West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021
Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Buses in Netaji’s memory on birth anniversary

The state government will launch three bus services and lay the foundation stone of a bus terminus in Nadia’s Krishnagar as a tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.01.21

Model code must respect noise norms

Environment activist Subhas Datta has written to the chief election commissioner of India, Sunil Arora, urging him to include judicial orders on noise pollution in the code of conduct for the upcoming...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.01.21

Fight ahead: Mamata to contest from Nandigram

Sir — In a move that observers have described as a masterstroke, Mamata Banerjee, while addressing a rally at Nandigram, has announced that she will contest from that constituency against her&nb...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.21

Mamata picks Nandigram

With Suvendu joining the saffron camp, the narrative has started commanding higher traction in several parts of the state. When Mamata strode towards the dais, the expectation was she would contest t...
By Devadeep Purohit in Nandigram(Bengal)

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.21

TMC to keep eye on leaders at rally

Core committee members of the Trinamul Congress in East Midnapore will “monitor and scrutinise” the attendance and patterns of rural and district-level leaders at Mamata Banerjee’s &...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)


West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.21

I won’t contest polls, my party will: Binay

Leader of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha breakaway faction Binay Tamang on Sunday announced his decision to quit electoral politics. “I will not indulge in electoral politics further...under no cir...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.21

Ripples in BJP over ‘CM Dilip’ remark

At least three senior Bengal BJP leaders reportedly rebuked Bishnupur MP Saumitra Khan on Sunday for publicly claiming that state president Dilip Ghosh would be the next chief minister if the party ca...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.21

Seat-sharing deal eludes Cong and Left

A consensus on seat sharing for the Bengal polls eluded allies Left and Congress when their leaders met on Sunday, with multiple sources saying the failure did not bode well for the alliance. A sourc...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.21

Warning bells for the BJP in Tripura

The rumbles of discontent in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Tripura hold a drum roll of warnings for the electorate in Bengal. With assembly elections coming up, the Trinamul Congress in Bengal ...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.21

TMC reward for old hand

The state Trinamul leadership put Biplab Mitra, a veteran party leader of South Dinajpur, as chair of the district committee ahead of polls. Mitra replaces another veteran Shankar Chakraborty, who ha...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


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