Election Coverage(Search results - 27)
ElectionsApr 14, 2021, 1:12 PM IST
EXCLUSIVE: 'Didi, O Didi is political satire; Mamata has a short fuse'
In an exclusive interview with Asianet Newsable, Swapan Dasgupta, BJP's candidate from Tarakeshwar in Hooghly, blames Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee for instigating the Sitalkuchi firing and how people of West Bengal are fed up with decades of a culture of violence and hate.
ElectionsApr 13, 2021, 7:28 AM IST
Brinda Karat Exclusive: 'India has to be saved from BJP and RSS'
'India has to be saved from the BJP and the RSS at the Centre and in the state...'
'No political party in India since Independence has been subjected to repression like the Left...'
CPI-M Politburo member Brinda Karat speaks exclusively to Asianet Newsable's Yacoob.
ElectionsApr 11, 2021, 6:12 PM IST
Amit Shah blames Mamata for instigating Cooch Behar violence
Addressing a public gathering in Basirhat Dakshin, Amit Shah said: "Earlier, Didi (Mamata) encouraged youngsters and women in Sitalkuchi to come forward and gherao Central Armed Police Forces. You said and left on your wheelchair. But because of you, 4 people died there. On the same morning, a BJP worker also died in the constituency."
ElectionsApr 11, 2021, 1:23 PM IST
EXCLUSIVE! 'Democracy in danger in West Bengal; BJP wants to save it'
Four phases of elections are over, and both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Trinamool Congress are claiming the upper hand. The BJP continues to pitch its 'Sonar Bangla' pitch to the people of the state. Asianet Newsable's Yacoob reached out to Union Child Development Minister Debasree Chaudhuri to get a deeper understanding of the BJP's campaign.
ElectionsApr 10, 2021, 9:51 AM IST
'Modi is very popular in Bengal': BJP shares Prashant Kishor's Clubhouse chat admission
In a video, TMC's Chief Election Strategist Prashant Kishor is reportedly heard telling a group of journalists on live audio conversation hosting platform Clubhouse about how Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity has been soaring West Bengal.
ElectionsApr 7, 2021, 2:02 PM IST
EXCLUSIVE: 'Assam does not need a weak CM who is remote-controlled'
"People are extremely disappointed by the leadership of the current chief minister," Congress leader and two-term parliamentarian Gaurav Gogoi tells Asianet Newsable in an exclusive interview.
ElectionsApr 6, 2021, 10:19 AM IST
Infected with Covid-19, but want to vote? Here's how
According to Election Commission guidelines, COVID-19-positive patients can go to the polling booth to vote between 6 pm and 7 pm, provided they have not applied for a postal ballot.
ElectionsApr 6, 2021, 9:56 AM IST
PHOTOS: Tamil actors line up to vote, Vijay arrives at booth on cycle
As polling continues for the Tamil Nadu assembly elections, Tamil superstars Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Ajith Kumar, Suriya and Karthi were seen casting their votes in their respective constituencies.
ElectionsApr 4, 2021, 10:05 AM IST
EXCLUSIVE: 'BJP is our principal opposition, but it will not reach 100 seats'
Unlike previous elections, the battle for the West Bengal assembly seems to be primarily between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Trinamool Congress. At least, that's what Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy believes. Asianet Newsable's Yacoob spoke to Saugata Roy.
ElectionsApr 2, 2021, 9:46 PM IST
EC bars Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for 48 hours
The Election Commission found substance in the Congress party's complaint against Sarma for openly threatened Hagrama Mohilary of sending him to jail by misusing a central agency.
ElectionsApr 2, 2021, 1:53 PM IST
EVM in Assam BJP leader's car: EC orders repolling, but denies EVM was tampered with
The Election Commission placed under suspension the Presiding Officer and three other officials for shifting the voting machine to another vehicle without checking its antecedents after their vehicle in which escorting the EVM to Karimganj after the polling got over at 6 pm on April 1, broke down.
ElectionsApr 2, 2021, 12:34 PM IST
'This is how fascism operates': Pinarayi Vijayan says CAA-NRC will lead to Myanmar-like scenario
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has painted a doomsday picture of India post the implementation of the Citizens Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens.
ElectionsApr 2, 2021, 9:43 AM IST
Priyanka shares video of alleged EVM theft by BJP candidate in West Bengal, seeks EC rethink on EVMs
Sharing a video of the incident, Priyanka claimed that every time election videos of private vehicles caught transporting EVMs show up, they usually belong to BJP candidates or their associates.
ElectionsApr 1, 2021, 5:03 PM IST
EXCLUSIVE: 'Youth of Bengal is bringing in change; BJP will cross 180-plus seats'
The Bharatiya Janata Party is confident of making a serious impact in the West Bengal election. With the promise of transforming West Bengal into 'Sonar Bangla' and riding on people's alleged resentment against Mamata, the saffron party hopes to come to power in the state.
ElectionsMar 31, 2021, 3:50 PM IST
'Mamata's 'Khela Hobe' won't work in West Bengal this election'
BJP will work towards making a 'Sonar Bangla', promises BJP General Secretary and Central Observer for West Bengal Kailash Vijayvargiya while speaking exclusively to Asianet News Hindi's Srikant Soni.