West Bengal Assembly election

Half of BJP's seats in West Bengal came from Dalit dominated constituencies

Many of the seats are dominated by Matuas, a Hindu religious sect comprising those who had migrated from Bangladesh.

published on : 5th May 2021

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

West Bengal Assembly election results: Minority insecurity results in Congress-Left Front wipeout

For the first time since Independence, there will be no Left Front or Congress representative in the West Bengal Assembly.

published on : 4th May 2021

West Bengal poll results show Narendra Modi-Amit Shah not invincible: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena said Bengal election results have proved that PM Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah are not invincible.

published on : 3rd 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

BJP heavyweights and turncoats unable to make dent in TMC’s bastions

The BJP’s plan of riding on the shoulders of Trinamool turncoats turned out to be a major dampener for the party looking to make inroads in West Bengal.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Bengal tigress Mamata Banerjee overtrumps Hindutva card

Despite anti-incumbency factor, Mamata’s minority vote-bank, women’s support & promises work in TMC’s favour.

published on : 3rd May 2021

West Bengal Assembly Election results: Nandigram swung like a pendulum

The drama continued till the last round when news of Mamata’s victory came in, but minutes later, Suvendu’s victory by 1,956 votes was announced.

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

Mamata loses Nandigram but wins election 'khela' of the decade in Bengal at a canter

The saffron party also paid the price for fielding as many as 148 Trinamool turncoats, including 18 MLAs. This ended up resulting in two things that paved the way for their crushing defeat.

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
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