West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021
West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.21

Legislative Council could help Mamata retain job

Bengal will soon have an upper house -- the Legislative Council -- a resolution for which was passed by the state assembly today amid BJP opposition. Of the 265 MLAs present in the House, 196 voted fo...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.21

Suvendu meets victims of post-poll violence

Opposition leader Suvendu Adhikari on Monday met BJP supporters, who were the alleged victims of post-poll violence, at Bhupatinagar in East Midnapore district in the backdrop of accusations that his ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Bhagabanpur

India  /  Published 05.07.21

Economist reviews post-poll Bengal

The Left has, quite rightly, been coordinating with other Opposition parties, including the TMC, within Parliament and at the national level against the BJP. But I think it will be impossible for the ...
By Subhoranjan Dasgupta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.21

HC poser in Mithun case

Justice Kaushik Chanda of Calcutta High Court on Friday asked the Bengal government’s counsel to explain the rationale behind drawing up proceedings against actor and BJP leader Mithun Chakrabor...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.21

Three face anti-party charges in TMC

District Trinamul leaders in North Dinajpur have decided to remove three zilla parishad members from their posts and evict them from the party for alleged anti-party activities during the recent Assem...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.21

HC rejects govt’s plea on rights body visit

A special bench of Calcutta High Court on Monday declined to entertain a petition by the Bengal government, seeking a modification of its directive to the chairperson of the National Human Rights Comm...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.06.21

TMC protests Nandi case judge

The ruling Trinamul has objected to Mamata Banerjee’s case alleging malpractices in the counting of votes for the Nandigram Assembly seat coming up before the single bench of Justice K...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.06.21

Trinamul gains in grassroots

The decisive victory of Trinamul in Assembly elections has prompted a slew of changes in north Bengal. In Malda, where Trinamul won eight of 12 seats, Trinamul members of the zilla parishad on Thursd...
By Soumya De Sarkar, Main Uddin Chisti in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 17.06.21

Nandigram: Didi moves court

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has filed a petition in the Calcutta High Court against BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari, challenging the result of the Nandigram Assembly constituency where she lost to him by ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.06.21

Cops question Mithun virtually

Actor-turned-BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty was questioned by police through video-conferencing on Wednesday in connection with a complaint that his speech had triggered violence in the state after the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Maniktala


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