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TMC sweeps Bengal civic polls with 140 seats, BJP 2nd with 6

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, “I am indebted to the people for this victory and I thank them. Those who were scrambling for the third or fourth position secured only 0.1 per cent of the votes and got no seats.”

Bengal civic polls: No written orders, so no repoll today, says Alapan Bandyopadhyay

Bandyopadhyay also hints that counting may not be held on October 9


West Bengal civic polls: Everywhere, the most organised won

The scale of the Trinamool Congress victory is overwhelming. At the same time, the different dimensions of the outcome make the CPM-BJP allegations of “state sponsored terror” hard to substantiate.

Repolling in 36 booths peaceful: SEC

Upadhaya, meanwhile, said the discrepancy in KMC poll turnout percentage was a result of human errors.

Bengal civic polls: TMC worker first casualty

Several people suffer gunshot, splinter injuries as political parties flex muscle

First casualty in West Bengal civic polls: Trinamool supporter shot dead in Burdwan

According to preliminary reports, soon after the voting began this morning at about 7 am bombs were hurled outside several polling booths in Katwa.


Polls to 91 civic bodies in West Bengal begin amid tight security

The civic polls in Bengal will be a test for the BJP, which aims to become a major political force.

Behind Didi’s confidence, BJP disarray

So far growing, BJP grapples with infighting, clashes among members, limited campaign ahead of Bengal civic polls.

Mamata wins wards,loses face in civic polls

Preliminary reports show that TMC vote share went down in 22 of the 129 wards.

Bengal CPM did not implement rectification drive properly,says Biman

Smarting under the Bengal civic polls defeat,the CPM on Saturday admitted that the corrective measures identified by the party after the Lok Sabha polls debacle had not been properly implemented in the state....

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Bengal civic polls: Trinamool Congress shows its grip on state with clean sweep

The victories reiterate the Trinamool Congress’ continuing hold over urban electorate.