Assembly Polls
West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.21

BJP leaders ‘beaten’ at headquarter

Two BJP leaders were manhandled by their colleagues inside the state headquarters of the party here on May 10, multiple sources in the BJP have told The Telegraph. A senior state BJP functionary said...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.21

BJP duo to quit Assembly, stay as MPs

Contacted, the Ranaghat MP gave a terse reaction. “We fought the Assembly elections according to the directive of the party. We will resign, too, if the party asks us to. There is no question of...
By Main Uddin Chisti, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar, Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.21

43 ministers to take oath on Monday

Still, the list has no real surprises, the highlight being Amit Mitra’s inclusion despite his withdrawal from the election this time on account of his poor health. Should Mitra take oath on Mon...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.05.21

Lesson is BJP can be defeated: Left leader

In Kerala, the Left gained from its management of the Nipah virus outbreak, the repeated floods and Covid, Viswam said. “In all these crises the people could see the Left as a source of hope. W...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.21

Covid cloud on Didi fresh poll

By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 04.05.21

Kashmiris cheer Bengal result

Soura resident Gul Mohammad Wani, who has travelled to Calcutta every winter to sell shawls for the past 40 years, has never voted in Kashmir elections. But on Sunday he was quietly praying for the v...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 02.05.21

Polls: EC clampdown on celebratory gatherings

  With the counting of votes underway, the Election Commission Sunday said it has taken a stern view of reports of congregation of people to celebrate anticipated victory, and has asked the chie...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.05.21

Counting: longer wait for trends

All arrangements are in place for counting of votes on Sunday in tune with COVID-19 guidelines for Assembly polls held between March 27 to April 29 in the four states of Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Ker...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram

Calcutta  /  Published 02.05.21

Covid guidelines for 11 counting centres

Covid-19 Protocol at the counting centres on May 2: ⚫ No candidate or agent or counting officials will be allowed inside the counting centres without producing negative reports for RT-PCR/Rapid Ant...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.04.21

Sitalkuchi votes to reply to bullets

As they walked to the booth, Mamata could not control her emotions and burst into tears. “It is this ominous booth that has claimed the life of my son. I can never forget it,” the old woma...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar


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