TMC leaders face 'tough time' answering uncomfortable questions during Mamata Banerjee's 'Didi Ke Bolo' campaign
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's 'Didi Ke Bolo' campaign is helping the TMC reach out to people in distress, but at the same time forcing party leaders to handle uncomfortable questions.
West Bengal panchayat polls: At least 6 dead, 43 injured in widespread violence; reports say toll might be higher
At least six people were killed and 43 injured in the widespread violence that marred the panchayat polls in West Bengal on Monday, media reports said.
Over 11 percent polling was recorded till 9 am in the West Bengal panchayat polls that were marked by sporadic incidents of violence in which several people were injured on Monday.
Criticising the West Bengal government's role in tackling the situation in the hills, state BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's actions are spoiling Bengal's relationship with its neighbouring states.
With the enclave residents all set to vote for the first time since Independence, the new voters are being aggressively wooed by various political parties, who are taking credit for resolving the 68-year old border dispute.