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Bengal Bypolls
West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.21

Priyanka active, but not BJP, on polling day

Priyanka Tibrewal, BJP’s Bhowanipore bypoll candidate, cut a lonely figure on Thursday as the young lawyer was seen running across the length and breadth of the South Calcutta constituency all a...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.21

Bhowanipore: over 50% polling amid skirmishes

In the other two Assembly seats where elections were deferred till Thursday, Shamshergunj and Jangipur, both in Murshidabad, the turnout at 5pm was  78.60 per cent and 76.12 per cent. Since 2011...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.21

Didi bypoll: 53% voting at 5 pm

Voting has largely been peaceful in the Bhowanipore assembly seat, where Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting, with 53.32 per cent turnout till 5 PM, officials said. A high voting...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.21

National theme hogs byelection

The Pegasus “snoopgate”, ownership of the PM-Cares Fund, “imperilled” democracy in the nation, National Monetisation Pipeline, demonetisation, state of the Indian economy, cont...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.21

Bhowanipore: Security tightened

Stringent security arrangements were in place in Bhowanipore with the deployment of 15 companies of central forces ahead of the Assembly by-election, a senior police official said on Wednesday. Prohi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.21

Bengal bypolls next month

The Election Commission of India on Tuesday notified bypolls to four Bengal Assembly seats for October 30 with results on November 2, prompting objections from the BJP which criticised the polls in th...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.21

Calcutta HC slams Bengal chief secy

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday came down heavily on the Bengal chief secretary, while dismissing a petition challenging the September 30 Bhowanipore Assembly bypoll, where chief minister Mamata Ba...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.21

Bypolls: Victory margin a concern

Sunday’s battleground was Harish Chatterjee Street where Mamata’s residence is located. There, CPM central committee member Sujan Chakraborty and others were stopped from entering the narr...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.21

Bengal: Dilip allegedly manhandled

  BJP national vice-president Dilip Ghosh was allegedly manhandled while party MP Arjun Singh faced 'go back' slogans by ruling TMC workers while campaigning for party candidate Priyanka...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.21

Envious block my trips: CM

Mamata Banerjee on Sunday reeled off a number of programmes which she couldn’t attend abroad because of alleged meddling by the BJP as the Trinamul Congress supremo stepped up her attack on the ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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