According to an EC report, drugs worth Rs 118.83 cr was seized in Bengal, illegal cash totalling Rs 236 cr was seized in Tamil Nadu & liquor worth Rs 41.97 cr was intercepted in Assam.
In a bid to resonate with the farming community ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh elections, Rashtriya Lok Dal Vice-President Jayant Chaudhary announced the 'Kisan Balidan Smarak'.
There are 408 tea gardens in North Bengal — 84 on Darjeeling hills & 324 in Terai & Dooars. The labour force is key to elections in 16 assembly seats in region, 13 of which vote today.
BJP's IT Cell chief Amit Malviya claimed that the 'chief minister is trying to instigate riots by asking her party leaders to take out rallies with bodies'.
Banerjee, during a public meeting, said the BJP brought people from 'worst-hit' states like Gujarat for erecting marquees for PM Modi's poll rallies.
Voting for the Pandharpur-Mangalwedha bypoll is Saturday, and is the first assembly seat election after the 2019 state polls, which propelled the Maha Vikas Aghadi government to power.
Elections to 3 assembly seats in the Darjeeling hills — Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong — are to be held on 17 April.
Siddique Ali Mia, BJP's Cooch Behar minority cell zilla chief, claimed Mamata’s speech provoked voters to attack CISF men, leading to forces opening fire and the deaths of four people.
Haque, the party's nominee from Samsherganj constituency in Murshidabad district, was initially admitted to a private hospital in Jangipur and later transferred.
Four-phase panchayat polls in UP begin Thursday. India is currently experiencing a Covid wave that has seen mounting case tallies, and situation is grim in UP as well.