West Bengal Assembly Elections

The subtext of the election verdict

Though the encrypted political message in these results will be clearer only after a while, there are certain unmistakable moral lessons. 

published on : 5th May 2021

BJP's Bengal blunders and a message that democracy is a chapati

The BJP’s biggest mistake, as it desperately sought to occupy people’s mindspace and create hype, was to invite hordes of TMC leaders accused of goondaism into its fold  

published on : 5th May 2021

Team Rahul Gandhi fails to impress before party poll

The Congress did not have much stake in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, where it won in alliance with the DMK.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Arrogance, might, money power lost in West Bengal: Congress leader Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal hailed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is all set to continue her third term in West Bengal.

published on : 3rd May 2021

West Bengal Assembly polls: BJP candidate Chandana Bauri, wife of daily wage labourer, wins Saltora

Following Chandana Bauri's win, many took to Twitter and hailed her for this astounding success, despite coming from a humble background.

published on : 3rd May 2021

JDS leaders hail Mamata, Stalin, Pinarayi for their stupendous victories

While Kumaraswamy likened Mamata to Goddess Durga, Gowda said no other ordinary leader could have pulled off a victory like she did.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Counting begins for Bengal assembly polls under tight security

The counting will decide the electoral fate of 2,116 candidates including nominees of the Left-Congress-Indian Secular Front alliance.

published on : 2nd May 2021

TMC candidate’s widow files case against officials

In her complaint, she mentioned that the poll panel rejected the TMC's repeated requests to club the last three phases of the Assembly elections.

published on : 29th April 2021

Bengal polls HIGHLIGHTS | Stray violent incidents mark final phase as marathon election comes to end

Over 84.77 lakh voters will decide the political fate of 283 candidates in this phase.

published on : 29th April 2021

BJP crossed magic figure after sixth phase: JP Nadda

Nadda also said the elections in the state remained peaceful this time as his party workers did not fall into the trap of the ruling Trinamool Congress.

published on : 27th April 2021

West Bengal elections: It’s JP Nadda vs Mamata Banerjee on the eve of phase seven polls

JP Nadda wondered whether it was ego that prevented Mamata Banerjee from attending the virtual meet with the PM.

published on : 26th April 2021

Bengal polls 7th phase HIGHLIGHTS | Peacefull polling held across 34 constituencies, Rs 334 cr seizure till now, says ECI

The Bengal chief minister welcomed Madras HC order which says the Election Commission of India EC cannot escape responsibility for covid spike during polls.

published on : 26th April 2021

Five killed, four in CISF firing, on bloody Bengal poll day

In a preliminary report, the police said Central Industrial Security Force personnel opened fire after a group of 200-odd villagers allegedly attacked them and tried to snatch their weapons.

published on : 10th April 2021

Bengal polls: BJP's polling agent stopped from entering booth in Tollygunge; Babul Supriyo intervenes

BJP MP and candidate from Tollygunge assembly constituency Supriyo reached there and ensured the agent's entry.

published on : 10th April 2021

West Bengal Assembly elections: First-time voter shot dead outside polling booth

A first-time voter was shot dead by unidentified persons outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district.

published on : 10th April 2021
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