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Former enclave dwellers vote first time as Bengal polls end; over 84% of voters exercised their franchise

Former enclave dwellers vote first time as Bengal polls end; over 84% of voters exercised their franchise

As many as 170 candidates, including 18 women, were in the fray in the last phase.

Over 78 percent turnout in fifth phase of Bengal polls; final round on May 5

Over 78 percent turnout in fifth phase of Bengal polls; final round on May 5

After Saturday's polls, elections have been held in 269 of the 294 constituencies in the state. The remaining 25 will vote in the sixth and final phase on May 5.

Over 40 arrested in post-poll violence in Bengal: EC

As many as 46 people have been arrested by police in post-poll violence following the third phase of West Bengal assembly polls, the Election Commission said on Saturday.

Turn-out in Bengal polls third phase 82.28 percent: EC

Altogether 82.28 percent voters exercised their franchise on Thursday in the third phase of the West Bengal assembly poll comprising 62 constituencies in four districts, election commission officials said on Friday.

EC sets up special control room to monitor Bengal polls

The Election Commission announced on Thursday that it has set up a special control room, over and above the normal control room that has already been functioning, to monitor the election process in West Bengal.

West Bengal polls: Seven candidates in phase III, IV are illiterate

West Bengal polls: Seven candidates in phase III, IV are illiterate

Seven candidates contesting the third and fourth phase of ongoing West Bengal Assembly polls are illiterate.

WB polls: Trinamool Congress mocks PM Modi, defends Bengal government replying to EC notice

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Sunday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and affirmed the legality of the state government replying to the Election Commission's notice to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over violation of the model code of conduct.

West Bengal polls: EC bans political ads in print media for second phase

The polling for the second phase of the assembly elections in the state will be held on April 17.

West Bengal polls 2016: TMC launches 'The Trinamool Song', praises Mamata govt's works

West Bengal polls 2016: TMC launches 'The Trinamool Song', praises Mamata govt's works

Remember 'Ache din aaney wale hain' song during 2014 General Elections and '5 saal Kejriwal' song during Delhi Assembly which became a sort of war cry? On the same lines, Trinamool Congress has now launched a song promoting the development works carried out by the Mamata Banerjee-led government.

CEC assures of free and fair Assembly polls in West Bengal

CEC assures of free and fair Assembly polls in West Bengal

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi on Monday assured all political parties of a free and fair Assembly poll in West Bengal beginning from April 4, even as the opposition parties urged the poll panel to probe a 'sting' operation allegedly involving some leaders of the ruling Trinamool Congress.

Notification for first phase of Bengal polls on Friday

The Election Commission will issue notification on Friday for the first phase of West Bengal assembly polls, kickstarting the filing of nominations for 18 seats in three Left Wing Extremists hit districts.

Won't have any understanding with Congress in WB polls: CPI

CPI has decided to contest 16 seats in West Bengal.

Come with formal proposal on Bengal alliance, CPI tells Congress

Come with formal proposal on Bengal alliance, CPI tells Congress

The West Bengal unit of the Communist Party of India, a constituent of the Left Front in the state, on Monday said the Congress should first approach the leftist conglomerate with a formal proposal before the alliance process can begin.

WB opposition parties withdraw demonstration at SEC office

Earlier in the evening, a BJP delegation headed by its state president Rahul Sinha staged a dharna outside Upadhyay's office cabin after meeting him there.

TMC shines in WB civic polls, wins 4 out of 6 civic bodies

Passing the civic polls test, Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress on Tuesday won four of the six municipalities that went to polls on Sunday.

Yechury doesn`t rule out change of leadership

The CPI(M) admitted some element of "alienation" and "anger" worked behind its poll drubbing.

WB polls: 84.8% turnout in fourth phase

Polling was held in three districts - Howrah, Hooghly and East Midnapore - and parts of Burdwan.

WB polls: 84.8% turnout in fourth phase

Voting came to an end in 63 constituencies in the fourth phase of WB polls with 84.8% polling recorded.

Ready to explain to EC on black money allegation: Mamata

Trinamool Congress chief
Mamata Banerjee on Monday described as "canard" CPI-M`s
allegation that her party was using black money for election
campaign.

Trinamool won`t allow division of WB: Mamata

Firmly opposing the demand
for a separate state of Gorkhaland, Trinamool Congress chief
Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her party would not allow any move
to divide West Bengal.