West Bengal assembly elections

Election Commission releases final electoral roll ahead of West Bengal Assembly elections 2021

The ECI may announce the election schedule in mid-February, keeping in mind the Covid-19 pandemic situation.

published on : 15th January 2021

Didigiri vs Modimagic: Divide and pool game

Politics is botany in West Bengal. A political garden war is on between two distinct floral species: the blooming lotus versus two leaves and flower clinging to its grassroots.

published on : 10th January 2021

BJP chief JP Nadda launches farm outreach in poll-bound West Bengal 

JP Nadda asserted that the provisions in the Union budget for agriculture and benefits for farmers have been raised manifold under the Narendra Modi government.

published on : 10th January 2021

BJP chief JP Nadda in Bengal on Saturday to reach out to farmers

The BJP chief will hold a roadshow from Burdwan Clock Tower to Lord Curzon Gate in Burdwan and address a press conference too.

published on : 8th January 2021

Imams' body to oppose AIMIM's entry into the West Bengal poll arena

The entry of AIMIM and Asaduddin Owaisi's alliance with Abbas is said to be aimed at chipping away at the minority vote share of the TMC.

published on : 6th January 2021

Amit Shah likely to address Matuas to quell discontent ahead of West Bengal polls

The Matuas have been insisting that Shah visit their headquarters and let them know by when their demands for citizenship can be met.

published on : 6th January 2021

Alternative policies needed to foil BJP, TMC efforts to turn Bengal polls bipolar event: Sitaram Yechury

Yechury said that in order to maintain a democratic and secular system, it is imperative to keep the BJP away from the power and defeat it in the elections.

published on : 4th January 2021

RSS, BJP to meet in Ahmedabad ahead of West Bengal assembly elections

Sources also informed that while Nadda will be in Ahemdabad for two days, he is likely to attend the RSS meeting on day one and will meet with party workers and functionaries the next day.

published on : 2nd January 2021

People of Bengal won't be worthy heirs of Tagore, Netaji if they don't reject communalism: Amartya Sen

Exuding confidence that the people of the state will reject non-secular forces, the 87-year-old Harvard professor said, "Bengal had in the past greatly suffered due to communalism."

published on : 29th December 2020

West Bengal Assembly elections 2021: BJP lists out SOP in fight to turn booths into citadels

Dilip Ghosh asked all booth presidents to swing into action to consolidate electorate in booth-level in favour of the saffron camp.

published on : 26th December 2020

BJP, TMC likely to get fight on 75 seats from JDU in West Bengal elections

The JD(U) has started chalking out strategies to contest West Bengal polls alone if it fails to forge an alliance with BJP, just the way it fought alone in Delhi and Jharkhand polls.

published on : 18th December 2020

Could declare all polling booths as sensitive: Election Commission on West Bengal Assembly elections

Sources close to the CEO in Bengal said Sudeep Jain will be interacting with government officials over the next two days.

published on : 18th December 2020

TMC strongman Suvendu Adhikari quits as MLA, to meet BJP brass

A number of disgruntled district-level functionaries and elected representatives of the ruling party have started expressing their dissent.

published on : 17th December 2020

'Nandigram hero' Suvendu Adhikari quits as MLA, set to join BJP

Adhikari's resignation ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections is said to be significant in Bengal's present political scenario. The ex-Nandigram MLA had resigned from the state cabinet last month.

published on : 16th December 2020

Eye on 2021 Bengal assembly polls, Mamata Banerjee to portray herself as candidate on all 294 seats 

Sources in the party have said that the TMC chief will appeal to the electorates to vote for her keeping in mind that she is the candidate on all the constituencies. 

published on : 29th November 2020
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