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  • BJP to hold nationwide dharna on May 5 against 'violence unleashed by TMC workers' in Bengal May 03, 2021 10:47 PM IST

    BJP to hold nationwide dharna on May 5 against 'violence unleashed by TMC workers' in Bengal

    The BJP Bengal unit has alleged that six of its workers were killed in the post-poll violence, and the party office in Hooghly was set on fire by the TMC workers.

  • West Bengal Assembly Election 2021 | A list of key candidates who won or lost May 02, 2021 05:49 PM IST

    West Bengal Assembly Election 2021 | A list of key candidates who won or lost

    The counting of votes for 292 constituencies in West Bengal Assembly election 2021 is progressing. Let’s take a look at the key candidates who won or lost polls.

  • West Bengal Election Results 2021 | Will quit, no desire to continue, says Prashant Kishor even as TMC heads to victory May 02, 2021 03:15 PM IST

    West Bengal Election Results 2021 | Will quit, no desire to continue, says Prashant Kishor even as TMC heads to victory

    Kishor, apart from announcing his decision to quit, called upon all political parties to "unite against the Election Commission".

  • 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.

  • West Bengal Exit Poll Results 2021: Poll of polls projects close TMC-BJP contest Apr 29, 2021 07:23 PM IST

    West Bengal Exit Poll Results 2021: Poll of polls projects close TMC-BJP contest

    A number of surveys predicted a secure mandate for the Trinamool, whereas, some of the exit polls projected a BJP win.

  • West Bengal Election 2021: Hope brews in the North Bengal tea gardens Apr 21, 2021 08:34 AM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021: Hope brews in the North Bengal tea gardens

    Both the ruling TMC and the challenger BJP have made promises and tried to woo voters with development schemes and sops in North Bengal, which went to the polls last week.

  • COVID-19 | Political parties show mixed response on call to curb election rallies in West Bengal Apr 19, 2021 03:37 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Political parties show mixed response on call to curb election rallies in West Bengal

    West Bengal has been reporting a constant surge in COVID-19 infections. As per the last update issued on April 18, a total of 8,419 new cases were reported - highest since the onset of pandemic.

  • Assembly Elections 2021 : Here’s a list of politicians who tested positive for COVID-19 this poll season Apr 15, 2021 05:42 PM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 : Here’s a list of politicians who tested positive for COVID-19 this poll season

    Last week, Election Commission on asked politicians to follow in all seriousness the guidelines on COVID-appropriate behavior issued by it ahead of Bihar assembly elections last year.

  • Mamata Banerjee to sit on dharna on April 13 to protest EC's 24-hour campaign ban Apr 12, 2021 09:10 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee to sit on dharna on April 13 to protest EC's 24-hour campaign ban

    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.

  • EC bans Mamata Banerjee from campaigning in Bengal polls for 24 hours Apr 12, 2021 07:41 PM IST

    EC bans Mamata Banerjee from campaigning in Bengal polls for 24 hours

    The action was taken against Banerjee for the violation of Model Code of Conduct, the polling body said.

  • Explained | How will Sitalkuchi firing deaths, a murder and lynching of Bihar cop shape Bengal elections Apr 12, 2021 02:15 PM IST

    Explained | How will Sitalkuchi firing deaths, a murder and lynching of Bihar cop shape Bengal elections

    The recent killings in the state have deepened polarisation along religious lines as politicians fish in troubled waters with four more phases of voting to go.

  • EC issues notice to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her minority vote remark Apr 07, 2021 08:09 PM IST

    EC issues notice to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her minority vote remark

    The notice comes after BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi had on April 5 approached the Election Commission, seeking action against Mamata Banerjee, alleging that she violated the Representation of the People's Act by asking Muslims to come together and vote for her party in the assembly polls.

  • 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.

  • 'Arrest Mamata Banerjee': BJP's Arjun Singh on TMC leader Sheikh Alam's 'four Pakistans' remark Mar 25, 2021 08:18 PM IST

    'Arrest Mamata Banerjee': BJP's Arjun Singh on TMC leader Sheikh Alam's 'four Pakistans' remark

    Sheikh Alam is being used as an asset by the Trinamool Congress to entice the Muslim electorate, the senior BJP leader said.

  • West Bengal polls | Dates, battle lines, key players and issues — A guide to the high-stake contest Mar 24, 2021 03:07 PM IST

    West Bengal polls | Dates, battle lines, key players and issues — A guide to the high-stake contest

    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.

  • West Bengal Elections 2021: Mithun Chakraborty missing from BJP's likely final list of candidates Mar 23, 2021 03:14 PM IST

    West Bengal Elections 2021: Mithun Chakraborty missing from BJP's likely final list of candidates

    Speculations were, earlier, rife that Mithun could be fielded as the candidate from Rashbehari seat in South Kolkata.

  • Interview | Bengal elections will be BJP’s facepalm moment, says Trinamool leader Saugata Roy Mar 21, 2021 12:48 PM IST

    Interview | Bengal elections will be BJP’s facepalm moment, says Trinamool leader Saugata Roy

    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.

  • Mamata Banerjee's 'bhaipo' only single window in industry scarce West Bengal: PM Modi Mar 20, 2021 12:57 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee's 'bhaipo' only single window in industry scarce West Bengal: PM Modi

    Attending his second rally in the election-bound state in three days, the prime minister alleged Banerjee was engaged in "khela" (game) of appeasement for vote bank politics.

  • 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.

  • Actor-politician Debashree Roy joins list of TMC MLAs quitting party ahead of Bengal elections Mar 15, 2021 03:28 PM IST

    Actor-politician Debashree Roy joins list of TMC MLAs quitting party ahead of Bengal elections

    Debashree was dropped as the candidate from Raidighi, the constituency she represented in the outgoing assembly, by the Trinamool Congress.

  • 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'.

  • ECI removes West Bengal DGP Virendra ahead of assembly elections Mar 09, 2021 09:43 PM IST

    ECI removes West Bengal DGP Virendra ahead of assembly elections

    Virendra would be replaced by P Niranjayan, a 1987-batch IPS officer, as the new state police chief.

  • 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.

  • Explained | What does controversial cleric Abbas Siddiqui’s poll plunge mean for Bengal? Mar 07, 2021 07:52 AM IST

    Explained | What does controversial cleric Abbas Siddiqui’s poll plunge mean for Bengal?

    With his extremist views, Abbas Siddiqui is an influential but polarising figure. Siddiqui's decision to join hands with the CPI(M)-Congress to contest elections has created a buzz but is he really the 'star' that he is being made out to be?

  • West Bengal Elections 2021: Congress releases first list of 13 candidates Mar 06, 2021 10:19 PM IST

    West Bengal Elections 2021: Congress releases first list of 13 candidates

    According to the list, senior party leader Nepal Mahato has been fielded from the Baghmundi constituency.

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