Assembly Polls
West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.21

Survey sees edge for Mamata, surge for BJP

Another takeaway is the 7.7 per cent vote share secured by “Others” — which would include the likes of the Asaduddin Owaisi-Abbasuddin Siddiqui truck. The “others” might ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.21

Mamata to contest from Nandigram

  Mamata Banerjee on Monday declared she will contest the upcoming assembly election from Nandigram, as she took her battle for West Bengal to the home turf of poitical heavyweight Suvendu Adhik...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Nandigram(Bengal)

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.21

Shiv Sena to contest Bengal assembly polls

He, however, didn't specify the number of seats the Sena will contest in West Bengal. Elections to the 294-member WB assembly are due in April-May this year. The Sena is in power in Maharashtra ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.21

Reshuffle in Malda district Trinamul

The Trinamul Congress leadership has brought about a number of significant changes in the party’s Malda district committee by inducting a number of old and new leaders. The move, observers said...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.21

EC full bench likely to visit state

The full bench of the Election Commission is likely to visit Bengal later this month to oversee preparations for Assembly polls, giving rise to speculations that the voting could be held in March-Apri...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.21

Push for Rajbanshi school recognition

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the school education department would inspect 200 informal schools, where education was imparted through Rajbanshi language, to find out whether those could be converte...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.21

BJP minority leader shot at

A BJP leader from the minority community was shot at in Kumarganj area of Pukhuria police station on Sunday night. Sadek Ali, who took two bullets on his left elbow, is admitted to the Malda Medical ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.21

Cong panel for Left talks

The Congress central leadership on Monday constituted a four member committee headed by state chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury to hold talks with Left parties on seat sharing and chalk out plans to hold j...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.21

Bengal: health cards for all before poll

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to enhance the capacity of printing Swasthya Sathi cards to cover all people in Bengal under the state-sponsored health insurance scheme ahead of the Assembl...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.21

Bridges keep BJP and Trinamul apart

Borodoba, an otherwise nondescript village in the Falakata block of Alipurduar district, has emerged as a unique but stark example of political division. Supporters of the Trinamul Congress and the B...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.