West Bengal Civic Polls

Ruling Trinamool Congress sweeps West Bengal civic polls

The Trinamool Congress won 102 of 108 municipalities. 

published on : 2nd March 2022

Left regaining significance in Bengal's electoral scenario, claims CPM

Sujan Chakraborty claimed that the BJP's vote share is receding in Bengal where it had made significant gains since the 2018 panchayat polls.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Bengal civic polls: Mamata Banerjee thanks people for massive TMC victory; urges winners to work with humility

TMC scored a landslide victory, winning 93 of the 107 municipalities that went to polls on February 27.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Civic poll violence should have been avoided, sends out wrong message: Trinamool Congress MP Sougata Roy

On Sunday cases of violence and malpractices marred the election to 107 municipalities across West Bengal.

published on : 1st March 2022

Overall situation peaceful as Bengal votes in civic polls

A BJP candidate smashed an EVM, alleging rigging by TMC members, in one of the wards.

published on : 27th February 2022

West Bengal civic polls: SC refuses to entertain BJP's plea of seeking deployment of central forces

The court told told senior advocate PS Patwalia, appearing for BJP, that it is 'not inclined to entertain this petition'.

published on : 25th February 2022

West Bengal civic polls: Protests by TMC, BJP leaders over ticket distribution continue

Protests over the candidate list continued in places such as Jalpaiguri, Gobardanga, Barrackpur, Barasat and Raiganj.

published on : 8th February 2022

West Bengal municipal elections: EC reschedules polls to February 12 amid rising COVID cases

Earlier in the day, the state government sent a letter to the SEC, giving its consent to reschedule the election dates, owing to the present pandemic situation.

published on : 15th January 2022

Kolkata, Howrah civic polls on Dec 19; BJP may move HC seeking elections to all municipalities

Elections to more than 100 civic bodies including municipal corporations of Kolkata and Howrah have been due for a long time, primarily because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

published on : 9th November 2021

Playing safe: CPM not to fight all West Bengal Urban wards

The TMC is all set to go all out in the civic polls against the BJP, which has emerged as the main opposition in the state.

published on : 22nd October 2021