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West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021
West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.21

Bengal: EVM scan in bypoll zones

The Election Commission on Friday issued a notification for a bypoll to a vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Bengal on August 9. The bypoll was necessitated by the resignation of Dinesh Trivedi. The term of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.21

Rajya Sabha bypoll on August 9

The Election Commission of India on Friday issued a notification for a bypoll to a vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Bengal on August 9. The bypoll to the Upper House was announced a day after the Trinamul ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.21

NHRC describes minister as goon

A report filed by the National Human Rights Commission’s probe committee before Calcutta High Court on alleged post-poll results violence in Bengal has named several current and former lawmakers...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.21

Bengal’s changing caste equations

Three important aspects were in focus during the Bengal elections. First, there was the nature of ‘competitive populism’ spearheaded by the two charismatic leaders of Indian politics, Nare...
By Shiveshwar Kundu

West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.21

Bengal: NHRC calls for CBI probe

The National Human Rights Commission has recommended a CBI probe into cases of post-poll violence that allegedly led to murders and rapes in Bengal and set up a special&n...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.21

Centre's Covid vigil letter cloud on bypolls

The state government on Wednesday received a letter from Union home secretary Ajay Bhalla, asking the administration to be extra vigilant about easing curbs in view of the impending third wave of the ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.21

EC asked to keep all Nandi poll documents

Calcutta High Court on Wednesday asked the Election Commission of India to preserve all documents, devices and video recordings  related to the Nandigram Assembly poll till the disposal of chief ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta, New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.21

DNA test order in Bengal post-poll clash case

A five-judge special bench of Calcutta High Court hearing a post-poll violence case on Tuesday ordered a DNA test on a body to establish if it was that of BJP trade union leader Abhijit Sarkar, who wa...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.21

Bengal post-poll violence: NHRC submits report to HC

An NHRC committee investigating alleged post-poll violence in West Bengal on Tuesday submitted five sets of report in sealed covers before the Calcutta High Court, which ordered DNA matching of the bo...
By Our Bureau, PTI

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.21

Mamata fined Rs 5 lakh for maligning judiciary

Justice Kaushik Chanda of Calcutta High Court on Wednesday withdrew on “personal ground” from hearing Mamata Banerjee’s petition challenging her defeat in the Nandigram Assembly segm...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta


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