Bengal Bypolls
West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.21

BJP poll agent locked up

Afraid of a possible attack on her son, deputed as a BJP polling agent, a woman locked him up at home on Saturday in Nadia’s Santipur, one of the four seats where bypolls were held on Satur...
By Subhashis Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.21

Why TMC needs to win all four of today's bypolls

On Saturday while polling was on, CPM’s North 24-Parganas district leader and former MLA Tanmay Bhattacharya came under physical attack by alleged Trinamul workers while he was on way to the loc...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.21

Bengal bypolls: Voting underway

  Voting began at 7 AM on Saturday for by-polls to the four assembly constituencies of Dinhata in Cooch Behar, Shantipur in Nadia, Khardah in North 24 Parganas and Gosaba in South 24 Parganas di...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.21

Why Sobhandeb is still standing tall at 77

The 45 kilometres between Baruipur and Khardaha, two suburban centres on either side of Calcutta, now covers the entire span of three decades of  veteran Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay's life as an ...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.21

BJP acid test in Dinhata bypoll

The Dinhata bypoll on October 30 is an acid test for the saffron camp in Cooch Behar. At the Assembly elections this year, the BJP had fielded Nisith Pramanik, its Cooch Behar MP, from the seat. Pram...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar


West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.21

BJP MPs shun poll grind in Santipur and Naihati

The beleaguered Bengal BJP is struggling to put up a united front ahead of the October 30 by-elections with the apparent reluctance of party MPs — Jagannath Sarkar and Nisith Pramanik — to...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

Bengal bypolls: Abhishek attacks BJP

TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee on Saturday slammed the BJP for "thrusting by-election" on two of the four assembly seats in the state that will go to polls on October 30. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

Bengal: exodus-hit BJP weighs bypoll options

Bengal BJP leaders are picking their brains to find the answer to one question: Are more MLAs going to join the ruling Trinamul? That the state BJP is worried about defections in ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Dinhata

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

BJP faces TMC black flags

Leaders of the saffron camp in Dinhata where the bypoll is due on October 30 along with three other Assembly seats of the state, on Monday had to return without campaigning as hundreds of Trinamul sup...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.21

BJP’s bypoll nominee ‘attacked’

The BJP’s Khardah bypoll candidate, Joy Saha, was allegedly attacked, along with others, by suspected Trinamul supporters during a clash over putting up banners near Girja More in Khardah on Sun...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani


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