West Bengal election 2021

EC cracks whip as TMC supporters go on celebration spree, flouting COVID norms 

Several TMC activists had no mask on their faces as they lustily cheered and danced to their party's 'khela hobe' (game to happen) theme song, which played on huge sound systems.

published on : 2nd May 2021

BJP's Kailash Vijayavargiya makes U-turn, says Mamata behind TMC's astounding performance

Earlier in the day, he had claimed that initial trends were not the real indicators of the final outcome, and exuded confidence that his party will win the elections.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Primary task of new TMC govt will be to put health system back on track: Firhad Hakim

Hakim also said that TMC, after coming to power, will have to shoulder greater responsibilities in the wake of the pandemic-induced crisis, and celebrations and victory rallies can take a back seat.

published on : 2nd May 2021

TMC consolidates lead in Bengal, trends hint at huge victory

Belying expectations of a tight contest, the TMC candidates appeared galloping to victory, and, if the current trends hold, the party will easily form its third successive government in the state.

published on : 2nd May 2021

West Bengal polls 2021: 76 per cent polling recorded in final phase, BJP candidate attacked

Anirban Ganguly, the BJP's candidate in Bolpur in Birbhum district was chased away when he went to Ilambazar area.

published on : 29th April 2021

Bengal elections: 35 constituencies to go to polls in final phase, fate of 283 candidates to be sealed

All eyes will be on Trinamool Congress Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal as he is under the strict surveillance of the Election Commission.

published on : 28th April 2021

Bengal election phase 8: Kolkata's dwindling Chinese Indians look for better future

The close-knit community, whose number has dwindled from 60,000 before the 1962 war with China, has learnt over the years to keep its political beliefs close to its chest.

published on : 28th April 2021

Mamata welcomes Madras HC order, demands withdrawal of central forces who may be infected with Covid

Earlier on Monday, Madras High Court had lashed out at the Election Commission over the conduct of Assembly polls amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 26th April 2021

EC transfers more police officers in Bengal 

Shantanu Sinha Biswas, an inspector at the Directorate of Economic Offences, was transferred to the office of the DIG Jalpaiguri Range as a crime inspector.

published on : 26th April 2021

Bengal polls: Stray violence marks first half of seventh phase 

A few incidents of scuffle were reported from the Asansol area, where TMC candidate Sayoni Ghosh claimed that BJP activists tried to jam booths in her constituency.

published on : 26th April 2021

Phase 7 of Bengal polls: 37.72 per cent voter turnout recorded till 12 pm

Among the districts, Murshidabad recorded the highest turnout with 42.41 per cent, while Malda and Dakshin Dinajpur registered 39.96 per cent and 39.70 per cent respectively.

published on : 26th April 2021

Bengal polls: EC listens only to PM Modi and Amit Shah, says TMC's Nusrat Jahan

Nusrat also said that wherever she has campaigned, she has only seen support for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

published on : 26th April 2021

'Ghar ka ladka' Firhad Hakim locked in triangular fight in Kolkata Port

The area is dotted with huge banners in favour of the city's outgoing mayor and lifelike cutouts of him along with Trinamool Congress flags.

published on : 25th April 2021

People interested in 'COVID ki baat', and not 'Mann ki baat', says Mamata

Modi, during his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann ki baat' earlier in the day, said that the COVID-19 "storm" has shaken the country, and urged people to get vaccinated.

published on : 25th April 2021

Nadda hits out at Mamata for 'skipping' PM's virtual meet with CMs on COVID-19 situation

Banerjee, on the other hand, has claimed that she was not invited to a meeting chaired by the PM a few days ago to discuss modalities to tackle the pandemic.

published on : 25th April 2021
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