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Assam: EC to conduct repolling at Ratabari booth after EVM found in BJP candidate’s car

Under pressure after facing flak, the Election Commission (EC) on Friday ordered repolling at polling station number 149 of Ratabari Assembly seat in Assam. The development comes post a controversy that erupted after a viral video showed Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) being carried in a BJP candidate’s vehicle in Assam after the second phase of...

Assam: Controversy erupts after EVMs found in BJP candidate’s car

A major controversy has erupted in Assam after a video went viral showing Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) being transported in a private vehicle belonging to a sitting BJP MLA and a candidate from Patharkandi, Krishnendu Paul. The video surfaced hours after the second phase of elections got over. Following the incident, the Opposition has raised...

PM Modi takes a dig at Mamata Banerjee, says “…not seasonal with our religious beliefs”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a stinging attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for insulting the culture of Bengal and disliking his visit to a Kali temple in Bangladesh. PM Modi, while campaigning for the party in Joynagar, said, “Didi did not like me praying at the Ma Kali temple in...

Kirron Kher suffering from blood cancer, confirms husband Anupam Kher

BJP MP and veteran actor Kirron Kher is suffering from multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer, and is undergoing treatment in Mumbai. The actor-turned-politician is recovering after her treatment started last year. In a bid to end rumours that are doing the rounds, the Chandigarh MP’s husband and actor Anupam Kher took to Twitter...

Former cricketer & BJP poll candidate Ashoke Dinda attacked by mob in Bengal

Former India cricketer and BJP candidate from Moyna Assembly seat in West Bengal’s Purba Medinipur, Ashoke Dinda, was attacked and his vehicle was vandalised during campaigning. Notably, the former cricketer was returning from a roadshow when his car was attacked by a mob at around 4.30 pm on Tuesday. The mob charged the vehicle with...

BJP announces former MLA Nimisha Suthar as its candidate for Morva Hadaf bypoll

After the Congress, the BJP too has announced the name of its candidate for the bye-election to be held for Morva Hadaf Assembly seat in Panchmahal district of Gujarat. The saffron party on Monday made Nimisha Suthar its candidate for the seat. Voting for the bye-election is scheduled for April 17. Congress fielding Suresh Katara...

85-year-old mother of BJP worker dies after allegedly attacked by TMC workers

BJP worker Gopal Majumdar’s 85-year-old mother who was allegedly attacked by Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers died on Monday. Notably, Gopal and his mother, Shova Majumdar, were attacked by TMC workers in North Dumdum area under Nimta police station. Union home minister Amit Shah took to Twitter and wrote, “Anguished over the demise of Bengal’s daughter...

Surat: After mayor, several councillors test positive for COVID-19

Surat has emerged as the worst-affected city in Gujarat as far as the second wave of COVID-19 is concerned. Over 775 fresh cases were reported in the past 24 hours ending 5 pm on Sunday and three people died. The authorities are leaving no stone unturned to curb the spread of the viral infection, but...

Uttar Pradesh: Policemen thrashed in public by RSS, BJP workers

A video of policemen getting thrashed in public by supporters of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in the Kumbh region of Vrindavan has gone viral on social media depicting the state of law and order in Uttar Pradesh. Notably, the video is of a scuffle between RSS supporters and the police after an RSS member accused...

Amit Shah says BJP will end ‘love jihad, land jihad’ in Assam

Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday said that the BJP will enact laws related to love and land jihad in Assam if the party is voted to power. Shah was addressing an election rally in Assam’s Kamrup and asserted that laws and policies will be put in place to strengthen Assamese culture and civilisation....

Mamata Banerjee says BJP supporting new political outfit in Bengal to split minority votes

Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday launched an attack on the BJP for trying to divide the Muslim votes in the state. She alleged that BJP is backing a new political outfit in Bengal to eat into minority votes ahead of the Assembly elections scheduled to start from March 27. Notably, she was...

Another blunder by Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat has once again hit the headlines, albeit for the wrong reasons. The newly appointed chief minister, Rawat on Sunday said people should have produced more children to get extra ration during the COVID-19 induced lockdown. Rawat’s comment was in reference to Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Yojana under which authorities...