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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday stepped up his party’s attacks on Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a rally in Bengal’s Basirhat, accusing Trinamool Congress of letting its goons loose because the party was scared of its defeat in the national elections. “The BJP wave in Bengal has scared Didi and look to what …

Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress president Mamata Banerjee launched a six-km march in Kolkata on Wednesday to protest against the vandalism that took place in the city during BJP president Amit Shah’s roadshow on Tuesday ahead of the last phase of polling. Banerjee took out the march from Beliaghata to Shyambazar in the heart …

BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday accused the Trinamool Congress of orchestrating violence during his roadshow in Kolkata, presenting photographs to prove his point as the TMC, BJP sparring intensified in the slog overs of the Lok Sabha elections. “We will not be intimidated by violence… The anger of Bengalis will translate into a defeat for Mamata …

Back in Bengal on the campaign trail, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a scathing attack at chief minister Mamata Banerjee for her governance record. But before he got down to critiquing her stint as a two-time chief minister, PM Modi also hurled a dart at Banerjee who had told a rally that she …

Confirming that a few local leaders of the party may be “greedy”, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Sunday urged people not to turn their anger against them into voting against the TMC, claiming that its central leadership is above such vices. The West Bengal chief minister stated her government has showered the impoverished Jangalmahal area, …

Kolkata-West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday pushed the central forces for allegedly firing “inside” a polling booth in Birbhum district and accused the BJP of misusing the forces in the elections. Stating that the law and order is a state subject, she stated it is not the job of the central forces to enter …

In perhaps one of his fiercest attacks on West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stated that once the results of the Lok Sabha elections are out on May 23, the TMC lawmakers in the state would desert the party to join the BJP. “Didi, on …

The battle among the BJP and the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal’s Asansol and beyond reached the Election Commission in Delhi with the two parties blaming each other for poll violence in the fourth phase of voting. There were several reports of clashes in the early hours of polling. In Birbhum Lok Sabha constituency, news …

In a no-holds-barred attack not seen so far in this election season, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not respecting his mother and wife. “How can you, who have not shown any respect to your own mother, your wife, teach us how to respect our country? A prime …

In an apparent reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s revelation that Mamata Banerjee sends him kurtas and sweets every year, the West Bengal chief minister on Wednesday said that she might send gifts and sweets to people on occasions but will not give them her vote. “I send rosogollas to people. I do send them …

West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee endorsed Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu for another term on Sunday saying the state is recognized across the world only because of him while insisting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to be ejected in the general elections. …

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal will campaign for Chandrababu Naidu’s Telugu Desam Party at a mega rally in the port town of Visakhapatnam on Sunday evening. Though many other leaders from the proposed grand alliance of anti-BJP parties consisting Janata Dal (Secular) president Deve Gowda, DMK chief M …