Jun 14, 2021 08:32 AM IST
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
- May 17, 2021 08:27 PM IST
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.
- May 07, 2021 08:55 AM IST
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
- May 02, 2021 02:47 PM IST
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
- May 02, 2021 01:45 PM IST
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.
- Apr 30, 2021 08:39 AM IST
The BJP is at an advantage in West Bengal
- Apr 12, 2021 05:29 PM IST
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.
- Apr 09, 2021 12:36 PM IST
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
- Mar 30, 2021 02:52 PM IST
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
- Mar 27, 2021 03:58 PM IST
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.
- Mar 22, 2021 03:10 PM IST
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.
- 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 18, 2021 05:27 PM IST
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.
- Mar 17, 2021 06:36 PM IST
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.
- Mar 16, 2021 08:41 AM IST
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
- 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 14, 2021 06:11 PM IST
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.”
- Mar 12, 2021 06:27 PM IST
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.
- Mar 11, 2021 10:03 PM IST
TMC leaders, including Mamata Banerjee, has alleged that the Bengal CM was attacked and hinted at the incident being politically motivated.
- Mar 11, 2021 04:23 PM IST
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.
- Mar 07, 2021 05:30 PM IST
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.
- Mar 05, 2021 09:14 PM IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2021 03:08 PM IST
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
- Feb 25, 2021 08:34 AM IST
The BJP’s capitalist ideology could be the catalyst for the industrial revival of West Bengal
- Feb 16, 2021 02:01 PM IST
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