May 10, 2021 02:07 PM IST
In the newly-elected Bengal Assembly, 142 MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves.
- May 02, 2021 02:37 PM IST
Banerjee's latest fight constitutes just one chapter in her long history of fighting all or nothing, no holds barred campaigns, especially in her own seat.
- Apr 01, 2021 04:59 PM IST
For decades, Nandigram had been a Left bastion with a sporadic Congress leaning, befire the CPI wrested power in 1967. It stayed mostly with the Left thereafter till the TMC won the seat in 2009.
- Apr 01, 2021 03:31 PM IST
The chief minister alleged that her complaints were not being effectively addressed by the Election Commission officials.
- Mar 29, 2021 12:16 PM IST
The high-stakes constituency in Purba Medinipur district will go to the polls in the second phase on April 1.
- Mar 27, 2021 05:55 PM IST
A BJP delegation, led by general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, met Bengal’s Chief Electoral Officer and handed over the tape and claimed that Banerjee abusing her official position to influence the outcome of the election.
- Mar 15, 2021 07:50 AM IST
The TMC observes March 14 as 'Nandigram Divas' to pay respect to the 14 people killed in police firing on this day during an anti-land acquisition stir in 2007. The TMC, after coming to power, has also been observing the day as Krishak Divas.
- Mar 14, 2021 07:12 PM IST
The Election Commission announced this decision on March 14, hours after it ruled that the incident was more likely an accident and not an attack as claimed by the Trinamool Congress (TMC).
- Mar 14, 2021 12:45 PM IST
Banerjee, who is pitted against former lieutenant and BJP candidate Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram seat, said that farmers are the pride of West Bengal and the state government is working tirelessly for their development.
- Mar 13, 2021 10:42 PM IST
Rakesh Tikait, who was in Kolkata on March 13, has said farmer leaders protesting against the three agricultural reforms introduced by the Centre would go to the assembly constituency of Nandigram to urge people to not vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
- Mar 13, 2021 10:16 AM IST
Experts believe that the injury may have turned a seeming BJP tide in the Chief Minister’s favour for now; feisty leader established her reputation as a `street fighter' in similar conditions in 1990 and 1993
- Mar 12, 2021 11:02 AM IST
A poll-time injury could have political consequences in an emotionally-charged state
- Mar 10, 2021 07:32 PM IST
There was lack of security and police personnel, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said following the 'attack'.
- Mar 10, 2021 02:34 PM IST
Accompanied by party president Subrata Bakshi, Banerjee filed her papers at the Haldia sub-divisional office, after taking part in a 2-km roadshow.
- Mar 06, 2021 07:11 PM IST
The party has announced candidates for all but three of the 60 seats which will go to polls in the first two of the eight-phase elections.
- Jan 21, 2021 03:02 PM IST
The message from Banerjee is clear: She is in no mood to cede an inch of West Bengal to the BJP, and that’s the reason why she picked Nandigram — a symbolic seat representing her rise to power
- Jan 19, 2021 08:47 AM IST
The TMC boss is intent on taking the fight to the BJP and Suvendu Adhikari who recently exited her party
- Jun 28, 2011 10:59 PM IST
The West Bengal government today submitted before the Calcutta High Court that it was not against the Tatas but in favour of farmers and employment generation.
- May 13, 2011 04:01 PM IST
Trinamool Congress candidate and FICCI secretary-general Amit Mitra, in an interview with CNBC-TV 18's Anuj Singhal termed the assembly polls victory in West Bengal as 'historical' change.