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In Bengal pockets, saffron and red quietly share space

Arch-rivals BJP and CPIM and in some places even Congress have unofficially started to co-ordinate, have tacit understanding in seats and hold joint rallies to thwart Trinamool Congress on poll day.

TMC cadre drove us out, stopped us from filing papers: Oppn in Alipore

CPIML Liberation state committee member Dibakar Bhattacharya said two women candidates went missing after they were blocked from filing nominations.


West Bengal panchayat polls: Clashes in several districts including Murshidabad, Bankura

Clashes have been reported across the state since filing began on April 3rd. The last day for filing of nominations is on Monday. The panchayat polls will be held in three phases in the first week of May.

Run-up to panchayat polls TMC, Oppn trade charges amid Bengal violence

Violence over filing of nominations was also reported in Birbhum, Purulia and Murshidabad districts. CPM leader Basudeb Acharya was injured in a clash of CPM and TMC workers in Purulia.

Delhi confidential: Family Matters

Wives of both Kailash Vijayvargiya and Sidharth Nath Singh, general secretary and secretary in charge of the state respectively, hail from West Bengal. BJP leaders hope this improves the party’s prospects in the state.

Congress-Communist alliance in Bengal polls: Good arithmetic, chemistry to be tested

Even as this most incongruous political tie up struggles to find common grounds for a fight, the outcome of it and its aftermath remains a big question mark.


Mamata Banerjee dares Cong, Left to officially forge ‘unholy alliance’

The Left, in turn, asked Mamata to introspect, while underscoring the ruling Trinamool Congress chief’s previous alliances with both BJP and Congress.

Assembly polls 2016: Not yet ‘Indian citizens’, those in enclaves may not get to vote

At midnight on July 31, India and Bangladesh had started implementing their landmark Land Boundary Agreement.

Clashes and firing in Bengal

In all, 17 constituencies in five districts decided the fate of 188 candidates in today’s polls.

82 per cent polling recorded in West Bengal

The polling percentage was very good in the first four hours and a large number voters waited in queues in most polling stations.

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West Bengal Elections

During Assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry, BJP was the most discussed political party while West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee the most talked about political leader on Facebook. An analysis of conversations on Facebook regarding the Assembly polls across all states done by the social media giant shows that […]