Bengal bypolls

Bengal bypolls: Shah to meet leaders over debacle

Upset with the party’s poor show in Asansol, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will meet party functionaries both in north and south Bengal.

published on : 18th April 2022

'They work for BJP': Mamata slams EC as Bengal board exams rescheduled due to bypolls

The schedule for the Class 12 state board examinations, which were supposed to be held between April 2 and 26, was revised, Banerjee said, adding that the tests will now end on April 27.

published on : 18th March 2022

Bypolls in Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar and Maharashtra announced

The EC announced that by-elections in the states of West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar and Maharashtra will be held on April 12.

published on : 13th March 2022

Suvendu Adhikari alleges EVMs changed before counting in Bengal by-polls; TMC trashes claim

Alleging that in certain booths, the number of votes secured by the BJP was less than that of the voters in the families of saffron party leaders and workers, Adhikari wondered how this had happened.

published on : 7th November 2021

Post bypoll debacle, rift in Bengal BJP ranks for roping in outsiders

Differences between the party’s organisational leaders and elected representatives emerged after the high-command assigned party MLAs to oversee the by-poll keeping aside the district-level leaders.

published on : 6th November 2021

Bengal bypolls drain BJP of previous gains, ‘chastened’ CPM less damaged

However, Congress bled badly in the bypoll battle as the national party’s vote share came down below 1 per cent in the four constituencies.   

published on : 4th November 2021

TMC clean sweeps bypoll with 4-0 win, Mamata Banerjee says Bengal chooses development over hate politics

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee quickly congratulated her party candidates for the victory.

published on : 2nd November 2021

West Bengal by-poll peaceful, 29 per cent votes cast till 11 am

There were reports of minor incidents at Khardah in the northern periphery of the city.

published on : 30th October 2021

Bengal bypolls: BJP candidate, MLA heckled by 'TMC supporters' in Coochbehar

Alleged TMC supporters raised 'go back' slogans as the BJP leaders reached the area to campaign for the October 30 by-poll.

published on : 19th October 2021

Fresh after bypoll win, Trinamool sets eye on saffron citadels in North Bengal, Nadia

In the Assembly elections, victory margin in Dinhata was lowest with BJP MP from Cooch Behar Nisith Pramanik defeating TMC’s Udayan Guha by merely 57 votes.

published on : 7th October 2021

Bengal bypolls: Mamata Banerjee wins Bhowanipore by record margin

Mamata broke her party's victory margin record of 49,936 votes in 2011 Assembly elections, the year she derailed LF's 34-year regime.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Wish EC puts bypoll campaigns on hold for 10 days amid festivities: Mamata

The CM also said that the poll panel has not objected to the government's decision to grant an allowance of Rs 50,000 to every puja committee, and money would be disbursed soon.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Bhowanipore bypoll: 48.08 per cent turnout till 3 pm, voting 'peaceful'

The bypolls are being held in south Kolkata's Bhowanipore, besides Jangipur and Samserganj seats in Murshidabad district.

published on : 30th September 2021

EC has not taken into account the festive season when fixing date for by-poll: Bengal parties

The festival season in West Bengal will begin with Durga Puja on October 11 and continue till Kali Puja, which will be held on November 4.

published on : 28th September 2021

Poll campaigning comes to an end in Bengal amid scuffles between Trinamool, BJP

Scuffles between supporters of the TMC and the BJP and allegations of threats to saffron party leaders marked the last day of the campaign in Bhabanipur.

published on : 27th September 2021
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