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West Bengal polls


Another blow for Mamata, forest minister Rajib Banerjee is latest to quit cabinet

January 22, 2021 7:09 pm

In a Facebook Live, Banerjee said, “I wanted to do some good work for the people but failedbecause of some persons in the party.” Banerjee said he was patiently waiting for the right time to get his grievances, "solely concerning the wellbeing of people”, addressed.

West Bengal: EC may advance polls ‘due to exams, violence’

January 15, 2021 2:49 am

Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain, who was on a two-day visit to the state, is said to have raised concerns over law and order, the PTI news agency quoted sources as saying.

West Bengal: EC official meets DMs, SPs, reviews poll preparedness

January 14, 2021 5:57 am

According to a senior official of Chief Electoral Officer's (CEO) office in the state, Jain interacted with senior police officers, DMs and SPs of central and southern parts of the state in the first half of the day.

EC should probe rise in number of voters in rolls: BJP

January 14, 2021 10:12 am

Swapan Dasgupta also said the poll panel must ensure that no illegal voter is included in the final electoral roll for the state which is scheduled to be published on January 15.

‘Garbage of lies’: Mamata rubbishes Amit Shah claims on Bengal’s development

December 22, 2020 7:51 am

Describing the figures given by the Home Minister on the position of Bengal on various parameters as "garbage of lies",  Mamata Banerjee said that she will give a detailed reply to Amit Shah's accusations on Tuesday.

BJP will form next government in West Bengal: Ramdas Athawale

December 21, 2020 3:46 pm

Talking to reporters, 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.

West Bengal Assembly elections 2021: Mamata faces anti-incumbency, resurgent BJP looks to make big gains

December 17, 2020 8:45 pm

From a fervent push to roll out the Citizenship Amendment Act to relentless attacks on the ruling TMC government over its alleged "minority appeasement" and political violence -- the BJP seems to have put in place a meticulously planned election strategy months in advance.

Bengal polls: ‘Insider-outsider’ to be key theme of TMC campaign

November 25, 2020 7:27 am

The party, they said, will push the idea that the BJP, which is being seen as its primary contender as it tries to retain power in the state for the third time, has brought in “people from outside” who do not understand Bengal.

CAA implementation to be given priority before Bengal assembly polls: Kailash Vijayvargiya

November 04, 2020 7:53 pm

The state unit, nevertheless, would convey its grievances over the recent "political killings" in Bengal and the "politicisation and criminalisation" of some police officers, Vijayvargiya maintained.

In Bengal pockets, saffron and red quietly share space

May 09, 2018 11:03 am

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.


West Bengal Elections

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