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  • 49% MLAs in newly-elected West Bengal Assembly have criminal records, 54% crorepati May 10, 2021 02:07 PM IST

    49% MLAs in newly-elected West Bengal Assembly have criminal records, 54% crorepati

    In the newly-elected Bengal Assembly, 142 MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves.

  • Mamata Banerjee : A long history of fighting high-stakes battles May 02, 2021 02:37 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee : A long history of fighting high-stakes battles

    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.

  • West Bengal Election 2021 | Here’s how Nandigram has voted in the past Apr 01, 2021 04:59 PM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 | Here’s how Nandigram has voted in the past

    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.

  • Mamata Banerjee dials Bengal Governor from outside Nandigram polling booth, says 'locals not allowed to cast vote' Apr 01, 2021 03:31 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee dials Bengal Governor from outside Nandigram polling booth, says 'locals not allowed to cast vote'

    The chief minister alleged that her complaints were not being effectively addressed by the Election Commission officials.

  • West Bengal Election 2021 | Mamata Banerjee conducts massive roadshow in Nandigram Mar 29, 2021 12:16 PM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 | Mamata Banerjee conducts massive roadshow in Nandigram

    The high-stakes constituency in Purba Medinipur district will go to the polls in the second phase on April 1.

  • West Bengal Election 2021 | Mamata’s purported audio clip seeking help from Suvendu Adhikari’s aide goes viral Mar 27, 2021 05:55 PM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 | Mamata’s purported audio clip seeking help from Suvendu Adhikari’s aide goes viral

    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.

  • Suvendu Adhikari, TMC locks horn over legacy of Nandigram movement Mar 15, 2021 07:50 AM IST

    Suvendu Adhikari, TMC locks horn over legacy of Nandigram movement

    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.

  • West Bengal assembly elections: EC Suspends Mamata Banerjee's head of security over Nandigram incident Mar 14, 2021 07:12 PM IST

    West Bengal assembly elections: EC Suspends Mamata Banerjee's head of security over Nandigram incident

    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).

  • Chose to fight anti-Bengal forces in Nandigram as mark of respect to martyrs: Mamata Banerjee Mar 14, 2021 12:45 PM IST

    Chose to fight anti-Bengal forces in Nandigram as mark of respect to martyrs: Mamata Banerjee

    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.

  • Don’t vote for BJP, they have robbed the country: Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait Mar 13, 2021 10:42 PM IST

    Don’t vote for BJP, they have robbed the country: Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait

    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).

  • West Bengal Election 2021 | Can Mamata's fractured leg do for TMC what Sharad Pawar’s rain-soaked speech did for NCP in 2019? Mar 13, 2021 10:16 AM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 | Can Mamata's fractured leg do for TMC what Sharad Pawar’s rain-soaked speech did for NCP in 2019?

    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

  • 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

  • Mamata Banerjee injured during election campaign in Nandigram, says 'was pushed' Mar 10, 2021 07:32 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee injured during election campaign in Nandigram, says 'was pushed'

    There was lack of security and police personnel, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said following the 'attack'.

  • Mamata Banerjee files nomination from Nandigram assembly seat Mar 10, 2021 02:34 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee files nomination from Nandigram assembly seat

    Accompanied by party president Subrata Bakshi, Banerjee filed her papers at the Haldia sub-divisional office, after taking part in a 2-km roadshow.

  • West Bengal Election 2021: BJP releases first list of 57 candidates; fields Adhikari against Mamata in Nandigram Mar 06, 2021 07:11 PM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021: BJP releases first list of 57 candidates; fields Adhikari against Mamata in Nandigram

    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.

  • Mamata Banerjee to contest from Nandigram: Masterstroke or political desperation? Jan 21, 2021 03:02 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee to contest from Nandigram: Masterstroke or political desperation?

    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

  • What Mamata Banerjee's Nandigram dare means in the West Bengal elections Jan 19, 2021 08:47 AM IST

    What Mamata Banerjee's Nandigram dare means in the West Bengal elections

    The TMC boss is intent on taking the fight to the BJP and Suvendu Adhikari who recently exited her party

  • We are not anti-Tata, in favour of farmers: WB govt Jun 28, 2011 10:59 PM IST

    We are not anti-Tata, in favour of farmers: WB govt

    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.

  • Amit Mitra: Who says Mamata is industry unfriendly? May 13, 2011 04:01 PM IST

    Amit Mitra: Who says Mamata is industry unfriendly?

    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.

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