Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a dig at West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee without naming her.
Reports said that several districts in West Bengal had seen a rise in death toll and positivity rate.
Gurung said he and his faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha will 'stand for Mamata and Trinamool' in the 2021 West Bengal elections.
BJP workers allege that they have been disproportionately targeted by the West Bengal government’s fight against fake news.
The Calcutta High Court raised the cap of committee members inside Durga puja pandals.
TMC MP Derek O'Brien said that Durga Puja was a time for celebration in West Bengal and not politics.
Will the BJP be able to reach as many people in West Bengal as it had planned during the Durga Pujas?
Amit Shah Claims Demand For Presidential Rule In West Bengal 'Just'; TMC Leaders Say 'Look At UP First'
Home minister Amit Shah claimed that the BJP would form government in West Bengal after the elections.
The state has seen a spike in number of Covid-19 cases ahead of Durga Puja festivities.
While BJP workers were seen trying to break police barricades in West Bengal's Howrah, the police stopped the march with water canons and tear gas.
Tejasvi Surya To Lead BJP's 'Nabanna Chalo' March, Mamata Govt Shuts Down Secretariat For Sanitisation
The BJP youth wing is marching to 'Nabanna', the West Bengal state secretariat, to protest against the alleged 'deteriorating law and order situation' in the state.
West Bengal schools have not been reopened because of the coronavirus pandemic and have been shut since March 16.
Durga Puja pandals will have to be as open as possible, there will be no cultural programmes inside them and masks will be mandatory.
People ditched their masks and took a dip in the river Hooghly for 'tarpan' in Kolkata.
Dilip Ghosh said the Mamata Banerjee government was imposing lockdown to prevent BJP from organising meetings.
Lockdown was withdrawn in West Bengal for Saturday as the NEET will be held on Sunday. Kolkata Metro will run special services on Sunday for NEET examinees and guardians.
The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to go for a complete lockdown on three days in September.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi urged the Centre to listen to students and find an "acceptable solution"
Political leaders, Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg and actor Sonu Sood extended support to the students and called for the exams to be postponed.
The death toll climbed to 2,377 after 58 more patients succumbed to the virus.