West Bengal polls

2021 WB assembly polls: Congress demands 130 seats but Left Front disagrees

State Congress president Adhir Chowdhury, following the meeting, said talks on seat-sharing between the two sides are likely to conclude by the end of the month.

published on : 17th January 2021

Amit Shah meets Bengal team to sharpen victory focus

Attempt to keep party intact in the face of influx from TMC cadre

published on : 16th January 2021

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora to visit poll-bond Assam, West Bengal next week

It is usual for the Commission to visit poll-bound states before announcing the schedule of Assembly elections.

published on : 13th 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

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

AIMIM nothing but BJP's proxy, says TMC as Owaisi visits West Bengal

Earlier, Owaisi had decided to hold a virtual meeting with Siddiqui, but he changed his mind at the eleventh hour and flew down to Bengal to pay him a visit.

published on : 3rd 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

Suvendu Adhikari's younger brother Soumendu, 14 TMC councillors join BJP

Suvendu Adhikari, who had quit the TMC and joined the BJP last month, said Soumendu's removal from TMC was a 'vindictive move' on the part of the state government.

published on : 1st January 2021

Tagore's land will never allow hate politics to overpower secularism: Mamata

Hitting out at Visva-Bharati VC, the feisty TMC boss said "attempts to destroy Tagore's cultural abode have to be resisted with all might".

published on : 29th December 2020

Newly-inducted MLAs widening cracks in Bengal BJP?

A section of functionaries in BJP’s Bengal chapter raised question on what will be the electoral dividend the party will get in the upcoming Assembly elections by inducting four MLAs.

published on : 27th 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 will form next government in West Bengal: Athawale

Athawale, whose party is an ally of the BJP-led central government, also said he will seek four to five seats for his Republican Party of India (A) in the West Bengal polls.

published on : 21st December 2020

TMC leaders being lured to BJP with tall promises, says Lok Sabha MP

Others who left the party are afraid that they might not get a ticket in the hustings, the senior TMC leader told reporters at the party headquarters here.

published on : 18th 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
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