Jun 17, 2021 10:28 PM IST
While Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress had registered a sweeping win in the assembly polls, Suvendu Adhikari had scraped through with a narrow-margin victory against the chief minister in Nandigram.
- May 02, 2021 05:48 PM IST
TMC looks set to retain power in West Bengal with its candidates leading in 205 of the 292 seats that went to the polls.
- May 02, 2021 03:43 PM IST
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) is ahead in 205 of the 292 seats that went to polls in West Bengal. The BJP trailing far behind with 80 seats.
- May 02, 2021 02:47 PM IST
The was ahead in 202 of the 292 seats that went to polls in West Bengal, way over the halfway mark of 147, leaving the BJP trailing far behind in 77 seats.
- May 02, 2021 12:44 PM IST
Belying expectations of a tight contest, the TMC candidates appeared galloping to victory, and, if the current trends hold, the party will easily form its third successive government in the state.
- May 02, 2021 11:22 AM IST
The two parties were locked in a neck-and-neck contest in the initial stages of counting.
- May 02, 2021 08:35 AM IST
The exercise is underway in 108 counting centres spread across the 23 districts of the state, where a three-tier security arrangement has been put in place.
- 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 11, 2021 08:22 AM IST
The decision came after four people were killed in the district as central forces opened fire allegedly when they were attacked by locals who "attempted to snatch their rifles" during the fourth phase of voting on April 10
- Mar 31, 2021 02:24 PM IST
Explained: Who stands where on the acquisition of farm land for industrialization, and what it could mean for the future of industry in West Bengal and the rest of India
- 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 27, 2021 05:11 PM IST
Banerjee is pitted against her former protege and now the BJP candidate Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram, the springboard that propelled her to power in 2011, dislodging the Left Front from power after a 34-year unbroken rule.
- Mar 27, 2021 08:05 AM IST
Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights: The first phase of voting in Assam and West Bengal is underway
- Mar 16, 2021 04:45 PM IST
The resignation comes after Swapan Dasgupta was named as a BJP candidate for the West Bengal assembly elections.
- Mar 07, 2021 09:04 PM IST
West Bengal Agriculture Minister Tapan Dasgupta and the TMC candidate from Saptagram was heard saying at a public meeting in Hooghly that areas that don’t vote for him 'will not get electricity and water supply'.
- Mar 07, 2021 07:53 PM IST
On being asked about his role in the party, Mithun Chakraborty said the campaign will begin on March 12 and "if you have watched MLA Fatakeshto (popular Bengali film starring him), you would know”.
- Mar 05, 2021 07:07 PM IST
The ruling party of West Bengal had filed the complaint with the poll panel alleging the use of PM Modi’s photos violates the model code of conduct (MCC) set by the EC.
- Feb 22, 2021 06:09 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government of not transferring funds of central schemes to people in the state.
- Feb 21, 2021 05:03 PM IST
The official Twitter handle of the All India Trinamool Congress tweeted an image of empty chairs and a stage at a BJP meeting. The post was captioned as 'Yeh Bengal BJP hai. Yeh unki jansabha hai. Aur yahaan inki pawri ho rahi hai!'
- Feb 11, 2021 07:05 PM IST
Amit Shah reminded the Matua community that the BJP had promised to implement CAA in 2018 and the party fulfilled the promise in 2019.
- Feb 11, 2021 05:16 PM IST
Apart from promising the Narayani Sena regiment to the Rajbonshi community of North Bengal -- in lines with the one that existed in the Cooch Behar kingdom – Amit Shah also promised that the training centre will be named after Chila Roy – a prince of the Koch Dynasty and the younger brother of King Nara Narayan.
- Feb 06, 2021 03:20 PM IST
Nadda, while attending the final round of the month-long "Krishak Suraksha Abhiyan" of the party, said people of the state have made up their mind to bid "namaste and tata" to Banerjee and her party after the assembly polls.
- 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 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.