Bengal elections

BJP lost in West Bengal due to overconfidence of party leaders: Suvendu Adhikari

He said continuing work at the ground level was equally important as setting up targets, which was realistic but needed hard work.

published on : 19th July 2021

Calcutta HC admits Mamata's plea against Suvendu's election, asks EC to preserve all records

The judge directed that in the meantime, notice be served upon Adhikari, a BJP MLA, and other parties in the matter.

published on : 14th July 2021

Mamata Banerjee 'incidental beneficiary' of highly polarised Bengal polls: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

He chose not to respond to a question as to why the top Congress leadership desisted from attacking Banerjee and largely stayed away from the election campaign.

published on : 8th July 2021

West Bengal violence a new low in Indian politics

In the week-long mayhem, 37 BJP workers were allegedly killed, hundreds sustained injuries, shops were looted, houses burnt and women assaulted by TMC goons.

published on : 4th July 2021

BJP blames local unit for poor poll show in Bengal

State functionaries disappointed, saying no scope to interact during session with leaders

published on : 1st July 2021

15,000 incidents of West Bengal post-poll violence: Report

The report claimed the incidents of targeted destruction and vandalisation of properties, residential and commercial, have the sole purpose to deprive people of their livelihood.

published on : 30th June 2021

Bengal voters got wrong message that CPI-M was soft on BJP, says report

The draft report reflected what the district-level leaders and candidates contested in the election wrote in their analysis and shared with the state committee.  

published on : 22nd June 2021

'Alliance with Congress to be blamed for poll rout', feel CPM West Bengal leaders

Party leaders felt that joining hands with the Muslim cleric-led ISF caused damage to Left front's secular image.

published on : 20th June 2021

Post-poll violence in Bengal: Pleas in SC seek SIT probe in alleged rape cases

Two separate applications have been filed by the woman and a 17-year-old girl seeking impleadment in the pending petition related to alleged killing of two BJP workers in poll-related violence.

published on : 14th June 2021

Mamata Banerjee set to contest from Bhabanipur constituency, sitting MLA vacates seat

Banerjee, who lost the recently concluded polls from Nandigram, needs to get elected to the assembly within six months to hold on to the chief minister's chair.

published on : 21st May 2021

Should have aligned with Trinamool in Bengal elections, says Congress' Veerappa Moily

The former Union Minister also sought action against West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee President Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury for the poll debacle in the state.

published on : 19th May 2021

Prolonged poll campaign, new strain led to 48-fold jump in COVID cases in rural Bengal, say experts

On February 26, when the Election Commission announced the poll dates, West Bengal's number of active Covid cases was just 3,343, while it stood at 1.32 lakh, a near 40-fold increase, on Saturday.

published on : 16th May 2021

RSS mouthpiece criticises BJP for fielding Trinamool turncoats

Also blames the spurt in Covid cases for the party’s under-par performance in Bengal.

published on : 15th May 2021

Bengal Guv visits Cooch Behar, says state facing twin challenges of pandemic and post-poll violence

The governor said he was shocked by incidents of attack following the West Bengal assembly elections, and decided to visit various places affected by the post-poll violence in the interest of people.

published on : 13th May 2021

Visva-Bharati announces lecture on reasons of BJP's defeat in Bengal polls, cancels later

A notice inviting people to attend the lecture to be held at 4 pm on May 18 via Zoom platform was posted on the central university's website earlier in the day.

published on : 13th May 2021
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