Lok Sabha Polls 2019
India  /  Published 06.04.22

Introspection: CPM facing most challenging time

The political-organisational report, which will be presented at the 23rd Party Congress of the CPM, says there was a general decline in the strength of the party all over the country and it was facing...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kannur

India  /  Published 18.01.22

Punjab polls deferred

The Election Commission of India on Monday deferred the Assembly polls in Punjab by six days after almost all the political parties complained that the February 14 vote coincided with Ravidas Jayanti ...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 16.04.21

Poll battle between one-time colleagues

Bidhannagar MLA and fire services minister Sujit Bose’s biggest challenge is to win over the 19,000-odd votes the BJP had got in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and defeat Sabyasachi Dutta, who was onc...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.21

TMC citadel that starved off BJP

The Trinamul Congress is looking at 11 diverse seats in Calcutta and South 24-Parganas that vote on Saturday to boost its chances in the Assembly elections, the party’s citadel having staved off...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.21

BJP tops list of winners with cases

The BJP may have been a marginal force in Bengal before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, but a recent study conducted by the Bengal chapter of the Election Watch revealed that the saffron party had the highe...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.19

Bureaucrats off Mamata dais before dig at Centre

Mamata Banerjee on Friday stopped a speech midway at a state government event and asked officials to leave the dais before making “a political comment” in which she took potshots at the Centre, wi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.01.19

Congress to contest all UP seats

The Congress announced on Sunday it would contest all 80 seats in Uttar Pradesh and was willing to accommodate secular parties, a day after  the BSP and the Samajwadi Party formally announced tha...
By PTI in Lucknow

North East  /  Published 09.04.19

AGP firm on bill opposition

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Tuesday released its manifesto for the Lok Sabha polls, asserting it would remain firm on its earlier stand of opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.The AGP...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Trinamul workers told to click reach-out photos with voters

Sales team members of Fast-Moving Consumer Goods companies often have to click themselves with customers after visiting them as proof of their marketing drive. The practice of the corporate sector has...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.18

Bengal Congress against tie-up

The Congress’s Bengal minder, Gaurav Gogoi, was told by most leaders in the state that they were against a tie-up with Trinamul for the coming Lok Sabha polls, said sources.Gogoi was apprised of the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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