Bengal Assembly elections

'Khela Hobe' slogan returns as Kolkata's Bhowanipore gears up to elect Mamata Banerjee in bypoll

The by-election is said to be crucial to Mamata as she lost to BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram and she has a deadline till November 5 to get elected as an MLA.

published on : 5th September 2021

Bengal Congress defeated in polls but hasn't fled battlefield: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury 

The Congress, which had ruled the state before the Left Front came to power in 1977, drew a blank in the elections to the 294-member assembly held earlier this year.

published on : 28th August 2021

West Bengal post-poll violence: Calcutta High Court orders CBI probe into murder, rape cases

The five-judge bench said that the HC will monitor CBI, SIT investigations into post-poll violence cases and asked th ecentral agency to file report by six weeks.

published on : 19th August 2021

AIMIM or ISF no alternative; Muslims resposed faith in TMC to stop BJP juggernaut: Politicos

Veteran TMC leader Siddiqullah Chowdhury stated that the minority community knew well that Banerjee was the only person who could stop BJP's juggernaut in Bengal.

published on : 8th May 2021

Steer clear of trap laid by BJP-aided party from Hyderabad and its Bengal ally, Mamata Banerjee tells people

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee accused the BJP of engineering communal strife in the state to win the assembly elections.

published on : 3rd April 2021

West Bengal Assembly elections: In 'parched' Debra, a battle between two former police officers

Humayun Kabir, pitching himself to be the 'son of the soil', said that there was a need to resolve the water crisis immediately.

published on : 30th March 2021

TMC, BJP brought West Bengal to ruins: Former CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharya

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya said it is only the Left-Congress-ISF alliance that can bring West Bengal out of the darkness.

published on : 30th March 2021

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan loses temper during roadshow, stokes controversy

Narayan Goswami said that Nusrat Jahan had suffered a sprain due to which she could not continue to be a part of the roadshow.

published on : 29th March 2021

Bengal polls: TMC claims flaws in Suvendu Adhikari's poll affidavit, writes EC 

The TMC has accused Adhikari, who is contesting against CM Mamata Banerjee, of furnishing false particulars about his residence.

published on : 17th March 2021

'Nandigram hero' Suvendu Adhikari quits as MLA, set to join BJP

Adhikari's resignation ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections is said to be significant in Bengal's present political scenario. The ex-Nandigram MLA had resigned from the state cabinet last month.

published on : 16th December 2020

HIGHLIGHTS| First phase of Assembly election concludes in Assam and West Bengal

In Bengal, thirty seats went to the polls in the first phase and include all constituencies in Purulia and Jhargram and some constituencies from Bankura, Purba Medinipur and Paschim Medinipur.

published on : 1st January 1970