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  • The political circus: Return of leaders to TMC won’t help Bengal Jun 14, 2021 08:32 AM IST

    The political circus: Return of leaders to TMC won’t help Bengal

    The journeys from and back to political parties are motivated by self-interest, pure and simple. Development in West Bengal is likely to take a back seat

  • Narada case | CBI court grants bail to all three arrested TMC leaders, Sovan Chatterjee May 17, 2021 08:27 PM IST

    Narada case | CBI court grants bail to all three arrested TMC leaders, Sovan Chatterjee

    Trinamool Congress ministers Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, along with TMC MLA Madan Mitra and former TMC leader Sovan Chatterjee were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the 2016 Narada Sting Operation Case.

  • West Bengal Results | Victory margins show the depth of TMC’s victory May 07, 2021 08:55 AM IST

    West Bengal Results | Victory margins show the depth of TMC’s victory

    The TMC increased its tally of seats won, by two to 213 and its vote-share galloped to 48 percent. This victory was achieved against the BJP, which is believed to have the best election machinery in India 

  • Didi becomes the Dada of Bengal May 02, 2021 02:47 PM IST

    Didi becomes the Dada of Bengal

    Mamata Banerjee is all set to become Chief Minister for a third successive term. BJP looks like will be unable to further the gains of the 2019 general elections 

  • West Bengal Election Results 2021 | 'Politics of hate defeated': How Akhilesh Yadav, Derek O'Brien, others reacted to TMC leading against BJP May 02, 2021 01:45 PM IST

    West Bengal Election Results 2021 | 'Politics of hate defeated': How Akhilesh Yadav, Derek O'Brien, others reacted to TMC leading against BJP

    As per the data shared on the Election Commission's website at 1:00 pm, the Trinamool was leading on 202 out of the 284 seats from where the trends have emerged.

  • Poll heat over, exit polls spring few surprises Apr 30, 2021 08:39 AM IST

    Poll heat over, exit polls spring few surprises

    The BJP is at an advantage in West Bengal

  • Bollywood actor Mahima Chaudhry campaigns for both BJP and TMC in West Bengal Apr 12, 2021 05:29 PM IST

    Bollywood actor Mahima Chaudhry campaigns for both BJP and TMC in West Bengal

    On April 12, the ‘Pardes’ actress was seen on the streets of West Bengal’s North 24 Paraganas district Lake Town area, urging people to vote for BJP candidate Sabyasachi Dutta.

  • West Bengal Elections | Fourth phase polls will be no cakewalk for TMC Apr 09, 2021 12:36 PM IST

    West Bengal Elections | Fourth phase polls will be no cakewalk for TMC

    It is apparent that the growing restlessness and uncertainty dogging Trinamool Congress leaders in the face of the BJP’s aggressive campaign is lending uncertainty to the outcomes of the remaining five phases of the election

  • Has Mamata Banerjee erred by choosing Nandigram? Mar 30, 2021 02:52 PM IST

    Has Mamata Banerjee erred by choosing Nandigram?

    By contesting from Nandigram, Mamata Banerjee thought she would be able to pin down Suvendu Adhikari to the constituency and prevent his forays in other areas, but has ended up being pinned down 

  • West Bengal Election 2021 | Security officials injured in Purba Medinipur violence; TMC workers hurt in Bankura blast Mar 27, 2021 03:58 PM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 | Security officials injured in Purba Medinipur violence; TMC workers hurt in Bankura blast

    In a separate incident, in the Uttar Kanthi constituency, workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party were allegedly attacked at booth number 178; four persons had got injured in the attack that was reported ahead of West Bengal polls phase one.

  • West Bengal Election 2021 | Identity politics, corruption, and nepotism: Key issues in WB polls Mar 22, 2021 03:10 PM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 | Identity politics, corruption, and nepotism: Key issues in WB polls

    While West Bengal has always been a state where class not caste and development not appeasement has been the poll plank, the shift in the narrative of the two dominant parties in the fray is hard to miss.

  • Suvendu Adhikari's father Sisir Adhikari joins BJP at Amit Shah rally Mar 21, 2021 04:27 PM IST

    Suvendu Adhikari's father Sisir Adhikari joins BJP at Amit Shah rally

    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

  • TMC leader Kunal Ghosh returns Rs 2.67 crore Saradha money to ED Mar 18, 2021 05:27 PM IST

    TMC leader Kunal Ghosh returns Rs 2.67 crore Saradha money to ED

    Kunal Ghosh, who had been grilled by the investigating agency earlier this month in connection with the Saradha chit fund case, had requested the ED to let him return the money he made as an employee of the Saradha group, after deducting the income tax he has already paid.

