Bengal Assembly

TMC's Arindam Bhattacharya joins BJP

Bhattacharya, from Nadia's Santipur constituency, arrived in Delhi earlier today and met BJP's national general secretary and in-charge of West Bengal Kailash Vijayvargiya.

published on : 20th January 2021

'Is Modi afraid of Mamata?': Hurt by CAA delay, Matuas weigh options before Bengal polls

The 1.8 crore-strong Matua community has a direct impact on almost 70 Assembly seats in Bengal. Once with the Trinamool, they shifted their allegiance to the BJP in 2019.

published on : 19th January 2021

'Will win in Nandigram or quit politics': BJP's Suvendu Adhikari accepts Mamata Banerjee's dare

The TMC turncoat said that the final decision to field candidates will be taken by the BJP leadership after thorough discussion and not in an arbitrary way like in the ruling TMC.

published on : 18th January 2021

Bengal polls: Mamata to challenge BJP's Suvendu Adhikari on his home turf Nandigram

Addressing a rally here, Banerjee said that she is not worried about those jumping to other parties as when TMC was formed none of them were there, in a reference to rebels who have joined BJP.

published on : 18th January 2021

2021 WB assembly polls: Congress demands 130 seats but Left Front disagrees

State Congress president Adhir Chowdhury, following the meeting, said talks on seat-sharing between the two sides are likely to conclude by the end of the month.

published on : 17th January 2021

Amit Shah meets Bengal team to sharpen victory focus

Attempt to keep party intact in the face of influx from TMC cadre

published on : 16th January 2021

Election Commission releases final electoral roll ahead of West Bengal Assembly elections 2021

The ECI may announce the election schedule in mid-February, keeping in mind the Covid-19 pandemic situation.

published on : 15th January 2021

Didigiri vs Modimagic: Divide and pool game

Politics is botany in West Bengal. A political garden war is on between two distinct floral species: the blooming lotus versus two leaves and flower clinging to its grassroots.

published on : 10th January 2021

BJP chief JP Nadda launches farm outreach in poll-bound West Bengal 

JP Nadda asserted that the provisions in the Union budget for agriculture and benefits for farmers have been raised manifold under the Narendra Modi government.

published on : 10th January 2021

BJP chief JP Nadda in Bengal on Saturday to reach out to farmers

The BJP chief will hold a roadshow from Burdwan Clock Tower to Lord Curzon Gate in Burdwan and address a press conference too.

published on : 8th January 2021

BJP churning out fake news items; bringing in 'tourists' from outside in poll-bound Bengal: TMC

Senior TMC MP and party spokesperson Dr Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar also charged the BJP with seeking to cling to power by "killing people, instigating riots and dividing people".

published on : 6th January 2021

Imams' body to oppose AIMIM's entry into the West Bengal poll arena

The entry of AIMIM and Asaduddin Owaisi's alliance with Abbas is said to be aimed at chipping away at the minority vote share of the TMC.

published on : 6th January 2021

Amit Shah likely to address Matuas to quell discontent ahead of West Bengal polls

The Matuas have been insisting that Shah visit their headquarters and let them know by when their demands for citizenship can be met.

published on : 6th January 2021

Will convene Assembly against farm laws: Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee, however, asserted that said she would never allow the implementation of the three farm laws, which have sparked protests across the country.

published on : 5th January 2021

Alternative policies needed to foil BJP, TMC efforts to turn Bengal polls bipolar event: Sitaram Yechury

Yechury said that in order to maintain a democratic and secular system, it is imperative to keep the BJP away from the power and defeat it in the elections.

published on : 4th January 2021
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