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  • The worst may not yet be over for Bandhan Bank even after weak Q4 show May 10, 2021 10:28 AM IST

    The worst may not yet be over for Bandhan Bank even after weak Q4 show

    Given the asset quality issues in the key states and the uncertainty induced by the second wave, Bandhan's valuation multiple is unlikely to jump to its previous level

  • Assam Election 2021: How BJP managed to stay ahead in tea belt and marched to victory May 03, 2021 01:19 PM IST

    Assam Election 2021: How BJP managed to stay ahead in tea belt and marched to victory

    The state government launched a string of welfare schemes such as free rice and a financial aid of Rs 12,000 for every pregnant woman aimed at the tea tribes, which play a decisive role in 40 of the Assam’s 126 constituencies.

  • Assembly Elections 2021 : Here’s a list of politicians who tested positive for COVID-19 this poll season Apr 15, 2021 05:42 PM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 : Here’s a list of politicians who tested positive for COVID-19 this poll season

    Last week, Election Commission on asked politicians to follow in all seriousness the guidelines on COVID-appropriate behavior issued by it ahead of Bihar assembly elections last year.

  • Explained | How will Sitalkuchi firing deaths, a murder and lynching of Bihar cop shape Bengal elections Apr 12, 2021 02:15 PM IST

    Explained | How will Sitalkuchi firing deaths, a murder and lynching of Bihar cop shape Bengal elections

    The recent killings in the state have deepened polarisation along religious lines as politicians fish in troubled waters with four more phases of voting to go.

  • Assembly Election 2021 | Mamata Banerjee vs Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram: Voting for second phase underway in Assam, West Bengal Apr 01, 2021 07:57 AM IST

    Assembly Election 2021 | Mamata Banerjee vs Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram: Voting for second phase underway in Assam, West Bengal

    All eyes will, however, be on battleground Nandigram that is going to the polls today with chief minister Mamata Banerjee engaged in a fierce contest with her protege-turned-rival Suvendu Adhikari of the BJP.

  • Mamata Banerjee urges opposition leaders to unite against BJP’s ‘assault’ on democracy Mar 31, 2021 06:01 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee urges opposition leaders to unite against BJP’s ‘assault’ on democracy

    The chief minister of West Bengal has urged prominent opposition leaders including Sonia Gandhi and Sharad Pawar to join hands for an action plan to counter BJP’s alleged strategy of making life difficult for states ruled by non-BJP parties.

  • West Bengal election 2021 | Mamata or BJP—employees can’t make up their mind Mar 27, 2021 04:19 PM IST

    West Bengal election 2021 | Mamata or BJP—employees can’t make up their mind

    They are not too sure if they can trust the BJP’s promise of implementing the seventh pay commission but they are also furious with Mamata over her ‘I have given you a lot, don’t bark' remark when they asked for DA arrears.

  • Assembly Elections 2021 | First phase of voting begins in Assam and West Bengal Mar 27, 2021 07:25 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 | First phase of voting begins in Assam and West Bengal

    Polling is being held for 47 seats in Assam and 30 seats in West Bengal between 7 am and 6 pm today.

  • Opinion | Unmet promises could be ruling BJP’s Achilles’ heel in Assam Mar 21, 2021 02:08 PM IST

    Opinion | Unmet promises could be ruling BJP’s Achilles’ heel in Assam

    NRC, flood control and ST status to six communities are among the issues that will likely trouble the BJP, as the party’s showing has been far from satisfactory in the last five years.

  • West Bengal Election 2021: Mamata Banerjee’s fractured leg draws new battle lines Mar 12, 2021 11:02 AM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021: Mamata Banerjee’s fractured leg draws new battle lines

    A poll-time injury could have political consequences in an emotionally-charged state

  • COVID-19 vaccine certificates not to carry PM Modi's photo in poll-bound states: Health Ministry Mar 11, 2021 02:46 PM IST

    COVID-19 vaccine certificates not to carry PM Modi's photo in poll-bound states: Health Ministry

    This comes after the poll panel had directed Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to remove the photos from certificates in four poll-bound states and a Union Territory.

  • Explained | What does controversial cleric Abbas Siddiqui’s poll plunge mean for Bengal? Mar 07, 2021 07:52 AM IST

    Explained | What does controversial cleric Abbas Siddiqui’s poll plunge mean for Bengal?

    With his extremist views, Abbas Siddiqui is an influential but polarising figure. Siddiqui's decision to join hands with the CPI(M)-Congress to contest elections has created a buzz but is he really the 'star' that he is being made out to be?

  • Political violence in West Bengal: Home Ministry submits report to Election Commission Mar 04, 2021 03:57 PM IST

    Political violence in West Bengal: Home Ministry submits report to Election Commission

    The Ministry of Home Affairs has said in its report to the Election Commission that, in 2020 alone, West Bengal saw 663 incidents of political violence in which 57 people lost their lives.

  • West Bengal assembly polls 2021| Focus on booths to wooing women voters,  BJP's election strategy in 5 points Dec 21, 2020 02:58 PM IST

    West Bengal assembly polls 2021| Focus on booths to wooing women voters, BJP's election strategy in 5 points

    With Union Home Minister Amit Shah and party’s president JP Nadda at the front, the party has embarked on a high-pitched campaign, challenging Mamata Banerjee who is seeking a third consecutive term as the chief minister.

  • How film stars in south India tread a different political path than their counterparts in the north Dec 10, 2020 03:44 PM IST

    How film stars in south India tread a different political path than their counterparts in the north

    Many credit MGR with starting the trend of superstars turning into mass political leaders when he broke away from DMK in 1972 to float AIADMK and went on to become the chief minister of Tamil Nadu for ten years.

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