India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Mamata Banerjee's ruling Trinamool Congress is on its way to sweep civic polls in West Bengal, seen as a semi-final before assembly elections less than a year away. The party is now leading in 114 of the 144-member Kolkata Municipal Corporation Board...
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie and Alok Pandey | Saturday April 18, 2015
Elections to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation - billed by many as the semi-final ahead of the assembly elections in West Bengal next year - ended today amid reports of sporadic violence, which the Opposition claimed were carried out by Trinamool Con...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 15, 2015
Buoyed by its spectacular victory in Delhi Assembly polls, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now planning to make itself a significant political force in at least four major states in the next five years, without entering into any "arrangements of conveni...
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday September 16, 2014
In West Bengal, after a 15-year drought, the BJP now has an MLA in the state Assembly. The party's Samik Bhattacharya has won Dakshin Bashirhat. In 1999, the BJP had won the Ashoknagar assembly seat in alliance with the Trinamool.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 8, 2014
The Trinamool Congress yesterday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission accusing BJP President Amit Shah of flouting the election Model Code of Conduct by staying at a government guest house during his campaign for the Assembly bye-elections...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 31, 2014
The BJP today alleged that the law and order situation in West Bengal was worse than it was under the Left rule as its team reached the state to assess the situation following the alleged attack on party workers by the ruling Trinamool Congress activ...
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 19, 2014
A backbencher in West Bengal politics, the BJP has signalled its arrival in a big way by its stellar performance in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, seeking to change the political equations in the state.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 17, 2014
Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling is set for a fifth consecutive term beating the record set by Jyoti Basu in West Bengal.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Swati Gupta | Friday May 16, 2014
The BJP has crossed the 272 mark in the Lok Sabha on its own. Its stupendous performance has been propelled by the clean sweep, or the near clean sweep, effected by it in a few states. But Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Jammu and Kashmir, states ruled by o...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Friday May 16, 2014
The BJP is expected to cross the half-way mark in the Lok Sabha on its own. Its stupendous performance has been propelled by the clean sweep, or the near clean sweep, effected by it in a few states. But Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Jammu and Kashmir, sta...
Elections News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday May 12, 2014
Parties like the CPM and the BJP have accused ruling Trinamool Congress workers of intimidating voters as 17 of West Bengal's 42 constituencies vote today, in a phase crucial for Mamata Banerjee.
Elections News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjee, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday May 12, 2014
At least 13 people were injured in clashes in West Bengal, where 17 constituencies are voting in the last round of the mammoth general election.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday May 12, 2014
India's mammoth general election comes to a close today with voting in 41 constituencies across three states, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Bihar.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 11, 2014
Reacting to the violence in West Bengal on the eve of the final phase of polling, the Communist Party of India on Sunday sought flag marches by central forces and enhanced security in the state.
Elections News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Sunday May 11, 2014
On the eve of the final phase on election, several clashes have been reported from some of the 17 seats in West Bengal where voting will take place on Monday.
Elections News | NDTV.com | Sunday May 11, 2014
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew marks his debut in electoral politics by entering the race for Lok Sabha elections from Diamond Harbour. He has been fielded by his Aunt's party, the Trinamool Congress.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 10, 2014
A massive 12 kilometre roadshow was led by Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, covering Jadavpur and Kolkata South constituencies.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 9, 2014
The Election Commission on Thursday sought to downplay allegations made by the Left parties and Congress over the 'inaction' by its special observer in West Bengal saying there was "nothing objectionable" in his movement, including when he left the s...
Elections News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Thursday May 8, 2014
In the last lap of the general elections, Mamata Banerjee's charges against Narendra Modi, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, are getting more graphic. She has now compared him to Hanuman with his tail on fire.
Elections News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas (with PTI inputs) | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Voting begins in 64 seats across seven states in the penultimate round of the Lok Sabha elections today.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 7, 2014
As Jangalmahal, once the hotbed of the Maoists, goes to the poll tomorrow in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha election, the Election Commission (EC) has stepped up security arrangement by deploying adequate central forces in all the polling stations in ...
Elections News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday May 7, 2014
A day after CPI leader A B Bardhan said an alliance with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee could be a possibility, his associates from the CPM have said the question doesn't arise.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday May 6, 2014
CPI leader AB Bardhan today said he is not averse to making Trinamool Congress (TMC) led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee a partner.
Elections News | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya (with inputs from PTI) | Monday May 5, 2014
He also accused the EC of failing to stop rigging during the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.