May 02, 2021 07:57 PM IST
Central Minister Babul Supriyo has lost from the Tollygunge assembly constituency, being defeated by veteran TMC leader and current West Bengal Public Works and Youth Affairs Minister Aroop Biswas. Two other incumbent BJP MPs, Locket Chatterjee and Swapan Dasgupta has lost from the Chunchura and Tarakeshwar constituency.
- May 02, 2021 01:20 PM IST
Respective state chief secretaries have been asked to take immediate action to stop gatherings following declaration of election results.
- May 02, 2021 12:09 PM IST
Conceding her defeat in Nandigram, CM Mamata Banerjee said she would move court over 'mischief' in counting.
- May 02, 2021 08:24 AM IST
Bengal Assembly Election Result 2021 | Nandigram constituency: In the electoral battle, CM Mamata Banerjee faced her former close aide Suvendu Adhikari.
- Apr 13, 2021 01:09 PM IST
The Election Commission told Suvendu Adhikari to refrain from using statements with alleged communal overtones when the Model Code of Conduct is in force.
- Apr 09, 2021 01:26 PM IST
The notice was issued after the poll panel received a complaint from Kavita Krishnan of CPI-ML Central Committee.
- 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 08:34 AM IST
West Bengal Election 2021 | Speaking to reporters, he said that he was confident that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is contesting the elections against him from the Nandigram seat, will lose the polls.
- Mar 31, 2021 02:26 PM IST
In the past few months, Nandigram has seen aggressive poll campaigning, including roadshows, public meetings, fiery speeches and a bitter war of words between the main rivals - Mamata Banerjee and Suvendu Adhikari.
- Mar 27, 2021 05:11 PM IST
Banerjee is pitted against her former protege and now the BJP candidate Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram, the springboard that propelled her to power in 2011, dislodging the Left Front from power after a 34-year unbroken rule.
- Mar 24, 2021 03:07 PM IST
Will the BJP juggernaut roll into yet another state? Or will West Bengal opt for a third Trinamool term? The result would be out on May 2.
- Mar 21, 2021 04:27 PM IST
Sisir Kumar Adhikari’s son Suvendu Adhikari has been pitted against the incumbent CM of West Bengal from the Nandigram seat in the upcoming assembly polls
- Mar 15, 2021 06:31 PM IST
In his complaint to the Election Commission, Suvendu Adhikari claimed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee concealed information on five cases filed against her in Assam and another lodged by the Central Bureau of Investigation in West Bengal.
- 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 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 01:52 PM IST
Bengal Election 2021: Before filing his nomination, BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari claimed at a public meeting that the Trinamool Congress has turned into a private company where only 'Didi' and 'Bhaipo' can speak freely.
- Mar 10, 2021 04:18 PM IST
Nandigram Assembly constituency is set for a high- octane battle with Banerjee deciding to contest from the seat against Adhikari.
- 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 07, 2021 11:23 AM IST
Nandigram is the cradle of the anti-land acquisition movement that catapulted Mamata Banerjee to power in 2011.
- 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.
- Mar 04, 2021 09:26 AM IST
Elections in West Bengal, believed to be a tough contest between the TMC and the BJP, will be held in eight phases between March 27 and April 29. Votes will be counted on May 2.
- Jan 20, 2021 07:02 PM IST
On January 19, a similar slogan was raised at a Trinamool Congress rally in south Kolkata with party activists calling for "shooting" the traitors of Bengal, in an apparent reference to the leaders who have switched over to the BJP.
- 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
- Jan 18, 2021 02:41 PM IST
The announcement assumes significance because Nandigram was represented by rebel Suvendu Adhikari, who crossed over to BJP last year.
- Jan 03, 2021 05:40 PM IST
West Bengal BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari has further said that Trinamool Congress has turned into a “private limited company” where she is the chairperson and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee is the managing director.