Bengal bypolls: Mamata Banerjee wins Bhowanipore by-election with record margin

#TrinamoolCongress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister #MamataBanerjee has won the Bhowanipore by-election by a margin of 58,832 votes. Earlier, the Election Commission has revealed that she was leading BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal by 52,017 votes after the sixteenth round of counting on Sunday morning Mamata broke her party's victory margin record of 49,936 votes in 2011 Assembly elections, the year she derailed LF's 34-year regime.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Ajith’s mask and phone grabbing stunt, Vijay’s cycle set social media abuzz on polling day

Were actors #Ajith and #Vijay delivering a message when they came to the polling booth to cast their votes on Tuesday? Ajith wore a mask in red and black -- the colours in the DMK flag -- to his booth in Thiruvanmiyur, while Vijay came on a bicycle painted in red and black to a booth in Neelankarai. #TamilNaduElections

published on : 6th April 2021

Assembly Elections 2021: Second phase of polls kick starts in West Bengal and Assam

Polling began at 7 am on Thursday for 30 constituencies, including the high-profile Nandigram seat, in the second phase of the #WestBengal assembly elections amid tight security, officials said. Voting is underway with strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols in nine seats each in Purba and Paschim Medinipur districts, eight in Bankura and four in South 24 Parganas.

published on : 1st April 2021

Fearing violence later the day, early voters assemble before polling stations in large numbers

West Bengal Elections 2021--Polling began at 7 am on Saturday for the 30 seats in the first phase of the assembly elections in #WestBengal​ amid tight security, officials said.

published on : 27th March 2021

'Co-Le-B' alliance still there, govt's Sabarimala stand clear, says Pinarayi Vijayan

The LDF has been banking on Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to retain power in the state which will be a first if it happens, but he insists that it is a collective effort. In a free-wheeling chat with TNIE, Pinarayi once again alleged that an unholy ‘Co-Le-B’ alliance exists in this election too. He also expects the LDF to win at least the same number of seats it had won last time. 

published on : 24th March 2021
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