Bengal polls 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

Indian-American diaspora hold rallies against post-poll violence in West Bengal

Protestors carried placards reading "Hindu Lives Matter", "Protest Against Hindu Genocide" to draw attention to the killings that followed soon after the poll results.

published on : 10th May 2021

Bengal polls debacle: With mere 5.47 per cent vote share, Left stares at existential crisis

In the clash of the titans where the TMC was in a straight fight with the BJP in most constituencies, the once all-powerful Left seems to have been squeezed into oblivion.

published on : 10th May 2021

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee begins Assembly session with attacks on Centre, poll panel

Claims the BJP would not have won even 30 seats had it not been for support from the EC

published on : 9th May 2021

Dear BJP, ‘Didi-o-didi’ has reverse effects too

Home Minister Amit Shah was bent on winning Bengal this time.

published on : 9th May 2021

Homemaker stands out amid BJP drubbing in Bengal, readies for MLA stint

Chandana Bauri, who followed in her husband's footsteps and joined the saffron camp around five years ago, had never imagined she would ever be called upon to represent her constituency.

published on : 7th May 2021

After Tathagata Roy lashing out at BJP over Bengal defeat, party veteran summoned to Delhi

The BJP pocketed just 77 seats in the just-concluded Bengal polls, with the TMC having bagged 213 constituencies.

published on : 6th May 2021

'Not even 24 hours since I took oath as CM, central teams have started arriving': Mamata lashes out at BJP

Taking a swipe at the BJP, the CM said that the saffron party was yet to come to terms with people's mandate.

published on : 6th May 2021

Bengal's champion sports trio, Dinda, Tiwary, Bose hope to recreate on-field magic in politics

Having won their debut electoral battles, the trio are all excited about "making a difference" in their new innings.

published on : 5th May 2021

BJP weathers Trinamool storm in north Bengal, maintains Lok Sabha gains

The tally of winning seats for the saffron party in north Bengal looks "reasonable even after the overall setback", political analyst Subhomay Maitra said.

published on : 5th May 2021

Dire crises spawned by COVID, political violence await Mamata as she strides back to office

The distinction between Mamata Banerjee the leader and TMC the party evaporated into nothingness as she conquered West Bengal fighting the BJP's election war machine.

published on : 5th May 2021

Nadda vows to 'save' people of Bengal from chain of political violence

He also said his party will ensure that the entire country gets to know about the widespread violence unleashed in the state following the declaration of assembly poll results.

published on : 5th May 2021

Bengal polls: Suvendu Adhikari earns reputation as 'giant slayer' despite BJP's poor show

Though Mamata Banerjee, who had initially sought re-counting amidst allegations of illegalities in the counting procedure, has now said she will be moving the court of law on the result.

published on : 4th May 2021

Victory due to Mamata magic: Trinamool's film star contestants on poll win

TMCs winning Tollywood brigade includes director Raj Chakraborty, actors Kanchan Mallick, Soham Chakraborty, June Malliah, and Lovely Maitra.

published on : 4th May 2021

Bengal polls: Congress whitewashed from longtime bastion by Trinamool, BJP

The two parties have whitewashed a common rival, the Congress, from its longtime strongholds of Murshidabad and Malda districts.

published on : 4th May 2021
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