COVID-19 cases spread across India like wildfire, several politicos on April 16 tested positive. Congress leaders Digvijaya Singh, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Shiromani Akali Dal MP from Bathinda Harsimrat Kaur Badal, an independent MLA from Vadgam Assembly Constituency Jignesh Mevani have tested positive for COVID-19. The leaders urged people who were in their contact to get tested. Country reported highest ever spike of over 2.17 lakh COVID-19 cases on April 16.
In the ongoing fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly elections, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly cast his vote at a polling booth in Behala constituency of South 24 Parganas district. A total of 1,15,81,022 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in this fourth phase of assembly election. The fifth phase of the assembly elections will commence on April 17. Counting of votes will take place on May 02.
Indian Secular Front chairman and candidate from Bhangar in South 24 Parganas district, Naushad Siddiqui and BJP candidate from the same constituency, Soumi Hati greeted each other. Both are the candidate from Bhangar constituency in South 24 Parganas district. This phase of elections will witness an intense battle between 373 candidates in 44 constituencies.
In the ongoing fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly elections 2021, security personnel help an woman voter get to a polling station in Alipurduar constituency. Long queue of voters was witnessed at a polling station in Kulberia Dharmatala of South 24 Parganas. A total of 1,15,81,022 voters will participate in this phase, out of which 2,63,016 are first-time voters. Counting of votes will take place on May 2.
Polling began at 7 am for 44 seats in the fourth phase of West Bengal assembly polls. Long queues of voters were seen outside polling stations across five districts. Voting, which will continue till 6:30 pm, is underway with adherence to Covid protocols. Elections are being held in Howrah, South 24 Parganas, Alipurduar, Cooch Behar and Hooghly. Over 1.15 crore voters will exercise their franchise to decide the fate of 373 candidates. High-profile candidates include Babul Supriyo, Partha Chatterjee and Arup Biswas. Tight security arrangements have been made to ensure peaceful voting. As many as 789 companies of central armed police forces have been deployed to guard 15,940 booths. State police forces have also been deployed at strategic locations to aid central forces. Elections for 294 seats in Bengal are being held in eight phases, results on May 2.
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