May 03, 2021 10:47 PM IST
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.
- May 02, 2021 05:49 PM IST
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.
- May 02, 2021 03:15 PM IST
Kishor, apart from announcing his decision to quit, called upon all political parties to "unite against the Election Commission".
- 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 29, 2021 07:23 PM IST
A number of surveys predicted a secure mandate for the Trinamool, whereas, some of the exit polls projected a BJP win.
- Apr 21, 2021 08:34 AM IST
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.
- Apr 19, 2021 03:37 PM IST
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.
- Apr 15, 2021 05:42 PM IST
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.
- 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 12, 2021 02:15 PM IST
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.
- Apr 07, 2021 08:09 PM IST
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.
- Apr 01, 2021 03:31 PM IST
The chief minister alleged that her complaints were not being effectively addressed by the Election Commission officials.
- Mar 25, 2021 08:18 PM IST
Sheikh Alam is being used as an asset by the Trinamool Congress to entice the Muslim electorate, the senior BJP leader said.
- 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 23, 2021 03:14 PM IST
Speculations were, earlier, rife that Mithun could be fielded as the candidate from Rashbehari seat in South Kolkata.
- 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 20, 2021 12:57 PM IST
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.
- 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 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 10, 2021 07:32 PM IST
There was lack of security and police personnel, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said following the 'attack'.
- Mar 09, 2021 09:43 PM IST
Virendra would be replaced by P Niranjayan, a 1987-batch IPS officer, as the new state police chief.
- 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 07, 2021 07:52 AM IST
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?
- Mar 06, 2021 10:19 PM IST
According to the list, senior party leader Nepal Mahato has been fielded from the Baghmundi constituency.