Apr 12, 2021 09:10 PM IST
The Election Commission has imposed a 24-hour campaign ban on Mamata Banerjee after her remarks were found by the polling body as violative of the Model Code of Conduct.
- Apr 12, 2021 07:41 PM IST
The action was taken against Banerjee for the violation of Model Code of Conduct, the polling body said.
- Apr 10, 2021 01:52 PM IST
While the BJP is banking on the SC, ST, blue-collar workers and Hindutva votes in the West Bengal Assembly Election 2021, the TMC is relying on Muslims and the Bhadraloks to see them through.
- Mar 29, 2021 05:01 PM IST
The delegation also told the officer not to deploy security forces from Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar or Bhartiya Janata Party or NDA-ruled states during the second phase of elections in East Midnapore.
- Mar 28, 2021 04:34 PM IST
According to a March 2009 rule by the EC, polling agents who are appointed by the contesting candidates shall have to be electors in the same polling stations or from neighbouring polling stations falling in the same constituency.
- Mar 26, 2021 02:51 PM IST
Bengal Election 2021: Perhaps recognising that she was facing her biggest political test in decades, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee set out early to keep the BJP surge at bay.
- 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 24, 2021 10:09 AM IST
Any challenger in West Bengal needs muscle power to match the cadre strength of the ruling party. The challenger should be able to instil confidence among those likely to vote for its candidates that the party will be able to form the government
- Mar 21, 2021 12:48 PM IST
The veteran TMC leader is counting on the ‘secular nature’ of West Bengal to withstand the fierce fight by the BJP and carry his party to a third win in the assembly elections.
- Mar 17, 2021 08:41 PM IST
A new student credit card scheme will be introduced with a credit limit of Rs 10 lakh and an interest rate of only 4 per cent will be charged, the West Bengal chief minister said.
- Mar 15, 2021 03:28 PM IST
Debashree was dropped as the candidate from Raidighi, the constituency she represented in the outgoing assembly, by the Trinamool Congress.
- Mar 13, 2021 12:54 PM IST
After joining the TMC, Sinha said, "You must be surprised why at this age when I’d distanced myself from party politics. Why am I joining a party and turning active? I’d like to say the country is going through an extraordinary situation."
- Mar 11, 2021 08:41 PM IST
A voter of Bhabanipur assembly constituency in Kolkata, she received a royalty of Rs 930 in 2019-20. Banerjee has a number of books to her credit.
- Mar 06, 2021 01:05 PM IST
Lauding Dinesh Trivedi as a principled politician, Nadda said he was earlier a right person in the wrong party and was now in the right party.
- Mar 03, 2021 09:59 PM IST
The use of the prime minister's photograph in such hoardings violates the Model Code of Conduct (MCC), the official of the West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) said.
- Mar 02, 2021 07:32 PM IST
Tiwari, who had rebelled against the TMC leadership but had mellowed down after the BJP declined to induct him into the party in December last year, joined the saffron camp in the presence of party state chief Dilip Ghosh at a programme in Sreerampur in Hooghly district.
- Feb 26, 2021 08:29 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee said the Election Commission should not look at the state "through the eyes of the saffron camp" — a reference to the BJP.
- Feb 22, 2021 08:55 AM IST
The Trinamool Congress has alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party is using central agencies to intimidate party leaders ahead of the Legislative Assembly elections in West Bengal
- Feb 13, 2021 06:23 PM IST
In her letter to the Delhi Police, TMC Mahua Moitra said being 'an ordinary citizen of this country', she neither asked for nor wants such protection.
- Jan 29, 2021 03:48 PM IST
Banerjee, who represented the Domjur assembly seat met Speaker Biman Banerjee at the state Assembly and submitted his resignation letter
- Jan 22, 2021 01:32 PM IST
Rajib Banerjee joined the league of many senior Trinamool Congress leaders who have resigned from CM Mamata Banerjee's Cabinet in recent weeks.
- 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 17, 2021 09:59 PM IST
Actor-turned-politician Shatabdi Roy was appointed as the vice- president of TMC’s West Bengal unit on January 17, amid speculations of her following former TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari’s footsteps and joining the BJP.
- Jan 17, 2021 08:05 PM IST
Chowdhury said that the parleys between his party and the Left Front are being held in a cordial and friendly atmosphere.
- Jan 09, 2021 04:09 PM IST
TMC representatives argue that MIM will not be able to break into the Muslim votes. Reasons: MIM will only get support of the Urdu-speaking Muslims in West Bengal who have migrated from UP and Bihar and are confined to urban areas.