Rahul Gandhi suspends all his election rallies in West Bengal

Rahul Gandhi has suspended all his election rallies in West Bengal in view of the deepening Covid crisis. “I would advise all political leaders to think deeply about the consequences of holding large public rallies under the current circumstances,” he tweeted. Earlier, he took a jibe at the ongoing political rallies in the state, saying … Read more

ECI booth app likely to be used in Bengal polls to root out bogus voters, prevent duplication

KOLKATA: The Election Commission of India (ECI) is likely to use its booth mobile application in a full-fledged manner during the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal to root out bogus electors, prevent duplication of voting and quickly bring out details of the polling process, an official said on Tuesday. If introduced, West Bengal will … Read more

Congress forms panel to hold seat-sharing talks with Left parties for Bengal polls

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday set up a panel headed by senior party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury to hold talks with the Left parties regarding seat sharing and joint programmes for the upcoming West Bengal Assembly polls. The committee has Congress state president Chowdhury, Congress Legislature Party leader Abdul Mannan, former state chief Pradeep … Read more

Mamata announces schemes ahead of assembly polls

BANKURA (WB): Ahead of the Assembly elections in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced schemes for redressing grievances of people at the block level and providing motorbikes to youths to help them run small businesses. Banerjee, while speaking at a public distribution programme at Khatra in Bankura district, also claimed that the … Read more