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Two killed in explosion ahead of polls in Birbhum district

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 23:30

Two persons were killed when a bomb they were making exploded at Kusumberia village in Birbhum district on Monday.

Poll violence in Bengal claims two lives, 371 injured

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 22:43

Poll violence has so far claimed two lives in West Bengal and left 371 persons injured in 398 incidents, the Election Commission said on Monday.

Mamata Banerjee blinks first in tussle with EC, agrees to transfer officials

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 22:05

After breathing fire, the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal on Tuesday night buckled under pressure and agreed to transfer seven top officials as the Election Commission put its foot down.

We don`t support Gorkhaland: BJP Bengal unit

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 19:39

BJP leader Tathagatha Ray on Thursday said the party`s state unit is not in its favour of Gorkhaland.

EC gears up poll-preparedness in West Bengal

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 00:49

After announcement of polls for the 16th Lok Sabha, the Election Commission on Thursday issued directives to EC officials in West Bengal.

26 new faces in Trinamool candidates list for LS poll

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 23:23

Going it alone in the coming Lok Sabha elections, TMC announced candidates in all 42 seats in West Bengal.

Trinamool sweeps civic polls in West Bengal

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 23:11

Congress Monday scored a resounding victory in the civic elections, winning four out of five municipal bodies, including the prestigious Howrah Municipal Corporation.

Stray clashes mar municipal polls in WB

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 19:02

Stray clashes and allegations of malpractices levelled by Opposition marred elections to 12 municipalities in nine West Bengal districts on Saturday.

Bengal civic polls: Over 80 percent polling, LF alleges rigging

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 15:38

Over 80 percent polling was reported in elections to 12 civic bodies in West Bengal Saturday, amid allegations of electoral malpractices and rigging levelled by opposition Left Front which "withdrew" candidates and demanded re-poll in two municipalities.

Complete paribartan, says TMC after panchayat polls victory

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 15:13

The victory in the panchayat elections for the Trinamool Congress was the completion of a full circle for the party, Subrata Mukherjee said.

Trinamool Congress wins big in 2013 panchayat polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 14:22

Continuing its wining spree, the Trinamool Congress swept the three-tier panchayat polls in West Bengal, capturing 13 out of 17 Zilla Parishads, 213 out of 329 panchayat samities and 1763 out of 3215 gram panchayat seats.

Congress-CPI(M) `nexus` exposed: TMC

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 21:06

TMC said that Congress-CPI(M) "nexus" and the "canards" against Mamata Banerjee have been rejected by the people.