Bengal Assembly elections

Bengal CM, Governor in war or words over Dhankhar's planned visit to post-poll hit areas

The governor is scheduled to visit areas affected by post-poll violence in Cooch Behar district on Thursday.

published on : 12th May 2021

All 77 BJP MLAs in West Bengal to have central security cover

Fifty-year-old Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari is already a 'Z' category protectee of the Central Reserve Police Force.

published on : 10th May 2021

No political violence in Bengal since May 9: Government tells Calcutta High Court

The PIL filed by lawyer petitioner Anindya Sundar Das raised the issue of violence taking place in various parts of the state after the state assembly elections in which the TMC trounced BJP.

published on : 10th May 2021

Bengal: Several new faces among 43 ministers likely to be sworn-in on May 10

One of them will be Amit Mitra, who was the finance minister under Banerjee in her two previous terms since 2011, but was not made a candidate in the recently concluded election due to his ill health.

published on : 9th May 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

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar summons chief secretary over post-poll violence

Dhankhar tweeted that the home secretary did not forward reports of the state's director-general of police and commissioner of Kolkata police to him in this regard.

published on : 8th May 2021

The subtext of the election verdict

Though the encrypted political message in these results will be clearer only after a while, there are certain unmistakable moral lessons. 

published on : 5th May 2021

BJP's Bengal blunders and a message that democracy is a chapati

The BJP’s biggest mistake, as it desperately sought to occupy people’s mindspace and create hype, was to invite hordes of TMC leaders accused of goondaism into its fold  

published on : 5th May 2021

Nandigram poll officer feared for his life, so did not give recounting order: Mamata Banerjee

Addressing a press meet, Banerjee reiterated that she will move court over the election result in Nandigram where she lost to BJP's Suvendu Adhikari.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Mamata Banerjee to be sworn in as Bengal CM on May 5; will move court over Nandigram verdict

Importantly, Trinamool Congress has refrained from celebrations amid surging coronavirus cases in the state and decided to hold a victory march once the pandemic is over.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Team Rahul Gandhi fails to impress before party poll

The Congress did not have much stake in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, where it won in alliance with the DMK.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Arrogance, might, money power lost in West Bengal: Congress leader Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal hailed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is all set to continue her third term in West Bengal.

published on : 3rd May 2021

West Bengal Assembly polls: BJP candidate Chandana Bauri, wife of daily wage labourer, wins Saltora

Following Chandana Bauri's win, many took to Twitter and hailed her for this astounding success, despite coming from a humble background.

published on : 3rd May 2021

JDS leaders hail Mamata, Stalin, Pinarayi for their stupendous victories

While Kumaraswamy likened Mamata to Goddess Durga, Gowda said no other ordinary leader could have pulled off a victory like she did.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Counting begins for Bengal assembly polls under tight security

The counting will decide the electoral fate of 2,116 candidates including nominees of the Left-Congress-Indian Secular Front alliance.

published on : 2nd May 2021
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