Independent Candidate
West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Winners with a twist

Some won by lottery or a single-digit margin, others defeated their family members...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.22

‘Torn sari’ & proxy voting slur on TMC

Mahua Das, an Independent candidate from ward 35 of Rajpur-Sonarpur municipality in South 24-Parganas alleged her apparel was ripped ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.22

Extortion & assault slur on candidate

Sources said Kakali Choudhury was named as a Trinamul candidate from ward III in the first list of the party...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.22

BJP backs Independent in Siliguri ward

In 2015, the saffron party had won in two seats...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 02.04.21

BPF candidate joins saffron party

The Congress, which leads the Opposition 10-party grand alliance of which the BPF is a partner, described the “unprecedented” move as “cheating”...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.21

BJP old-timers to field Independents

Both the dissidents and the official candidates will file their nominations on Tuesday...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar & Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta, Bankura

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.19

Voters say no to turncoats

Just before election, they had joined BJP and the party fielded them to make a dent in the Opposition’s vote bank...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

India  /  Published 12.11.19

Karnataka rebel set to fight BJP

Youth leader has decided to contest as an Independent from Hoskote...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.19

When did the pope last visit a beauty salon?

He recently told beauticians not to gossip, but perhaps he had the salons of yore in mind...

North East  /  Published 26.04.19

Ali apologises to Ajmal

The Independent candidate has apologised to Badruddin Ajmal, the All India United Democratic Front chief...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri


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