Bengal Civic Polls

Bengal cop transferred after CPM wins Taherpur Municipality; Opposition cries foul

The CPI(M) and the Congress alleged that it was a punishment for the OC, Abhijit Ghosh, as he acted neutrally and allowed people to vote freely during the election on February 27.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Trinamool steamrolls opposition in civic polls, wins 102 of 108 municipalities

Reaffirming its dominance among the urban voters, the TMC bagged 1870 of the 2170 wards and 63.45 per cent of the total votes polled.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Ruling Trinamool Congress sweeps West Bengal civic polls

The Trinamool Congress won 102 of 108 municipalities. 

published on : 2nd March 2022

Left regaining significance in Bengal's electoral scenario, claims CPM

Sujan Chakraborty claimed that the BJP's vote share is receding in Bengal where it had made significant gains since the 2018 panchayat polls.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Bengal civic polls: Mamata Banerjee thanks people for massive TMC victory; urges winners to work with humility

TMC scored a landslide victory, winning 93 of the 107 municipalities that went to polls on February 27.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Civic poll violence should have been avoided, sends out wrong message: Trinamool Congress MP Sougata Roy

On Sunday cases of violence and malpractices marred the election to 107 municipalities across West Bengal.

published on : 1st March 2022

CPM submits deputation to Bengal poll panel alleging violence, electoral malpractices in civic polls

Left Front chairman Biman Bose claimed that the attempts were being made by the ruling party to destroy the democratic fabric in the state.

published on : 1st March 2022

Bullet fired, bombs hurled, brickbats in Bengal civic polls

The BJP and the CPI(M) accused the ruling Trinamool Congress cadres of flexing muscles. The BJP called for a 12-hour strike on Monday in protest against the violence.

published on : 27th February 2022

Overall situation peaceful as Bengal votes in civic polls

A BJP candidate smashed an EVM, alleging rigging by TMC members, in one of the wards.

published on : 27th February 2022

West Bengal civic polls: SC refuses to entertain BJP's plea of seeking deployment of central forces

The court told told senior advocate PS Patwalia, appearing for BJP, that it is 'not inclined to entertain this petition'.

published on : 25th February 2022

Bengal civic polls: SC to hear plea against HC order on central forces deployment

The Calcutta High Court said on Wednesday that if the commissioner decides against deploying paramilitary forces, then he will be personally liable to the decision.

published on : 24th February 2022

No room for dissent as Trinamool expels 125 ‘rebels’ over candidature in civic polls

The party also announced that these Independent candidates will not be taken back even if they manage to win.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Civic polls: Trinamool on course for big win in four municipal corporations in Bengal

In Bidhannagar, the TMC won 24 of the 41 seats and was ahead in 10, while the Congress won in one ward, according to the SEC website at 11 am.

published on : 14th February 2022

Bengal civic polls: Wary opposition keeps candidates ‘underground’, Trinamool not worried

Sources said the withdrawal of candidature was highest in Birbhum among south Bengal districts. In Bolpur municipality, 10 wards out of 22 were announced uncontested on Saturday.

published on : 14th February 2022

BJP demands countermanding of polls in 3 Bengal civic bodies which TMC won sans contest

The TMC was declared winner in Sainthia and Budge Budge municipalities on Wednesday, and in Dinhata on Thursday.

published on : 11th February 2022
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