2021 Bengal Assembly Elections
West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.21

Modi mocks Mamata, sidesteps fuel hike

On Sunday, the price of petrol in Calcutta was Rs 91.35 a litre and diesel Rs 84.35 a litre while the cost of an LPG cylinder touched Rs 845. Amid the hike, Mamata Banerjee government reduced petrol a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.21

Matuas unhappy with Trinamul list

The chief of a Matua outfit allegiant to the Trinamul Congress has said the party should have fielded two-three members of the community in the Assembly polls and claimed she had been offered candidat...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Gaighata

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.21

Adivasi outfits root for TMC in Malda

Leaders of two prominent tribal outfits, the Adivasi Sengel Abhiyan and the Jharkhand Disham Party, jointly hosted a public meeting at the Gazole College ground in Malda district on Sunday and urged t...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 07.03.21

Modi vows 'real change' in Bengal, targets Mamata

The prime minister said he was committed to bringing about "asol parivartan" (real change) in Bengal where all sections of people progress but nobody is appeased, and infiltration is stopped...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.03.21

Groups launch ‘No Vote to BJP’ drive

A clutch of social organisations that had protested against the new citizenship matrix and supported the poor when a sudden lockdown was forced on them has launched a campaign called No Vote to BJP. ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 06.03.21

Who has TMC fielded in Calcutta

Aroop Biswas Constituency: Tollygunge Profession: Politician Age: 57 Known for: Manages the Tollywood clan of Trinamul Date of polling: April 10 Partha Chatterjee Constituency: Behala West Professi...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.21

Left-Cong names nominees

The Grand Alliance of the Left Front, Congress and Indian Secular Front (ISF) announced the seats they will contest in the first two phases of the assembly election in Bengal. The Left Front will con...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.03.21

Devasish Jana joins BJP

Jana told The Telegraph Salt Lake that his Trinamul colleagues had started treating him differently as he was known to be close to Suvendu Adhikari, the former transport minister who shifted to the BJ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.21

Mamata lines up women power rallies

Trinamul Congress strategists have decided to make women empowerment the theme of the party’s election campaign and have lined up two back-to-back programmes in Siliguri and Calcutta next week t...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.21

Paramilitary blanket for Midnapores

The Election Commission is set to deploy 66 companies of central forces in East Midnapore and West Midnapore by Monday in a clear indication that the poll panel is worried about the law and order in t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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