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Election Result
West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Big names can’t ensure wins

Several prominent leaders could not ensure the victory of their party on their home turf in Sunday's civic polls whose results came out on Wednesday. These leaders, some of whom enjoyed enormous c...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Winners with a twist

As the results of 107 civic bodies were announced on Wednesday, it was found that a number of candidates who had contested from political parties or as Independents were unusual victors.  Some w...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Independents take second spot, spring a surprise

The results of the civic polls to 107 municipalities held on February 27 — the official number was 108, but Trinamul won Dinhata uncontested — on Wednesday produced a rare outcome in Benga...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Blow to Adhikaris’ turf of Contai

Municipal polls turned out to be a major setback for Contai’s “first family” — the Adhikaris — as results showed an evident decline of their clout on a turf they had rule...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Contai

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Hamro Party roars in hills

The three-month-old Hamro Party bagged the Darjeeling municipality by winning 18 of the 32 wards to push established hill parties to the fringes and mark the start of a new political equation in the h...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Left beats BJP in vote share

Results of Sunday’s elections to the 107 civic bodies showed on Wednesday that the Left dislodged the BJP to emerge second in terms of poll percentage, something that was visible since the Calcu...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Opposition-free 33 civic bodies

Trinamul, which won 102 of the 108 municipalities on Wednesday, secured all seats in as many as 33 municipalities in the state — an unprecedented feat in the history of Bengal.  Of the 108...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Taherpur: Only seat in CPM’s basket

Taherpur municipality in Nadia stood out on a day marked by Trinamul sweep as the 13-member strong civic body turned out to be one of the two places in the state where the ruling party had to taste de...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Ranaghat

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.21

TMC sweeps civic elections

“We thank Maa-Mati-Manush for supporting us. The more people support us, the more our heads will bow before them,” Mamata told newspersons at her Kalighat residence. “Heartiest cong...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta


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