  • West Bengal elections: TMC releases manifesto, promises 5 lakh jobs a year Mar 17, 2021 06:36 PM IST

    West Bengal elections: TMC releases manifesto, promises 5 lakh jobs a year

    A Rs 10,000 per acre support would be provided to around 68 lakh small and marginal farmers under the Krishak Bandhu Scheme, the manifesto said.

  • Yashwant Sinha has got a new role in West Bengal elections Mar 16, 2021 08:41 AM IST

    Yashwant Sinha has got a new role in West Bengal elections

    TMC supporters argue that Yashwant Sinha’s words still carry weight among the educated middle classes, significant sections of which in West Bengal, the bhadralok, are gravitating towards the BJP 

  • Suvendu Adhikari seeks rejection of Mamata Banerjee’s nomination for hiding criminal cases Mar 15, 2021 06:31 PM IST

    Suvendu Adhikari seeks rejection of Mamata Banerjee’s nomination for hiding criminal cases

    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.

  • Make Mamata Banerjee’s treatment history public, injury shouldn’t be misused to gain sympathy votes: BJP Mar 14, 2021 06:11 PM IST

    Make Mamata Banerjee’s treatment history public, injury shouldn’t be misused to gain sympathy votes: BJP

    The letter written by Bengal BJP states: “It is extremely important that the entire medical record of her treatment is put out in the public domain so that the alleged injury is not misused by the CM and TMC to manipulate electors by peddling misinformation to gain sympathy votes.”

  • TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee’s in-laws summoned by CBI in coal scam case Mar 12, 2021 06:27 PM IST

    TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee’s in-laws summoned by CBI in coal scam case

    Abhishek Banerjee’s sister-in-law Maneka Gambhir, her husband Ankur Arora, and his father Pawan Arora have been summoned by the CBI for questioning in connection with the coal smuggling case. Earlier, Abhishek's wife Rujira Banerjee had been questioned by the central probing agency.

  • 'Full of Insinuations', Election Commission responds to TMC letter on Mamata Banerjee 'attack' Mar 11, 2021 10:03 PM IST

    'Full of Insinuations', Election Commission responds to TMC letter on Mamata Banerjee 'attack'

    TMC leaders, including Mamata Banerjee, has alleged that the Bengal CM was attacked and hinted at the incident being politically motivated.

  • West Bengal election 2021 | Trinamool defers manifesto release after 'attack' on Mamata Banerjee Mar 11, 2021 04:23 PM IST

    West Bengal election 2021 | Trinamool defers manifesto release after 'attack' on Mamata Banerjee

    Mamata Banerjee, who was injured during a visit to Nandigram on March 10, released a video message from her hospital bed, asking her supporters to keep calm.

  • West Bengal Elections 2021 | Mamata Banerjee takes aim at PM Narendra Modi at Siliguri rally Mar 07, 2021 05:30 PM IST

    West Bengal Elections 2021 | Mamata Banerjee takes aim at PM Narendra Modi at Siliguri rally

    West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are currently campaigning in West Bengal for the upcoming Assembly elections where the BJP is hopeful of securing a win this time.

  • Ex-IPS officer who arrested BJP members for raising ‘goli maaro’ slogan to contest elections on TMC ticket Mar 05, 2021 09:14 PM IST

    Ex-IPS officer who arrested BJP members for raising ‘goli maaro’ slogan to contest elections on TMC ticket

    Former IPS officer Humayun Kabir has been fielded from the Debra constituency. The Bengal CM herself will be fighting the upcoming elections from the Nandigram constituency instead of Bhowanipur.

  • West Bengal 2021: Right is the new Left Mar 04, 2021 03:08 PM IST

    West Bengal 2021: Right is the new Left

    The BJP has appropriated the symbols and images of the Left in its campaign strategy to attract voters who are dissatisfied with the TMC government 

  • BJP should make Bengal’s industrial decline the focus of its state election campaign Feb 25, 2021 08:34 AM IST

    BJP should make Bengal’s industrial decline the focus of its state election campaign

    The BJP’s capitalist ideology could be the catalyst for the industrial revival of West Bengal 

  • West Bengal elections | Trinamool falls behind in news headlines race Feb 16, 2021 02:01 PM IST

    West Bengal elections | Trinamool falls behind in news headlines race

    In the entire pre-election public discourse, there is no mention of who can provide the better administration which will be able to take forward economic development by improving the state’s poor work culture

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