Bengal Elections 2021

Furfura Sharif cleric Abbas Siddiqui floats new political outfit in Bengal

The pirzada said that the newly launched outfit might contest state elections from all 294 Assembly seats.

published on : 21st January 2021

Understanding Mamata Banerjee's Nandigram gamble

It’s a desperate ploy to take on the rising BJP that is locked in a now-or-never battle to capture Bengal.

published on : 21st January 2021

Whoever fights as BJP candidate from Nandigram, Mamata will be defeated: Suvendu

Adhikari apologized to the people of the district for the movement against farmland acquisition in Singur, which forced Tata Motors to scrap the plan of an automobile hub.

published on : 20th January 2021

Trinamool MLA Arindam Bhattacharya joins BJP, alleges Mamata's party 'lacks vision for Bengal'

Bhattacharya is the legislator of Santipur constituency in West Bengal's Nadia district.

published on : 20th January 2021

Nadda writes to BJP workers on completion of his first year in office, slams Mamata

Nadda, who had taken over from Home Minister Amit Shah on January 20 last year, also praised the party's welfare work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 20th January 2021

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee ratchets up rhetoric, likens BJP to snake in Junglemahal

Accusing the BJP of misleading the people of Junglemahal, Mamata said the elected representatives were not seen in their constituencies.

published on : 20th January 2021

Mamata government makes key poll appointments ahead of EC visit

The full bench, led by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, will arrive in the state on Wednesday night on a two-day visit.

published on : 20th January 2021

Mamata should contest from Nandigram alone: Suvendu Adhikari's challenge to TMC chief

Adhikari, during a rally at Khejuri in Purba Midnapore, said it's not fair on the part of the Trinamool Congress supremo to contest from two seats.

published on : 19th January 2021

Kolkata: Trinamool holds 'peace' rally in area where BJP roadshow witnessed clashes

State ministers Arup Biswas and Sovandeb Chattopadhyay, who are local MLAs, led the rally that was scheduled from Tollygunge metro station to Rashbehari but went ahead till Hazra Park.

published on : 19th January 2021

BJP workers on way to Suvendu's rally in Khejuri attacked

The incident happened around 2. 15 pm when the BJP workers were heading towards Heria to attend the rally, they said.

published on : 19th 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

'BJP more dangerous than Maoists': Mamata Banerjee in Purulia

She claimed that the BJP leaders misled the Adivasi people of the Jangalmahal area, within which Purulia is situated

published on : 19th January 2021

Tension in south Kolkata after stones hurled at BJP activists during roadshow

The roadshow, which commenced at Tollygunge tram depot, was set to culminate at Rashbehari Avenue -- often referred to as the backyard of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

published on : 18th January 2021

Mamata has forgotten role played by BJP leaders in Nandigram movement: Sovan Chatterjee

Chatterjee, who was once a close confidante of Banerjee, claimed that the TMC supremo has forgotten the fact that Suvendu Adhikari had played a vital role in the Nandigram movement.

published on : 18th January 2021

Trinamool worker hacked to death in poll-bound Bengal

The TMC accused the BJP of being involved in the incident, while the saffron party claimed that it was the result of the infighting in the ruling party.

published on : 18th January 2021
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