West Bengal Elections


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  • Over Lunch, Opposition Parties Put Ball In Government's Court On President

    Over Lunch, Opposition Parties Put Ball In Government's Court On President

    Opposition parties will wait to see whether the candidate picked by the government for President is acceptable to them before deciding whether they will force a contest, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday after attending a lunch hosted by Congress president Sonia Gandhi for leaders of 17 opposition parties in a show of unity ...

  • Mamata Banerjee Floats New Formula On President After Meeting PM Modi

    Mamata Banerjee Floats New Formula On President After Meeting PM Modi

    A day before opposition parties meet in a big show of strength over lunch hosted by Congress president Sonia Gandhi to discuss a joint candidate to field for President, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has pitched for a consensus candidate - one supported by both opposition parties and the government.

  • Opposition's 'Pehle Aap' Strategy On President And A Role For Mamata Banerjee

    Opposition's '<i>Pehle Aap</i>' Strategy On President And A Role For Mamata Banerjee

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be back in Delhi next week for a meeting of several opposition parties to decide on who they will field for President against the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance's nominee. But they are unlikely to make an announcement till the NDA names its candidate in a 'Pehle AAP' or you first strategy.

  • Mamata Banerjee's Party Scores In Civic Polls, Steps Into Darjeeling Hills

    Mamata Banerjee's Party Scores In Civic Polls, Steps Into Darjeeling Hills

    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's latest victory - her Trinamool Congress has taken four of seven municipal bodies in Bengal where elections were held - is made sweeter by a win in Mirik in the hills of Darjeeling, a stronghold for years of BJP ally the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM).

  • Mamata Banerjee Meets Sonia Gandhi, Says No Names For President Discussed

    Mamata Banerjee Meets Sonia Gandhi, Says No Names For President Discussed

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to bat for a joint candidate for the upcoming presidential election. The Trinamool Congress chief said names were not discussed, but they had agreed on the need for consensus.

  • In Hospital With Food Poisoning, Sonia Gandhi Dials Mamata Banerjee

    In Hospital With Food Poisoning, Sonia Gandhi Dials Mamata Banerjee

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi has been admitted to Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital after a bout of food poisoning. Hospital chairman DS Rana said the 70-year-old, who was admitted on Sunday, is better and will be discharged today. From her hospital bed, Mrs Gandhi on Tuesday called West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The Trinamool Congress...

  • BJP Strong No 2 In West Bengal By-Poll, Top Leaders Assigned To Win State

    BJP Strong No 2 In West Bengal By-Poll, Top Leaders Assigned To Win State

    After shocking the Left by placing second in this week's assembly by-election in West Bengal behind the ruling Trinamool Congress, the BJP has launched a 'Mission Bengal' that aims at preparing the party to make major inroads in the panchayat or local elections to be held next year. The party is sending senior leaders to West Bengal to interact wit...

  • 'Dal Main Kaala', Says Mamata Banerjee On BJP's Victory In Uttar Pradesh

    <i>'Dal Main Kaala'</i>, Says Mamata Banerjee On BJP's Victory In Uttar Pradesh

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed serious doubt over the massive mandate won by the BJP in the recently held assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

  • BJP Protests Against Trinamool Congress Leaders Seen In Narada Sting

    BJP Protests Against Trinamool Congress Leaders Seen In Narada Sting

    The BJP in Kolkata on Wednesday hit the streets demanding the resignation of Trinamool Congress lawmakers and ministers who were allegedly seen on tape accepting bribes for favours. The Narada sting was released just before the assembly elections in West Bengal last year but last week the Calcutta High Court said prima facie it seemed to be a cogni...

  • 'Let's See How Well BJP Does In Next Election:' Mamata Banerjee's Dare On Notes Ban

    'Let's See How Well BJP Does In Next Election:' Mamata Banerjee's Dare On Notes Ban

    Mamata Banerjee, in the second edition of her street protests in Delhi over the government's currency ban, today threw a dare. "Let's see how well the BJP does in the upcoming elections," said the West Bengal Chief Minister who has taken a frontline position in the opposition's attack on the government.

  • In First Vote After Notes Ban, By-Polls In 6 States

    In First Vote After Notes Ban, By-Polls In 6 States

    By-elections were held in six states and one union territory today - the polls are expected to be the first referendum since the ban on 500 and 1,000 rupee notes was announced by the BJP-led government at the centre.

  • Polling Begins For Bengal By-Polls

    Polling Begins For Bengal By-Polls

    Polling began amidst enthusiasm for by-elections to two Lok Sabha and one assembly seats in West Bengal at 7 am on Saturday.

  • Bengal Bypolls To Be Held Under Shadow Of Demonetisation

    Bengal Bypolls To Be Held Under Shadow Of Demonetisation

    By-elections will be held in two Lok Sabha constituencies and one Assembly constituency in West Bengal tomorrow under the shadow of the Centre's demonetisation decision.

  • Mamata Banerjee Chalks Out 'Roadmap' To Counter BJP-RSS In West Bengal

    Mamata Banerjee Chalks Out 'Roadmap' To Counter BJP-RSS In West Bengal

    West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee today chalked out a three-point programme to "counter the rise of the BJP-RSS combine" in the state.

  • Debate Over Aligning With Congress At CPI-M Plenum

    Debate Over Aligning With Congress At CPI-M Plenum

    The debate over aligning with Congress featured majorly at the ongoing CPI(M) state plenum and party general secretary Sitaram Yechury today said there is a need to put up an united fight with all the "secular and democratic forces" to resist the "terror" of ruling TMC.

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