West bengal Assembly

TMC spent Rs 154.28 crore, DMK over 114 crore during Assembly poll campaigns: EC; BJP data not available

The Congress spent Rs 84.93 crore (Rs 84,93,69,986) for electioneering in Assam, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal during the assembly elections.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Bengal Congress defeated in polls but hasn't fled battlefield: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury 

The Congress, which had ruled the state before the Left Front came to power in 1977, drew a blank in the elections to the 294-member assembly held earlier this year.

published on : 28th August 2021

Uttar Pradesh brand of Hindutva rhetoric failed in 'secular' Bengal: Strategist

He also made it clear that the party’s Hindutva rhetoric led to the consolidation of the vote-bank of minorities

published on : 26th August 2021

Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee files affidavit in HC on PIL for Mukul Roy's removal as PAC chief

The Bengal government has opposed the prayer claiming that it is the domain and discretion of the Speaker of the Assembly.

published on : 13th August 2021

PIL filed in Calcutta HC seeking Mukul Roy's removal from post of Public Accounts Committee chairman

Advocate General Kishore Dutta opposed the prayer submitting that the speaker has the sole authority in the Assembly and it is for him to decide who was eligible for the post.

published on : 30th July 2021

Forces plotting to bifurcate Bengal will be defeated: Speaker Biman Banerjee

The speaker also dwelt on how Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was working towards inclusive development of all regions of the state.

published on : 13th July 2021

Mukul Roy appointed as chief of Public Accounts Committee in Bengal Assembly, BJP stages walkout

BJP MLAs, led by Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari, staged a walkout in the Assembly, protesting against this decision.

published on : 9th July 2021

West Bengal Assembly passes resolution for creation of legislative council

The resolution was moved by state parliamentary affairs minister Partha Chatterjee under Rule 169 of the Procedures of Conduct of Business of the House.

published on : 6th July 2021

Bengal Governor forced to cut short address in Assembly amid ruckus by BJP legislators 

The Governor arrived at the Assembly and was received by Speaker Biman Bandopadhyay.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Bengal budget session to begin from July 2, COVID protocols to be followed

The budget is likely to be placed in the house the next day of the commencement of the session or the day after, assembly sources said.

published on : 22nd June 2021

BJP's Suvendu Adhikari elected Opposition leader in West Bengal Assembly

Suvendu Adhikari had won election from Nandigram assembly seat, defeating his former mentor-turned-political adversary Mamata Banerjee by a narrow margin of over 1900 votes.

published on : 10th May 2021

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
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